Diana Blake, director, New Horizons Band, 319-352-3007
Heather Hamilton, director, Community Music School, 319-273-2142
Caroline Francis, communication and operations coordinator, UNI School of Music, 319-273-2028
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s New Horizons Band will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 30, 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 "Slidin’ Saints," featuring the New Horizons trombone section, "The Magnificent Seven" and the "Horns A-Hunting," featuring the New Horizons Horn section. The UNI Percussion Studio will also present a performance of "Stubernic" by Mark Ford.
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 50-100 years old, with various musical backgrounds who travel from all over Iowa to rehearse and perform. Diana Blake, retired music educator and director of the New Horizons Band, said new members are welcome to join the group.
For more information, contact Blake at 319- 352-3007 or Heather Hamilton, director of Community Music School, at 319-273-2142.