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1 Jazz comes to life at UNI
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:36, p.01
2/21/2022 UNI hosted the 67th annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival February 17-18 in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) and Bengston Auditorium in Russell Hall. Performances included 38 Iowa high school bands, the UNI jazz bands, and guest performer Melissa Aldana. Mike Conrad, assistant professor of jazz studies and music education, discusses the history of the festival and its importance; photo.
2 Jazz Studies presents outdoor concert
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Crow--Catherine (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:53, p.05
4/26/2021 UNI jazz bands held a concert in front of the West Gym. The concert featured Jazz II and III along with multiple jazz combos, all of which played pieces composed or arranged by UNI students or alumni; photos.
3 Panther Portrait: outdoor concert series
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Magnificat--Gelase (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:13, p.05
10/1/2020 The UNI jazz bands performed near the West Gym on Tuesday, September 29 and will perform again Wednesday, October 9; photos.
4 Jazz combos present spring concert
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.01
2/27/2020 The UNI Jazz combo groups performed a spring concert in Russell Hall's Bengtson Auditorium on February 25. The concert was organized by School of Music professor Chriz Merz and graduate school conductors. The Isaac Schwarts combo performance included a piece written by member Andrew Piper. The Max McBride combo, Roomba Cats, and Flat Earth combo also performed; photos.
5 UNI to Host Tallcorn Jazz Festival
Weber--Colby (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:37, p.01
2/20/2020 The 65th Tallcorn Jazz Festival, hosted by Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, will be held February 20-21. Over 60 high school jazz bands will compete to earn a spot in the Iowa Jazz Championships. The UNI Jazz Bands One and Two and guest artist Myra Melford will also perform; photo.
6 A very happy jazz performance
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:30, p.04
1/27/2020 Christopher's Very Happy Band (CVH.B) preformed in Russell Hall's Bengtson Auditorium on January 24. The concert featured jazz compositions from their second album. CVH.B's band members include UNI faculty members Christopher Merz and Mike Conrad, as well as guest artists Drew Morton and Dave Tiede. UNI senior education major Dakota Anderson and UNI percussion instructor Matthew Andreini also performed; photos.
7 Concert features student compositions
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:37, p.02
2/21/2019 The School of Music Jazz Combos Concert on February 19 in Bengston Auditorium featured the combos Combo 1, The Enablers, Uncharted, and Night Mayor. Student composers included Andrew Wiele and Isaac Schwartz. Coaches included Michael Conrad, Robert Dunn, Isaac Schwartz, and Christopher Merz.
8 Jazz Band One celebrates new hall of famer
Husmann--Peyton (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:48, p.05
4/5/2018 Jeffery Tower is inducted in the Jazz Hall of Fame in Bengston Auditorium in Lang Hall. He is being recognized as a trombonist, music educator, and arts advocate.
9 Ya like jazz?
Olsasky--Clinton (Class of 2018), Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 114:3, p.01
8/31/2017 Current and former UNI students take the stage at the Octopus bar on College Hill to play jazz music; photo.
10 Hot Sardines bring the roaring 20's swing
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 112:15, p.1
10/19/2015 The Jazz group "Hot Sardines" kicked off their Midwest tour at the Gallagher Bluedorn; photo.
11 A salty good time
Baughman--Katie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:13, p.4
10/12/2015 "The Hot Sardines" a unique jazz group, will be coming to UNI to perform in the Gallagher-Bluedorn.
12 Hit the right note on campus
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.10
8/28/2014 The School of Music part of the Collge of Humanities Arts and Sciences, is home to an assortment of bands and choral groups ranging from marching band and opera, to jazz and orchestra; photo.
13 UNI Jazz Band One to perform at Englert Theatre
Public Relations News Release 2013:216, p.1
3/25/2014 The University of Northern Iowa Jazz Band One will perform at the Englert Theatre in Iowa City. Jazz Band One is the School of Music's premiere performing group. The ensemble has received numerous awards, and is one of the longest running jazz programs.
14 UNI School of Music to host 32nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert
Public Relations News Release 2013:42, p.1
9/10/2013 The theme of the 32nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert is "An Enchanted Evening!". This concert will have many alumni and staff performing at it. The funds raised go towards scholarships for exceptionally talented music students.
15 Critical acclaim UNI Jazz Band One's new album
Public Relations News Release 2013:17, p.1
8/13/2013 UNI's Jazz Band One has recently released "The Hard Way". People and professionals in the jazz community are very impressed with the band's technique. The album can be purchased for $10 to raise funds for the band.
