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. This event does require registration.
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UNI School of Music faculty artist Kui-Im Lee will present an organ recital. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Dmitri Vorobiev will present a piano recital featuring the work of Ludwig van Beethoven. The third in a series, Vorobiev plans to perform all piano works of Beethoven in a concert at UNI. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Julia Heinen will present a clarinet recital. Heinen currently serves as professor of clarinet at California State University, Northridge. As a soloist, Julia Heinen has performed hundreds of concertos and recitals around the world including recent performances in El Salvador, the Czech Republic and Portugal. She has had the distinct pleasure of premiering and recording several works written specifically for her and currently is recording a CD featuring 6 works new works scheduled to be released in 2011 on the Parma Label. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting violinist Go Yamamoto will present a recital. An acclaimed artist, Yamamoto has performed at period instrument master classes, festivals and workshops throughout North America, including the Bloomington Early Music Festival, Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, where he was a featured soloist for two consecutive years, and more recently at the Aston Magna Early Music Festival. He has also performed with the chamber ensemble Frutti Musicali, as well as other groups. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI School of Music staff and faculty artist Sandy Nordahl will present a recital of digital music and art. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Robert Washut will present jazz recital featuring guest artist Mark Urness, bass, as well as jazz faculty artists. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Agbeli will offer a master class for percussion students as part of his three-day UNI residency. Nani Agbeli is an internationally acclaimed Ghanaian master dancer, and he often gives workshops and performances in traditional drumming and dancing from all tribes in Ghana, West Africa. He is a native of the Ewe's in the Volta Region of Ghana. He received his drum and dance training from his father, Godwin K. Agbeli who was the chairman of the National Folkloric Company at the Arts Council of Ghana. This event requires registration. Please contact Randy.Hogancamp@uni.edu for more information.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Randy Grabowski will present a trumpet recital with faculty pianist Polina Khatsko, featuring a fresh look at some rarely-performed gems for the trumpet. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate a Music Education workshop. For more information, contact Professor Swanson.