IUP Community Music School Announces Fall Concerts

Posted on 11/30/2017 11:08:01 AM

The IUP Community Music is pleased to announce the fall concerts for the Crimson Youth Choir, the Indiana Community Choir, and the Indiana Concert Band. All three will be presenting music they’ve worked on throughout the semester.

Kye-Won KopkoThe Crimson Youth Choir will perform first at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 9, in DiCicco Hall (Room 121) of Cogswell Hall. Join the choir and director Kye-Won Kopko as they present a cabaret-style concert. Selections include “Peace On Earth...and lots of little crickets” by Paul Carey; “Christmas...In About Three Minutes” by Mark Weston; “Carol of the Bells,” arr. by Riccardo Spina; “Corner of the Sky,” arr. by Teena Chinn; “Cool Moon” by Richard Williamson; and “Silent Night,” arr. by Roger Emerson. Coffee, tea, water, and punch will be provided, and feel free to bring a plate of your favorite holiday treats to share!

  • Tickets will be available at the door. General admission, $3; 12 and under, free.

Jason WorzbytThe second concert will be presented by the Indiana Concert Band the next day, Sunday, December 10, at 3:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, which is on the second floor of Sutton Hall. Under the direction of Jason Worzbyt, the band will perform several band works, including “Semper Fidelis” by John Philip Sousa; “Their Blossoms Down” by Sam Hazo; “Sea Songs” by Ralph Vaughan Williams; “Psalm 46” by John Zdechlik; “British Isles Suite” by Larry Daehn; and ending with Leroy Anderson’s popular “A Christmas Festival.”

  • Tickets will be available at the door. Regular, $5; Seniors (60+), I-Card holders, students, and children, $3.

Jon Erik SchreiberThe final concert of the semester will be performed by the Indiana Community Choir on Sunday, December 17, at 3:00 p.m. in DiCicco Hall (Room 121) of Cogswell Hall. The choir is conducted by Pittsburgh-based artistic director Jon Erik Schreiber and will feature two popular works by Benjamin Britten, “A Ceremony of Carols” and “Rejoice in the Lamb.” The latter will be accompanied by IUP Organ/Keyboard professor Christine Clewell on the Pogorzelski and Yankee organ. In addition, there will be some seasonal caroling.

  • Tickets will be available at the door. Regular, $5; Seniors (60+), I-Card holders, students, and children, $3.

For more information on the concerts or the IUP Community Music School, e-mail community-music@iup.edu.