Tickets are now available for the opening Ovations! series
event for the year. Trumpet legend and master showman Doc Severinsen will be
on hand Tuesday, September 16, 2014. The performance begins at 8:00 p.m. in
Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.
A Grammy Award winner, Doc has made more than 30 albums—from
big band to jazz-fusion to classical. Two critically acclaimed Telarc CDs with
the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra showcase his multifaceted talents from Bach to
Doc was the Helwig Distinguished Artist at IUP in 1995 and
returns to the Fisher stage, with singer Vanessa Thomas, to help the Lively
Arts celebrate its 25th season. He will also be joined by an
all-star IUP alumni, faculty, and student ensemble—the Keystone Big Band.
September 16, 20148:00 p.m.Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center
Headlining and opening the season will be the
return of trumpet master and entertainment icon Doc Severinsen. Severinsen
first performed at IUP in 1995 as that year’s Helwig Distinguished Artist following
his 30-year stint as music director with Johnny Carson and NBC’s The Tonight
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