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Scholarship Benefit Concert

Please join us for the University of Northern Iowa School of Music’s 40th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert!

Better Together

Click here to buy tickets! 

Click here to view the concert program! 

Click here to watch the livestream! 

Concert Performers and Reception Details

Friday, September 24, 2021, 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

We’re thrilled to welcome you back to the Great Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn for the return of our live, in-person Scholarship Benefit Concert: Better Together! Over the past year and a half, our student musicians and faculty artists have missed the deeply important connection with you, our audience and supporters. We truly believe this will be a special evening of reconnecting and celebrating with some exceptional music.

The concert will include performances by the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, UNI Opera, Wind Ensemble, UNI Singers, Concert Chorale, and Jazz Band One, with featured faculty artists Sean Botkin, Kramer Milan and Matthew Andreini.

Please note: in order to accommodate all comfort levels in a post-pandemic reception environment, we have elected to offer a limited cash bar and reduced our menu for the evening to the chocolate course only, served post-concert. Please visit the drink ticket table and bring your ticket to the bar to receive one complimentary beverage of your choice! Special Donors giving at the Patron level or higher will receive a special commemorative 40th anniversary souvenir, which they can present at the bar for unlimited refreshments.

Please join us for this exciting event and help to support student scholarships at UNI’s School of Music!

Becoming a Special Donor

The Scholarship Benefit Concerts have been raising scholarship funds for exceptionally talented music students and students in need since 1982. In addition to the income from tickets sales for the concerts, we have developed a network of community, small business, corporate and university-related donors. The extent of this support has been most gratifying to the students and faculty at UNI’s School of Music.

To allow us to continue the support we have provided in the past, please consider becoming a special donor.

To give online, visit the Scholarship Benefit Concert giving page

If you prefer to give by mail, please use this printable giving form and return to: 

UNI Foundation
Financial Services
121 Commons
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0239

To find out more about donor categories and benefits, please contact us. To make an even more lasting gift, please consider contributing to the endowment of the Scholarship Benefit Concert fund. For more information, contact the UNI Foundation at (319) 273-7727. 

Your support makes the difference and allows each student to excel at UNI! The 40th annual Scholarship Benefit Concert is a culmination of the School of Music’s long term dedication to excellence in preparing students to be successful musicians. Through your support, our students excel in achieving their goals!