College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Visiting artists Anna Hersey and Alan Johnson will collaborate to present a recital. Hailed by critics as a “force of nature,” soprano Anna Hersey enjoys performing a wide range of vocal repertoire. A native of Minnesota, Dr. Hersey has performed throughout the United States and Europe, appearing with Palm Beach Opera, Florida Chamber Orchestra, Hispanic-American Lyric Theater, Skylark Opera, The Minnesota Opera, and Theatre de la Jeune Lune (at Berkeley Repertory Theater), among others. Hersey will collaborate with pianist Alan Johnson. This event is free and open to the public.
Faculty artist Cayla Bellamy will present a bassoon recital titled “All in the Family” with collaborative pianist Robin Guy. The program will consist of an all-UNI program to include works and world premieres for the bassoon in solo, accompanied, and chamber settings by composers from the UNI School of Music, College of Arts and Sciences, and Office of the Provost. Composers featured include Drs. Nancy Hill Cobb, Jeffrey Funderburk, Alan Schmitz, Jonathan Schwabe and Rebecca Burkhardt. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music professor Jesse Orth will coordinate a student recital from the tuba/euphonium studio at UNI. Faculty pianists Robin Guy and Polina Khatsko will collaborate. This event is free and open to the public
School of Music professor Ann Bradfield will coordinate a student recital from the saxophone studio at UNI. This event is free and open to the public
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 free and open to the public.
Faculty artist Heather Peyton, oboe, will present a recital with faculty artist Polina Khatsko, piano. Repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
Guest artists Sydney Carlson, Leonard Garrison, Jennifer Rhyne, and Paul Taub, members of the IWO Flute Quartet, will present a recital featuring music by composer Harvey Sollberger. Harvey Sollberger is a composer, conductor and flutist who has long been active on both the American and international music scenes. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music professors and conductors Ronald Johnson and Danny Galyen will coordinate a day-long workshop for visiting Iowa high school bands. This event is free but requires registration. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Visiting ensemble the Adam Larson Quartet will present a recital. The quartet features Adam Larson, saxophone, Can Olgun, piano, Matt Penman, bass, and Johnathan Blake, drums. With three records under his belt, Adam Larson’s latest, entitled “Selective Amnesia”, was released on the Inner Circle Music Label and was featured in the New York Times, Downbeat, Saxophone Journal and several other publications in print and online. This event is free and open to the public.