You want music? The University of Iowa has what you’re looking for, with numerous performances scheduled Wednesday–Sunday, Oct. 5–9.
The following events are free and open to the public:
- Tubist Benjamin Pierce, a guest of the University of Iowa School of Music, will present a free recital at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the University Capitol Centre Recital Hall. Pierce is a faculty member at the University of Arkansas, where he directs the tuba/euphonium ensemble, and he is the editor of the Journal of the International Tuba Euphonium Association.
- Johnson County Landmark, a jazz orchestra under the direction of John Rapson that is devoted to the performance of original compositions by jazz masters past and present, will perform at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Mill in downtown Iowa City.
- Cellist Anthony Arnone, a faculty member in the University of Iowa School of Music, will be joined by New York pianist Christine Dore in a free recital at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7, in the Riverside Recital Hall. Dore, who teaches at C.W. Post University, is a founding member of the chamber ensemble Chamberosity and was on the faculty of the Stony Brook Music Festival. Read Arnone’s bio at www.uiowa.edu/~music//faculty_staff/profiles/arnone.shtml.
- Pianist Ksenia Nosikova, a University of Iowa School of Music faculty member, will continue to celebrate the Liszt Bicentennial during a free solo recital at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, in Riverside Recital Hall.
- The University of Iowa Chamber Orchestra will present a free concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9, in the new Coralville Performing Arts Center (www.coralvillearts.org). School of Music faculty member William LaRue Jones will be joined by graduate student conductors Chun-Ming Chen, Kira Horel, and Michael Wright, to direct performances.
- School of Music faculty member Nicole Esposito will be joined by Canadian flutist Michel Bellavance for a duo recital at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9, in Riverside Recital Hall.