Performing Arts, Music and Theatre
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 free and open to the public.
Visiting artists Markus Burger and Jan von Klewitz will present a recital. Renowned German jazz instrumentalists Burger and von Klewitz blend modern improvisation with the art of interpreting baroque music, while remaining true to its original musical integrity. For more information, visit www.spiritualstandards.com. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music faculty artists and conductors John Len Wiles and Amy Kotsonis, the UNI Concert Chorale and UNI Singers will collaborate to offer a fall choral music concert. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.
This event has been postponed. This will now be held in the spring 2017 term.
Visiting artist Anibal Dos Santos will present a viola recital. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Dos Santos has appeared as the principal violist of the Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra and professor at the National University of Colombia. This is event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of faculty artist and conductor John Len Wiles, the UNI Cantorei will present a fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI Jazz Band One, under the direction of Christopher Merz will offer a fall concert with repertoire and soloists to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
Coordinated by faculty artist Julia Bullard, the UNI Viola Festival will offer hands on workshops as well as guest artist performances. For more details, contact Julia.Bullard@uni.edu. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI Community Music School will present their fall recitals. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/music/communitymusicschool
Three artists. More than 57 Top Ten hits, 26 No. 1 Hits, nine platinum records and a myriad of awards. Together, Mark Chesnutt, Lorrie Morgan and Joe Diffie will share an evening of music that made them household names. Chart toppers like Chesnutt’s Almost Goodbye, Lorrie’s I Didn’t Know My Own Strength and Diffie’s classic John Deere Green will take you on a country roller coaster ride. Hear the three hit-makers in this unplugged setup for an intimate evening of sharing stories and singing their biggest hits.
This day-long event will feature hands-on workshops and engaging activities for clarinetists and clarinet choirs. For more information, visit sites.google.com/a/uni.edu/clarinet/home/clarinet-choir-day.
Back by popular demand, the School of Music’s largest ensemble – the Panther Marching Band appears on the Great Hall stage in the Gallagher Bluedorn! For more information, contact conductor Danny Galyen (email@example.com). This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Danny Galyen, the UNI Symphonic Band will present a fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of instructor of tuba Jesse Orth, the UNITUBA Ensembles will offer a fall recital. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Daniel Sheridan will present a clarinet recital. Clarinetist Daniel Sheridan enjoys a multifaceted career as a solo recitalist, orchestral and chamber musician, and music educator. He holds degrees in Music Education and Clarinet Performance from Oklahoma State University, The University of Akron and The State University of New York at Stony Brook. Sheridan currently serves on the faculty at Winona State University. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor of piano Dmitri Vorobiev, UNI piano studio students will offer a fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNISuzukiSchoolwill present their bi-annual recital weekend. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/music/suzuki.
UNI Opera students, under the direction of Mitra Sadeghpour and vocal coach Korey Barrett, will present an opera performance as part of the Spotlight Series. Concert will be held both Monday and Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. These performances are ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
Coordinated by UNI School of Music professor of cello Jonathan Chenoweth, students will offer a chamber music concert. This event is free and open to the public.
The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us.