Calendar of Events

Whether you're in the mood for a masterful solo piano performance, a full, majestic orchestra concert or a chamber music experience somewhere in between, UNI's School of Music is home to an endless variety of musical moments for you to come and share. The best part? Most nights you can hear these riveting performances from world-traveled faculty and guest artists absolutely FREE.


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Fall 2014 Events

Monday – Friday, August 18-23, 2014, all day, GBPAC
Panther Marching Band Camp
The Panther Marching Band, with over 250 members -- the largest student organization on the UNI campus, combines Panther spirit, pride, musicianship, and more than 100 years of tradition. Students in the band will attend this week-long camp to begin rehearsals for the 2014 season. For more information, contact Danny.Galyen@uni.edu.

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 8 a.m. Room 30, GBPAC
Music Education Workshop
School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate this workshop. For more information, contact Michelle.Swanson@uni.edu.

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Guest Artist Recital: Michael Suttle, trumpet
Visiting artist Michael Suttle will present a lecture-concert titled “Business Principles - Demonstrating Mentorship” featuring both trumpet performance and lecture. Suttle is a software executive and orchestral trumpet player/soloist. Repertoire will include pieces by John Williams, V. Berdiev and more. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, September 5, 2014, 6 p.m. Jebe Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Randall Harlow: Benjamin Hoskins, organ
Senior music student Benjamin Hoskins will present an organ recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 6 p.m. Jebe Hall, GBPAC
Faculty Artist Recital: Randall Harlow, organ
UNI School of Music faculty artist Randall Harlow will present an organ recital. The program will feature recent works for organ by major American composers including Jennifer Higdon, David Lang, Nico Muhly, Larry Polansky, Shulamit Ran, Joan Tower and George Walker. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Faculty Artist Recital: Randy Grabowski, trumpet
UNI School of Music faculty artist Randy Grabowski will present a trumpet recital with faculty pianist Polina Khatsko, featuring a wide variety of work from a turn-of-the-century test piece for the conservatory in Liege (Belgium) to a wild and difficult modern Sonata by American James Stephenson. The performance will also include a haunting new Elegy by Polish composer Miroslow Gasieniec, the highly jazz-influenced Sonata by American jazz trumpeter Charles Reskin, and one of the few solo works by John Philip Sousa. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Non-degree Student Recital: Randy Wells, composer
Senior music student Randy Wells will present a composition recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, September 12, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Faculty and Guest Artist Recital: Jazz Nonet
This concert, coordinated by Bob Washut, is a tribute to Cedar Walton, an important jazz pianist and composer who passed away last year (August 2013). It features UNI faculty and alumni, in addition to guest drummer John Kizilarmut. Several special jazz nonet arrangements of Walton's compositions, including three by members of the ensemble, will be performed. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Faculty Artist Recital: Tina Su, horn
UNI School of Music faculty artist Tina Su will present a horn recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Faculty and Guest Artist Recital: Christopher’s Very Happy. Band.
Faculty and guests artist ensemble Christopher's Very Happy.Band. (CVH.B.) will present a concert featuring bright jazz compositions. Faculty artist Christopher Merz, saxophone, will be joined by guest artists Mike Conrad, piano, Drew Morton, bass, and Dave Tiede, drums. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Guest Artist Recital: Ronald Chioldi, piano
Visiting artist Ronald Chioldi will present a piano recital. Ronald Chioldi is Professor of Music at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma where he teaches piano, class piano, and music theory. As a performer, he has appeared recently in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Faculty Artist Recital: Anthony Williams, trombone
UNI School of Music faculty artist Anthony Williams will present a trombone recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, September 19, 2014, 12:00 noon, Campanile
Guest Artist Recital: Karel Keldermans, carillon
Guest artist Karel Keldermans, carillonneur, will perform at 12 noon at the Campanile on the UNI Campus. Bring your lunch and join us outside for a one of a kind musical experience! This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, September 19, 2014, 12:15 p.m. McElroy Lobby, GBPAC
Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series
Members of the UNI Cantorei, Wind Symphony and Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will collaborate under the direction of conductor John Len Wiles to present a cantata (selection to be announced) by J.S. Bach. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, September 19, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Non-degree Student Recital: Paul Lichty, trombone & Sam Bills, saxophone
Music students Paul Lichty and Sam Bills will collaborate to present a non-degree recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, September 20, 2014, 12:00 noon, Campanile
Guest Artist Recital: Karel Keldermans, carillon
