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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 Uniting the community with song
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:29, p.01
1/19/2023 UNI's Community Music School (CMS) meets in Russell Hall and welcomes anyone from UNI students to Cedar Valley residence to participate in their choirs, bands or private lessons. This community gives UNI music students opportunities to teach and gain connections for their future careers. Bailey Klinkhammer interviews Heather Hamilton; photo.
3 A dazzling dance with Orchesis' fall show
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021), Dillon--Seterah (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:17, p.01
10/24/2022 Orchesis Dance Company performed their annual fall show in Bengtson Auditorium at Russell Hall last Saturday. Mallory Schmitz speaks with a few of the dancers and gives details about the performances; photo.
4 Best places to cry on campus
Brunsting--Olivia (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:1, p.07
8/25/2022 Olivia Brunsting lists some of the best places to cry on campus including Botanical Center, Rod Library, and music practice rooms.
5 Preview: Love a Donor Week
Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:34, p.04
2/10/2020 UNI's eighth annual Love a Donor Week is February 10-14 and includes multiple opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to write thank-you notes to university donors at various locations across campus.
6 A very happy jazz performance
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:30, p.04
1/27/2020 Christopher's Very Happy Band (CVH.B) preformed in Russell Hall's Bengtson Auditorium featuring jazz compositions from their second album. The bands intention is to make jazz a comfortable listening experience for all. CVH.B's band members consist of Christopher Merz, Mike Conrad, both UNI Music Staff and UNI Alumni. Guest appearances from Drew Morton and Dave Teide. Dakota Anderson, music education senior and UNI percussion instructor Matthew Andrenid also preformed; photo.
7 No 'frets' for UNI Ukulele Club
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.05
11/14/2019 The UNI Ukulele Club is a club where students with or without a musical background can come and learn how to play one. The club began in 2018 by Kevin Droe, associate professor of music. The club meets every Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 and club members have even played formal concerts.
8 Panther Portrait: Orchesis & IDT Show
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:16, p.05
10/24/2019 The UNI Dance Program kicked off Family Weekend festivities with its annual fall showcase. The sister dance companies Orchesis and International Dance Theatre (IDT) performed in the Bengtson Auditorium at Russell Hall. The showcase held performances ranging from tap dancing to hip-hop to traditional Russian folk dance. Many of the performances held were choreographed by the students themselves.
9 Orchesis & IDT perform at fall show
Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:18, p.01
10/25/2018 IDT Dance Company and Orchesis Dance Company presented their fall recital.
10 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.
11 Orchesis and IDT fall show
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:17, p.05
10/23/2017 Orchesis and International Dance Theatre (IDT) hosted their annual fall show. There is an overview of the show; photo.
12 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.
13 False Alarm
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:22, p.2
11/13/2014 Russell Hall was evacuated due to a pulled fire alarm, the alarmed turned out to be false and had been pulled by accident.
14 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.
15 Fun activities planned for UNI's Family Weekend
Public Relations News Release 2014:84, p.1
10/14/2014 UNI will host events and activities for students, parents, and family members of all ages during Family Weekend, October 17 through October 19. Multiple activities are taking place over the span of the weekend.
16 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.
17 UNI to host inclusion and communication conference
Public Relations News Release 2013:268, p.1
4/28/2014 UNI will host the 2014 Midwest Summer Institute: Inclusion and Communication for All on June 23, and June 24, in Russell Hall.
18 UNI Dept. of Art and Dept. of Music to present the work of Tim Lowly and Karima Walker
Public Relations News Release 2013:116, p.1
11/7/2013 UNI will present an artist lecture and musical performance by Tim Lowly and Karima Walker. Tim Lowly will speak about his paintings. Following the lecture, Loly and Karima Walker will present a musical performance.
19 UNI's dance troupes to host fall performance
Public Relations News Release 2013:83, p.1
10/8/2013 Orchesis and the International Dance theatre will present their annual fall dance concert. The companies will perform a variety of dance styles. The event is free and open to the public.
20 UNI Suzuki School will hold August orientation and pre-instrument sessions
Public Relations News Release 2013:5, p.1
7/10/2013 UNI's Suzuki School will be welcoming parents and new students to learn more about the program. Young students can learn more about string instruments and music.
21 UNI to host international conference on violence and religion
Public Relations News Release 2013:3, p.1
7/8/2013 UNI will host this year's Colloquium on Violence and Religion. This years conference will focus on the impact of industrial agriculture on the ecosystem. Whitney Bauman and Mark Wallace will both speak on how religion has impacted the natural world.
22 I Spy at UNI
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:37, p.2
2/22/2013 Mystery photo of the week awaiting identification. No one was able to identify last weeks photo. It was an instrument in Russell Hall; photo.
23 I spy at UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:29, p.2
1/25/2013 Mystery photo looks for identification. No one was able to identify the previous photo. The picture was an instrument in a display case in the Russell Hall lobby.
24 UNI Suzuki School fall registration announced
Public Relations News Release 2012:28, p.1
8/16/2012 Interested students and family are asked to stop in Russell Hall. Registration forms will be available. Teachers and staff will be available. Student demonstrations will be performed.
25 Celebrating 50 years of excellence in music education at Russell Hall
Northern Iowa Today 95:2, p.20
6/1/2012 2012 is the fiftieth anniversary of Russell Hall; recently underwent a major renovation program; photo.
26 UNI School of Music celebrates 50 years at Russell Hall
Public Relations News Release 2011:305, p.1
5/4/2012 Russell Hall is still called "the music building", as it was called back in the 1960s. The first concert was held in the building in May of 1962.
