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1 Presenting the Petrichord Quartet
McRae--Erin (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:48, p.04
4/6/2023 The string musical ensemble Petrichord Quartet made up of 4 UNI students started in 2021. They practice two or more times a week to play a variety of songs of all music genres at gigs; photos.
2 NI Wrapped: Best Albums of 2022
Neessen--Ben (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:28, p.04
12/8/2022 Guest columnist Benjamin Neessen writes about the best music albums released during 2022; photo.
3 The campus choir with 130-year heritage
Kargarzadeh--Fatemeh (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:18, p.04
10/27/2022 The Cecilians performed during family weekend at UNI and they will perform again in the Great Hall in Gallagher Bluedorn. Fatemeh Kargarzadeh speaks with the conductor of the Cecilians, John Wiles for more details on the group and their performances; photo.
4 NI Symphony Orchestra presents spring concert
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:52, p.04
4/22/2021 The Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra (NISO) performed a concert in the Great Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). Only a small number of people were allowed to attend, but the concert was also livestreamed on the School of Music's YouTube channel; photo.
5 Don't idolize Adele's weight loss
Seybert–Addision (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 117:22, p.03
11/2/2020 Seybert discusses singer Adele's recent weight loss and how the media focuses on it instead of her musical talent; photo.
6 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.
7 Unash presents senior bassoon Recital in GBPAC
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:37, p.04
2/20/2020 Student Aaron Unash performed his senior bassoon recital, accompanied by faculty artist Robin Guy, in Davis Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on February 17; photo.
8 UNI to Host Tallcorn Jazz Festival
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
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.
9 Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series performs
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.05
2/17/2020 Several divisions of the UNI School of Music collaborated to perform as part of the Northern Iowa Bach Cantana series in the McElroy Lobby of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on February 15. Professor John Wiles addressed the crowd, and the performance featured soloists Madeleine Hartleip, Lauren Leman, Tim Steele, and Randy Everding; photo.
10 UNI alum reflects on graduation in song
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.04
1/30/2020 Clayton Ryan releases the single "Prairie Fire," inspired by his feelings about graduating from UNI. He created the song's video with UNI graduates Aaron Van Maanen and Neal Johnson of Good Era film in the jazz studio at UNI; photo.
11 A very happy jazz performance
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), 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.
12 Panther Portrait: The SingPins
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.05
12/5/2019 The SingPins performed in the lobby of the Schindler Education Center; photos.
13 Mental health needs to be talked about
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:24, p.03
11/21/2019 In the author's opinion, the prevalence of lyrics about mental illness such as anxiety and depression in the music industry reflects its increase in society beginning near the turn of the century. Horning believes both spreading awareness and questioning the causes are necessary; photo.
14 UNI-Dome hosts Bands of America
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.01
9/26/2019 UNI will host a Bands of America competition. Marching bands from all over the Midwest will be arriving to compete in a variety of events. The Panther Marching Band (PMB) will also be in attendance to help at the event and to perform two shows; photos.
15 Queen biopic is an entertaining mess
Friesen--Hunter (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 115:23, p.04
11/12/2018 The author gives a a review of the new Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody."
16 Panther Portrait: LowRay
Miene--Adriana (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:22, p.04
11/8/2018 The Twin Cities band LowRay performed songs off their new LP at Octopus; photo.
17 Spotify supporting indie artists
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:9, p.03
9/24/2018 In the author's opinion, Spotify's new beta software allowing small artists to release and manage their music for no cost is an important development for social media and the music industry; photo.
18 Panther Portrait: Ryan and John
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:4, p.05
9/6/2018 Students Ryan Frank and John Radenbaugh performed their first public music set during Maucker Union Live on Septeber 5; photos.
19 Piano tech returns to music performance
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:4, p.04
9/6/2018 The faculty-staff recital "The Other Other Operation" will take place in Davis Hall on September 7. Musicians include David Dunn, Chris Merz, Bob Dunn, Josh Hakanson, Matt Andreini, and Ryan Frost; photos.
20 Singing for a mission trip to Kenya
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:50, p.01
4/12/2018 Celeste Bembry, Student Retention and Recruitment Coordinator for the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences, will be performing selections of jazz pieces at a fundraiser for a Kenya Mission trip that she will be taking part in. The missionaries are to engage with orphans who have lost their parents due to HIV and AIDS. The article covers Celeste's feelings about the mission trip and what she hopes to do while there; photo.
21 From Greek brothers to bandmates
Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017), Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.05
2/22/2018 Students Brandon Lynch and Harry Schoening, also known as the Leather Jackets, performed in Maucker Union. Maucker Union Live encourages any students who wish to perform in Maucker Union contact the Student Life Team; photo.
22 Hugh Jackman's 'Greatest Show'
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:32, p.04
1/29/2018 Author Leziga Barikor reviews the soundtrack album for the musical "The Greatest Showman." She discusses the various songs and the qualities of the vocals of the artists involved; photo.
23 The Copper Smoke Trials releases promising EP
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:29, p.04
1/18/2018 The band The Copper Smoke Trials has released their first EP entitled "Bird" on SoundCloud; photo.
24 Columnist says Christmas music can wait its turn
Schrad--Tanner (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:27, p.03
12/7/2017 Columnist Schrad doesn't like how over played Christmas music is and would rather this music wait until later in December to start being played.
25 Family band Groovy News' second debut
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:24, p.05
11/16/2017 UNI professor, Vince Gotera, and his daughter, Amelia Gotera, are a part of a father/daughter band called "Groovy News'". They performed at UNI as a part of Maucker Union Live, in their second debut as a band; photo.
26 Panther Portrait: UNITUBA ensambles Gallagher Bluedorn
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:22, p.05
11/9/2017 UNITUBA ensemble performed in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center; photos.
