What is MusicIC?

Where Music and Literature Meet


MusicIC is a free, four-concert chamber music festival which takes place in downtown Iowa City.  Enjoy concerts on Wednesday and Thursday nights at Trinity Episcopal Church, Friday night at the Englert Theater and Saturday morning at the Iowa City Public Library.  

Photo by Whitney Wright



MUSIC IC June 17-20, 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 7:30 pm, sponsored by Bradley & Riley PC

Trinity Episcopal Church
“Celebrating America”
Music by Dvorak, Copland and Barber

Thursday, June 18, 7:30 pm, supported by a donation from Doug & June True

Trinity Episcopal Church
“Love Rejected”
Music by Brahms and Janacek

Friday, June 19, 7:30 pm, sponsored by Hills Bank

The Englert Theatre
“Abundant Happiness: The Music of Robert and Clara Schumann”

Saturday, June 20, 10:30 am

Iowa City Public Library
A Family Concert


Click HERE to download the complete 2015 MusicIC program.


MusicIC Mission


Home of The University of Iowa’s Writers Workshop, International Writing Program and Summer Writing Festival, the UNESCO City of Literature, superb libraries and unique book shops, Iowa City’s rich literary tradition forms the backdrop for MusicIC and helps to shape its programming.

Under the direction of violinist Tricia Park, Judith Hurtig and Saffron Henke, MusicIC features musicians born or brought up in Iowa City who have the potential for or are embarked upon major careers in music. The festival also includes current and past University of Iowa faculty as well as brilliant young musicians from around the country.


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