Guest artist Karel Keldermans, carillonneur, will perform at 12 noon at the Campanile on the UNI Campus. Bring your lunch and join us outside for a one of a kind musical experience! This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, September 26, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
County Fair! The 33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert
Get ready for a celebration and join us for a County Fair! The evening will be filled with exceptional performances by student and faculty musicians, as well as an exciting County Fair-themed post-concert champagne reception where the music and excitement of the evening continue. Guest artist Nicolle Foland, soprano (San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, etc.) will perform. The concert will also feature music by faculty artists Ann Bradfield, Tina Su, Heather Peyton, Polina Khatsko, Anthony Williams, Sean Botkin and Jean McDonald. Also featured: the Northern Iowa Wind Symphony, Jazz Band One, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra with combined UNI choirs and more! Please join us for this exciting event and help support student scholarships at UNI’s School of Music. For more information on this event or becoming a Special Donor, contact Caroline Boehmer at (319) 273-2028. To order tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 2 p.m. various School of Music venues
UNI School of Music All State Wind, Brass and Percussion Workshops
The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student instrumentalists preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration. To register, or for more information, click here.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6 p.m. McElroy Lobby, GBPAC
Guest Artist: Robert Lawrence Friedman, percussion
Visiting artist Robert Lawrence Friedman will lead an interactive drum circle in the McElroy Lobby at the Gallagher-Bluedorn as part of the 2014-15 Meryl Norton Hearst Visiting Artist Series. Robert Lawrence Friedman, M.A., author, professional speaker/trainer, corporate coach, and psychotherapist has provided his training programs, workshops and coaching programs to Fortune 100 and 500 corporations, universities, and health care organizations through the United States, Europe and Asia. His expertise in the areas of stress management, leadership development and teambuilding has led to national and international media attention. For more info, visit www.stress-solutions.com. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Jazz Combos Concert
UNI jazz combos, coordinated by Chris Merz and graduate assistant directors, will offer a concert featuring jazz standards and new arrangements. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Junior Student Recital from the studio of Jonathan Chenoweth: Jonathan Haverdink, cello
Junior music student Jonathan Heverdink will present a cello recital with faculty pianist Serena Hou. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 8 p.m. McElroy Lobby, GBPAC
Guest Artist: Robert Lawrence Friedman, percussion
Visiting artist Robert Lawrence Friedman will lead an interactive drum circle in the McElroy Lobby at the Gallagher-Bluedorn as part of the 2014-15 Meryl Norton Hearst Visiting Artist Series. Robert Lawrence Friedman, M.A., author, professional speaker/trainer, corporate coach, and psychotherapist has provided his training programs, workshops and coaching programs to Fortune 100 and 500 corporations, universities, and health care organizations through the United States, Europe and Asia. His expertise in the areas of stress management, leadership development and teambuilding has led to national and international media attention. For more info, visit www.stress-solutions.com. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6 p.m. Jebe Hall, GBPAC
Faculty Artist Recital: Mariko Morita, organ
UNI School of Music faculty artist Mariko Morita will present an organ recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 3, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
Spotlight Series Concert: Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Ronald Johnson, the Wind Symphony will offer a shared concert with the Symphonic Band, conducted by S. Daniel Galyen. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 8 a.m. Davis & Great Hall, GBPAC
UNI School of Music All State Strings Workshop
The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student string players preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration. For more information, click here.

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 8 a.m. Graham Hall, Russell Hall
Music Education Workshop
School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate this workshop. For more information, contact Michelle.Swanson@uni.edu.

Sunday & Monday, October 5-6, 2014, all day, Davis & Great Hall, GBPAC
UNI School of Music Vocal Arts Festival
The UNI School of Music presents its annual Vocal Arts Festival for high school student vocalists preparing for All-State competition and interested in vocal music at UNI. A concert will be held on Monday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, GBPAC. This event does require registration. For more information, please contact John.Wiles@uni.edu.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Guest Artist Recital: Carla Thelen Hanson, soprano & Ainhoa Urkijo, piano
Visiting artists Carla Thelen Hanson, soprano and Ainhoa Urkijo, piano will collaborate to present a recital. American soprano Carla Thelen Hanson is garnering attention for exciting and vocally thrilling performances of opera’s leading heroines throughout the country. Hanson will collaborate with Urkijo, a native of Bilbao, Spain, an internationally celebrated performer and educator. This is event is free and open to the public.  

