School of Music
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.
School of Music professor Theresa Camilli will coordinate a student recital from the Piano Pedagogy studio. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Amanda McCandless will present a clarinet recital. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music professors and conductors Ronald Johnson and S. Daniel Galyen will coordinate a day-long workshop for visiting Iowa high school bands featuring Decorah High School, Grinnell High School, Thomas Jefferson High School, Hampton-Dumont High School, Humboldt High School and Johnston High School. This event is free but requires registration.
Under the direction of School of Music professor and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer a performance featuring members of the Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival. The concert will be titled "What Happens to a Dream Deferred?" and will feature works by Frank Proto and Henry Cowell. This event is part of the Reaching for Higher Ground series and is free and open to the public.
Visiting artists Jesse Krebs, clarinet, Brian Kubin, cello, and Ilia Radoslavov, piano will present a recital. The trio serves on the faculty at Truman State University and have celebrated successful careers as performers and educators individually and collaboratively. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Melissa Plamann will present an organ recital as part of the 2012-13 Organ Recital Series. Plamann is an accomplished organist and has earned degrees in organ performance with a bachelor's degree from Valparaiso University and a Master of Music degree from Emory University. Plamann completed her Doctor of Music degree in organ performance at Indiana University. She has performed throughout the United States and Europe, and has taught courses in organ literature and church music at both Indiana University and Emory University. Plamann is currently University Organist and Wanda L. Bass Chair of Organ at Oklahoma City University. This event is free and open to the public.
This Spotlight Series concert will feature combined choirs from UNI including members of the Concert Chorale, Men’s Glee Club, UNI Singers and Women’s Chorus. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX, or visit www.uni.edu/tickets .
Under the direction of UNI percussion faculty Randy Hogancamp and Matthew Andreini, the UNI Percussion and West African Drum Ensembles will offer the first of their spring concerts along with UNI’s Taiko drum ensemble Kaji-Daiko and the UNI Marimba Ensemble. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artists Trio Solari will present a clarinet, violin/viola and piano recital. One of the most dynamic chamber ensembles touring the world today, Trio Solari has appeared at OKMozart International Music Festival, Thy Chamber Music Festival in Denmark, University of Michigan, Rice University and University of Notre Dame, among others. All three members of the trio (Chad Burrow, clarinet, Yung-Hsiang Wang, violin, and Amy I-Lin Cheng, piano) have held significant academic positions, and are firmly committed to educational outreach as well as audience development through lecture-performances. This event is free and open to the public.