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calendar icon24 Mar 2017    

Vivaldi, Haydn, Piston to be featured at Philharmonia performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra will be performing music by Vivaldi, Haydn, and Walter Piston during its performance on Friday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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calendar icon24 Mar 2017    

Viola Studio performance coming soon to Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Viola Studio will perform on Wednesday, April 5 at 5 p.m. in the Westbrook Music Building’s Recital Hall.

Individual members of the combined viola studios of Jonah Sirota and Clark Potter will perform solos individually and then as the viola ensemble, NEBratsche.

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calendar icon24 Mar 2017    

UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble to perform new, original compositions

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble presents its spring recital on Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall at the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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Laney Boyd

calendar icon24 Mar 2017    By Brian G. Reetz

Boyd wins Folsom Distinguished Master's Thesis Award

With a true passion for the academic side of music, 2016 Glenn Korff School of Music Master of Music in Music History graduate Laney Boyd was recently selected to receive the 2017 Folsom Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award, presented by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Office of Graduate Studies.

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Louise Deroualle, “Flow, growth, existence,” 2017, 23” x 22” x 2.5”. Recent work by Bryon Hartley.

calendar icon23 Mar 2017    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions run April 3-21

Lincoln, Neb.—Eight graduating Master of Fine Arts students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in three exhibitions on display between April 3-21 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The first MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 3-7 and features the work of Larry Buller, Rana Young and Michael Villarreal. A reception will be held April 7 from 5-7 p.m.

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Alumni Board winners (clockwise from upper left): Lawrence McFarland, Dr. Lance Nielsen, Patricia Raun, Desiree Bartels, MarySue Harris and the Rev. Stephen Griffith.

calendar icon22 Mar 2017    

Alumni Board awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has selected the recipients of this year’s Alumni Board Awards. The awards will be presented at the College’s Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 22. The dinner is by invitation only.

The Alumni Achievement Awards honor alumni from each academic area of the college who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and overall professional excellence.

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The Ross will present a free screening of "1984" on April 4.

calendar icon17 Mar 2017    

'1984' with panel discussion showing at the Ross April 4

Lincoln, Neb.--On April 4, 2017, almost 140 art house movie theatres—including The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center—across the country in 124 cities and in 41 states, plus four locations in Canada, will be participating collectively in a NATIONAL EVENT DAY screening of the 80's movie 1984 in support of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
 

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Chiara String Quartet Jennifer Son, Cello

calendar icon17 Mar 2017    

‘Beyond Their Years’ caps off final performance of Chiaras season

LINCOLN, Neb.— On Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:30 p.m., the Chiara String Quartet will perform the final concert of the 2016-2017 Hixson-Lied Concert Series at Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). The program, titled “Beyond Their Years,” will be a celebration of mature younger voices featuring Mendelssohn’s gratifying String Quartet in A minor, Op.

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Dr. Caroline Sturdy Colls at Treblinka. Dr. Caroline Sturdy Colls

calendar icon17 Mar 2017    

Two forensic archaeology lectures to be presented by Staffordshire University's Sturdy Colls

Lincoln, Neb.—Dr. Caroline Sturdy Colls of Staffordshire University (U.K.) and one of the foremost forensic archaeologists in the world, will present two public lectures at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in April on her work at the Treblinka death camp in Poland.

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Michael Hoff (third from left), Hixson-Lied professor of art history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with Turkish students who found a Medusa's head at the Antiochia ad Cragum archaeological site in Turkey in 2015.

calendar icon16 Mar 2017    

Hoff receives grant from Merops Foundation for excavation in Turkey

Lincoln, Neb.—Hixson-Lied Professor of Art History Michael Hoff received a $30,000 grant from The Merops Foundation to support the Antiochia at Cragum Excavation in Turkey this summer.

“I was gratified to received the grant and somewhat relieved as it represents $30,000 toward our excavation fund for this coming season,” Hoff said. “And yet there’s still more work to be done in order to come up with our goal of about $60,000 to run the season this summer.”

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