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Scholarship Benefit Concert

Please join us for the University of Northern Iowa School of Music’s first-ever VIRTUAL Scholarship Benefit Concert!

A Platinum Celebration – 20 Years at the Gallagher Bluedorn

Concert Performers and Reception Details

Friday, September 25, 2020, 7:30 p.m. online 



While we wish that we could share a concert hall experience with all of you, we hope that you will join us online for a safe, socially distant musical adventure for the virtual 39th annual Scholarship Benefit Concert featuring exceptional performances by faculty musicians and more. We’re excited for the opportunity to showcase our programs and performers while utilizing the Gallagher Bluedorn’s fantastic four-camera technology, as well as its outstanding audio capabilities.

The concert will include performances by faculty artists Vakhtang Kodanashvili, piano, Steve Koh, violin, Kramer Milan, percussion, Hannah Porter Occeña, flute, Daniel Swilley, electronic music, jazz faculty artists, Opera UNI and more! 

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 39th 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!