Tickets are now available, as of Tuesday, January 22, 2013, for the upcoming Ovations! presentation of the John Blake Jr. Quartet. The concert will be performed in Gorell Recital Hall, located on the second floor of John Sutton Hall, on Thursday, February 21. It will start at 8:00 p.m., and a reception will follow in the Blue Room.
One of the finest jazz violinists today, Blake and his quartet will perform a variety of jazz music. Also on the program will be a world premiere by Stanley Chepaitis of the IUP Music Department. Based on the work of Vivaldi, the new work will feature advanced IUP music students and a select number of area high school students.
Reserved seating ticket prices are $23 regular, $18 senior or group, and $12 for students and children. Tickets are available through the Hadley Union Building Box Office in person, by calling 724-357-1313, or online at IUP Tickets. Tickets remaining will be sold at the door starting 45 minutes before the performance.
The Lively Arts
February 21, 20138:00 p.m.Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall
One of the world’s leading jazz violinists for the past four decades, John Blake Jr. will bring his quartet and energizing sound to Gorell Recital Hall. As part of the program, Blake will perform a world premiere jazz-treated arrangement of Vivaldi’s “Violin Concerto” with and by IUP’s Stanley Chepaitis.
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