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1 UNI band director takes national stage
Pedersen--Grant (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:52, p.01
4/20/2023 UNI Wind Ensemble Director Danny Galyen has been inducted into the American Bandmasters Association. Grant Pedersen interviews some of Galyen's current students that praise the work he has done for them and the School of Music as well as Danny Galyen himself; photos.
2 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.
3 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.
4 Rod Library sells books for a bargain
Meyers--Trevor (Student-2021), Parr--Sam (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:28, p.01
12/8/2022 Rod Library sold over 8,000 books, music, and LPs to education students and/or teachers. This book sale was put on in efforts to help support the Teacher Education and Collaboration Hub (TEACH) project; photo.
5 UNI pep band to stay home
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:25, p.01
11/28/2022 UNI pep band will not be traveling to men and women's basketball conference tournaments this year due to budget cuts. Mallory Schmitz interviews associate director of bands Justin Mertz and UNI Athletics director David Harris to learn more about the budget cuts and how it is affecting the college; photo.
6 Panther Preview
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 119:10, p.05
9/29/2022 A timeline of events happening on campus next week. Some of the events include musical performances, the Traditions Challenge Amazing Race, and a Fall Colors Bike Ride.
7 UNI voice professor wins Grammy
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:50, p.01
4/18/2022 Professor Suzanne Henrix-Case wins a Grammy for the opera production "Akhnaten;" photos.
8 Percussion concert goes virtual
Kraft--Abigail (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:27, p.05
11/19/2021 UNI School of Music presents various percussion ensembles virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions.
9 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.
10 Symphony Orchestra holds winter concert
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:37, p.04
3/1/2021 The UNI Symphony Orchestra held their winter concert which showcased diverse composers.
11 Percussion concert goes virtual
Kraft--Abigail (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:27, p.05
11/19/2020 The Percussion Ensemble performs over Youtube; photos.
12 NISO performance, partially in-person
Vadhera--Aashita (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:22, p.01
11/2/2020 NISO performs their fall concert; photo.
13 Panther Portrait: Outdoor concert series
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Rublaitus--Lindy (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:16, p.05
10/12/2020 Panther Portrait of the Outdoor Concert Series; photos.
14 School of Music holds virtual strings workshop
Vadhera--Aashita (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.05
10/5/2020 The School of Music holds a strings workshop via Zoom for high school students; photo.
15 Panther Portrait: outdoor concert series
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:13, p.5
10/1/2020 The UNI jazz bands performed near the West Gym Tuesday, Sept. 29 and will perform again Wednesday, Oct. 9.
16 Panther Portrait: Grilling and games with Beta Nu
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:2, p.04
8/24/2020 The Beta Nu chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia hosted their "grilling and games" event while following social distancing guidelines.
17 Jazz combos present spring concert
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.01
2/27/2020 On Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m., the UNI Jazz combo groups performed in a Spring Concert.
18 Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series performs
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.05
2/17/2020 The music students performed in the McElroy Lobby of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) as part of the Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series on February 15; photo.
19 UNI hosts Family Weekend 2019
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.05
10/21/2019 UNI Family Weekend 2019 took place from October 18th to the 20th, with an opening reception held on Saturday morning; photo.
20 School of Music to perform Beethoven's 9th
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:52, p.04
4/25/2019 Choral groups and orchestral groups within the School of Music have collaborated together to present Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 "Choral."
21 Concert to celebrate end of WWI
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:22, p.04
11/8/2018 The School of Music will present 'ARMISTICE' in honor of the end of World War I.
22 Preview: UNI Women's Chorus reunion
Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:14, p.01
10/11/2018 The UNI Women's Chorus will be reunited with graduated alumna members to perform at the GBPAC
23 School of Music PRISM showcase
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:53, p.04
4/23/2018 The School of Music is hosting the second annual PRISM Showcase to showcase chamber music pieces.
24 School of Music petitions for tenured professor
Deering--Koree (Student--2018), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:52, p.01
4/19/2018 The students of the School of Music petition for a professor's tenure.
25 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.
26 TheatreUNI to present 'Hair' for 50th aniversary
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.04
2/22/2018 Sarah Hofmeyer reports on TheatreUNI's production of 'Hair' that is showing at Strayer Wood Theatre. TheatreUNI and the School of Music worked together to make the musical possible.
