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Idaho State University New Year’s Eve Gala raises funds for student scholarships

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the December 16th, 2014

Organizers for the Idaho State University College of Arts and Letters Annual New Year’s Eve Gala hope to raise more than $30,000 for scholarships and create an endowment for student scholarships.

“We want to raise a greater amount of scholarship funds than we did last year so we will be able to again give directly to students to allow them to complete their educations and launch their careers,” said Heidi Jarvis, Director of Advancement, College of Arts and Letters, and Strategic University Initiatives.

The second annual New Year’s Eve Gala will be held on Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center. The theme for this year’s gala is “Masquerade Ball.” Scholarships are made possible from donors in the community, as well as ticket sales. (more…)

Idaho State University to present reader’s theatre ‘Auntie Claus’ Dec. 12-13

Posted in Events, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the December 12th, 2014

The Idaho State University Department of Theatre will present two performances of the Auntie Claus holiday reader’s theatre Friday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Bistline Theatre. (more…)

ISU ‘A Season of Note’ to present Kurt Bestor Christmas Dec. 16 at Stephens Performing Arts Center

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the December 9th, 2014

Idaho State University’s fine arts series “A Season of Note” will present “A Kurt Bestor Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, in the Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall. (more…)

Idaho State University Jazz Band to headline ISU New Year’s Eve Gala that raises funds for scholarships

Posted in Events, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 25th, 2014

The Idaho State University Jazz Band will headline the College of Arts and Letters’ New Year’s Eve Gala for the second year in a row, on Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center. (more…)

Young musicians featured at Idaho State Civic Symphony concert on Nov. 14

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 4th, 2014

The Idaho State Civic Symphony will feature the winners of the Symphony Association 2014 Young Artists Competition on Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Pianist Adam Merrill and violinist Yonsoo Park were the competition division winners for Idaho musicians. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian’s Samantha Lange displays talents on national stage and in classroom

Posted in People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the November 4th, 2014

Samantha Lange, 24, had a good reason to miss her department’s new student orientation at Idaho State University-Meridian in late August.

The first-year physician assistant studies student was in New York City, competing for $1 million and a Las Vegas show on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” (more…)

Metropolitan Opera Auditions will be held at ISU Stephens Center Nov. 1

Posted in Events, Featured, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 24th, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera Auditions will be held at Idaho State University on Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

“This event is really exciting,” said Diana Livingston Friedley, audition director and music professor at ISU. “People can come see great young artists perform. It’s also a great way for our artists to jumpstart their careers.” (more…)

Idaho State University International Night 2014 set Nov. 1 in Pocatello

Posted in Events, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 13th, 2014

The Idaho State University International Student Association invites all of Pocatello and the surrounding communities to experience and celebrate the rich cultural diversity of ISU at International Night 2014 on Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the event officially kicks off at 7 p.m. (more…)

Idaho State Civic Symphony to hold Halloween Spooktacular Family Matinee on Oct. 25

Posted in Events, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 10th, 2014

The Idaho State Civic Symphony’s annual Spooktacular Family Matinee will be held Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

At 1 p.m. families can visit a musical “petting zoo” in the Rotunda, where they can see orchestral instruments and how they produce sound. Children can also try some of the instruments. There will also be singing games and other musical education activities. (more…)

Shakespeare’s Richard III to be performed at Idaho State University starting October 10

Posted in Events, People, Performing Arts by taylandy on the October 7th, 2014

Idaho State University’s School of Performing Arts will perform William Shakespeare’s “Richard III” beginning Oct. 10 in the Bistline Theatre at 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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