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Alexander Pershounin: Joel Conrad, double bass
Senior music student Joel Conrad will present a double bass recital with faculty pianist Polina Khatsko. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Non-degree Student Recital: Graduate Flute Trio
Graduate music students Natalie Neshyba, Mara Miller and Shaina Rush will collaborate to present this flute recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Guest Artist Recital: Christopher Kirkpatrick, clarinet
Visiting artist Christopher Kirkpatrick will present a clarinet recital. Christopher Kirkpatrick, Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the University of Montana, has given performances and master classes at universities throughout North America, and has maintained a private studio with students being accepted into many prestigious music programs across the country. As an orchestral musician he has performed with the Detroit Symphony, Lansing Symphony, West Michigan Symphony, Battle Creek Symphony, Brevard Music Center Orchestra, New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Santa Fe Symphony and the Missoula Symphony. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Non-degree Student Recital: SAI, Sisters of Alpha Upsilon Chapter Recital
Music students and members of Sigma Alpha Iota, sisters of Alpha Upsilon chapter will present a non-degree recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 10, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Shared Senior Student Recital from the studios of John Hines &  Leslie Morgan: Andrew Clair, baritone & Niki O’Meara, soprano
Senior music students Andrew Clair and Niki O’Meara will present a shared voice recital, collaborating with pianists Dyan Meyer and Jessica Schick. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 10, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
UNI Jazz Band One and Jazz Panthers
UNI Jazz Band One, under the direction of Chris Merz will offer a shared fall concert with the Jazz Panthers, led by Robert Washut. Repertoire and soloists to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, October 11, 2014, Davis Hall, GBPAC
UNI Flute Day featuring guest artist Greg Pattillo
UNI School of Music faculty artist Angelieta Floyd will coordinate this hands-on event, featuring a 10:30 a.m. master class presented by guest artist Greg Pattillo, flute. Greg Pattillo is recognized throughout the world for his redefinition of flute sound. Greg was lauded by The New York Times as “the best person in the world at what he does.” His groundbreaking performance videos on Youtube, showcasing “beatbox flute”, have been viewed more than 40 million times. For more information on this event, contact Angeleita.Floyd@uni.edu.

Sunday, October 12, 2014, 8 a.m. Davis & Jebe Hall, GBPAC
UNI School of Music Piano & Organ Festival
Coordinated by UNI School of Music piano studio faculty, this festival will feature hands-on studies in piano and organ. This event requires registration. For more information, please contact Robin.Guy@uni.edu .

Monday-Friday, October 13-17, 2014, various times and locations
Fifth House Ensemble Residency
Visiting artists Fifth House Ensemble will be in residency at UNI October 13-17 as part of the 2014-15 Meryl Norton Hearst Visiting Artist Series. The ensemble’s visit will include master classes and lectures throughout the week, as well as a final concert in Davis Hall on Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. All events throughout the residency are free and several are open to the public. For more information, click here.

