School of Music
School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate this workshop. For more information, contact Michelle.Swanson@uni.edu.
The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student string players preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration. For more information, please contact Susan.Grover@uni.edu.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Ronald Johnson, the Wind Symphony will offer a shared concert with the Symphonic Band, conducted by S. Daniel Galyen. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
UNI jazz combos, coordinated by Chris Merz and graduate assistant directors, will offer a concert featuring jazz standards and new arrangements. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student instrumentalists preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration. To register, please visit www.uni.edu/music or call 319-273-2025.
Get ready for a celebration and join us for an enchanted evening! The evening will be filled with exceptional performances by student and faculty musicians, as well as a dazzling post-concert champagne reception where the music and excitement of the evening continue. Guest artist James Miller, associate principal trombone, Los Angeles Philharmonic, will perform. The concert will also feature music by faculty artists Korey Barrett, Amanda McCandless, Heather Peyton, Dmitri Vorobiev and Robert Washut. Also featured: Kaji Daiko (Taiko drums), the Northern Iowa Wind Symphony, Jazz Band One, Concert Chorale, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra and more. Please join us for this exciting event and help support student scholarships at UNI’s School of Music. For more information on this event or becoming a Special Donor, contact Caroline Boehmer at (319) 273-2028. To order tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.
Visiting artist Frank Campos, trumpet, will present a recital performance. Frank Gabriel Campos is a renowned classical and jazz soloist and the author of Trumpet Technique (Oxford University Press, 2005), regarded the best single source on the subject. Currently professor of trumpet at Ithaca College’s Whalen Center for Music, Campos earned his bachelor’s degree from California State University Fresno and did graduate work at the University of North Texas where he won the Outstanding Masters and Outstanding Doctoral Student Awards, as well as the Hexter Prize for Outstanding Graduate. Campos has been principal trumpet of the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, Texas Baroque Ensemble, Bear Valley Festival Orchestra, and Madera Symphony Orchestra, and he has been a member of the Fort Worth Symphony, the Fresno Philharmonic, and the Monterey County Symphony. 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 Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke, BWV 84. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artists Ashley Hall, trumpet, and Horacio Nuguid, piano, will collaborate to present a recital. Ashley Hall has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player in the U.S. and around the world. She holds the position of principal trumpet with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra and her 2012 highlights included solo tours in New Zealand and Korea with the Grace Orchestra. Hall will collaborate with pianist Horacio Nuguid, UNI alum and celebrated performer and educator. This event is free and open to the public.
Thirteen UNI music students traveled to New Orleans in August to represent "Floyd's Flutastic Flutes" at the National Flute Association Convention. Returning members of the UNI flute studio will present a panel to share their experiences from concerts, masterclasses, lectures and exhibits at the convention. Students were sponsered by the Intercollegiate Academics Travel Fund.