Scholarship Benefit Concert 2013

Join us for An Enchanted Evening! The University of Northern Iowa School of Music Cordially invites you to attend the 32nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert Friday, September 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.

Get ready for a celebration and join us! The evening will be filled with exceptional performances by student and faculty musicians, as well as a dazzling post-concert champagne reception where the music and excitement of the evening continue!

Concert Performers and Reception Details

The Great Hall concert will feature outstanding UNI School of Music student musicians, along with exceptional faculty and guest artists performing classical, jazz and opera favorites. For decades, the Scholarship Benefit Concerts have received rave reviews and standing ovations. This year's performers will includeJames Miller, trombone (Associate Principal, Los Angeles Philharmonic) as well as music by faculty artists Korey Barrett, Amanda McCandless, Heather Peyton, Dmitri Vorobiev and Robert Washut. Also featured: Kaji Daiko (Taiko drums), the Northern Iowa Wind Symphony, Jazz Band One, Concert Chorale, a student and alumni vocal trio, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra and more!

As always, the end of the concert is only the beginning of the festivities. Plan to stay for excellent hors d’oeuvres and a champagnge reception in the lobby  with music provided by outstanding student musicians, as well as post-show music featuring the School of Music Marimba Ensemble in Davis Hall. Please join us for this exciting event and help support student scholarships at UNI’s School of Music!


Individual tickets for the 32nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert are $50 each*

Order tickets any way you like:

  • - Call the GBPAC box office at (319) 273-4TIX (4849) or (877) 549-SHOW (7469)
  • - Visit us online at
  • - Purchase your tickets in person at the GBPAC box office.

*$45 of each ticket purchased is tax deductible (the remaining $5 is for champagne and hors d’oeuvres – “good received.”)

Becoming a Special Donor

The Scholarship Benefit Concerts have been raising scholarship funds for exceptionally talented music students and students in need since 1982. In addition to the income from tickets sales for the concerts, we have developed a network of community, small business, corporate and university-related donors. The extent of this support has been most gratifying to the students and faculty at UNI’s School of Music.

To allow us to continue the support we have provided in the past, please consider becoming a special donor. To find out more about donor categories and benefits, please contact us.

Your support makes the difference and allows each student to excel at UNI! The 32nd annual Scholarship Benefit Concert is a culmination of the School of Music’s long term dedication to excellence in preparing students to be successful musicians. Through your support, our students excel in achieving their goals!

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