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UNI School of Music participates in global carillon performance and premiere

Posted on Friday, November 15th, 2019

The UNI School of Music Guild of Carillonneurs participated in a worldwide collaborative live performance and world premiere of a new composition for carillon on November 13, 2019. The event, planned as part of the launch of the 2019 Nordic Music Days held in Norway, grew into a worldwide event when composer Ellen Lindquist began reaching out to churches, colleges and towns throughout the world, inviting them to participate in the global premiere of her new work “The Sacredness of Trees” for carillon.  

2019 Instrumental Concerto Competition Finals Results

Posted on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Novmebr 4, 2019 was the final round of the 2019 Instrumental Concerto Competition. Congratulations to all of the performers for a wonderful concert.

The results are:

FIRST PLACE: Mackenzie Dugger, flute
SECOND PLACE: Donovan Klutho, tuba
THIRD PLACE: Abigail Moore, violin

Mackenzie Dugger will perform the first movement of Mike Mower's Concerto with the Wind Ensemble in the spring of 2020. 

Many thanks to the judges for the evening: Danny Galyen, Rebecca Burkhardt, Alex Pershounin, Julia Bullard, and Heather Peyton.