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Performing Arts, Music and Theatre

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:30 pm

The United States Marine Band “The President’s Own” will present a free concert for the Cedar Valley. The President’s Own has appeared at presidential events including inaugurations, holiday concerts and other White House celebrations for years. Tickets (limit four per person) are free and will be available to the public beginning Monday, August 27. We expect a sold-out crowd, so grab your tickets early! Call (319) 273-4TIX.

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 7:30 pm

UNI Orcheis Dance Company and IDT Dance Company are having their fall show. This event is fee to all.

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 7:30 pm

UNI Orcheis Dance Company and IDT Dance Company are having their fall show. This event is fee to all.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 (All day)

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 https://music.uni.edu/uni-bass-jamboree.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 2:00 pm

UNI Orcheis Dance Company and IDT Dance Company are having their fall show. This event is fee to all.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 2:00 pm

UNI Orcheis Dance Company and IDT Dance Company are having their fall show. This event is fee to all.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:00 pm

UNI School of Music faculty artist Alexander Pershounin will present a double bass recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 8:00 pm

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

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Faculty artist Alexander Pershounin will coordinate a studio recital featuring UNI students performing on double bass. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Jeffrey S. Copeland is the author of the literary nonfiction work, Plague in Paradise: the Black Death in Los Angeles, 1924. He is also a Professor of English in the Deparment of Languages & Literatures.

Open mic signup begins at 7 p.m. (bring your best five minutes of poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction). The open mic begins at 7:15.  Featured readers take the stage at 8 p.m. As time permits, there will be a Q&A session following the reading. Books by featured readers and other regional authors will be available for purchase.

The Final Thursday Reading Series is a collaboration of Final Thursday Press, the Hearst Center for the Arts, and the University of Northern Iowa College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences. Coffee is provided by Sidecar Coffee Roasters and cream is provided by Hansen’s Farm Fresh Dairy.

Friday, October 26, 2018 (All day)

UNI Music Education Day is designed for juniors and seniors in high school who are considering a career in music education working as an elementary music specialist, middle school/high school choir teacher, or middle school/high school band teacher. This free event for registrants will include classes in conducting, choral and instrumental methods from UNI professors, sit in on ensemble rehearsals including Concert Chorale, Jazz Band One and Orchestra, meet with current students, and experience first-hand what it might be like to be a music education major in college. For more information, visit https://admissions.uni.edu/music-education-day.

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 6:00 pm

UNI School of Music faculty artist Heather Peyton will present an oboe recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Musical Comedy

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 8:00 pm

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.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 (All day)

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.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Musical Comedy

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Musical Comedy

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Conceived, written and directed by Laney Kraus-Taddeo. “PAT” tells the story of  Lizzie, a recent high school graduate and an avid daytime television viewer, desperately tries to convince her mom to go on an adventure 30 years in the making in hopes of finding their favorite contestant from the 1980s game show: Card Sharks.

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 8:00 pm

This event has been postponed. It will be rescheduled for the spring 2019 semester. 

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 5:30 pm

UNI Opera students, under the direction of Mitra Sadeghpour and vocal coach Korey Barrett, will present an opera scenes performance as part of a three-act evening of opera, orchestra and dining. Discounted ticket bundles are available for guests wishing to attend two or three of the evening’s Due Gala events. For tickets or discount options, call 319-273-4TIX.

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