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UNI Suzuki School announces Northern Iowa Junior Orchestra season

September 11, 2013

Cathy Craig, coordinator, Suzuki School, 319-273-2508,

Caroline Boehmer, communication & operations coordinator, School of Music, 319-273-2028,

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

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Suzuki School has announced plans for the upcoming Northern Iowa Junior Orchestra season. Advanced string students in grades five through eight are encouraged to audition. The fee for the year is $140.

The orchestra is conducted by Tom Schilke. Students will present a concert at UNI and at northeast Iowa schools in April. The orchestra rehearses on Friday evenings from 5 to 7 at Russell Hall, once per month in October, November and December, and every Friday from January through April.

Auditions will be held on Friday, Sept. 20. Audition forms and additional information are available at or by request. Contact Cathy Craig, Suzuki School coordinator, at or 319-273-2508 to schedule an audition time.