As the spring semester comes to a conclusion, the IUP Community Music School will present two concerts that will feature all three of its ensembles, as well as a recital showcasing various private-lesson students.
On Sunday, April 30, 2017, several IUPCMS instructors will present students in an end-of-the-year recital. It will take place at 2:00 p.m. in Cogswell Hall, DiCicco Hall (Rm. 121), featuring students of Andrew Cotts and Shannen Snyder, piano; Maria Fenty Denison, Amber Leitsch, Seth Robertson, and Crystal Shellhammer, voice; Kevin Eisensmith and Maria Mencher, trumpets; and Nate Mack, guitar.
The recital is free an open to the public.
On Saturday, May 6, under the direction of Amber Leitsch, the Crimson Youth Choir will perform at 3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of John Sutton Hall. The program will feature a variety of selections that have been worked on throughout the semester, as well as some solos by a few private voice students.
Admission for the CYC concert is $3 regular, seniors, and I-Card holders, with children 12 and under free.
On Sunday, May 7, at 3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, John Sutton Hall, the Indiana Community Choir, under the direction of Jon Erik Schreiber, and the Indiana Concert Band, under the direction of Jason Worzbyt, will present a joint choir and band concert.
The choir will present an all-Schubert concert featuring the Mass in G and accompanied by the Litton String Quartet, who will also be featured in the Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor. Several Schubert lieder will be sung between various movements of the Mass by soloists Nicole Tascarella, soprano; Tony Anthony, tenor; and Seth Robertson, baritone. The accompanist is Acey Gongaware.
The band will perform Overture On A Southern Hymn by Robert Palmer; Renaissance Suite, arr. by James Curnow; Three Chorale Preludes by William Latham; Second Suite in F by Gustav Holst, and The Washington Post March by John Phillip Sousa.
Admission for the joint band and choir concert is $5 regular; seniors and I-Card holders $3; and children 12 and under free.
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