Under the direction of professor and conductor Christopher Merz, the UNI Jazz Band will present a spring concert with soloist and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
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School of Music faculty artist Cayla Bellamy will present a bassoon recital titled “Old, New, Borrowed and Blue.” The performance will be a collaboration with faculty artist Korey Barrett, piano, featuring works by J. F. Fasch, Gustav Mahler and Andre Previn, and introducing a world premiere for unaccompanied bassoon by composer Grant Luhmann. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNITUBA Ensembles, from the tuba/euphonium studio at UNI, will offer a spring recital. This event is free and open to the public.
This showcase features talented student finalists competing for the Presser Foundation Award, the Charles and Marleta Matheson Award, the Myron and Ruth Russell Award and the People's Choice Award. This event is ticketed. $10 Adults, $9 Seniors, $8 non-UNI students. Call 319-273-4TIX.
Coordinated by UNI School of Music faculty artists, student musicians will offer a chamber music concert. This event is free and open to the public.
In celebration of International Trombone Week, the UNI trombone studio will present a recital including solo and small ensemble performances. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Tom Brantley will present a trombone recital. Brantley, professor of trombone at University of South Florida, is a third-generation trombonist, Yamaha soloist, clinician, and recording artist. Brantley performs with the USF Faculty Brass Quintet, Faculty Chamber Players, Jazz Faculty Ensemble, the Jack Wilkins Jazz Group, and Chuck Owen's Jazz SURGE. Brantley was awarded a USF Research Grant to fund a trombone/trumpet CD recording project with colleague Jay Coble featuring a new work, Confluences, by Chuck Owen. In the summer of 2007, he performed with and directed the USF Jazz Enemble at the Umbria Tuscany and Antibes Jazz Festivals in Italy and France. This event is free and open to the public.
Faculty artist Heather Peyton will coordinate the spring UNI Oboe Studio recital. This event is free and open the public.
Visiting artist Richard Steinbach will present a piano recital. Steinbach teaches applied piano, class piano, and courses in music theory, piano pedagogy, and American music at Briar Cliff University. He has performed extensively as both soloist and collaborative artist in concerts throughout the U.S., Canada, South America, France, Italy, Great Britain, New Zealand, Japan, and China. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music faculty artist Matthew Andreini will present a percussion recital. Repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.