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.
School of Music
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.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Amana 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. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, GBPAC. This event does require registration. For more information, please contact John.Wiles@uni.edu.
The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student string players preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration. For more information, please contact Susan.Grover@uni.edu.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Danny Galyen, the Wind Ensemble will offer a shared concert with the Symphonic Band, conducted by Justin Mertz. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
Members of the UNI Cantorei, Wind Symphony and Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will collaborate under the direction of conductor John Len Wiles to present this performance as part of the Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Judith Saxton will present a trumpet recital. Judith Saxton enjoys a multi-faceted career as an international soloist, chamber and orchestral musician and educator and has been lauded as a “virtuoso player and superb soloist”. A Certified Alexander Technique Teacher (ATI), Judith embodies these principles in all her interactions including her “Healthy Playing Habits” and “Breathing, Breaks and Basics for Mindful Music Making” presentations for universities and festivals and populations of varying ages across the nation and the world. 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 artists Diane Reich, soprano, Robert Brandt, baritone, and Scott Holden, piano will present a recital titled “Comedy Tonight”. Reich, Brandt and Holden all currently serve on the faculty at Brigham Young University and perform together frequently. This event is free and open to the public.