School of Music
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 Gleiche der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt, BWV 18. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music visiting artist and conductor Dyan Meyer the UNI Concert Chorale will offer a fall choral music concert. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Amanda McCandless will present a clarinet recital with faculty pianist Sean Botkin featuring works by Molter, Brahms, Debussy, and Prokofiev. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI Jazz Band One, under the direction of Chris Merz will offer a shared fall concert with the Jazz Panthers, led by Robert Washut. Repertoire and soloists to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
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.