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UNI Calendar of Events

Performing Arts, Music and Theatre

Saturday, November 7, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, November 8, 2015 (All day)

The UNI Community Music School will present their fall recitals. This event is free and open to the public. 

Sunday, November 8, 2015 (All day)

This day-long event will feature hands-on workshops and engaging activities for clarinetists and clarinet choirs. 

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artist Alisa Belflower will present a voice master class as part of her two day residency at UNI. Alisa has musically directed, coached, and/or directed over 100 productions. A passionate advocate for little-known musical theatre repertoire, both older and newer, she created www.musicaltheatrearts.com, the first multimedia encyclopedia of contemporary musical theatre composers on the internet. She currently serves on the faculty at both the Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film’s acting/directing faculty and the Glenn Korff School of Music’s voice faculty at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This event is free and open to the public. 

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Back by popular demand, the School of Music’s largest ensemble – the Panther Marching Band appears on the Great Hall stage in the Gallagher-Bluedorn! For more information, contact conductor Danny Galyen (danny.galyen@uni.edu). This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm

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. 

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 8:00 pm

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. 

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will share a concert with the Symphonic Band, led by conductor Danny Galyen. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 7:30 pm

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 13, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Conductor and faculty artist John Len Wiles will coordinate this annual event celebrating the growth and development of the choral music program at UNI. For more details, contact John.Wiles@uni.edu.

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 7:30 pm

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. 

Saturday, November 14, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, November 15, 2015 (All day)

The UNI Suzuki School will present their bi-annual recital weekend. This event is free and open to the public. 

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 7:30 pm

A true Scandinavian endeavor, the Danish String Quartet consists of three Danes and one Norwegian. Meeting in the Danish countryside at a summer camp for enthusiastic musicians, these four shared a joy of playing music and began their lifelong friendship. Classically trained at The Royal Academy of Music and continual students of classical music, they are “one of the best quartets before the public today” (The Washington Post). Their deep Scandinavian heritage delights with the occasional folk tune that transports you back centuries to the islands of Scandinavia. 

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Faculty artists Julia Bullard, viola and Korey Barrett, piano will collaborate to present this recital. Repertoire and additional collaborators to be announced. This event is free and open to the public. 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Under the direction of instructor of tuba Jesse Orth, the UNITUBA Ensembles will offer a fall recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Coordinated by UNI School of Music professor of cello Jonathan Chenoweth, students will offer a chamber music concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 18, 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 fall recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Jeffrey S. Copeland, author of Ain’t No Harm To Kill the Devil: The Life and Legacy of John Fairfield, Abolitionist For Hire. Copeland is the author of several books of literary nonfiction, including Shell Games: The Life and Times of Pearl McGill, Industry Spy and Pioneer Labor ActivistOlivia's Story: The Conspiracy of Heroes Behind Shelley v. Kraemer and Inman's War: A Soldier's Story of Life in a Colored Battalion in WWII. All events start with open mic signup at 7 p.m.; open mic begins 7:15 p.m. Share your best five minutes of poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. The featured reader takes the stage at 8 p.m. Coffee is provided. Books by regional writers are available for purchase. FTRS is a collaboration of Final Thursday Press; the College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences; and the Hearst Center for the Arts.

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 3:00 pm
Maybe it’s the snowflakes whirling in a sparkling Russian winter. Or Clara decking the Mouse King with a ballet slipper. Perhaps it’s the Sugar Plum Fairy delicately balancing en pointe. Or gingerbread cookies bursting from Mother Ginger’s enormous skirt. Or maybe the Russian saber dancers leaping like acrobats. Maybe it’s the entire magical show. It’s why thousands have made this show a family tradition in the Cedar Valley. Supplemented by children from all over Eastern Iowa, The Minnesota Ballet presents The Nutcracker in all its Christmas glory.  Make it your tradition too.
Sunday, November 22, 2015 - 3:00 pm
Maybe it’s the snowflakes whirling in a sparkling Russian winter. Or Clara decking the Mouse King with a ballet slipper. Perhaps it’s the Sugar Plum Fairy delicately balancing en pointe. Or gingerbread cookies bursting from Mother Ginger’s enormous skirt. Or maybe the Russian saber dancers leaping like acrobats. Maybe it’s the entire magical show. It’s why thousands have made this show a family tradition in the Cedar Valley. Supplemented by children from all over Eastern Iowa, The Minnesota Ballet presents The Nutcracker in all its Christmas glory.  Make it your tradition too.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor of piano Dmitri Vorobiev, UNI piano studio students will offer a fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.

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