The IUP Percussion Ensemble, directed by Michael Kingan, will perform for high school and middle school students around the state of Pennsylvania this coming month. There are 21 students in this group, grads and undergrads.
The first off-campus visit is March 1, 2016, when the group travels to Cambria Heights high school and middle school in Patton, Pa. The director there is Megan Hall (BS Ed 2012). All performance invitations come from IUP alumni.
Over Spring Break, the IUP Percussion Ensemble will visit four schools in three days, traveling to St. Mary's High School in Kersey (Tiffany Gump, BS Ed 2009), Bloomsburg High School (Kevin Haile, BS Ed 2008), Lehigh Valley Charter School of the Arts in Bethlehem (Matt Wells, BS Ed 2006), and Arch Bishop John Carroll High School in the Radnor section of Philadelphia (Zachary Larimer, BFA 2004).
On March 22, the ensemble will perform at Mt. Lebanon High School (Jeremy DeLuca, BS Ed 2008) before presenting its final concert of the semester in Fisher on April 2.
Department of Music