UNI Opera will present a series of spring performances. Under the direction of Jonathon Thull, Korey Barrett and Rebecca Burkhardt, these performances will feature Henry Purcell's Dido & Aeneas with UNI Opera and Cantorei, as well as Seymour Barab's A Game of Chance with UNI Opera. Performance times: April 11 and 12, 7:30 p.m.; April 13, 2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Visting artist Idit Shner will present a saxophone recital. An active performer of both jazz and classical music, Idit has played in various distinguished venues in the United States and abroad, such as The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and Lincoln Center in New York. Currently, Shner plays with her jazz quartet in Eugene and Portland, Oregon. Her latest project involves nursery rhymes and ancient melodies from the Jewish liturgy performed in a jazz setting. This event is free and open to the public.
Featuring UNI School of Music faculty artist Julia Bullard and guest artists violinist Susanna Klein, and cellist Hannah Holman, Trio 826 will present a recital. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music professors and conductors Ronald Johnson and S. Daniel Galyen will coordinate a day-long workshop for visiting Iowa high school bands featuring Cedar Rapids Prairie High School, Oskaloosa High School, Clarinda High School, Earlham High School and Harlan High School. This event is free but requires registration. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
School of Music faculty artists Matthew Andreini and Randall Harlow will collaborate to present a percussion and organ recital featuring additional percussionists from throughout Iowa. The recital will feature works for organ, percussion and electronics by William Bolcom and Jacob TV, as well as Lou Harrison's monumental Concert for Organ and Percussion Orchestra with ten percussionists playing a variety of unique, hand-made instruments. 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.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music assistant professor of horn Yu-Ting Su, the UNI Horn Choir will offer a spring recital featuring community players as well as UNI students. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Amanda McCandless will coordinate and host this day-long event celebrating clarinet study and performance. Guest artist Michael Lowenstern will perform and present at the event. For more information, contact Amanda.McCandless@uni.edu.