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Performing Arts, Music and Theatre

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Grant Tracey is the author of the novel, A Fourth Face. He is also Fiction editor of the North American Review and a Professor of English in the Department 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.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Danny Galyen, the Wind Ensemble will offer a shared concert with the Symphonic Band, conducted by Justin Mertz. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artist Jorge Montilla will present a clarinet recital. Montilla is internationally considered one of the best clarinetists in Latin-America and one of the world’s best Eb Clarinet players. He has an extensive repertoire including the major works for the clarinet and he has been appointed to premiere solo works by important composers such as Paul Desenne, Diana Arismendi, Roberto Cedeño Laya, Fidel Rodríguez, Mischa Zupko, Alfred Prinz, Ken Froelich, Alexandre Eisenberg, Víctor Varela and Efrain Amaya. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, September 29, 2018 (All day)

The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student string players preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration. For more information, please contact Susan.Grover@uni.edu.

Sunday, September 30, 2018 (All day) to Monday, October 1, 2018 (All day)

The UNI School of Music presents its annual Vocal Arts Festival for high school student vocalists preparing for All-State competition and interested in vocal music at UNI. A concert will be held on Monday, Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, GBPAC. This event does require registration. For more information, please contact John.Wiles@uni.edu.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the premiere of Igor Stravinsky's landmark composition with the UNI Faculty Septet and guest narrators, actors, and dancers. First performed in Lausanne, Switzerland on September 28, 1918, the work was conceived by Stravinsky and Swiss author C. F. Ramuz, who wrote the text. The Soldier's Tale is a reflection of post-war Europe and is based on a Russian folk tale about a soldier who trades his soul to the Devil in exchange for wealth. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 8:00 pm

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.

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 12:15 pm

Members of the UNI Cantorei, Wind Symphony and Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will collaborate under the direction of conductor John Len Wiles to present this performance as part of the Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 7:30 pm

UNI Jazz Band One, under the direction of Christopher Merz will offer a shared fall concert with Jazz Band Two, led by Michael Conrad. Repertoire and soloists to be announced. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 (All day)

Panther Band Day is ideal for entire marching bands or individual high school band students in grades 9-12. Our goal is to create an outstanding, positive, and friendly musical and social experience for high school band students! We hope you will enjoy the fellowship with other band students throughout the state and the fantastic performance of a massive band, playing to one of the most appreciative audiences in the country! For more information, visit bands.uni.edu/events-high-school-students.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 (All day)

School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate this workshop. For more information, contact Michelle.Swanson@uni.edu.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 8:00 pm

UNI School of Music faculty artist Tina Su will present a horn recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Guest artist Karel Keldermans, carillonneur, will perform at 12 noon at the Campanile on the UNI Campus. Bring your lunch and join us outside for a one of a kind musical experience! This event is free and open to the public. 

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Conceived, written and directedby graduate student Nathan Selove "Aut is Love" is a romantic comedy based on the true story of a young couple who both fall on the Autism Spectrum. They learn to navigate the neurotypical dominated world together while building a relationship based on support, neurodiversity, communication, love and correcting each other's grammar.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Visiting artist Ben Pierce will present a tuba and euphonium recital. Pierce is an accomplished low brass artist and teacher. He is a professor at the University of Arkansas, and he has been the winner of some dozen international tuba and euphonium artist competitions held in the United States, Japan, Germany, Finland, South Korea, England, and Italy. Pierce has performed with the Detroit Symphony, the Detroit Chamber Brass, the Toledo Symphony, the Flint Symphony, and the Tulsa Symphony. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Guest artist Karel Keldermans, carillonneur, will perform at 12 noon at the Campanile on the UNI Campus. Bring your lunch and join us outside for a one of a kind musical experience! This event is free and open to the public. 

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Conceived, written and directedby graduate student Nathan Selove "Aut is Love" is a romantic comedy based on the true story of a young couple who both fall on the Autism Spectrum. They learn to navigate the neurotypical dominated world together while building a relationship based on support, neurodiversity, communication, love and correcting each other's grammar.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 (All day)

Members of the Women’s Chorus from throughout the history of UNI and the Iowa State Teachers College will gather on campus for a reunion weekend. A concert, featuring the current Women’s Chorus as well as returning alumni singers, will be held at 4 p.m. in the Great Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn. For more information, visit music.uni.edu/wcreunion.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Conceived, written and directedby graduate student Nathan Selove "Aut is Love" is a romantic comedy based on the true story of a young couple who both fall on the Autism Spectrum. They learn to navigate the neurotypical dominated world together while building a relationship based on support, neurodiversity, communication, love and correcting each other's grammar.

Sunday, October 14, 2018 (All day)

Faculty artist Angeleita Floyd will coordinate this hands-on workshop for flutists. Visiting artist Christine Beard will be a featured presenter and performer at the event. For more information, contact Angeleita.Floyd@uni.edu.

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