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Performers playing the clarinet, drums and saxophone at the ISU Jazz Fest

36th Annual Jazz Fest at ISU Brings Outstanding Performances and Unforgettable Experiences

February 1, 2024

The vibrant sounds of jazz will fill the air as the 36th Annual Jazz Fest takes center stage. This highly anticipated festival promises a weekend of exceptional performances and unique learning opportunities for both seasoned musicians and aspiring talents.

ISU School of Performing Arts Presents "The Twits" Based on the Beloved Children's Book by Roald Dahl

January 22, 2024

ISU Theatre's upcoming production of "The Twits," an enchanting play based on the popular children's book by Roald Dahl, will run on February 9, 10, and 15-17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bistline Theatre at Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Theatre production of Life x 3 with four young adults in an apartment

ISU Theatre’s Production Selected as Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Regional Finalist

January 18, 2024

Idaho State University's School of Performing Arts is proud to announce that their exceptional production of "Life X 3" by Yasmina Reza has been chosen as one of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival's (KCACTF) regional finalists for this year.

Idaho State University Symphonic and Civic Bands To Present"Tales of Love" Concert

January 16, 2024

The Idaho State University Symphonic Band and Civic Bands are proud to announce their first spring concert of the 23-24 semester. "Tales of Love" will  feature beautiful love songs and melodies in honor of Valentine’s Day. 

Farm Bureau and ISU representatives outside Stephens Performing Arts Center with giant donation check.

ISU and Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance of Idaho announce third year partnership for Summer Community Theatre 2024 with "The Wizard of Oz" musical

December 20, 2023

ISU is thrilled to announce its continued partnership with Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance of Idaho for the third year of the highly anticipated Summer Community Theatre.

EMT simulation with theatre students and first responders at a mock crash site involving a bus

ROAR TOGETHER: Training to be the Real Deal

November 30, 2023

A group of visionaries met to collaborate on how to improve the capability of professors to work across campuses and with community partners to teach various skills through simulation training.

ISU Vocalists Excel at NATS Competition

November 27, 2023

Fifteen talented vocalists from Idaho State University (ISU) showcased their skills at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Southeast Idaho District Student Auditions hosted by BYU-Idaho on Saturday, November 18.

All Invited to a Vocal Masterclass with Martin Wright

November 13, 2023

Run to the Light Band Concert on Nov. 15

October 26, 2023

ISU to Host World-Renowned Singer Allan Glassman

October 26, 2023

The Idaho/Montana District Laffont Competition will welcome world-renowned tenor Allan Glassman as a judge and master clinician Nov. 3-4.