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Drum Major Meghan Coughlin (right) receives her iPad Aug. 11. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon11 Aug 2016    

Cornhusker Marching Band using iPads this season to enhance student experience

Lincoln, Neb.--Known as “The Pride of All Nebraska,” members of the Cornhusker Marching Band will be issued iPads this Fall to help streamline and enhance the teaching process.

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Greg Simon

calendar icon08 Aug 2016    

New faculty and updates at the Glenn Korff School of Music

There have been some recent changes to the faculty at the Glenn Korff School of Music.

Greg Simon has been appointed as Assistant Professor of Composition (Concert/Jazz/Commercial) in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music. Prior to his appointment at UNL, he taught at Concordia University Ann Arbor, the Metropolitan State University of Denver, and the University of Colorado. He also serves on the composition artist-faculty at the Brevard Music Center.

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Greg Simon

calendar icon08 Aug 2016    

New faculty and updates at the Glenn Korff School of Music

There have been some recent changes to the faculty at the Glenn Korff School of Music.

Greg Simon has been appointed as Assistant Professor of Composition (Concert/Jazz/Commercial) in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music. Prior to his appointment at UNL, he taught at Concordia University Ann Arbor, the Metropolitan State University of Denver, and the University of Colorado. He also serves on the composition artist-faculty at the Brevard Music Center.

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 Adry Cota, “Do I Exist,” dry point etching over relief. Ashley Bales, “Marked,” silver gelatin print.

calendar icon08 Aug 2016    

Nebraska National Exhibition runs Sept. 2-23 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design announces the fifth annual Nebraska National Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibition features the work of the best undergraduate student artists from across the country.

Nebraska National opens Sept. 2 and continues through Sept. 23 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. There will be a closing reception on Friday, Sept. 23 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery with the awards announced at 6 p.m.

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Big Red Singers

calendar icon08 Aug 2016    By Brian G. Reetz

Big Red Singers to make its season debut August 20

The 2016-2017 Big Red Singers will make its debut on Saturday, August 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall by performing select titles of recent Nebraska Show Choir Camp songs, as well as a customized arrangement by recent UNL graduate, and award-winning composer John Kosch.

The exhibition is a high-energy performance of singing and expert choreography that will conclude a week of rehearsals. 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!

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Cornhusker Marching Band Exhibition

calendar icon05 Aug 2016    By Brian G. Reetz

Cornhusker Marching Band takes over Memorial Stadium

The Cornhusker Marching Band’s annual exhibition performance will take place Friday, August 19 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.

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Robber's Cave Pep Band Logo

calendar icon05 Aug 2016    By Brian G. Reetz

Blue Blood Brewing becomes new home one of UNL’s Friday Pep Bands

Robber’s Cave Pep Band will have first appearance on Friday, Sept. 2

When Brian Podwinksi heard that Grandmother’s restaurant was closing and, along with it, the end of the Grandmother’s Pep Band, which was in existence for 25 years, he knew he had an immediate and wonderful solution.

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Zora Murff. Photo by Rana Young.

calendar icon28 Jul 2016    

UNL MFA photography student wins Imagining America fellowship

Lincoln, Neb.--Zora Murff, a second-year Master of Fine Arts student in photography in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design, has been selected as a recipient of an Imagining America:  Artists and Scholars in Public Life/Joy of Giving Something, Inc. $2,000 fellowship award.

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Michaela Vestecka

calendar icon28 Jul 2016    By Brian G. Reetz

Vestecka named Color Guard Instructor for Cornhusker Marching Band

From being a member, to alum and now as a staff member, Michaela Vestecka is super excited to be named the Color Guard Instructor for the Cornhusker Marching Band.

“UNL Bands is excited to introduce the new Color Guard Instructor for the Cornhusker Marching Band, Michaela Vestecka,” said Associate Director of Bands and Director of the Cornhusker Marching Band Tony Falcone. “Vestecka is an alum of the Band and has been active as a choreographer and instructor for area high schools since graduation. Please help us welcome Michaela!”

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The Department of Art & Art History is now the School of Art, Art History & Design.

calendar icon26 Jul 2016    

UNL Department of Art & Art History is renamed School of Art, Art History & Design

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art & Art History has been renamed the School of Art, Art History & Design.

The name change was approved by the Board of Regents at their July 22 meeting and is effective immediately.

The School resides in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, which also includes the Glenn Korff School of Music, the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film and the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

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