Under the direction of UNI professor of flute Angeleita Floyd, the Northern Iowa Flute Choir and Flute Studio will present its annual concert. This event is free and open to the public.
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This new ensemble featuring Randy Grabowski, trumpet, Matt Gaunitz, trumpet, Yu-Ting Su, horn and Anthony Williams, trombone, will collaborate to present a recital featuring a varied program of brass quartet literature including works from the Renaissance through modern times.. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI Concert Band will present a winter concert under the direction of Daniel Galyen. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music faculty artists Amanda McCandless and Matthew Andreini will collaborate to present a clarinet and percussion recital. Repertoire and additional collaborators to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
Members of the UNI Cantorei, Wind Symphony and Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will collaborate under the direction of conductor John Len Wiles to present Bach’s Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht, BWV 211. This event is free and open to the public.
The Northern Festival of Bands, an annual honor band festival for high school band students, which typically hosts over 40 schools and over 250 individual students, will be held February 6-8, 2014. The event will feature performances by the UNI Wind Symphony and UNI Symphonic Band on Friday evening as well as Saturday afternoon’s performance featuring solo competition winners, the festival’s percussionist groups, Festival Concert Band and Festival Symphony Band. Friday’s concert is free and open to the public. The Saturday concert for this event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX. For more information, call 319-273-2028.
School of Music faculty artist Yu-Ting Su, horn will present a horn recital. The first half of the recital will feature two works for horn and piano (Eurico Carrapatosoa's Sweet Rustica and Corrado Saglietti's Suite for horn and piano) that are the new standards in the horn repertoire. On the second half of the recital, Su will be joined by Claudia Anderson, flute, for Jan Bach's Four Two-Bit Contraptions, Heather Peyton, oboe, and Polina Khatsko, piano, for Herzogenberg's trio. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music visiting faculty artist Anthony Williams will present a trombone recital at UNI. Repertoire and collaborators to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Karen Black will present an organ recital. Black teaches organ, church music, and music theory at Wartburg College. She also conducts Wartburg’s Kantorei (formerly Chapel Choir). She holds the Bachelor of Music degree in church music from St. Olaf College, the Master of Music degree in organ and church music from Indiana University, and the Doctor of Music degree in organ performance and literature from Indiana University. This event is free and open to the public.
Conductor and UNI School of Music professor Ronald Johnson will coordinate this inaugural presentation of a new event which is a shared initiative among the four Iowa universities envisioned as a forum for presentations, discussions and activities focused on the art of conducting. For more information, contact Ronald.Johnson@uni.edu.