Lincoln, Neb.--A proposal to create a new Hixson-Lied College of the Arts and Architecture, a consolidation of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and College of Architecture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was removed from the June agenda of the Board of Regents today, and UNL officials do not expect it to be considered in the near future.
As a result, the two colleges will continue to operate in their present configurations.
The 11th annual Chamber Music Institute, under the direction of John Bailey, is currently taking place at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music.
The week-long institute offers lessons in performance, composition and entrepreneurship for college students, recent college graduates and international students. All accepted participants receive a full fellowship to attend. The fellows receive coaching and composition master classes, entrepreneurship lectures as well as perform in concert.
Lincoln, Neb.—The 2015 Heart & Hands: Fifth National Juried Book Art Exhibition for Students is on display from now through May 22 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Love Library North (2nd Floor). The exhibition will then travel to the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Criss Library for a showing May 26-June 28.
This national exhibition showcases the best examples of a broad range of books being made by graduate and undergraduate students in accredited academic institutions.
Dr. Frank Kowalsky was the main attraction at University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 18th annual Midwest ClariFest, hosted by Dr. Diane Barger. On April 18, 2015, sixty-five clarinet students, teachers, and enthusiasts filled the Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kimball Recital Hall stage on the UNL campus to enjoy a day filled with clarinet masterclasses, lectures, and recitals.
LINCOLN, Neb.— Dr. Eph Ehly will be joining the faculty of UNL's Glenn Korff School of Music this fall as the Earl “Pete” Jenkins Endowed Visiting Choral Artist. His duties will include directing the UNL Chamber Singers, teaching the Graduate Choral Literature and Repertoire course, and making guest appearances in the Graduate Choral Conducting course.
Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music will host UNL Alumna Barbara Hendricks on May 7-8. Hendricks will be giving the undergraduate commencement address and receive an honorary doctor of fine arts degree on May 9 at 9:30 a.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
On Thursday, May 7 from 3-4:30 p.m., Hendricks will present a masterclass to UNL voice students in the Glenn Korff School of Music in Rm. 119 of Westbrook Music Building with a light reception to follow. The masterclass is free and open to the public.
Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Art and Art History is accepting registrations for its annual Summer Art Institute for high school students to be held June 7-12.
This four-day, five-night, hands-on art experience features UNL faculty and graduate students leading participants in workshops, guiding them through Lincoln’s vibrant art scene and introducing them to working artists in their studios.