27 School of Music performs 'Dances'
Hines--Blair (Student--2018), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:31, p.5
1/25/2018 UNI Faculty and the School of Music presented a recital of the piece 'Dances;' photos.
28 West African Drum Ensamble
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:20, p.05
11/2/2017 The UNI West African Drum Ensemble (UNI-WADE) performed in the Maucker Union; the class is open to students of all majors regardless of music experience; photo.
29 School of Music benefit concert
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.04
9/28/2017 The School of Music (SOM) hosted their 36th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert. Many ensembles, both student and faculty, performed through out the night along with appearances from two successful UNI alumni flutists; photo.
30 Singers blooming just in time for spring
Jehn--Jakob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:43, p.1
3/12/2015 Choral singing is making a comeback in the School of Music; photo.
31 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.
32 Audience invited to participate in 'The Big Sing'
Public Relations News Release 2014:188, p.1
2/24/2015 UNI School of Music will host 'The Big Sing' on March 10, in the Great Hall in Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature UNI choirs, as well as Alice Parker as a special guest. This event is free and open to the public.
33 'UNI Day' to be held at Iowa Capitol Feb. 16
Public Relations News Release 2014:179, p.1
2/10/2015 UNI will host UNI Day at the Statehouse at the Capitol in Des Moines on February 16. The event will highlight UNI programs and inform legislators about the impact UNI has on the state.
34 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.
35 Holidays at Hearst
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:27, p.1
12/11/2014 The UNI Clarinet Ensemble played at the Hearst Center for the Arts for their holiday concert performance.
36 Panther portraits: chimes of Christmas
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:27, p.7
12/11/2014 Photos of musical performances around campus; photo.
37 "New home-grown music"
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.1
12/4/2014 Nine newly composed musical pieces were performed by their student creators in Davis Hall; photo.
38 UNI New Horizons Band to present winter concert
Public Relations News Release 2014:138, p.1
12/4/2014 UNI's New Horizons Band will perform a winter concert December 15, in the Great Hall of Gallagher Bluedorn. A reception will be held in the lobby following the concert, admission is free to this event.
39 UNI students earn top honors at district auditions
Public Relations News Release 2014:126, p.1
11/19/2014 UNI School of Music hosted the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) district student auditions November 7 and 8. UNI had 11 students receive top honors at the auditions.
40 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.
41 UNI School of Music to host 33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert
Public Relations News Release 2014:29, p.1
9/3/2014 The UNI School of Music is hosting the 33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert on September 26, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. All seats for the concert are reserved.
42 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.
43 UNI to host Midwest International Piano Competition June 1-7
Public Relations News Release 2013:280, p.1
5/27/2014 UNI School of Music and the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center will host the Midwest International Piano Competition on June 1, through June 7. The event is open to the public and piano enthusiasts.
44 Hit the right note on campus
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 7
5/1/2014 Speaks about the many music programs and clubs offered at UNI. Says auditions for many of the groups are held in the fall; photo.
45 UNI New Horizons Band to present spring concert
Public Relations News Release 2013:267, p.1
4/28/2014 UNI's New Horizons Band will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m., May 5, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). A reception will be held immediately following the concert; admission is free.
46 The UNI wind symphony to offer their last performance of the season
Public Relations News Release 2013:242, p.1
4/9/2014 UNI's Wind Symphony will have their last performance of the season offered as part of the UNI School of Music Spotlight Series. The concert will feature pieces with American, Australian, and Japanese roots.
47 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.
48 Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra embarks on concert tour of Brazil
Public Relations News Release 2013:206, p.1
3/13/2014 The Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will travel to Brazil to Caxias do Sul to work with students and faculty from Universidad de Caxias do Sul. A variety of ensemble concerts will be performed in Brazil.
49 'UNI Day' to be held at Iowa Capitol Feb. 24
Public Relations News Release 2013:181, p.1
2/18/2014 UNI will host UNI Day at the Statehouse at the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines. The even highlights UNI programs to express the importance of UNI to the state. Alumni are encouraged to attend.
50 UNI Spotlight Series presents the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra
Public Relations News Release 2013:182, p.1
2/18/2014 UNI Symphony Orchestra will present its pre-Brazil performance. Manfredo Schmiedt will guest conduct works from Brazilian composers. Tickets for this event are on sale now.

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