Monthly Archives: September 2007

Hancher, Homecoming and Oktoberfest

Wednesday night, the University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra performed an all-Russian program at Hancher Auditorium. I am pretty picky about orchestras, and afterall it is a student ensemble – but I have to say it was a fantastic concert! Each … Continue reading

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Iowa City Brewfest and “Music at the Museum”

This weekend, I enjoyed two completely different experiences: the Iowa City Brewfest and Music at the Museum. The latter is a really nice chamber music series at the UI Museum of Art organized and hosted by my colleague and friend, … Continue reading

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Peninsula Park – for the dogs (and frisbees)

If you have a dog, and live in the Iowa City/Coralville area, you should definitely visit the Johnson County Dog Park. For a $25 annual fee, you can visit this brand new 12-acre park, located in peninsula park, bordering the … Continue reading

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The Lemme Carnival

Yesterday, we attended the Carnival at Lemme Elementary which is an annual Fall fundraiser held on the playground.Volunteers man ticket booths, carnival-style games, and concessions and hundreds of kids and family show up. It was a bit cool for a … Continue reading

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Euphonium Vacancy – Army Field Band

I just received notification of a euphonium vacancy in the Concert Band of The U.S. Army Field Band, in Washington D.C. It is an excellent group, and offers a good salary and benefits. For more information, visit their website here. … Continue reading

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Final Project Guidelines – Fall 2007

For your final project this semester, I have assigned something that will expose you to artistic disciplines other than your own. Teams of two or three members of the studio will attend five events and speak briefly about their experiences … Continue reading

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Coralville Reservoir Hike

We just returned from a very pleasant hike on the trails around Coralville Reservoir, Woodpecker Nature Trail & Squire Point. It was a glorious day, the kind that make you love September. Staring up at the sunlit canopy of leaves … Continue reading

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