UNI School of Music

Cursive text that reads "School of Music" and links to the homepage

Apply Now 

 

Spotlight Series Concerts

Spotlight Series

Each year, the UNI School of Music proudly showcases a variety of ensembles and individual performances in our Spotlight Series. These performances consistently offer the highest quality musical performances featuring student, faculty and guest performers. From orchestral to jazz, opera to bands, join us for the series and experience something for everyone! All Spotlight Series concerts are ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX or click here

Ticket prices for the 2020-21 Spotlight series are $15 for adults, $5 for non-UNI students. UNI students are admitted for FREE with their UNI ID card. 

For more information, call (319) 273-2028.

PLEASE NOTE: Our Spotlight Series will be held in spring 2021 only. No Spotlight Series events are scheduled for the fall 2020 semester. 

 

Spotlight Series Concert: Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. 
Great Hall, GBPAC

The Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will present its second appearance on the Spotlight Series. Conductor Erik Rohde returns to the podium for the first Spotlight Series concert of the spring 2021 term. 

Spotlight Series Concert: UNI Choirs Concert

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. 
Great Hall, GBPAC

Student musicians from UNI choirs will appear in this spring Spotlight Series performance. Conductors John Len Wiles and Amy Kotsonis will lead the choirs. Choral music enthusiasts are in for an exciting evening! 

Spotlight Series Concert: Jazz Band Two

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. 
Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Jazz enthusiasts will be excited to see two exceptional performances on our Spotlight Series this spring. The first will feature faculty artist Michael Conrad leading UNI's Jazz Band Two in their spring concert, with repertoire and soloists to be announced. 

Spotlight Series Concert: Wind Ensemble

Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. 
Great Hall, GBPAC

Conductor Danny Galyen will lead the Wind Ensemble in their final spring concert for 2021. You won't want to miss it!

Spotlight Series Concert: Jazz Band One

Friday, April 23, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. 
Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Jazz up your spring with the final jazz feature on our spring Spotlight Series! Christopher Merz will lead UNI's premiere jazz ensemble Jazz Band One in their spring concert, with repertoire and soloists to be announced. 

Spotlight Series Concert: Symphonic Band 

Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. 
Great Hall, GBPAC

Conductor Justin Mertz will lead the UNI Symphonic Band in the grand finale performance of the 2020-21 Spotlight Series. The performance literature for Symphonic Band includes the standard repertoire for wind band as well as new and contemporary compositions. Come and enjoy!