Iowa Alumni Magazine | December 2005 | Reviews

In Site: Hancher iTunes

By Shelbi Thomas

Hancher itunes screen shot

Not sure which Hancher event to attend? An innovative feature on the auditorium’s website can help you decide. Simply download the free iTunes software (available at and then sample audio selections of this season’s highlights.

Choose from 30 tracks divided into musical categories including jazz, world, classical, chamber, and Broadway. Then, if you like what you hear, you can download the songs for 99 cents each onto your computer or iPod. Styles range from ABBA’s infectious disco to the haunting operatic voice of Renée Fleming.

Whether you discover a new artist or delight in an old favorite, celebrate another season at Hancher with this website that lets you play before you pay.