Conferences, Workshops and Camps
Visiting artists Trombones de Costa Rica will present a master class (4:30 p.m.) and recital (7:30 p.m.). Winners of the Costa Rican National Award of Music in 1997 and the City of Passau’s Special Prize in Germany in 1999, Trombones de Costa Rica is an innovative and virtuosic brass ensemble featuring Martín Bonilla, Luis Fred, Leonel Rodríguez, Iván Chinchilla and Alejandro Gutiérrez. This event is free and open to the public.
The Northern Festival of Bands, an annual honor band festival for high school band students, which typically hosts over 40 schools and over 250 individual students, will be held February 9-11, 2017. The event will feature performances by the UNI Wind Symphony and UNI Symphonic Band on Friday evening as well as Saturday afternoon’s performance featuring solo competition winners, the festival’s percussionist groups, Festival Concert Band and Festival Symphony Band. Friday’s concert is free and open to the public. The Saturday concert for this event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX. For more information, call 319-273-2028.
Concerts at 7:30 p.m. on 2/10 and 2 p.m. on 2/11
The Beta Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the UNI School of Music invite you and your band to the 62nd Annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival and 66th Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts to be held on February 17 and 18, 2017, on the UNI campus. Guest artist for the festival this year will be Kurt Rosenwinkel, jazz guitarist and keyboardist. For more information, visit www.tallcornjazzfest.com. Concerts for this event are ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX, or visit www.uni.edu/tickets.
The UNIBusiness-John Deere Supply Chain Forum is an industry-academic partnership, designed to give supply chain professionals and faculty and students an opportunity to join together to share industry best practices and network, while showcasing the talent within the Supply Chain and Operations Management program.
Faculty artist Randall Harlow will coordinate this new and exciting festival at UNI. For more information, contact Randall.Harlow@uni.edu.
UNI School of Music will host five exceptionally talented conductors from around the world on the UNI campus for a week-long, immersive musical experience. For more information, contact Ronald.Johnson@uni.edu.
School of Music professors and conductors Ronald Johnson and Danny Galyen will coordinate a day-long workshop for visiting Iowa high school bands. This event is free but requires registration. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Visiting artist Elsa Verdehr will present a clarinet master class. Verdehr is an American clarinetist and music educator whose contributions to the Verdehr Trio have resulted in an extensive modern body of work for the clarinet-violin-piano trio medium. She currently serves on the faculty at Michigan State University. This event is free and open to the public.
Led by conductor and professor Rebecca Burkhardt, this day-long event will host Iowa high school students in a hands-on, interactive orchestra invitational. For more information, contact Rebecca.Burkhardt@uni.edu.
School of Music faculty artists Amanda McCandless, Ann Bradfield, Heather Peyton and Cayla Bellamy will coordinate and appear as clinicians at this event, which will also feature guest artists Anna Mattix, Debra Richtmeyer, Steve Vacchi, and Stephanie Zelnick. For more information or to register, visit www.uni.edu/music/reedday.
Under the direction of School of Music professor Tina Su, the UNI Horn Choir will offer a spring recital featuring community players as well as UNI students as part of this day-long event. For more details, contact email@example.com. This event is free and open to the public.
Concert at 3 p.m.
Faculty artist and conductor Amy Kotsonis will coordinate this interactive event, featuring women’s chorus ensembles from Iowa high schools, as well as UNI’s own Women’s Chorus. The event will culminate in an evening concert at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public, but the festival does require registration. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Concert at 7:30 p.m.