Monday, October 13, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Faculty Artist Recital: Jeffrey Funderburk and Sandy Nordahl, electronic music
UNI School of Music faculty artists Sandy Nordahl and Jeffrey Funderburk will present an electronic music concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Non-degree Student Recital: Seerley Brass
School of Music students Daniel Meier, Kayla Fleming, Ashley Christensen, Tom Rauch and John Zauche will collaborate to offer this non-degree brass recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Randy Hogancamp: Chris Hansen, percussion
Senior music student Chris Hansen will present a percussion recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Jonathan Chenoweth: Megan Grey, cello
Senior music student Megan Grey will present a cello recital featuring faculty pianist Sean Botkin. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Julia Bullard: Alyssa Adamec, viola
Senior music student Alyssa Adamec will present a viola recital featuring faculty pianist Polina Khatsko. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Faculty Artist Recital: Dmitri Vorobiev, piano – Beethoven #7
UNI School of Music faculty artist Dmitri Vorobiev will present a piano recital featuring the work of Ludwig van Beethoven. The seventh in a series, Vorobiev plans to perform all piano works of Beethoven in concert at UNI. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, October 20, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Faculty Artist Recital: Heather Peyton, oboe
UNI School of Music faculty artist Heather Peyton will present an oboe recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Randy Hogancamp: Teresa Smith, percussion
Senior music student Teresa Smith will present a percussion recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
UNI Singers & Women’s Chorus
Under the direction of UNI School of Music faculty artist and conductor Amy Kotsonis the UNI Singers will offer a shared fall choral music concert with the UNI Women’s Chorus. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
UNI Viola Studio Recital
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor of viola Julia Bullard, the UNI Viola Studio will offer a fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Northern Brass Trio
Brass faculty members Randy Grabowski, trumpet, Tina Su, horn, and Anthony Williams, trombone will collaborate with faculty pianist Polina Khatsko to present this chamber music recital featuring works by Frigyes Hidas, Verne Reynolds and more. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Faculty Artist Recital: Amanda McCandless, clarinet
UNI School of Music faculty artist Amanda McCandless will present a clarinet recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
Spotlight Series Concert: Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra
Under the direction of conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer its fall concert. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Friday, October 24, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Shared Senior Student Recital from the studios of Jeffrey Brich and John Hines: Brady Pugh, tenor and Morgan Kramer, bass
Senior music students Brady Pugh and Morgan Kramer will present a shared voice recital featuring faculty pianist Korey Barrett and student musician Lindsey O’Halloran. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 24, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Shared Senior Student Recital from the studio of Amanda McCandless: Laura Rodriguez and Scott Bosco, clarinets
Senior music students Laura Rodriguez and Scott Bosco will present a shared clarinet recital with faculty pianist Serena Hou. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
UNI Percussion Studio Concert
Under the direction of percussion professor Randy Hogancamp and percussion instructor Matthew Andreini, the UNI Percussion, Marimba, West African Drum and Kaji-Daiko (Taiko) Ensembles will offer their fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Non-degree Student Recital: Isaak Sund & Nichelle Probst, violas
Senior music students Isaak Sund and Nichelle Probst will collaborate to offer a shared non-degree viola recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Guest Artist Recital: Michael Dean, clarinet
Visiting artist Michael Dean will present a clarinet recital. Michael Dean is an active clarinet performer, teacher, and consultant based in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas Metroplex. He has given more than 200 clinics, master classes, and performances at high schools, junior high schools, colleges, universities, and conferences across the United States and abroad. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Non-degree Student Recital: James Mick, piano

Senior music student James Mick will present a non-degree piano recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
Spotlight Series Concert: Concert Chorale
Under the direction of UNI School of Music faculty artist and conductor John Len Wiles the UNI Concert Chorale will offer a fall choral music concert as part of the Spotlight Series. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 12:15 p.m. McElroy Lobby, GBPAC
Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series
Members of the UNI Cantorei, Wind Symphony and Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will collaborate under the direction of conductor John Len Wiles to present a cantata (selection to be announced) by J.S. Bach. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Randy Hogancamp: Kody McCracken, percussion
Senior music student Kody McCracken will present a percussion recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Shared Senior Student Recital from the studios of Tina Su and Angeleita Floyd: Victoria Chargo, horn and Megan Kingery, flute
Senior music students Victoria Chargo, horn, and Megan Kingery, flute, will present a shared recital with faculty pianist Robin Guy. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday & Sunday, November 1-2, 2014, 8 a.m. Russell Hall
UNI Suzuki School Recital Weekend
The UNI Suzuki School will present their bi-annual recital weekend. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/music/suzuki

Monday, November 3, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Non-degree Student Recital: Linnea Casey and Emily Bicknese, flutes
Junior music students Linnea Casey and Emily Bicknese will present a shared, non-degree recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Heather Peyton: Emily Cornish, oboe
Senior music student Emily Cornish will present an oboe recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Faculty Artist Recital: Ann Bradfield, saxophone

UNI School of Music faculty artist Ann Bradfield will present a saxophone recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Spotlight Series: UNI Jazz Band One
UNI Jazz Band One, under the direction of Chris Merz will offer a fall concert with repertoire and soloists to be announced. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Guest Artist Recital: New Third Stream Quartet
Visiting ensemble New Third Stream Quartet will present a saxophone recital. The ensemble features world-renowned musicians and educators Rick VanMatre, James Bunte, Peter Sommer and James Romain. For more information, visit http://newthirdstream.weebly.com/. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
UNI Children’s Choir Concert
The UNI Children's Choir will offer their fall/winter concert under the direction of Michelle Swanson. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
UNI Horn Choir
Under the direction of faculty artist and professor Yu-Ting Su, the UNI Horn Choir will offer a fall recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday-Saturday, November 7-8, 2014, various times and locations
National Association of Teachers of Singing Regional Auditions
The UNI School of Music will host these annual auditions for exceptional vocalists. For more information, please contact Korey.Barrett@uni.edu.