16 Bipartisan event celebrates end of election
Freese--Brian Paul (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.1
11/16/2012 Students celebrate the end of this year's elections with a party in the Maucker Union ballroom. Entertainment and refreshments were included. The event was entitled "Election: 2012: Thank God It's Over Celebration"; photo.
17 UNI school of music to host thirty-first annual scholarship concert
Public Relations News Release 2012:54, p.1
9/12/2012 "120 years: the road to excellence" will be the theme. It will feature music by faculty artists Sean Botkin, Randy Grabowski and John Hines. Also featured are various UNI musical groups. Proceeds go to scholarship fund for exceptionally talented students.
18 UNI faculty and guest musicians perform jazz concert in Russell Hall
Belknap--Anna Kate (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.7
9/11/2012 Robert Washut hosted a concert featuring jazz artists from the university and several guest artists from the surrounding area. A variety of jazz styles were performed.
19 Best-selling author Robert Waller fives seven-figure gift to alma mater
Public Relations News Release 2011:316, p.1
5/17/2012 Robert Waller has remembered UNI with a major donation. The money will provide scholarships in the College of Business, support jazz scholarships, the Honors Program, and the Rod Library.
20 If music be the food of love
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 19
4/27/2012 The university provides many opportunities to hear all types of music. Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center hosts groups from different genres during the year. The School of Music hosts concerts all year long; photo.
21 UNI School of Music's Jazz Band One receives critical praise for new CD
Public Relations News Release 2011:243, p.1
3/28/2012 The most recent album from UNI's Jazz Band has been released with excellent reviews.
22 Panther Portraits
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:38, p.6
23 Panther Portraits
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:36, p.6
2/14/2012 Scenes from Jazz Band 1 performing at the Hub; photo.
24 Jazz Band One gives fresh feel to jazz music
Terry--Elissa Danielle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.7
11/8/2011 Russell Hall was the stage for Jazz Band One last weekend. Music ranged from Duke Ellington to Radiohead as well as some student composed pieces.
25 Variety of musical groups perform at scholarship concert
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.1
9/27/2011 This was the 30th year of the concert. Music filled the air from drums to harps and a symphony. A champagne and hors d'oeuvres reception followed the concert. Organizers called the concert a success.
26 UNI School of Music to host 30th annual Scholarship Benefit Concert
Public Relations News Release 2011:20, p.1
9/6/2011 Several premier UNI choruses and bands will appear at the 30th annual Scholarship Concert hosted by the School of Music.
27 Panther Portraits
Weaver--Jordan Adam (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:53, p.8
4/26/2011 Scenes from the Jazz Band One concert; photo.
28 New artwork to be unveiled at Russell Hall concert.
Public Relations News Release 2010:295, p.1
4/14/2011 World-renowned artist Dale Chihuly designed the piece, entitled "Zephyr Blue Persian Set with Tangerine Lip Wraps." The piece is located in the William and Charlotte Hinson Lobby of Russell Hall.
29 UNI's Jazz Band One will perform with guest artist Kenny Wheeler.
Public Relations News Release 2010:270, p.1
4/4/2011 The band will perform on campus as part of the 2010-2011 Spotlight Series.
30 Imagine the Impact; planned gift ensures jazz program will stay in full swing
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.25
4/1/2011 Phil and Sachi Snyder plan to establish the Phil and Sachi Snyder Scholarship in Jazz Studies; photo.
31 UNI, high school students celebrate Tallcorn Jazz Festival
Spivey--Joseph David (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:38, p.5
2/22/2011 Over one thousand jazz musicians packed Russell Hall during the festival. This was the fifty-sixth annual event.
32 UNI School of Music presents "An Evening in Paris"
Mabe--Talee F. (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.2
9/14/2010 Scholarship benefit concert will feature the UNI Opera Ensemble, Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, Northern Iowa Wind Symphony, the Jazz One ensemble, and various other small ensembles.
33 Students bring jazz series to UNI campus
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:4, p.3
9/10/2010 Jazz students will perform Monday evenings in the memorial garden from 7-8 pm. A jam session will continue that evening from 8-9 pm; photo.
34 U. S. Army Blues to perform at UNI, September 15, in Bengtson Auditorium in Russell Hall
Public Relations News Release 2010:32, p.1
9/1/2010 After beginning informally in 1970, The Army Blues became an official part of the United States Army Band "pershing's Own" in 1972. Over the years it has evolved evolved into the premier jazz band of the U. S. Army.
35 UNI School of Music to host 29th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert
Public Relations News Release 2010:29, p.1
8/31/2010 "An Evening in Paris" will be the theme. It will feature music by the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, Opera Ensemble, Jazz Band One, faculty artists Dmitri Vorobiev, piano, Polina Khatsko, piano, and Yu-Ting Su, horn, as well as the Wind Symphony.
