No shortage of music events Oct. 5–9

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
  • 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 ( 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.

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