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1 UNI School of Music to present world premiere opera: "The Beehive"
Guthrie--Peyton (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:45, p.04
3/27/2023 The UNI School of Music is performing "The Beehive" an opera written by Jorge Sosa and Melisa Tien on March 30th and 31st in Bengtson Auditorium in Russell Hall. Peyton Guthrie writes more details of the opera; photo.
2 UNI School of Music to present 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'
Public Relations News Release 2015:160, p.1
1/28/2015 The performances will be held on February 6th and 7th in Russell Hall on the UNI campus. These performances will feature the UNI Opera Ensemble and will also feature the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra.
3 UNI School of Music to present Opera Sneak Preview: 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'
Public Relations News Release 2014:115, p.1
11/10/2014 UNI School of Music will present a sneak preview of the upcoming Opera Gala performance of "The Merry Wives of Windor." The performance is November 21, in Bengston Auditorium in Russell Hall. Admission to the performance is free.
4 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.
5 Panther portraits: UNI Opera Scenes Performance
Mattila--Kaimi (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:26, p.4
12/6/2013 Photographs from the UNI Opera Scenes Performance; photo.
6 Music students bring 'Opera Gala' to GBPAC
Rubenbauer--Andrew (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:38, p.5
2/26/2013 The School of Music brought opera to UNI with the 'Opera Gala.' The audience met various forms within the world of opera.
7 UNI School of Music and Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center to present opera gala
Public Relations News Release 2012:195, p.1
2/7/2013 The School of Music, along with the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, are presenting an opera gala. The gala will showcase the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, the UNI Concert Chorale, faculty artists, and student soloists.
8 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theatre to hold auditions for 'Merchant of Venice'
Public Relations News Release 2012:127, p.1
10/31/2012 Strayer-Wood Theatre will hold auditions for production "Merchant of Venice". Auditions are open to UNI students and include two-minute monologue from a Shakespeare play.
9 Scholarship benefit concert held for UNI School of Music
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:11, p.4
10/2/2012 Thirty-first annual scholarship benefit concert was deemed a success. Various UNI ensembles and faculty performed to raise money.
10 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.
11 There's still magic in that old flute
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:32, p.5
1/31/2012 School of Music presents "The Magic Flute". The performance was well received. The only drawback mentioned was the use of subtitles, since German was the language spoken.
12 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.
13 UNI School of Music to present 'Die Fledermaus'
Tant--Cassandra Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:29, p.4
1/21/2011 Strauss comedic opera will be performed in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Talented students will be performing.
14 UNI School of Music presents 'Riders to the Sea' and 'Prima Donna'
Public Relations News Release 2009:329, p.1
3/12/2010 The Opera and the Symphony Orchestra will perform "Riders to the Sea," a short one-act opera by Ralph Vaughan Williams, based on the play by Irish playwright John Millington Synge. They will also perform the one-act opera, "Prima Donna."
15 UNI School of Music student continues success in summer program at Santa Fe Opera
Public Relations News Release 2008:612, p.1
7/22/2009 Kyle Albertson, from Ankeny, earned his Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance in 2002. He received his Master of Music from DePaul University, and went on to perform with several opera companies including the Chicago Opera Theater.
16 UNI School of Music students succeed in summer program at San Francisco Opera Center
Public Relations News Release 2008:590, p.1
6/26/2009 One student and two alumnae are celebrating a successful summer as they take part in the Merola Opera Program.Merola participants, approximately 24 singers, five apprentice coaches and one stage director, receive intensive training for 11 weeks.
17 UNI student sings at Metropolitan Opera
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:38, p.13
2/24/2009 Kate Crist, a vocal music graduate student, performed in New York City. The trip and performance opportunity resulted from winning the Upper Midwest Regional Metropolitan Opera national Council auditions; photo.
18 Panther Portraits
Long--Rachel Paige (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:21, p.3
11/11/2008 Scenes from a basketball game and Chinese opera workshop; photo.
19 Metropolitan Opera coming to a movie theatre near you
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:6, p.10
9/19/2008 College Square Theatre will continue to show screening of New York City's Metropolitan Opera beginning September 22. The screenings are sponsored by Iowa Public Radio.
20 UNI Symphony Orchestra
Northern Iowan 104:36, p.11
2/19/2008 Rebecca Burkhardt conducts orchestra during Theatre UNI's production of The Crucible; photo.
21 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/12/2007 A Valentine-themed opera performance will be presented by the Lyric Opera Ensemble Tuesday, February 13.
22 Theatre UNI and the UNI School of Music to present double-bill opera
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/9/2006 "La Serva Padrona" and "Gianni Schicchi" will be presented at Strayer-Wood Theatre, list of cast and crew given.
23 'Demon Barber' in GBPAC
Schindel--Christine (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 101:52, p.14
4/19/2005 "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" will be performed at the GBPAC April 23rd and 24th.
24 U-N-I is all about A-R-T this April; April rains with artistic talent
McKenzie--JoLynn (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:47, p.11
4/2/2004 Arts in April event begins April 3 at Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.
