The University of Iowa

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.

WorldCanvass - Wellspring: The Power of Partnerships

This live WorldCanvass event will feature a short performance by Step Afrika! as well as an interview with company founder C. Brian Williams among other festivities.

Hancher will host WorldCanvass on September 10 for an outdoor celebration of community. Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teague will join Chuck Swanson of Hancher, Russell Ganim of International Programs, and a host of performers and artists including Brian Williams of Step Afrika! and sculptor Colette Hosmer in an exploration of the power of partnerships to enrich and enliven community life. 

Free Demonstration Event

Dancers from American Ballet Theatre will teach some ballet movement for everyone and will also share some of the choreography that will be part of the evening’s performance.

Right: Jacob Clerico in Indestructible Light (Photo: Todd Rosenberg Photography)

Lift Every Voice: Athletes, Artists, and the Movement for Social Justice

Join members of the DC-based dance company Step Afrika!, the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, for a discussion on Zoom about the Stono Rebellion, the Negro Act of 1740, and the shared lessons dancers and athletes can learn from the Drumfolk* who used their bodies to fight for justice so many years ago. Presented by Hancher Auditorium, in partnership with UI Athletics. This event is free and open to all. Please follow the link to register for the conversation beforehand.