Lincoln, Neb.—William Grange, professor of theatre in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, has published his 11th book, “Historical Dictionary of German Theater,” Second Edition, through Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music had six national semifinalists in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) “National NATS Student Auditions" this summer at UNC-Greensboro in early July.
The students included: Jeremy Brown (student of Alisa Belflower), Angela Gilbert (student of Alisa Belflower), Kathleen Johnson (student of Kate Butler), Nicholas Prior (student of Alisa Belflower), Thomas Stoysich (student of Jamie Reimer) and Ryan White (student of Bill Shomos).
Lincoln, Neb.--Showcasing talented young performers from UNL Opera, nationally acclaimed Maestro Hal France takes a conductor’s view of operatic storytelling for "Opera: Running Through Us" on Sunday, Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Using classic video and audio footage and live performance he will share his insights into this extraordinary art form. Along with examples chosen to highlight opera’s uniqueness, he will include golden moments from productions coming to Lincoln and Omaha this season.
Lincoln, Neb.--Rhonda Garelick has been awarded the Stanley Kelly, Jr., Visiting Professorship for Distinguished Teaching in Comparative Literature at Princeton University for 2015-2016.
Garelick is professor of English in the UNL College of Arts and Sciences with a special joint appointment in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and is the founder and director of the Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium in the Hixson-Lied College. She is on leave from UNL to teach at Princeton this year.
LINCOLN, Neb.— The Cornhusker Marching Band’s annual exhibition performance will take place Friday, August 21 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Stadium on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
You'll see highlights of what the Cornhusker Marching Band has been working on during their pre-season Band Camp, including the famous "drill down," a preview of the first halftime show and hear many more Husker favorites.
LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s own Big Red Singers will take the stage on Saturday, August 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.
The exhibition performance is a high-energy performance of singing and expert choreography. The concert is free and open to the public, but patrons are advised to come early to get the best seats. It will be a performance to remember!
Lincoln, Neb.--As of July 1, The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center has lowered all of its admission prices by 25¢ in order to reward its customers for their support. Moreover, UNL students will be admitted to any screenings at any time of the day or night at a price of $5.
This and other changes and upgrades already completed, planned, or in process have been made possible by a generous gift from the estate of Mary Riepma Ross, establishing what will eventually be a $9.5 million endowment at the University Foundation earmarked for The Ross.
Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music will present the North American premiere of composer Robert Owens’ opera titled “Culture! Culture!” on Friday, Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, located on the first floor of the Temple Building at 12th and R sts.
Tickets are free, but must be reserved in advance. Free tickets are available on the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film tickets website at http://go.unl.edu/theatretix. The fully staged chamber opera will be accompanied by piano.