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UNI Calendar of Events

Performing Arts, Music and Theatre

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 8:00 pm

UNI School of Music faculty artist Ann Bradfield will present a saxophone recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:30 pm

UNI Jazz Band One, under the direction of Chris Merz will offer a fall concert with repertoire and soloists to be announced. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Visiting ensemble New Third Stream Quartet will present a saxophone recital. The ensemble features world-renowned musicians and educators Rick VanMatre, James Bunte, Peter Sommer and James Romain. For more information, visit http://newthirdstream.weebly.com/. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:30 pm

The UNI Children's Choir will offer their fall/winter concert under the direction of Michelle Swanson. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:30 pm
By: Caryl Churchill

In partnership with UNI’s Cornerstone course we present Love & Information, by award winning playwright Caryl Churchill. The Cornerstone theme for the year is Media & Social Media; we explore how our interactions have been abraded by our media-rich lives. Love & Information presents a blizzard of fragments snatched from our personal relationships as mediated and negotiated by the different ways messages travel through our everyday lives. It’s all about individuals trying to connect with and understand one another — ultimately in vain perhaps, but that’s just what makes such daily struggles heroic.  

"[A] thought-churning, deeply poignant new play...Leave it to Ms. Churchill to come up with a work that so ingeniously and exhaustively mirrors our age of the splintered attention span. - New York Times 

"...one of the many points made by this exhilarating theatrical kaleidoscope is that we live in a world where information bombardment is in danger of leading to atrophy of memory, erosion of privacy and decay of feeling." - The Guardian

Directed by: Jay Edelnant
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:30 pm

UNI Interpreters Theatre presents “Just another Day in Paradise” which focuses on Gypsy and Zig-Zag, two high school students who turn to violence as an answer to their grievances they have against some of their peers, parents, and authority figures. The play takes place in their English classroom, as they confront some of those they feel have wronged them. Gypsy and Zig-Zag take their hostages as they seek their own brand of justice and revenge. This production contains mature language, themes, and situations. It is recommended for mature audiences only.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Ten crystal clear a capella voices trading the lead and blending for heartbreaking harmonies are the trademark of Straight No Chaser. College friends reuniting 10 years after graduation, Straight No Chaser enjoyed a phenomenal rise with public television specials, long runs at Harrah’s Casino and best-selling albums. SNC’s music runs the gamut from “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” to a medley of Lady Gaga hits.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Under the direction of faculty artist and professor Yu-Ting Su, the UNI Horn Choir will offer a fall recital. This event is free and open to the public. 

Friday, November 7, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, November 8, 2014 (All day)

The UNI School of Music will host these annual auditions for exceptional vocalists. For more information, please contact Korey.Barrett@uni.edu

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 7:30 pm
By: Caryl Churchill

In partnership with UNI’s Cornerstone course we present Love & Information, by award winning playwright Caryl Churchill. The Cornerstone theme for the year is Media & Social Media; we explore how our interactions have been abraded by our media-rich lives. Love & Information presents a blizzard of fragments snatched from our personal relationships as mediated and negotiated by the different ways messages travel through our everyday lives. It’s all about individuals trying to connect with and understand one another — ultimately in vain perhaps, but that’s just what makes such daily struggles heroic.  

"[A] thought-churning, deeply poignant new play...Leave it to Ms. Churchill to come up with a work that so ingeniously and exhaustively mirrors our age of the splintered attention span. - New York Times 

"...one of the many points made by this exhilarating theatrical kaleidoscope is that we live in a world where information bombardment is in danger of leading to atrophy of memory, erosion of privacy and decay of feeling." - The Guardian

Directed by: Jay Edelnant
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 7:30 pm

UNI Interpreters Theatre presents “Just another Day in Paradise” which focuses on Gypsy and Zig-Zag, two high school students who turn to violence as an answer to their grievances they have against some of their peers, parents, and authority figures. The play takes place in their English classroom, as they confront some of those they feel have wronged them. Gypsy and Zig-Zag take their hostages as they seek their own brand of justice and revenge. This production contains mature language, themes, and situations. It is recommended for mature audiences only.