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Guest Artist Master Class: Deanna Hahn-Little, flute
Visiting artist Deanna Hahn-Little will present a flute master class. Deanna, professor of flute at Middle Tennessee State University, holds a Bachelor of Music degree in education from the University of Northern Iowa, a Master of Music degree in flute performance and the Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University. As an active performer, Little is a member of the Stones River Chamber Players, the MTSU Faculty Wind Quartet and the F4 Winds Flute Quartet. She has performed with the Nashville Symphony, the the Nashville Opera, the Nashville Ballet, the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, Huntsville Symphony (AL), Sewanee Symhony Orchestra (TN), and Evansville Philharmonic (IN). This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, November 10, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Guest Artist Recital: Deanna Hahn-Little, flute
Visiting artist Deanna Hahn-Little will present a flute recital. Deanna, professor of flute at Middle Tennessee State University, holds a Bachelor of Music degree in education from the University of Northern Iowa, a Master of Music degree in flute performance and the Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University. As an active performer, Little is a member of the Stones River Chamber Players, the MTSU Faculty Wind Quartet and the F4 Winds Flute Quartet. She has performed with the Nashville Symphony, the the Nashville Opera, the Nashville Ballet, the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, Huntsville Symphony (AL), Sewanee Symhony Orchestra (TN), and Evansville Philharmonic (IN). This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, November 10, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Non-degree Student Recital: Michael Gookin, piano
Junior music student Michael Gookin will present a non-degree piano recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Randy Hogancamp: Aaron Ottmar, percussion
Senior music student Aaron Ottmar will present a percussion recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
UNI Symphonic Band
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor S. Daniel Galyen, the Symphonic Band will offer its fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
UNI Student Chamber Music Concert
Coordinated by UNI School of Music professor of horn Tina Su and professor of cello Jonathan Chenoweth, students will offer a chamber music concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
Spotlight Series Concert: Instrumental Concerto Competition
This showcase features talented student finalists competing for the title of Instrumental Concerto Competition winner, and the opportunity to perform as soloist with a premiere School of Music large ensemble in the spring. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
UNI Jazz Panthers & Jazz Band III
The UNI Jazz Panthers, under the direction of Robert Washut, will offer a fall concert with UNI Jazz Band III. Repertoire and soloists to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, November 14, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Faculty & Guest Artist Recital: Trio 826
Featuring UNI School of Music faculty artist Julia Bullard and guest artists violinist Susanna Klein, and cellist Hannah Holman, Trio 826 will present a recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, November 14, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Reading Room, Seerley Hall
UNI Choral Endowment Celebration
Conductor and faculty artist John Len Wiles will coordinate this new event celebrating the choral music program at UNI. For more details, contact John.Wiles@uni.edu

Monday, November 17, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Jeffrey Funderburk: Ryan Jonas, tuba
Senior music student Ryan Jonas will present a tuba recital featuring faculty artist Polina Khatsko, piano. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, November 17, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Shared Senior Student Recital from the studio of John Hines: Chloe Murphy, soprano and Bradley Rees, baritone
Senior music students Chloe Murphy and Bradley Rees will present a shared voice recital featuring pianists Benjamin Owen and Sue Feltman. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, November 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
Panther Marching Band Concert
Join us for a historic event as the largest Panther Marching Band in UNI’s history appears on the Great Hall stage in the Gallagher-Bluedorn! This concert will serve as a fundraiser for the band’s upcoming tour to London, England, to perform in the famous London New Year’s Day Parade. For more information, contact conductor Danny Galyen (danny.galyen@uni.edu). This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Jeffrey Funderburk: John Zauche, tuba
Senior music student John Zauche will present a tuba recital featuring faculty artist Robin Guy, piano. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Ann Bradfield: Faithe Guyer, saxophone
Senior music student Faithe Guyer will present a saxophone recital featuring faculty artist Robin Guy, piano. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
UNITUBA Concert
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor of tuba Jeffrey Funderburk, the UNITUBA Ensembles will offer a fall recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Non-degree Student Recital: Yun Lin, violin
Graduate music student Yun Lin will present a non-degree violin recital featuring faculty artist Serena Hou, piano. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
Northern Iowa Wind Symphony
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Ronald Johnson, the Wind Symphony will offer its fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, November 21, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Junior and Non-degree Student Recital from the studio of Randy Grabowski: Daniel Meier and Benjamin Feuerhelm, trumpets
Junior music student Daniel Meier and Benjamin Feuerhelm will present a shared trumpet recital featuring faculty artist Polina Khatsko, piano. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, November 21, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
UNI Opera Scenes Performance
UNI Opera students, under the direction of Mitra Sadeghpour and vocal coach Korey Barrett, will present an opera scenes performance. This event is free and open to the public.

