The New Horizons Band will offer its spring concert. Under the direction of Diana Blake, the New Horizons Band features musicians 55 and older who travel from all over Iowa. This event is free and open to the public.
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School of Music faculty artist Bob Washut will appear with UNI jazz faculty artists, alumni and guests, to present his final concert at UNI before retirement. The concert will also serve as official CD release for his newest album, and a portion of the proceeds from ticket and CD sales at the concert will go to the newly established UNI Jazz Scholarship fund. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX, or visit https://unitix.uni.edu/.
School of Music faculty artist Julia Bullard will present a viola recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
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 6:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public, but the festival does require registration. Please visit https://music.uni.edu/womensing for more information.
The PRISM showcase will feature outstanding faculty and student chamber groups, as well as faculty-student collaborations in a prism concert setting. A prism concert is an interactive concert in which the different participating groups rotate sets throughout the night, allowing the audience to encounter each group on several different occasions/moods throughout the evening. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI Suzuki School will present the spring Northern Iowa Junior Orchestra concert. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI Opera will present a spring showcase featuring scenes from a variety of operas presented in a minimalist style. Our cast of undergraduate and graduate performers take on the challenges of music from both obscure works and operatic standards. This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Sarah Hamilton will present an oboe recital. Hamilton is Associate Professor of Oboe at the State University of New York, at Fredonia, where she is a longtime member of the touring Fredonia Woodwind Quintet. She is principal oboe with the Western New York Chamber Orchestra and solo English Horn with the Erie Philharmonic. She has also performed regularly with Bach and Beyond, the Chautauqua Symphony and the Buffalo Philharmonic. This event is free and open to the public.