The Beta Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the UNI School of Music invite you and your band to the 62nd Annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival and 66th Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts to be held on February 17 and 18, 2017, on the UNI campus. Guest artist for the festival this year will be Kurt Rosenwinkel, jazz guitarist and keyboardist. For more information, visit www.tallcornjazzfest.com. Concerts for this event are ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX, or visit www.uni.edu/tickets.
Executive Vice President and Provost
School of Music brass division faculty artists will collaborate to present a recital with repertoire and additional collaborators to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
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.
The Northern Festival of Bands, an annual honor band festival for high school band students, which typically hosts over 40 schools and over 250 individual students, will be held February 9-11, 2017. The event will feature performances by the UNI Wind Symphony and UNI Symphonic Band on Friday evening as well as Saturday afternoon’s performance featuring solo competition winners, the festival’s percussionist groups, Festival Concert Band and Festival Symphony Band. Friday’s concert is free and open to the public. The Saturday concert for this event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX. For more information, call 319-273-2028.
Concerts at 7:30 p.m. on 2/10 and 2 p.m. on 2/11
Faculty artist Alexander Pershounin, double bass, will present a recital with repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artists The Iowa Guitar Quartet will present a master class (5 p.m.) and recital (7:30 p.m.). This newly founded group presents guitar music in a variety of styles. The Quartet includes David Crabbs, Thomas Finn, Steven Kennedy and Dave Reynolds. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artists Trombones de Costa Rica will present a master class (4:30 p.m.) and recital (7:30 p.m.). Winners of the Costa Rican National Award of Music in 1997 and the City of Passau’s Special Prize in Germany in 1999, Trombones de Costa Rica is an innovative and virtuosic brass ensemble featuring Martín Bonilla, Luis Fred, Leonel Rodríguez, Iván Chinchilla and Alejandro Gutiérrez. This event is free and open to the public.
For more details on specific locations of area auditions or times, contact the School of Music office at (319) 273-2024.
Under the direction of professor Alexander Pershounin, the UNI double bass studio will present a recital. This event is free and open to the public.
Faculty artist Sean Botkin, piano, will present a recital with repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.