School of Music
UNI School of Music visiting faculty artist Randall Harlow will present an organ recital as part of the 2012-13 School of Music Organ Recital Series. The performance, titled “Organ Music of Our Time”, will feature works by Luciano Berio, James MacMillan, Arvo Pärt, and Shulamit Ran. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Amy Pfrimmer will offer a voice recital with faculty artist Korey Barrett, piano. Known for dramatic and vocal versatility with which she turns in consistently compelling performances, soprano Amy Pfrimmer’s career highlights include her recent London Symphony Orchestra debut, followed by her European debut with the German Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz in Dave Brubeck’s Christmas cantata La Fiesta de la Posada. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Matthew Andreini will present a percussion recital with additional performers and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Yu-Ting Su will present a horn recital with faculty pianist Polina Khatsko. The theme of the recital is “Romance”. Su and Khatsko will perform romances by composers from different countries and eras. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Bernard Woma and Saakumu Dance Troupe will present a percussion and dance recital. Bernard is an extremely dynamic artist and deeply experienced educator. He has shared the performance stage with renowned artists such as Maya Angelou, Yo Yo Ma, and Glen Velez. He has performed for international dignitaries and presidents such as U. S. president Bill Clinton, Nelson Mandela and Queen Elizabeth II, and was recently honored as the cultural resource person for President Barack Obama's family when they visited Ghana. Woma will lead the award winning Saakumu Dance Troupe, one of the leading traditional/contemporary dance and music group in Ghana, West Africa. This is event is free and open to the public.
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. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, GBPAC. This event does require registration. For more information, please contact Dyan.Meyer@uni.edu.
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, please contact Susan.Grover@uni.edu.
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.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Dmitri Vorobiev will present a piano recital. This event will mark the release of Vorobiev’s new recording featuring works by Franz Liszt. This event is free and open to the public.
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.