NOVEMBER 24-28, THANKSGIVING BREAK!

Monday, December 1, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Faculty Artist Recital: Julia Bullard, viola and Frederick Halgedahl, violin

UNI School of Music faculty artists Julia Bullard and Frederick Halgedahl will collaborate to present a shared recital with additional collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Senior Student Recital from the studio of Dmitri Vorobiev: Paolo Mondadori, piano
Senior music student Paolo Mondadori will present a piano recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
UNI Student Composers Concert
Coordinated by professor of composition and theory Jonathan Schwabe, UNI School of Music student composers will showcase their work in this fall recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Non-Degree Student Recital: Doran Espe Chamber Music Festival
Coordinated by the brothers of Phi Mu Alpha, the Doran Espe Chamber Music Festival will feature current UNI student musicians. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
UNI Chamber Orchestra Concert
Under the direction of conductor and professor Rebecca Burkhardt, the UNI Chamber Orchestra will offer a concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
UNI Percussion Studio Concert
Under the direction of percussion professor Randy Hogancamp and percussion instructor Matthew Andreini, the UNI Percussion, Marimba, West African Drum and Kaji-Daiko (Taiko) Ensembles will offer their fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, December 5, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
Saturday, December 6, 2014, 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
UNI Varsity Men’s Glee Club Christmas Variety Show
The UNI Varsity Men's Glee Club will offer their highly anticipated holiday concerts. These sell-out events feature the Glee Club men performing holiday favorites and beautiful winter songs. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Friday, December 5, 2014, 8 p.m. Graham Hall, Russell Hall
Honors Thesis Presentation: Megan Kingery
Music student Megan Kingery will offer an Honors program thesis presentation. The Northern Iowa Flute Choir will perform as part of the presentation. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, December 6, 2014, 8 a.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Viola Festival
Coordinated by faculty artist Julia Bullard, the UNI Viola Festival will offer hands on workshops as well as guest artist performances. A festival concert will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 6 in Davis Hall and will feature guest artist Victoria Chiang, viola. For more details, contact Julia.Bullard@uni.edu. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday & Sunday, December 6-7, 2014, 9 a.m. Russell Hall
UNI Community Music School Recital Weekend
The UNI Community Music School will present their fall recitals. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/music/communitymusicschool

Monday, December 8, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Faculty Artist Recital: Cayla Bellamy, bassoon

UNI School of Music faculty artist Cayla Bellamy will present a bassoon recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, December 8, 2014, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
Graduate Student Recital from the studio of Jean McDonald: Katherine Beane, mezzo-soprano
Graduate student Katherine Beane will present a voice recital with faculty pianist Robin Guy. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC
UNI Clarinet Studio and Clarinet Ensemble Concert
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor of clarinet Amanda McCandless, the UNI Clarinet Studio and Ensemble will offer a fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
Spotlight Series Concert: Chimes of Christmas
A perfect way to celebrate the holidays. Come join the UNI School of Music choral ensembles and orchestra in celebrating the joys of the season. Enjoy holiday favorites and majestic, winter-inspired works. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Monday, December 15, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC
UNI New Horizons Band Winter Concert
The New Horizons Band will offer its winter concert. Under the direction of Diana Blake, the New Horizons Band features musicians 55 and older who travel from all over Iowa. This event is free and open to the public.