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Crème de la Crème 2014

Event Date: May, 02 2014

Event Times: 7:30 pm

Friends of the Gallagher-Bluedorn is proud to present its annual showcase of outstanding Cedar Valley performers on Friday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.

Crème de la Crème is a performance made up of local artists that donate their talent and time for the benefit of programming at the Gallagher-Bluedorn.

The scheduled performers include:
* Jazz Orchestra from Independence High School under the direction of David Lang
*  Trio showcasing UNI’s Professor of Voice, Soprano Jean McDonald; UNI’s Associate Professor of Viola and Music Theory and Associate Director of Graduate Studies, violist Dr. Julia Bullard; and UNI’s Assistant Professor of Vocal Coaching and Collaborative Pianist, Dr. Korey Barrett
*  UNI Associate Professor of Music, Dr. Amanda McCandless on clarinet soloing with the Northern Iowa Clarinet Quartet including Nicholas Carlo, Molly Fewell, Hayley Graham, and Laura Rodriguez
*  The George Jazz Trio from Cedar Rapids
*  UNI Men’s Varsity Brass Quintet featuring Cory Schmitt and Matt Gaunitz on trumpets, Nick Wills on horn, Brian Crew on trombone and Brett Copeland on tuba
* The Five Grands, five artists playing on five grand pianos, featuring: UNI’s Associate Professor of Piano, Dr. Dmitri Vorobiev; UNI’s Associate Professor of Piano, Sean Botkin; UNI’s Adjunct Professor of Piano, Dr. Polina Khatsko; UNI’s Music Instructor, Serena Hou; and Dr. Korey Barrett.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for youth 18 years old and under.  Tickets are available at any UNItix outlet or by calling 319-273-4849.  Ticket office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday.
The Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center is at 8201 Dakota Street in Cedar Falls.

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