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 7:30 pm
By: Caryl Churchill

In partnership with UNI’s Cornerstone course we present Love & Information, by award winning playwright Caryl Churchill. The Cornerstone theme for the year is Media & Social Media; we explore how our interactions have been abraded by our media-rich lives. Love & Information presents a blizzard of fragments snatched from our personal relationships as mediated and negotiated by the different ways messages travel through our everyday lives. It’s all about individuals trying to connect with and understand one another — ultimately in vain perhaps, but that’s just what makes such daily struggles heroic.  

"[A] thought-churning, deeply poignant new play...Leave it to Ms. Churchill to come up with a work that so ingeniously and exhaustively mirrors our age of the splintered attention span. - New York Times 

"...one of the many points made by this exhilarating theatrical kaleidoscope is that we live in a world where information bombardment is in danger of leading to atrophy of memory, erosion of privacy and decay of feeling." - The Guardian

Directed by: Jay Edelnant
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 7:30 pm

UNI Interpreters Theatre presents “Just another Day in Paradise” which focuses on Gypsy and Zig-Zag, two high school students who turn to violence as an answer to their grievances they have against some of their peers, parents, and authority figures. The play takes place in their English classroom, as they confront some of those they feel have wronged them. Gypsy and Zig-Zag take their hostages as they seek their own brand of justice and revenge. This production contains mature language, themes, and situations. It is recommended for mature audiences only. The script was written thanks in part to a 2014 Summer Fellowship awarded to Dr. Siddens by the UNI Graduate College. 

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 2:00 pm
By: Caryl Churchill

In partnership with UNI’s Cornerstone course we present Love & Information, by award winning playwright Caryl Churchill. The Cornerstone theme for the year is Media & Social Media; we explore how our interactions have been abraded by our media-rich lives. Love & Information presents a blizzard of fragments snatched from our personal relationships as mediated and negotiated by the different ways messages travel through our everyday lives. It’s all about individuals trying to connect with and understand one another — ultimately in vain perhaps, but that’s just what makes such daily struggles heroic.  

"[A] thought-churning, deeply poignant new play...Leave it to Ms. Churchill to come up with a work that so ingeniously and exhaustively mirrors our age of the splintered attention span. - New York Times 

"...one of the many points made by this exhilarating theatrical kaleidoscope is that we live in a world where information bombardment is in danger of leading to atrophy of memory, erosion of privacy and decay of feeling." - The Guardian

Directed by: Jay Edelnant
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artist Deanna Hahn-Little will present a flute master class. Deanna, professor of flute at Middle Tennessee State University, holds a Bachelor of Music degree in education from the University of Northern Iowa, a Master of Music degree in flute performance and the Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University. As an active performer, Little is a member of the Stones River Chamber Players, the MTSU Faculty Wind Quartet and the F4 Winds Flute Quartet. She has performed with the Nashville Symphony, the the Nashville Opera, the Nashville Ballet, the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, Huntsville Symphony (AL), Sewanee Symphony Orchestra (TN), and Evansville Philharmonic (IN). This event is free and open to the public. 

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artist Deanna Hahn-Little will present a flute recital. Deanna, professor of flute at Middle Tennessee State University, holds a Bachelor of Music degree in education from the University of Northern Iowa, a Master of Music degree in flute performance and the Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University. As an active performer, Little is a member of the Stones River Chamber Players, the MTSU Faculty Wind Quartet and the F4 Winds Flute Quartet. She has performed with the Nashville Symphony, the the Nashville Opera, the Nashville Ballet, the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, Huntsville Symphony (AL), Sewanee Symphony Orchestra (TN), and Evansville Philharmonic (IN). This event is free and open to the public. 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor S. Daniel Galyen, the Symphonic Band will offer its fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Coordinated by UNI School of Music professor of horn Tina Su and professor of cello Jonathan Chenoweth, students will offer a chamber music concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 7:30 pm

This showcase features talented student finalists competing for the title of Instrumental Concerto Competition winner, and the opportunity to perform as soloist with a premiere School of Music large ensemble in the spring. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 7:30 pm

The Congressional Medal of Honor is our nation’s highest military honor. It’s so rarely given and held in such high esteem that all active duty members of the military, regardless of rank, are required to salute recipients. Tony-nominee and famed film actor Stephen Lang brings the story of eight award winning veterans from World War II, Korea and Vietnam to life.

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