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.
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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.
UNI faculty artist Theresa Camilli will coordinate a master class for the Piano Pedagogy program at UNI. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music faculty and student musicians will present a concert featuring works by visiting artist Jake Heggie. Heggie will be in residence at UNI as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Visiting Artist Series from March 24-27. For more on Heggie, visit jakeheggie.com. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artists Frank Almond, violin, and Marian Lee, piano, will collaborate to present a recital. Almond holds the Charles and Marie Caestecker Concertmaster Chair at the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. He returned to the MSO after holding positions as Concertmaster of the Rotterdam Philharmonic with Valery Gergiev, and Guest Concertmaster of the London Philharmonic with Kurt Masur. Lee is assistant professor of piano at St. Ambrose University and has performed as soloist and chamber performer in Italy, France, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Poland, Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Estonia, Byelorussia, Thailand, Hong Kong, and major cities throughout the United States. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of School of Music professor and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer a spring performance. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music professor and conductor Daniel Galyen will coordinate a day-long workshop for visiting Iowa high school bands featuring Storm Lake High School, Spirit Lake High School, Algona High School, Le Mars High School and Waterloo West High School. This event is free but requires registration. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.