The University of Iowa

Leslie Odom, Jr.

Leslie Odom, Jr. is a multifaceted, award-winning vocalist, songwriter, author, and actor. Odom most recently starred in the critically acclaimed Amazon film adaptation of One Night in Miami… in which he performed the songs of legendary singer Sam Cooke.

Too Many Zooz

The members of Too Many Zooz call their music “brasshouse.” And the name is apt because Too Many Zooz is raucous, brassy, and more than able to bring the house down.

A Master Class with Hermitage Piano Trio

The members of Hermitage Piano Trio will work with student musicians from the UI School of Music. This master class is free and open to the public to observe.

10:00 am–10:40 am
Genesis Trio
Loeffler: Rhapsody No. 2 for viola, oboe, & piano

10:40 am–11:20 am
Consonant Quartet
Schubert: String Quartet (“Death and the Maiden”); 1st mov.

11:20 am–12:00 pm
Polymnia Trio
Turina: Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 76; 1st & 2nd mov.

UI Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops Concert

The University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra is proud to present its first ever Holiday Pops Celebration, featuring sparkling symphonic holiday tunes, jazzy vocal selections, festive film music, and a collaboration with the Preucil School of Music. Catchy songs are sure to be fun for the whole family as the Symphony Orchestra performs new works and holiday classics from around the world under the direction of Dr. Mélisse Brunet.

Las Cafeteras

Committed to a creative combination of musical heritages—and to social justice—this band from East LA is a Hancher favorite of the first order. Their performances are always a joyous celebration.