Led by conductor and professor Rebecca Burkhardt, this day-long event will host Iowa high school students in a hands-on, interactive orchestra invitational. For more information, contact Rebecca.Burkhardt@uni.edu.
College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Visiting artists Elsa and Walter Verdehr will present a film, followed by a question and answer session. For more information on this event, contact Amanda.McCandless@uni.edu. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Elsa Verdehr will present a clarinet master class. Verdehr is an American clarinetist and music educator whose contributions to the Verdehr Trio have resulted in an extensive modern body of work for the clarinet-violin-piano trio medium. She currently serves on the faculty at Michigan State University. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI Symphonic Band will present a spring Spotlight Series concert under the direction of Danny Galyen. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX, or visit uni.edu/unitix.
The UNI Concert Band will present a spring concert under the direction of Danny Galyen. This event is free and open to the public.
Faculty artists Michelle Monroe, soprano, and Robin Guy, piano, will collaborate to present a recital with repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
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.