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calendar icon27 Apr 2017    

Glenn Korff School of Music awards announced at annual Honors Convocation

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Glenn Korff School of Music hosted its annual Honors Convocation on Thursday afternoon, April 27 in the Westbrook Recital Hall.

The awards included:

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Mitch Hilzer, Teapot, Earthenware and glaze, 6” x 10” x 10”, 2017.

calendar icon27 Apr 2017    

Capstone Exhibition opens May 1

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2017 Spring Capstone Exhibition will be on display May 1-5 in the MEDICI Gallery, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery and the surrounding hallway on the first floor of Richards Hall.

This exhibition features the work of 30 graduating Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts majors in studio art from the School of Art, Art History and Design. Each student has written a statement to accompany their works, and those will be on view as well in three binders—one in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery and two in the hallway.

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Megan Tantillo

calendar icon26 Apr 2017    

Alum Tantillo captures Aspire Award

Glenn Korff School of Music Alum Megan Tantillo was recently named Best New Director at The Aspire Awards.

The Aspire Awards, presented during the Show Choir National Finals, are the show choir industry's top awards for professionals working in, and contributing to, the advancement of show choir.  These 11 categories recognize individual excellence in the areas of directing, choreography, costuming, arranging, regional competition and lifetime achievement as well as excellence by an industry professional and school in the areas of service.

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Misty Copeland will perform the title role in Igor Stravinsky's "Firebird" Feb. 16, 2018, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon26 Apr 2017    

American Ballet Theatre, St. Louis Symphony to present 'Firebird' at Lied in Feburary 2018

Lincoln, Neb.--One of the world's top dance companies, American Ballet Theatre, will unite with the seven-time Grammy-winning musicians of the St. Louis Symphony for two performances Feb. 16 and 17, 2018, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The collaboration was announced April 26 at New York City's Lincoln Center and features a once-in-a-lifetime performance of Igor Stravinsky's masterwork, "Firebird," with principal dancers Misty Copeland (Feb. 16) and Isabella Boylston (Feb. 17) illuminating the iconic title role.

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Neil Griess, "Dead End Garden," 2012-2014, acrylic on panel, 16 7/8" x 23 1/2". Neil Griess

calendar icon26 Apr 2017    

Nebraska art alum Griess accepted into prestigious MFA program

Lincoln, Neb.--Neil Griess (B.F.A. 2011) has been accepted into Stanford University’s Master of Fine Arts program. Only five graduate students are admitted into the program each year, and Griess received full tuition and a salary as a teaching assistant.

“I was at work, and I kind of missed the first call, but I had an idea of what the nature of the call was,” Griess said. “When I got the call, it was very exciting, and I knew that would be the option that I would go for.”

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calendar icon25 Apr 2017    

Multiple Glenn Korff School of Music pieces highlight ISJAC selections for symposium

Selections have been made for the International Society of Jazz Composers Symposium at the University of South Florida May 18-20 and it includes a great representation from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music.  

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Michael Cotton

calendar icon24 Apr 2017    

Cotton wins Hixson-Lied Award for outstanding service

One Glenn Korff School of Music staff/faculty member was honored at the 2017 Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Honors Day/Awards dinner on Saturday, April 22 at the Champions Club.

Vocal Coach, Accompanist Michael Cotton received the staff award for outstanding service.

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Zora J. Murff, “Midway Delivery,” 2017. One of the photos available for sale at the photo sale April 28-29.

calendar icon19 Apr 2017    

Spring 2017 student art sales are April 28-29

Lincoln, Neb.— The School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the Clay Club’s Spring Sale and Raffle and the Photo Club's Photo Sale on April 28-29 in Richards Hall.

Hours for the Clay Club sale are Friday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours for the Photo Sale are Friday and Saturday, April 28-29 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Both sales are in Richards Hall. The pottery sale will take place in Rm. 118, while the Photo Sale will take place in the conference room in Rm. 121.

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Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon18 Apr 2017    

Epic performance coming soon for Symphony Orchestra

LINCOLN, Neb.— Come be enthralled by all the vast emotions of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall! First, thrill to the epic heroism of Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3. Then, be intrigued by the enigmatic colors of Webern’s Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6, and swoon to the nostalgic Americana of Copland’s Our Town. Finally, glory in the sweeping melodies and stirring nationalism of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2.

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calendar icon18 Apr 2017    

‘Portraits: a musical revue’ coming soon to Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— What makes someone interesting to you? The graduate and undergraduate theatre and vocal music majors performing in PORTRAITS have been on a quest to discover the most interesting and unique characters they can find in musical theatre. Thirteen brief musical theatre scenes will be performed on Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall at the Glenn Korff School of Music to introduce you to each character through an intimate, musical portrait.

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