School of Music faculty artists Amanda McCandless, Ann Bradfield, Heather Peyton and Cayla Bellamy will coordinate and appear as clinicians at this event, which will also feature guest artists Anna Mattix, Debra Richtmeyer, Steve Vacchi, and Stephanie Zelnick, with collaborative faculty pianist Robin Guy. For more information or to register, visit www.uni.edu/music/reedday.
Executive Vice President and Provost
An exciting and unique concert event! UNI’s premiere jazz ensemble, Jazz Band One, under the direction of Chris Merz, will share a concert with the premiere chorale ensemble, Concert Chorale, under the direction of John Len Wiles. You don’t want to miss this! This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX, or visit uni.edu/unitix.
Faculty artist Randall Harlow, organ, will present a collaborative recital with guest artist and UNI staff member Celeste Bembry, soprano. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Toby Furr will present a euphonium recital with UNI faculty artist Polina Khatsko, piano. SSG Toby Furr, a native of Dallas, Texas, joined the U.S. Army Ceremonial Band in 2013. SSG Furr is a graduate of the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. At UNT, he studied with Dr. Brian Bowman and performed with the UNT Wind Symphony as well as several chamber ensembles. SSG Furr was the winner of the Leonard Falcone International Euphonium Competition in the student division in 2010 and in the artist division in 2011. This event is free and open to the public.
Faculty artist Bob Dunn, guitar, will present a recital with repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
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.
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.