Events Archive

Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 1:30pm

Enjoy an afternoon of music featuring Andrew Yenzer at 1:30pm in Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall. 

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 7:30pm

Enjoy an evening of music featuring The Iowa State Singers at 7:30pm in Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall. This event can only be seen through our department's webcast.

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 7:30pm
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:30pm
Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 3:00pm

Join the ISU Symphonic and Concert Bands for a concert at Ames City Auditorium.  This concert will feature the music of Rossini, Mackey, Sheldon, Galante, Whitacre, LaPlante, and Stuart.  Also featured will be student conductors Abby Freymuth and Levi Frazier.

Symphonic and Concert Band Program

Sunday, October 3, 2021 - 3:00pm
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 7:30pm

Join the ISU Wind Ensemble in their first concert of the year.  Featured will be music by Gershwin, Mikulka, Galante, Work and Grainger.

Admission is $5 and doors open at 7:00 pm. Seating is limited. 

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:30pm
Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 3:00pm

Joby Bell poster

Organist Joby Bell is known for “the breadth of his repertoire, technical virtuosity, and for the personal warmth which shines through in his performances.” His acclaimed blog at deals with a comprehensive range of organ-related topics including teaching philosophies, recital preparation, church music, and professional concerns.

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 12:05pm
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 10:00am
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:00pm
Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 3, 2021 - 12:30pm
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 6:00pm

ISU Theatre fall auditions

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 6:00pm

ISU Theatre fall auditions

Sunday, August 29, 2021 - 3:00pm
Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 8:00pm

Audition excerpts and instructions

Audition sign-ups are available beginning August 16th HERE.

Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 11:30am to 3:30pm

More information about jazz band auditions can be found at:


Sunday, August 8, 2021 - 4:00pm

The Organ Historical Society (OHS) premiere of “Kaleidoscope of Colors, A Festival of Pipes” is a five Sunday program representing three centuries of organ building in America. Each Sunday in August a new virtual program premieres at 4pm CDT and features fifteen instruments across fourteen states in all.

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 8:00am to Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 6:30pm

Three mid-size jazz ensembles present an exciting concert of music by the crafty arranger Oliver Nelson, the dazzling saxophonist Miguel Zenon, and the legendary trumpeter Miles Davis.  Go to our ISU Jazz Ensembles webpage for more information.  (