School of Music
The Beta Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the UNI School of Music invite you and your band to the 57th Annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival and 61st Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts to be held on February 17 and 18 on the UNI campus. Concerts will be held on Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7:15 p.m. in Bengtson Auditorium at Russell Hall. Peter Apfelbaum, avant-garde jazz pianist, tenor saxophonist, drummer and composer, will be the featured guest artist at this year’s event. For more information, click here. Concerts for this event are ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX, or visit www.uni.edu/tickets .
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.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Amanda McCandless will present a clarinet recital. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of UNI adjunct professor of double bass Hunter Capoccioni, the UNI bass studio will present a double bass concert with a romantic theme. This event is free and open to the public.
The Northern Festival of Bands, an annual band festival for high school band students, which typically hosts over 40 schools and over 250 individual students, will be held February 9-11, 2012. The event will feature performances by the UNI Wind Symphony and UNI Symphonic Band on Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. as well as Saturday afternoon’s 2 p.m. performance featuring solo competition winners, the festival’s percussionist groups, Festival Concert Band and Festival Symphony Band. The Friday concert for this event 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.
Visiting artist Philip Brisson will present an organ recital. Brisson is Director of Music and Organist at the Catholic Cathedral of the Assumption in downtown Louisville, the oldest inland Catholic cathedral in continuous use in the country. In addition to his duties at the Cathedral, Brisson is also Chorusmaster for the Kentucky Opera. Brisson is on the faculty of Bellarmine University and as an organ soloist, he has given recitals throughout the United States. This event is free and open to the public.
Featuring an exciting and diverse group of UNI School of Music faculty artists, this concert will kick off the spring 2012 Spotlight Series concerts. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX, or visit www.uni.edu/tickets .
Visiting artist Ricardo Rapoport, bassoon, will present a recital. Born in Brazil, where he first studied the bassoon and performed professionally, Rapoport continued on to France where he was awarded a First Prize from the Paris Conservatory, and studied with the world renowned French bassoonist Maurice Allard. He has recorded extensively with many of the most important period orchestras in Europe today, such as Le Concert Spiritual, and le petite Bande, and his recently released CD of the Dard Six Sonatas for bassoon has won critical acclaim. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Randy Grabowski will present a trumpet recital with Sean Botkin, piano. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI Suzuki School will present the Northern Iowa Youth Orchestra in concert. This event is free and open to the public.