UNI New Horizons Band to present fall concert

November 17, 2017

Diana Blake, director, New Horizons Band, 319-352-3007, diana.blake@uni.edu

Heather Hamilton, director, Community Music School, 319-273-2142, heather.hamilton@uni.edu

Caroline Francis, communication and operations coordinator, UNI School of Music, 319-273-2028, caroline.francis@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s New Horizons Band will perform a fall concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 11, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the UNI campus.

The band will present a variety of musical selections, including a holiday sing-along led by Abby and Travis Turpin, and selections featuring the UNI Euphonium studio. The UNI Biscotti Brass ensemble will provide pre-concert entertainment.

The New Horizons Band is sponsored by the UNI School of Music and the UNI Community Music School. The group includes 90 musicians who range in age from 50 to 100 years old with various musical backgrounds that travel from all over Iowa to rehearse and perform. Diana Blake, retired music educator and director of the New Horizons Band, encourages interested musicians to join the group. 

For more information, contact Blake at 319-352-3007 or Heather Hamilton, director of the Community Music School, at 319-273-2142.