Visiting artist Michael Mulcahy will present a trombone recital and master class. Chicago Symphony Orchestra trombonist Michael Mulcahy has appeared as soloist and teacher in the United States, Canada, Europe, Russia, Japan, Argentina, New Zealand and Australia. He has performed as soloist with the CSO and Pierre Boulez in music by Elliott Carter and with Daniel Barenboim in Leopold Mozart’s Concerto for Alto Trombone, which was broadcast on PBS. Other appearances include the Bavarian Radio Symphony, the Hilversum Radio Symphony and the Melbourne Symphony. This event is free and open to the public.
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Faculty artist Sean Botkin, piano, will present a recital with repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music brass division faculty artists will collaborate to present a recital with repertoire and additional collaborators to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI School of Music Suzuki School will present a recital featuring Suzuki faculty artists. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting ensemble the Brandon Lewis Quartet will present a jazz concert. This ensemble features Brandon Lewis, trumpet, Kevin Theodore, piano, Ben Carr, bass, and David Frazier, drums. Founder Brandon Lewis started his formal advanced training in trumpet and music performance at the University of Northern Iowa, and then moved to New York City to continue his freelance music career and received a master’s degree in Jazz Performance from SUNY Purchase College. 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 this performance as part of the Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI Trumpet Ensemble, under the direction of faculty artist Randy Grabowski, will present a concert. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Craig Hultgren will present a cello recital. Hultgren teaches at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the Alabama School of Fine Arts and Birmingham-Southern College where he directed the BSC New Music Ensemble. A cellist in the Alabama Symphony, he also plays in Luna Nova, a new music ensemble with a large repertoire of performances available as podcast downloads on iTunes. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music professors Mariko Morita and Randall Harlow will coordinate a student recital from the organ studio at UNI. This event is free and open to the public.
This new and exciting visit day invites students interested in choral music education to come to the UNI School of Music for hands-on, interactive experience with faculty and students. For more information or to register, visit http://uni.edu/admissions/choral-music-education-day