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Dr. Sergio Ruiz. Photo by Kristen Bowyer.

calendar icon17 Feb 2017    

Sergio Ruiz named director of Glenn Korff School of Music

Lincoln, Neb.--Sergio Ruiz, professor of music and chair of the Georgia College Department of Music, has been named the new director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music. Ruiz will begin his new position on July 1.

He replaces John W. Richmond, who left the university last year to become of the dean of the College of Music at the University of North Texas in Denton. Peter Lefferts has been interim director of the Korff School since July.

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calendar icon15 Feb 2017    

Upcoming Performance Canceled

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Contemporary Music Ensemble performance scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall and listed on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Calendar of Events calendars has been canceled. 

For a full listing of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music events, visit music.unl.edu.

 

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Far From Heaven

calendar icon10 Feb 2017    

UNL Opera bringing Far From Heaven to Kimball Hall stage

Far From Heaven is an operatic musical, which transports us to 1957 to meet the Whitakers, a nearly perfect young couple with a beautiful home in the suburbs and two young children. It will be performed by UNL Opera of the Glenn Korff School of Music on Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. and again Sunday, February 26 at 3 p.m in Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

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Hannah Demma, “Openings,” intaglio and mixed media, 19.5” x 21.5” x 2” (framed), 2017. Kyle Cippera, “Jar 3,” soda-fired stoneware with slips and glazes, 9” x 7” x 7”, 2016.

calendar icon09 Feb 2017    

Annual undergraduate studio art competition opens Feb. 15

Lincoln, Nebraska—The 30th Annual Undergraduate Studio Art Competition, a juried exhibition of artwork by 40 current undergraduate students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design, opens Feb. 15 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
 

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Theatrix presents the comedy "Leaving Lundso's" Feb. 18-19.

calendar icon08 Feb 2017    

Theatrix opens spring season with the comedy 'Leaving Lundso's'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will open its 2017 Spring season with "Leaving Lundso’s," a sketch comedy show written, directed, performed and produced by UNL students.
 

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Director Donald Petrie (center) directed "Digs," the Carson Film released in 2013. The Carson School is holding a film script compeition to search for the next script to begin filming in 2018. Photo by Bridget Vacha.

calendar icon06 Feb 2017    

Carson School holds competition for film scripts for Carson Film

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is accepting submissions for 12-15 page scripts (projected run time 10-15 minutes) for the upcoming Carson Film, scheduled to begin shooting in the spring of 2018.

The story must be about Nebraska, be set in Nebraska, or could be filmed in Nebraska. Scripts with roles for college-age performers are preferred.

The winning script will be bought outright for $1,000.

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Concordia String Trio

calendar icon02 Feb 2017    

Concordia String Trio performance features works by American composers

The Concordia String Trio will present a concert on Thursday, February 16th at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall. Admission to this concert is free. The performance will also be live webcast. Visit music.unl.edu the night of the performance for the direct link.

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Paul Haar

calendar icon31 Jan 2017    

Haar’s recital to celebrate music, artistry of saxophonist Stan Getz

LINCOLN, Neb.— Join Paul Haar-Saxophone, Hans Strum-Bass, Dave Hall-Drums and Tom Larson-Piano in an evening celebrating the music and artistry of saxophonist Stan Getz on Monday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall at the Glenn Korff School of Music. Included will be classic jazz and American popular standards made famous by Stan Getz as well as works by Kenny Barron, Victor Lewis and others.

 

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Pete Pinnell, “Teapot,” porcelain with celadon glaze, 7” x 10” x 6”, 2017. Dana Fritz, “Redbud Redrock,” gelatin silver print, 27.5” x 15” (framed), 2016.

calendar icon30 Jan 2017    

Faculty Exhibition opens Jan. 18 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design will present the “School of Art, Art History & Design Faculty Exhibition” Jan. 18-Feb. 3 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. For the first time, the exhibition will include faculty research from all three areas of the School—Studio Art, Art History and Graphic Design.

A closing reception will be held on First Friday, Feb. 3 from 5-7 p.m. in the Gallery. The event is free and open to the public.

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Harris Smith

calendar icon27 Jan 2017    

Smith appointed director of Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film

Lincoln, Neb.--Harris Smith has been appointed Director of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Smith has been previously serving as interim director since Paul Steger stepped down as director to return to the faculty on June 30, 2016.

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