27 Mohair Pear's 7th annual Pear Fair
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Thies-Jackson--Brittany (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:7, p.01
9/18/2017 Mohair Pear is hosting their 7th annual Pear Fair festival on College Hill. At the event, there was art for sale, crafts, food, and music; photo.
28 Panther Portrat: Maucker Union live Rachel Bearinger
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:4, p.04
9/7/2017 Photos of Rachel Bearinger performing in the Maucker Union; photo.
29 Fondo Fest features Handpicked band
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.1
8/24/2017 Rock band, Wilderado, performed on Main Street as a part of the Gallagher Bluedorn Handpicked Series at the Gran Fondo Fest. There is an interview with the band and a brief description of the event; photo.
30 Hot Sardines bring the roaring 20's swing
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:15, p.1
10/19/2015 The Jazz group "Hot Sardines" kicked off their Midwest tour at the Gallagher Bluedorn; photo.
31 A classic still relevant 40 years later
Rekemeyer--Kyle (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:5, p.5
9/14/2015 Student Kyle Rekemeyer reviews Fleetwood Mac's album "Rumors".
32 Gallagher Bluedorn to present keyboardist Bruce Hornsby
Public Relations News Release 2014:218, p.1
3/27/2015 Bruce Hornsby will be in the Great Hall of Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on April 24. Ticket prices range from $46 to $66 and include a copy of Hornsby's latest CD. This event is part of the 2014-15 Artist Series.
33 UNI School of Music welcomes guest artists Frank Almond and Marian Lee
Public Relations News Release 2014:205, p.1
3/10/2015 Violinist Frank Almond and pianist Marian Lee will be in Davis Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on March 25. They will also be offering master classes for UNI music students on March 25 and 26. The concert is free.
34 UNI's Gallagher Bluedorn to present the Elias String Quartet
Public Relations News Release 2014:187, p.1
2/24/2015 This event will take place on March 24 and will feature Benjamin Hochman on the piano. Tickets are $54 and can be purchased at any UNItix location. This event is part of the 2014-2015 Artist Series "Spark, Ignite, Inspire."
35 Panther Marching Band will perform first live concert on stage
Public Relations News Release 2014:114, p.1
11/6/2014 UNI Panther Marching Band (PMB) will host an historic event November 17, at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. This is the first time in PMB history that they will perform live on stage. Tickets can be purchased online.
36 Hip-hop meshes with comedy
Carolan--Nick (Student 2014)
Northern Iowan 111:15, p.4
10/20/2014 Student Nick Carolan reviews a new hip-hop album.
37 Country music legends to perform at Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Public Relations News Release 2014:77, p.1
10/6/2014 "Roots and Boots," featuring country legends Aaron Tippin, Joe Diffie, and Sammy Kershaw will perform October 24, at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Ticket prices range from $35 to $49.
38 UNI's ARTeach program presents 'Art After Work' concert series
Public Relations News Release 2014:66, p.1
9/30/2014 UNI's ARTeach program will launch a second session of the "Art After Work" concert series, titled "Culture Builds Community". Concerts will be October until December, admission is free.
39 UNI's Panther Marching Band grows for seventh consecutive year
Public Relations News Release 2014:57, p.1
9/23/2014 UNI Panther Marching Band (PMB), the largest student organization on campus, has grown for the seventh consecutive year. The band now has 330 members, the most in UNI history. Students do not have to major in music to participate.
40 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.
41 UNI Suzuki School announces beginning classes and parent orientation
Public Relations News Release 2014:4, p.1
7/16/2014 UNI Suzuki School invites parents and beginning music students to learn more about the Suzuki School program this August. The cost of classes is $102 and registration is due by August 1. Students will join the sessions starting August 21.
42 Music festival coming to the Hill
Shilhanek--Ian (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.5
5/1/2014 Nineteen bands will perform at three venues on one night for the second annual College Hill Music Festival. The festival will take place on May 3.
43 Singing a working song
Krogman--Kayla Jean (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.4
4/24/2014 Stonehill College professor Corey Dolgon had his UNI audience stand up and link hands while he sang "Solidarity Forever" as a part of his lecture on the U. S. labor movement.
44 Music streaming services lend flexibility to listeners
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.2
4/10/2014 Online streaming music providers have made accessibility to music more widespread. This is especially helpful to KULT radio. Online streaming providers provide cheap means of accessing music for the radio station; photo.
45 Bringing tunes to the Hill
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:42, p.1
3/6/2014 Talks about what the Hill has to offer. Students are able to eat, dance, sing, and listen to live music at various places on the Hill. These places include The Hydrant, The Octopus, and Gingers; photo.
46 Indie music festival coming to the HuB
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:25, p.9
11/22/2013 KULT and Slimbeast Productions are going to exhibit local indie artists on December 7 at The HuB. Tickets for the event are $8 dollars at the door and $5 with a student ID.
47 Arts fight for a seat in the classroom
McKone--Madison Elizabeth (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.3
10/18/2013 The author expresses the importance of fine arts in education. She also points out that decreases in funding and budget cuts are causing art classes to be eliminated from many schools. This is taking away an important aspect of a well-rounded education.
48 Tackling a new stage
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.12
10/1/2013 Justin Adams Kirk is attempting a career as a country music performer; biographical sketch; photo.
49 Bands take the stage at Octopus
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:9, p.1
9/27/2013 Pop quartet Annaliberia and electronic psychedelic folk band MR. NASTI performed at Octopus on College Hill; photo.
50 UNI Children's Choir to hold auditions
Public Relations News Release 2013:25, p.1
8/29/2013 The University of Northern Iowa Children's Choir is holding auditions. The group is composed of 80 to 90 second- through eighth-grade students. The group will perform locally and across the state.


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