Visiting artist David Krakauer will present a master class. Known simply as "Krakauer" to his fervent following, David is nothing less than an American original who has embarked on a tremendous journey transforming the music of his Eastern European Jewish heritage into something uniquely contemporary. That journey has lead Krakauer to an astounding diversity of projects and collaborations ranging from solo appearances with orchestras to major festival concerts with his own improvisation based bands. This event is free and open to the public.
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UNI School of Music faculty artist Jesse Orth will present a tuba/euphonium recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Amanda McCandless will present a clarinet recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI School of Music presents its annual Vocal Arts Festival for high school student vocalists preparing for All-State competition and interested in vocal music at UNI. A concert will be held on Monday, Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, GBPAC. This event does require registration. For more information, please contact John.Wiles@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 Danny Galyen. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
UNI School of Music faculty artists Randall Harlow, Mariko Morita and Randy Grabowski will present a collaborative organ and trumpet recital. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Elena Lyalina will present a piano recital. Lyalina was born in Russia where she studied piano at the college of music in the Russian city of Togliatti and the Glinka State Conservatory. She has claimed numerous awards and has offered performances throughout the world including visits to Greece, Italy, Belgium and more. This event is free and open to the public.
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.
Visiting artist Patrick Nyren will present a euphonium recital. Nyren is a member of the U.S. Army 1st Armored Division Band and winner/finalist of numerous national euphonium performance competitions. A graduate of University of North Texas, Patrick was a 2014 recipient of the Finley R. Hamilton Outstanding Military Musician Award. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI School of Music presents a brand new, day-long event for brass players. Events will include brass master classes as part of our All State Brass Workshop, as well as interactive sessions with UNI faculty artists and a 5 p.m. final concert featuring participating students in like-instrument ensembles as well as in a large massed ensemble. The Northern Brass Quintet will complete the program with their own selections. For more information, contact Anthony.Williams@uni.edu.