Visiting artist Margaryta Golovko will present a piano recital. Golovko was the 1st place winner of the 2014 Midwest International Piano Competition, held at UNI. Ukraine-born Golovko is a regular at the prize podiums of European piano competitions, and has already performed concerts in 9 countries spread across 3 continents. This event is free and open to the public.
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Visiting artist David Earll will present a tuba recital with UNI faculty artist Robin Guy, piano. Earll is a Willson Tuba Artist and Professor of Tuba, Euphonium, and Trombone at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. David currently plays with the vibrant UW-Platteville faculty chamber group Ensemble Nouveau and has also performed with the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, the Tempe Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the University of South Dakota Faculty Brass Quintet and more. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artists Alena Lugovkina, flute, and Katherin Ventura, harp, will present a recital. Katherine and Alena began playing together in 2012 during the internationally renowned Verbier Music Festival in Switzerland, in which they were both members of the Verbier Festival Orchestra. Having enjoyed performing together not just orchestrally, but also finding success as chamber music partners, they decided to form a flute and harp duo. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artists Jennifer Laubenthal, clarinet, and Kathy Melago, flute, will present a recital. Laubenthal is assistant professor of clarinet at Eastern New Mexico University. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Akron, and a master's and a doctorate from Ohio State University. Melago is assistant professor of music education at Slippery Rock University. She earned her undergraduate degree from Slippery Rock University, a master's from the University of Northern Iowa, and her doctorate from Ohio State University. 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.
Faculty artists Mitra Sadeghpour, soprano, and John Hines, bass, will present a shared vocal recital with faculty artist Dmitri Vorobiev, piano. Repertoire to be announced. 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.
Under the direction of UNI percussion faculty Randy Hogancamp and Matthew Andreini, the UNI Percussion and West African Drum Ensembles will offer the first of their spring concerts along with UNI’s Taiko drum ensemble Kaji-Daiko and the UNI Marimba Ensemble. This event is free and open to the public.
Faculty artist Amanda McCandless, clarinet, will present a recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
Please note: the date of this concert has changed. It will now be held on Tuesday, March 8 at 8 p.m. (instead of March 1 at 6 p.m. as previously publicized).