Under the direction of UNI School of Music faculty artists and conductors Amy Kotsonis and John Len Wiles, the UNI Women’s Chorus and Varsity Men’s Glee Club will offer a shared fall choral music concert. This event is free and open to the public.
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UNI School of Music faculty artist Ryan Frost will present a percussion recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artists WoodWired Duo, featuring Hanna Leffler, flute, and Cheyenne Cruz, bass clarinet, will present a recital. Leffler, a UNI alum, has held faculty positions at Luther College, the University of Northern Iowa, and the Northeast Iowa School of Music. She performs frequently with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and is a DMA candidate at the University of North Texas. Cruz currently serves on the faculty at the University of Texas at Arlington, previously held a faculty position at Stephen F. Austin State University, and was the Teaching Fellow in chamber music for the University of North Texas in 2015. This event is free and open to the public.
Faculty artist Angeleita Floyd will coordinate this hands-on workshop for flutists. Visiting artist Hannah Leffler will be a featured presenter and performer at the event. For more information, contact Angeleita.Floyd@uni.edu.
UNI Opera students, under the direction of Mitra Sadeghpour and vocal coach Korey Barrett, will present an opera performance as part of the Spotlight Series. Performances will be held both Thursday and Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. These performances are ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Ann Bradfield will present a saxophone recital with faculty artist Robin Guy, piano. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI Jazz Band One, under the direction of Christopher Merz will offer a shared fall concert with the Jazz Panthers, led by Robert Washut. Repertoire and soloists to be announced. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
Visiting artist Steve Darling will present a tuba/euphonium recital. A leading soloist amongst a new generation of tubists, euphoniumists, and trombonists, Steven is currently the Adjunct Professor at Murray State University, and holds a Master of Music in Euphonium Performance & Brass Pedagogy from Ohio University in 2015 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Steven has achieved success in both international and local competitions. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of percussion faculty artists Ryan Frost and Matthew Andreini, the UNI Percussion, Marimba, West African Drum and Kaji-Daiko (Taiko) Ensembles will offer their fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Dr. Melanie Batoff, assistant professor of music at Luther College, will present a lecture as part of the “Musically Speaking” series. The lecture will be titled, "The Past Meets the Present: Strengthening Community through the Visitatio sepulchri Liturgical Drama." This event is free and open to the public.