New Music Festival The University of Northern Iowa School of Music will hold its fourth annual New Music Festival February 23-24, 2024. The UNI New Music Festival 2024 is poised to be a remarkable celebration of contemporary music, bringing together distinguished composers and performers in a showcase of innovation and creativity. Join us for this inspiring event, where the future of music unfolds in the heart of our campus.Festival Highlights:Concert 1: Faculty and Guest Ensemble PerformanceDate/Time: February 24, 3 p.m.Location: Davis Hall, Gallagher BluedornWhat to expect: This concert will present a blend of performances by the UNI Music Students and Faculty, as well as guest ensemble F-Plus. The concerts will feature a premiere from faculty composer Jon Schwabe.Concert 2 Faculty and Guest Ensemble PerformancesDate/Time: February 24, 8 p.m.Location: Davis Hall, Gallagher BluedornWhat to expect: This concert will present a blend of performances by the UNI Music Faculty as well as guest ensemble F-Plus. The concerts will feature premieres from composers Jeremy Beck and George Tsontakis.Other Festival EventsComposer Presentations:Jeremy Beck Date/Time: February 23, 2 p.m. Location: Russell Hall 147George Tsontakis Date/Time: February 23, 3 p.m. Location: Russell Hall 147Student Composer Readings:What to expect: F-Plus will do readings of student works and provide feedback. Date/Time: February 24, 10 a.m. to 12 noonLocation: TBAEach concert and presentation at the festival is a testament to the evolving world of new music, promising an array of auditory delights for all attendees. Come and immerse yourself in the innovative sounds and rhythms of today's musical landscape at the UNI New Music Festival 2024.All events are free and open to the public.Featured Faculty Artists Josh GrahamAmanda McCandlessChris AndersonSean BotkinDaniel SwilleyJon SchwabeMaddy TarantelliBrett CopelandNash RyderMichelle MonroeErik RohdeHannah Porter-OcceñaHeather PeytonMatt AndreiniGretchen BrumwellAlex Pershounin News & Events ☰ Menu Calendar of Events Festivals & Workshops expand or collapse menu All State Strings Workshop All State Wind, Brass and Percussion Workshop Band Day Bass Jamboree Clarinet Choir Day Elementary School Treble Festival Flute Day Horn Day Keyboard Day Low Brass Workshop Middle School Treble Festival Music Career Day New Music Festival Northern Festival of Bands Science of the Slide Tallcorn Jazz Festival - Registration Viola Festival Violin Festival Vocal Arts Festival We Sing Scholarship Benefit Concert Concert Program Archive Special Events and Series expand or collapse menu Amplify Engagement Joyce Gault Piano Concert Series Spotlight Series Amplify Inclusivity (2022-23) Meryl Norton Hearst Visiting Artist Series (2022-23) Summer Camps expand or collapse menu Amp Camp Camp Musicmania Jazz Combo Camp PMB High School Workshop String Chamber Music Camp Guest Artists F-PLUS About F-PLUS Jeremy Beck About Jeremy Beck George Tsontakis About George Tsontakis New Music Festival Committee UNI School of Music faculty plan and coordinate the annual New Music Festival. This year's committee members are: Josh GrahamHannah Porter-OcceñaErik RohdeDaniel Swilley Funding Funding to support F-Plus as guest ensemble for the NMF was generously provided by Angeleita Floyd.