Faculty artist Randall Harlow, organ, will present a recital. The concert is offered as a preview of his upcoming triple-CD release, an anthology of contemporary works for organ by major American composers. The program will consist of previously unrecorded works by William Bolcom, Tom Johnson, John Anthony Lennon, Ursula Mamlok, Ken Ueno, Aaron Travers, and John Zorn. This event is free and open to the public.
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This day-long workshop for double bass players and enthusiasts will feature classical and jazz bass master classes, clinics, and concerts. For more information or to register, visit www.uni.edu/music/uni-bass-jamboree.
This uniquely collaborative concert will feature two faculty artists and two alumni artists. Alumnus Rick Stone and faculty artist Chris Merz will perform saxophone, while alum Jason Danielson and faculty artist Bob Washut will appear on piano. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Jason Danielson will present a lecture in the Musically Speaking series, titled "The Role of Soul: Stax Records and the Civil Rights Movement in Memphis, Tennessee." This event is free and open to the public.
Faculty artist Alexander Pershounin, double bass, will present a recital with repertoire and additional collaborators to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI Singers, under the direction of faculty artist Amy Kotsonis, will present a spring concert. The UNI Singers is a large, mixed-voice choir featuring student musicians from many majors at UNI. Join us and celebrate excellent choral music at our final Spotlight Series event of the year! This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
Director Christopher Merz will lead UNI’s premiere jazz ensemble in their spring concert. The concert will feature student and faculty arrangements, new compositions as well as performances featuring guest artist John Wojciechowski, saxophone. Swing into the School of Music and enjoy the great musicianship, improvisation and style of this group. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
One of our most interactive performances of the year, the UNI School of Music Performance Competition Finals concert is a great opportunity to get involved in the music education of our students. 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.
One of the largest and most popular choral ensembles on campus, and a group with a rich tradition of excellence, the UNI Varsity Men’s Glee Club will offer a shared spring concert with our premiere choral ensemble Concert Chorale. Conductor John Len Wiles will lead both groups in an engaging performance. Come join us! This event is ticketed. $10 Adults, $9 Seniors, $8 non-UNI students. Call 319-273-4TIX.
Sean Botkin and Dmitri Vorobiev, exceptional faculty pianists and artistic directors of the Midwest International Piano Competition, will present a preview concert building anticipation for the 2016 competition. Both artists are well-known for their outstanding musicianship and artistry at the keyboard. You won't want to miss this! This event is ticketed. $10 Adults, $9 Seniors, $8 non-UNI students. Call 319-273-4TIX.