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Please visit our Lively Arts Calendar for the most up-to-date information on music, theater, art, and dance events presented by the College of Fine Arts.

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Grammy-Winning Pianist to Present Outreach

The Lively Arts and IUP Libraries present Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler in a special question-and-answer demonstration event on Wednesday, March 25, from 12:00–1:00 p.m. in Cogswell Hall’s Orendorff Music Library.

Posted on 3/19/2015 4:47:04 PM

Latin Grammy Winner Leads South American Quartet

The Lively Arts at IUP will host the Pablo Ziegler Quartet for New Tango for a one-night-only performance infused with Latin jazz on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/17/2015 10:45:00 AM

Internationally Acclaimed Guitar Soloist to Perform at IUP

The College of Fine Arts and Department of Music will host internationally acclaimed guitarist Paolo Schianchi in a free recital on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall.

Posted on 3/11/2015 9:51:12 AM

Dance and Percussion Combine for Unique Performance

The Department of Theater and Dance and Department of Music will present “An Evening of Dance and Percussion” at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 3/18/2015 1:38:14 PM

Pittsburgh Symphony Concert Rescheduled, New Date Set

The Lively Arts is pleased to announce that the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert has been rescheduled. The concert will now be presented at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 3/4/2015 11:23:08 AM

IUP Student Chapter of American Choral Conductors Association Hosts College Exchange

The IUP ACDA student chapter hosted the Kent State University Chorale and their conductor, Scott MacPherson, on Friday, March 20, 2015.

Posted on 3/24/2015 9:35:10 AM

Beeken Guest Artist for Ithaca College

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken served as a guest artist for the Ithaca College School of Music in Ithaca, New York, on March 18–20, 2015.

Posted on 3/24/2015 9:29:55 AM

Beeken Presents Session for West Virginia Music Educators Association

Director of Choral Studies Ryan Beeken was invited to present a session for the 2015 West Virginia Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference, “Orchestrating Success.”

Posted on 3/17/2015 12:13:40 PM

IUP Music Alumni Collaborate on World Premiere

IUP Music alumni Robert Read and Jeremy Leidhecker recently collaborated on the world premiere of Leidhecker’s composition “Dear Stephanie” at Gateway High School in Monroeville, Pa., on March 10, 2015.

Posted on 3/15/2015 1:05:44 PM

Beeken Conducts Region 1 Honor Choir

Ryan Beeken, IUP director of Choral Studies, served as the guest conductor for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region 1 Honor Choir in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 3/3/2015 12:29:35 PM

Wildcat Regiment Band Presents Commemorative Plaque and Scholarship Donation to Music Department

On Tuesday, February 17, members of the Wildcat Regiment Band gathered to present music faculty members Jack Stamp and Jason Worzbyt with a plaque commemorating the ensemble's latest recording, "Music from the Port Royal Band 1863-1864."

Posted on 2/28/2015 11:51:57 AM

Choral Program Presents “And the Time Is”

The IUP Choral Program will present a concert on March 1, 2015 in Gorell Recital Hall. The program centers upon a new composition for percussion, cello, piano, and choir composed by IUP Director of Bands Jack Stamp and written by Samuel Hazo, Pennsylvania’s inaugural poet laureate.

Posted on 2/23/2015 10:35:04 AM

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