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Billy Childs Quartet

Kinan Azmeh's CityBand

Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 6:30 pm and 9:00 pm

Syrian clarinetist Kinan Azmeh bridges cultures, musical styles, and ideas. A virtuoso soloist and improviser, he is also a sought-after composer whose work includes the score for The Iphigenia Project (presented in November by the UI's Partnership in the Arts program). The CityBand quartet includes guitar, bass, and percussion and explores jazz, classical music, and traditional music of Syria. Azmeh draws deeply from the well of influences, but his sound is purely his own.            

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Running Time

75 minutes, no intermission.

Strauss Hall,  Hancher, 141 Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52242


For this Hancher event, each University of Iowa or other college student must present their student ID to attend the performance with a student ticket.


There is a large surface lot adjacent to Hancher that is open for public parking after 4:30 pm on weekdays, and all day Saturdays and Sundays.  Note, however, that there are some metered spots in this lot that require payment at certain times, so please read any signage.


The main entrance is accessible to persons with disabilities, and is located on the south side of the building. Accessible parking spaces, hearing augmentation units, large-print playbills, and assistive technologies for the visually impaired are available at most events in the Hancher season. Please contact Hancher Accessibility Services at 319-335-1158 to arrange for individual needs at a specific event.

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