36 UNI School of Music to host jazz performances with Jazz Band One
Public Relations News Release 2009:405, p.1
4/16/2010 UNI alumnus Kyle Novak and Washington High School's "The Revolutionists" jazz band from Cedar Rapids, Iowa will be featured at the event. The concert, under the direction of Chris Merz will feature songs and arrangements by contemporary jazz composers.
37 Tallcorn Jazz Festival to hit high notes
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.15
2/9/2010 Date set for this annual event. High school jazz bands will compete during the two day festival. Those bands placing in the top two in each division will earn a spot in the Iowa Jazz Championships.
38 NISG opposes high tuition increases, prepares for Green Week
Dempsey--Nicholas Stephen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.1
10/20/2009 Adam Haselhuhn feels that the state is increasingly placing the burden of public higher education on the backs of the students. A tuition raise of over three and a half percent is not acceptable to NISG. Green Week focuses on the environment.
39 UNI to help sponsor North End Arts & Music Fest in Waterloo Saturday & Sunday
Public Relations News Release 2009:76, p.1
9/24/2009 The festival celebrates the community's pride in its rich musical and cultural heritage, and recognizes the contributions of the North End Community to the entire city of Waterloo.
40 "London Escape" set to appear at GBPAC
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.9
9/22/2009 School of Music to present Annual Scholarship Benefit concert. All of the events are based on a London theme. Music will fill the air in all areas of the Performing Arts Center.
41 UNI School of Music to host 28th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert
Public Relations News Release 2009:37, p.1
9/9/2009 The concert called "London Escape!," will include performances by: UNI Wind Symphony, with faculty artists Amanda McCandless, clarinet, and Chris Buckholz, trombone; Jazz Band One; Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra and Coral Ensembles.
42 This week at the University of Northern Iowa
Northern Iowan 105:49, p.4
4/14/2009 Dates, times, and places of events for the week on the UNI campus.
43 UNI School of Music Jazz Panthers plan spring concert featuring trumpeter Bobby Shew
Public Relations News Release 2008:452, p.1
4/8/2009 Shew, an acclaimed jazz trumpeter, a Grammy-award winning trumpeter and seasoned educators, tours internationally and continues recording on several labels. Students listed.
44 UNI School of Music to induct second member into Jazz Hall of Fame during Jazz Panthers concert
Public Relations News Release 2008:449, p.1
4/7/2009 Noted jazz educator Richard Francis will be recognized at a concert. Francis, who took graduate classes at the College, majored in music education at the University of Kansas and later received both his bachelor's and master's degrees at Northeastern MO.
45 UNI School of Music Jazz Panthers plan spring concert featuring trumpeter Bobby Shew
Public Relations News Release 2008:434, p.1
4/1/2009 Shew, a Grammy-award winning trumpeter and seasoned educator, spent time early in his career playing with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. The premiere of a specially commissioned piece written by Eric Schmitz for the Jazz Panthers will also be featured.
46 UNI School of Music to induct first member into Jazz Hall of Fame during April 3 concert
Public Relations News Release 2008:418, p.1
3/24/2009 Jim Coffin, one of the founding fathers of the jazz program will be inducted during the Jazz Band One concert. In 2001, Coffin wrote, edited and helped to produce, "It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't got that Swing): The First 50 Years of Jazz @ UNI."
47 UNI to host concert as part of Iowa Days of Percussion festival
Public Relations News Release 2008:411, p.1
3/18/2009 The concert will host John Riley and UNI School of Music Jazz Band One as part of the Iowa Days of Percussion festival in Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall.
48 UNI School of Music announces Tallcorn Jazz Festival winners
Public Relations News Release 2008:382, p.1
3/5/2009 The 58th annual Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz concerts were performed in February; the oldest continuously running high school jazz festival in the nation. Trombonist and ENJA Records recording artist Josh Roseman performed as special guest artist.
49 UNI Jazz Band One
Public Relations News Release 2008:235, p.1
11/19/2008 Iowa's top jazz performing group, is one of the premier collegiate jazz ensembles in the Midwest. The recipient of numerous awards, the band has appeared at festivals throughout the United States and in Europe, and has recorded 16 CDs to date. List.
50 UNI's Jazz Band One recognized for outstanding performance
Stewart--Calli (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.11
11/18/2008 Student skills in Jazz Band One are exceptional. Since 1992, sixteen CDs have been released with two of them rated five stars by Downbeat Magazine. Jazz Band One has been invited to appear at jazz festivals all over the United States; photo.


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