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UNL Fall 2015 Jazz Poster

08 Oct 2015    

‘Kick-Off’ concert to Jazz season; New Jazz Fronts debut

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Jazz Orchestra (Dr. Paul Haar, director) and the UNL Big Band (Patrick Brown, director) will present a “Kick-Off” concert to celebrate the start of the jazz concert season in the Glenn Korff School of Music on Wednesday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kimball Recital Hall. The concert will also feature new band fronts thanks to a gift from local supporters John and Laurie Tavlin.

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Chiara String Quartet

06 Oct 2015    

Chiara String Quartet to perform ‘Chiara Soiree’

LINCOLN, Neb.— On Friday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m., the Chiara String Quartet will be performing the second concert of the 2015-2016 Hixson-Lied Concert Series at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). The program, titled Chiara Soiree, will feature Arthur Foote’s A Night Piece and Scherzo, both for flute and string quartet with flutist John Bailey; Dohnányi’s Serenade in C Major for String Trio; and Brahms’, Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 with pianist Mark Clinton.

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University Singers in Kimball Recital Hall

06 Oct 2015    

University Singers to perform at UNL Newman Center in mid-October

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Thursday, October 15th University Singers concert will feature many of the seminal, 20th-Century works for mixed choir, including Samuel Barber’s Agnus Dei and will take place at the UNL Newman Center – St. Thomas Aquinas Church beginning at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Paul Steger

06 Oct 2015    

Steger to step down as director of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film

Lincoln, Neb.—Paul Steger announced on Monday that he will be stepping down as Director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, effective June 30, 2016, and will return to the faculty next Fall.

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Applications for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards are being accepted through Dec. 11.

02 Oct 2015    

High school juniors invited to apply for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 19th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theater, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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Cornhusker Marching Band at Memorial Stadium

01 Oct 2015    

Cornhusker Marching Band traveling to Illinois game to perform

LINCOLN, Neb.— The 300-member University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cornhusker Marching Band will be taking to the road this weekend to perform at halftime of the Nebraska vs. Illinois football game in Champaign, Illinois.

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Varsity Chorus

01 Oct 2015    

An Afternoon of Choirs takes the stage on October 11

LINCOLN, Neb.— Three of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s most visible and inclusive choral ensembles—composed of both music majors and non-music majors -- Women’s University Chorale, All-Collegiate Choir and Varsity Men’s Chorus, will present a concert on Sunday, October 11 at 3 p.m. in the Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kimball Recital Hall.

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C..C. Beck, Captain Marvel, 1977, watercolor and ink on board,  Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Gift of Dan F. and Barbara J. Howard through the University of Nebraska Foundation, U-5169.2000. George Herriman, Krazy Kat, 1941, watercolor and ink on board, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Gift of Dan F. and Barbara J. Howard through the University of Nebraska Foundation, U-5140.2000.

30 Sep 2015    

'Hey, Kids! Comics!" Exhibition on display through Oct. 23

Lincoln, Neb.--The exhibition “Hey, Kids! Comics!” opens Oct. 9 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall and continues through Oct. 23. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Oct. 9 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

“Hey, Kids! Comics!” is curated by Richard Graham and Bob Hall. Graham is teaching “A History of Comics,” and Hall, a current graduate student and well-known comic artist, is teaching Sequential Drawing.

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UNL Symphonic Band

29 Sep 2015    

UNL Symphonic Band presents ‘I Raise My Song To You’

LINCOLN, Neb.— Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphonic Band, conducted by Prof. Tony Falcone, for their season debut with a program, I Raise My Song To You, on Tuesday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kimball Recital Hall.

Music by Leonard Bernstein, Christopher Nelson, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Jeff Krauklis will be featured. Craig Fuller, Professor of Tuba, will also join the Band for Libby Larsen’s Ursa for Tuba and Wind Symphony.

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UNL Symphony Orchestra

25 Sep 2015    

Mozart, Schubert, Franck will be featured by UNL Symphony Orchestra

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphony Orchestra will feature W. A. Mozart’s Don Giovanni Overture, Franz Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony, and Cesar Franck’s Symphony in D minor during its Friday, October 9 performance in the Kimball Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

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