IUP Community Music School Fall Concerts

Posted on 11/25/2019 10:32:04 AM

IUP Community Music SchoolThe IUP Community Music School is pleased to announce the Fall 2019 concerts for the Crimson Youth Choir, the Indiana Community Choir, and the Indiana Concert Band. All three will present music they’ve worked on throughout the semester, to include a Christmas Cabaret, a Christmas choral concert, and a traditional band concert.

Indiana Concert Band

Jason Worzbyt conducting a band

The Indiana Concert Band will perform first at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, in Gorell Recital Hall, which is on the second floor of Sutton Hall.

Under the direction of Jason Worzbyt, the program will include Newsreel by William Schuman; Hymn and Celebration by Timothy Mahr; Satiric Dances by Norman Dello Joio; Dedicatory Overture by Clifton Williams; and An Irish Rhapsody by Claire Grundman, among others.

Admission

  • $5 regular; $3 seniors, I-Card holders, students, and children
  • Tickets are cash/check only, available 12:00–5:00 p.m. Dec. 2–3 at the Performing Arts Center Box Office, and then at the door one hour prior to the performance.

Indiana Community Choir

Jon Erik Schreiber

The second concert of the semester will be performed by the Indiana Community Choir on Sunday, December 8, at 3:00 p.m. in DiCicco Hall (Room 121) of Cogswell Hall. Led by artistic director and conductor Jon Erik Schreiber, it will feature several arrangements of traditional carols by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw, as well as Sets I and II of the Alfred Burt Carols. Also featured will be the famous Cantata No. 140, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, by J.S. Bach.

The choir will be accompanied on organ and piano by Dylan Brown, a senior music performance major.

Admission

  • $5 regular; $3 seniors, I-Card holders, students, and children
  • Tickets are cash/check only, available 12:00–5:00 p.m. Dec. 2–6 at the Performing Arts Center Box Office, and then at the door one hour prior to the performance.


Crimson Youth Choir

Kye-Won Kopko

The final concert is being presented by the Crimson Youth Choir at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 20, in the Blue Room, which is on the first floor of Sutton Hall. Join the choir and director Kye-Won Choi (MFA, 19) as they perform a concert titled Home for the Holidays.

Presented in a cabaret style with round table seating and refreshments, this fun and heartwarming performance will include a variety of seasonal favorites by the choir, as well as solos by select members.

Admission

  • $3 General; children 12 and under free
  • Tickets are cash/check only, available 12:00–5:00 p.m. Dec. 9–20, M-F, at the performing Arts Center Box Office, and then at the door one hour prior to the performance.

For more information on the concerts or the IUP Community Music School, e-mail community-music@iup.edu, or call the Lively Arts at 724-357-2787 (ARTS).

The IUP Community Music School is funded in part by the College of Fine Arts through the Department of Music and the Lively Arts at IUP; the Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance, a program in partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and funded by an annual appropriation from the state legislature; and by a generous gift from IUP Dining.