25 UNI opera impresses all
Blodgett--Clifford L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:41, p.11
3/2/2004 Review of Aaron Copeland's "The Tender Land", performed by the School of Music.
26 Satisfy your appetite with "Opera a la Carte"
Kirkpatrick--Tashana Nicole (Class of 2005)
Northern Iowan 99:53, p.9
4/25/2003 "A Sampling of Operatic Treats" will be performed by Theatre UNI members.
27 UNI School of Music presents an evening of opera scenes, Tuesday, April 29
Public Relations News Release 2002:493, p.1
4/25/2003 "Opera A La Carte: A Sampling of Operating 'Treats' " will be hosted by School of Music; student participants are listed.
28 UNI graduate in music wins opera audition
Public Relations News Release 2002:413, p.1
3/31/2003 Molly Stehn took first place in the Iowa District Metropolitan Opera Audition and is now a finalist in the Palm Beach Opera National Competition.
29 "Magic Flute" opera combines students and professionals
Paulis--Beth (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:21, p.13
11/13/2001 The UNI School of Music Opera Program presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute"; photo.
30 La Perichole, fairy tale to life
Taylor--Megan E. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 97:39, p.9
2/20/2001 Theatre UNI presents the operetta, La Perichole; photo.
31 Media Advisory: interview/photo ooportunity with opera star Shirley Verrett-Nov. 10
Public Relations News Release 2000:294, p.1
11/9/2000 Renowned opera singer Shirley Verrett presents a master class in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.
32 UNI hosts acclaimed opera singer Verrett
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 97:19, p.2
10/31/2000 Shirley Verrett will present a master class.
33 UNI hosts renowned opera singer
Public Relations News Release 2000:124, p.1
10/17/2000 Renowned opera singer Shirley Verrett will present a master class for UNI students as well as the public in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.
34 UNI grad student wins national opera award
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:37, p.2
2/15/2000 Veronica Mitina wins regional award.
35 University of Northern Iowa graduate student wins Metropolitan Opera National Council award
Public Relations News Release 1999:238, p.1
2/8/2000 Veronica Mitina won the Metropolitan Opera National Council, Upper Midwest Region award and the Martha Ellen Tye Career Development Award.
36 Harolyn Blackwell, opera star
Public Relations News Release 1999:0, p.1
11/1/1999 Harolyn Blackwell will visit UNI to give a master class to students in the School of Music.
37 University of Northern Iowa Symphony takes to the airwaves with 'Halloween Hoopla'
Public Relations News Release 1999:104, p.1
10/28/1999 Saturday, October 30, Iowa Public Television will air its production of UNI's Symphony Orchestra's "Halloween Hoopla". Don Rierson will hold opera theatre workshop for children.
38 Not your typical opera; "Marriage of Figaro" making its appearance at UNI
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:41, p.11
3/2/1999 Performances of play will begin this Thursday and continue through Sunday; photo.
39 Opera recreates tale of mother's love, family's hatred
Deibler--Molly (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 94:30, p.14
1/23/1998 UNI Lyric Theatre's opera "Suor Angelica" will be performed this weekend in Russell hall; photo.
40 Estes rocks foundation of auditorium, audience; Iowa native unleashes opera voice at UNI
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 94:14, p.15
10/17/1997 Simon Estes gives concert to large audience; photo.
41 International opera star to perform tomorrow
Hengstenberg--Jennifer A. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 94:13, p.10
10/14/1997 Simon Estes will give concert.
42 Teaching minority students about the opera
Public Relations News Release 1996:158, p.1
11/18/1996 Minority students from Iowa high schools participated in a master class taught by Metropolitan Opera star George Shirley.
43 Kjar selected to perform with national opera company
Northern Edition 2:8, p.5
3/9/1994 UNI student David Kjar will perform with Ohio company; photo.
44 Tenor soars to top award
Northern Iowan 90:43, p.9
3/8/1994 Patrick Sobolik places first in opera competition.
45 Opera workshop to bring Mozart to stage
Maass--Marcy R.
Northern Iowan 90:15, p.10
10/19/1993 Will present Cosi Fan Tutte; photo.
46 Italian delight
Halverson--Steven A. (Classes of 1989 and 1996)
Northern Iowan 89:27, p.9
12/4/1992 A review of UNI's theater production of "Gianni Schicchi"
47 Opera closes fall season; fat lady sings:
Northern Iowan 89:24, p.8
11/20/1992 Lyric Theatre will perform Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi"; photo.
48 Aria concert presented by School of Music
Little--Todd Alan (Classes of 1993 and 1996)
Northern Iowan 88:23, p.9
11/19/1991 Program of performances.
49 "Masque" is wonderfully eerie; theatre review
Funcke--Jill A. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 86:47, p.2
3/27/1990 A review of the opera "Masque of Red Death."
50 "Masque" is an opera with a deadly twist
Northern Iowan 86:44, p.10
3/9/1990 Peter Hamlin talks about the score and sound effects that he is composing for an opera taken from "Masque of the Red Death".


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