Performing Arts, Music and Theatre
The UNI School of Music will host the first-ever Midwest International Carillon Festival and Composer’s Forum on the UNI campus, October 12 through October 14. Carillonneurs from Denmark, France and the United States have been invited to play concerts and to participate in the conference which will be held on the campus of UNI. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/music/carillonfestival.
Visiting artist Michael Mermagen will present a cello recital. Mermagen made his debut at age sixteen with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra after being the recipient of its Young Soloist’s Award. He holds degrees from the Peabody Conservatory and The Juilliard School. Mermagen was a soloist with the National Orchestra of New York, where he held the prestigious Emanuel Feuermann principal cello chair. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of percussion faculty artists Ryan Frost and Matthew Andreini, the UNI Percussion, Marimba, West African Drum and Kaji-Daiko (Taiko) Ensembles will offer their fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.
This event has been postponed. It will be held March 21, 2017 at 8 p.m. in Davis Hall.
This day-long workshop for double bass players and enthusiasts will feature classical and jazz bass master classes, clinics, and concerts. For more information or to register, visit www.uni.edu/music/uni-bass-jamboree.
Faculty artist Angeleita Floyd will coordinate this hands-on workshop for flutists. Visiting artist Mary Stolper will present a master class at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Angeleita.Floyd@uni.edu.
Metal breathes life. Ductwork creatures stir and come to life right before the audience’s very eyes. The line between inanimate and human blurs and the stage comes alive…
Take a journey to a parallel world of laughter and imagination inhabited by remarkable creatures and people formed of equal parts delight and wonder. Experience this multi-sensory lesson in creativity with the entire family.
Visiting artist Mary Stolper will present a flute recital. Stolper is a frequent soloist and chamber music performer who has made guest appearances throughout the United States and Europe. Currently, Ms. Stolper is Principal Flute of the Grant Park Symphony, Chicago Opera Theater, Music of the Baroque and the new music ensemble Fulcrum Point. As an active studio musician she has also played for hundreds of TV and radio commercials. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music faculty artists and conductors Amy Kotsonis and John Len Wiles, the UNI Women’s Chorus and Varsity Men’s Glee Club will offer a shared fall choral music concert. This event is free and open to the public.
Kairos Trio, comprised of UNI faculty artists Cayla Bellamy, bassoon, Amanda McCandless, clarinet, and Heather Peyton, oboe, will present a chamber music recital. Additional collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of faculty artist and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer its fall concert. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
Students from the UNI tuba and euphonium studio will perform in this recital, led by tuba/euphonium professor Jesse Orth. This event is free and open to the public.
This is the political revue to “Trump” them all. The Second City partners with Slate Magazine to combine improv with up-to-the-minute scripts to skewer candidates of both parties. Whether you wear red or blue, UNELECTABLE YOU will have you rolling in the aisle at the campaign trail humor our candidates have so generously supplied. Find reprieve from the political madness with this hilarious political parody.
Under the direction of faculty artist and professor Tina Su, the UNI Horn Choir will offer a fall recital. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Julia Bullard will present a viola chamber music recital with collaborators Ross Winter, violin, Heather Peyton, oboe, and guest cellist Sara Sitzer. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Ryan Frost will present a percussion recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
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Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the '60s, '70s and '80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for 14 years!
It's the Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!®
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.