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UNI Horn Choir to perform at Pearl Harbor remembrance event

November 28, 2016
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Caroline Francis, communication and operations coordinator, UNI School of Music, 319-273-2028, caroline.francis@uni.edu

Blake Ruane, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761, blake.ruane@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Horn Choir will perform at the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum for “Infamy: Pearl Harbor, 75 Years Later” from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7. The museum is located at 503 South Street in Waterloo.

This program is in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor and will feature a performance by UNI’s Horn Choir, a presentation by WWII Veteran David Greene and a memorial wreath laying. The Horn Choir’s performance will include arrangements by UNI horn students for horn ensemble with music selection including Copland's “Fanfare for the Common Man,” Barber's “Adagio for Strings,” and “Amazing Grace.” The program is free and open to the public, and touring the museum is regular admission price.

John Vallentine, director of the School of Music, said, “The School of Music is proud to have UNI students invited to perform at this event in saluting veterans and those who sacrificed their lives at Pearl Harbor. Music has always been an important part of military commemoration ceremonies, and this performance is a wonderful collaboration between the University of Northern Iowa and the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum.”

For more information, contact Caroline Francis, communication and operations coordinator, at 319-273-2028 or caroline.francis@uni.edu.