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Performing Arts, Music and Theatre

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Visiting artist Tom Brantley will present a trombone recital. Brantley, professor of trombone at University of South Florida, is a third-generation trombonist, Yamaha soloist, clinician, and recording artist. Brantley performs with the USF Faculty Brass Quintet, Faculty Chamber Players, Jazz Faculty Ensemble, the Jack Wilkins Jazz Group, and Chuck Owen's Jazz SURGE. Brantley was awarded a USF Research Grant to fund a trombone/trumpet CD recording project with colleague Jay Coble featuring a new work, Confluences, by Chuck Owen. In the summer of 2007, he performed with and directed the USF Jazz Enemble at the Umbria Tuscany and Antibes Jazz Festivals in Italy and France. This event is free and open to the public. 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm

In celebration of International Trombone Week, the UNI trombone studio will present a recital including solo and small ensemble performances. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Coordinated by UNI School of Music faculty artists, student musicians will offer a chamber music concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Jamie is journalist who seems to have everything: a good job, a great girlfriend, everything a guy could want. But when an old friend reveals that his father sexually abused him as a child and he’s planning on suing, Jamie’s world is thrown into chaos. This show expresses what it means when we try to suppress memories and how this can affect us when we try to evade feeling certain tumultuous emotions.

Directed by: Richard Glockner
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 7:30 pm

This showcase features talented student finalists competing for the Presser Foundation Award, the Charles and Marleta Matheson Award, the Myron and Ruth Russell Award and the People's Choice Award. This event is ticketed. $10 Adults, $9 Seniors, $8 non-UNI students. Call 319-273-4TIX.

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Jamie is journalist who seems to have everything: a good job, a great girlfriend, everything a guy could want. But when an old friend reveals that his father sexually abused him as a child and he’s planning on suing, Jamie’s world is thrown into chaos. This show expresses what it means when we try to suppress memories and how this can affect us when we try to evade feeling certain tumultuous emotions.

Directed by: Richard Glockner
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 8:00 pm

The UNITUBA Ensembles, from the tuba/euphonium studio at UNI, will offer a spring recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm

School of Music faculty artist Cayla Bellamy will present a bassoon recital titled “Old, New, Borrowed and Blue.” The performance will be a collaboration with faculty artist Korey Barrett, piano, featuring works by J. F. Fasch, Gustav Mahler and Andre Previn, and introducing a world premiere for unaccompanied bassoon by composer Grant Luhmann. Faculty artist Robin Guy, piano, will also perform. This event is free and open to the public. 

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of professor and conductor Christopher Merz, the UNI Jazz Band will present a spring concert with soloist and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public. 

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Jamie is journalist who seems to have everything: a good job, a great girlfriend, everything a guy could want. But when an old friend reveals that his father sexually abused him as a child and he’s planning on suing, Jamie’s world is thrown into chaos. This show expresses what it means when we try to suppress memories and how this can affect us when we try to evade feeling certain tumultuous emotions.

Directed by: Richard Glockner
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Jamie is journalist who seems to have everything: a good job, a great girlfriend, everything a guy could want. But when an old friend reveals that his father sexually abused him as a child and he’s planning on suing, Jamie’s world is thrown into chaos. This show expresses what it means when we try to suppress memories and how this can affect us when we try to evade feeling certain tumultuous emotions.

Directed by: Richard Glockner
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Interactive improv comedy with big belly laughs is the promise of Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, two stars of the Emmy-nominated series “Whose Line is it Anyway?” Their quick wit creates hilariously original scenes. As the evening progresses, you may find yourself on stage as part of the gag.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 8:00 am

School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate this workshop. For more information, contact Michelle.Swanson@uni.edu

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Jamie is journalist who seems to have everything: a good job, a great girlfriend, everything a guy could want. But when an old friend reveals that his father sexually abused him as a child and he’s planning on suing, Jamie’s world is thrown into chaos. This show expresses what it means when we try to suppress memories and how this can affect us when we try to evade feeling certain tumultuous emotions.

Directed by: Richard Glockner
Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 10:00 am

Under the direction of School of Music professor Yu-Ting (Tina) Su, the UNI Horn Choir will offer a spring recital featuring community players as well as UNI students as part of this day long event. For more details, contact yu-ting.su@uni.edu. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 6:00 pm

School of Music faculty artist Jess Orth will present a tuba recital with faculty aritst Robin Guy, piano. Repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public. 

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Coordinated by professor of composition and theory Jonathan Schwabe, UNI School of Music student composers will showcase their work in this spring recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:30 pm

The UNI Jazz Band III will present a spring concert under the direction of Christopher Merz and graduate student conductors. This event is free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music professors and conductors Daniel Galyen and Rebecca Burkhardt, the Symphonic Band and Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer a shared spring concert featuring visiting artist Libby Larsen, composer. For more on Larsen, visit libbylarsen.com. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 6:00 pm

This recital, a performance of Pergolesi’s “Stabat Mater”, will feature School of Music faculty artists Morgan Horning, Jean McDonald, Korey Barrett, Frederick Halgedahl, Todd Williams, Julia Bullard, Suzanne Bullard and Alexander Pershounin, as well as student musicians. This event is free and open to the public. 

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