27 UNI Children's Choir to perform spring concert
Public Relations News Release 2011:296, p.1
4/25/2012 Bengston Auditorium in Russell Hall will host the Chidren's Choir. The event is free and open to the public.
28 I Spy at UNI
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:51, p.3
4/17/2012 Where is this located on campus? The previous photo was not identified, but was of Russell Hall; photo.
29 The tuba is strong with this one
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:51, p.6
4/17/2012 UNITuba ensemble performed "Tuba Wars: A Parody with Music" in Davis Hall. A take off on "Star Wars"; the performance was well received; photo.
30 An alumnus' thoughts on UNI budget cuts
Hinton--Jon M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.4
3/2/2012 The thought that his university would have to cut costs brought a harsh reality to Jonathan Hinton. Many statistics are shared, including the doubling of tuition between 1997 and 2007 to make up for lack of funding from Des Moines.
31 New building hours create conflict for music majors
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:18, p.1
10/28/2011 Practice time for music majors must be adjusted due to the closure of buildings at 2:00AM. Student and building safety were cited as the reason for the changes. Buildings are open and monitored for 116 hours per week.
32 School of Music's new hours create controversy
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.1
10/7/2011 New building hours have been put into effect with students trained and hired by the Department of Public Safety monitoring each building. Other alternatives are being investigated; photo.
33 I Spy at UNI
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:52, p.1
4/22/2011 Faculty, staff, and students challenged to identify to location of the mystery photo. The photo in the previous issue was located in Russell Hall; photo.
34 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.
35 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.
36 UNI announces free jazz concerts on Mondays
Public Relations News Release 2010:61, p.1
9/21/2010 The "Four-Letter Word: Jazz" series, organized by Michael Conrad, a music education jazz and composition theory major from Cedar Falls, features various musicians from the School of Music. Anyone who wishes to perform can sign up in Russell Hall.
37 UNI dance troupes to perform
Public Relations News Release 2010:66, p.1
9/21/2010 Orchesis will perform a variety of contemporary pieces, ranging from jazz to modern styles. The International Dance Theatre will perform traditional styles like clogging, ballroom, and Scottish dancing.
38 Northern Iowa Junior Orchestra seeking members
Public Relations News Release 2010:36, p.1
9/7/2010 This orchestra is for string students in grades 6 through 8 and meets regularly from 5 to 7 p.m. on Fridays for rehearsals. Students must have the recommendation of their school orchestra or private lesson instructor. Tom Schilke is the music director.
39 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.
40 Register now for UNI workshop on managing your boss; Enrolment deadline is March 30
Public Relations News Release 2009:345, p.1
3/22/2010 Workshop articipants will practice managing expectations and priorities to improve their working relationship with their boss and advance their performance. Jim Hogan, human resources consultant, will facilitate the workshop.
41 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."
42 University of Northern Iowa Bass Studio holds winter concert
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:35, p.1
2/12/2010 Russell Hall hosted the Winter Bass Concert; photo.
43 UNI Suzuki School announces winter and spring class schedule
Public Relations News Release 2009:199, p.1
12/4/2009 The class will start in January for students ages 4 to 7 who are interested in violin lessons. Limited lesson times are available for older students and adults in violin and viola.
44 UNI School of Music welcomes guest artist Richard Sherman for performance and master class
Public Relations News Release 2009:113, p.1
10/9/2009 Sherman, professor of flute at the Michigan State University College of Music, is active as a soloist, orchestral musician and recitalist. He is principal flute with the Chautauqua (New York Symphony Orchestra and the Lansing Symphony Orchestra.
45 Pauline Barrett establishes $1.5 million endowed scholarship fund for UNI students
Public Relations News Release 2009:93, p.1
10/1/2009 Barrett, a well-known Waterloo philanthropist, is continuing her generosity to the college and her gift has established the Pauline R. Barrett Endowed Scholarship Fund to support students from the Cedar Valley who attend the College.
46 UNI School of Music welcomes guest lecturere as part of 'Musically Speaking' lecture series, Oct. 8
Public Relations News Release 2009:87, p.1
9/29/2009 "Fields of Opportunity: The Musical Performance of 'Trans-local' Identities among the Bosnian Refugee Community of Waterloo, Iowa," is the title of the lecture to be given by guest lecturer Ryan Haynes at the School of Music.
47 UNI Dance Companies to Present Family Weekend Concerts
Public Relations News Release 2009:85, p.1
9/28/2009 Orchesis is one of the oldest student groups on the campus, having been organized during the 1926-1927 academic year. International Dance Theatre is the performing group of the Folk and Ballroom Dancers, which was founded in 1957. Students listed.
48 UNI School of Music welcomes guest artists The Verdehr Trio for performance and master classes
Public Relations News Release 2009:73, p.1
9/23/2009 The Verdehr Trio will be presenting master classes for clarinet, violin, and piano. The Trio has concentrated on molding and defining the personality of the violin-clarinet-piano trio for more than 30 years.
49 UNI Foundation; making an impact for 50 years
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.8
9/1/2009 Brief history of the Foundation, which was established in 1959, with $14,000 in assets from the Alumni Association and the Seerley Foundation; raised $18 million last year; a look at some of the work that it funds; photo.
50 UNI's Suzuki School now accepting applications
Public Relations News Release 2008:618, p.1
8/3/2009 The school offers Suzuki method music instruction with teachers for students of all ages including adult students and all levels in violin, viola, cello, harp and flute. The Suzuki guitar will also be added to the curriculum this fall.


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