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UNI School of Music to host 30th annual Scholarship Benefit Concert

September 6, 2011

Caroline Boehmer, UNI School of Music, 319-273-2028,

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "World Tour!" will be the theme of the 30th annual Scholarship Benefit Concert hosted by the UNI School of Music. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 23,in the Great Hall at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at the University of Northern Iowa.

This year's concert will feature music by guest artist and School of Music Hall of Fame alumna Sheri Greenawald, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, the UNI Opera ensemble, Kaji-Daiko Taiko ensemble, Jazz Band One, faculty artists Sean Botkin and Jeff Brich, alumni performers from the UNI flute studio, UNI Symphonic Band with combined choirs, as well as the Northern Iowa Wind Symphony performing with the Varsity Men’s Glee Club and more.

Following the concert there will be hors d'oeuvres and music in the lobby, as well as post show performances featuring School of Music faculty and guest musicians in Davis Hall.

The Scholarship Benefit Concerts have been raising scholarship funds for exceptionally talented music students and students in need since 1982. All seats for the benefit concert are reserved. Individual tickets may be purchased in person at the Gallagher-Bluedorn box office, by calling 319-273-4TIX or 877-549-SHOW (7469) or at To become a special donor and receive complimentary tickets, contact the School of Music office at 319-273-2025.

For more information, contact Caroline Boehmer, UNI School of Music communications and operations coordinator, at 319-273-2028 or