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25 Nov 2014    

Glenn Korff School of Music faculty combines for night of music (Updated)

Update: The Diane Barger/Mark Clinton/Jeff McCray Trio performance scheduled for Dec. 9 has been cancelled with hopes to be performed in the Spring semester at a yet to be determined date. 

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

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24 Nov 2014    

Hall’s percussion performance takes over the Kimball stage

LINCOLN, Neb.— University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Faculty Dave Hall will present a solo concert of contemporary works for marimba, drums, “junk” percussion, and processed electronic sounds on December 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

Featured composers include Alejandro Viñao, John Serry, John Psathas, and 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner, John Luther Adams.

The performance is free and open to the public.

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24 Nov 2014    

Traditional Cocoa & Carols returns to Kimball in December

LINCOLN, Neb.— On December 7 in Kimball Recital Hall, the combined traditional University of Nebraska-Lincoln choirs will combine for an exciting holiday-inspired massed choral performance of seasonal favorites titled COCOA & CAROLS: A FAMILY YULETIDE FESTIVAL OF CHOIRS. The concerts are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets (General Admission $5; Students/Seniors $3) are available at the door.

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24 Nov 2014    

University Chamber Singers to take part in First Friday events

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University Chamber Singers will take part in “The Creative World” on First Friday, December 5th in collaboration with the Sheldon Museum of Art and the Lied Center for Performing Arts with musical gatherings of singers throughout the museum from 5-7 p.m. 

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24 Nov 2014    

UNL Wind Ensemble to overlay past and present in concert

LINCOLN, Neb.— What would happen if you could transport a Renaissance-dancing master into the 21st century? And what would Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers sound like if they were wooing in the modern era?

Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Wind Ensemble on December 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kimball Recital Hall as they overlay past and present in a program featuring Jacob’s classic “William Byrd Suite,” Hesketh’s new “Danceries, Set II,” Prokofiev’s dramatic suite from “Romeo and Juliet,” and Tchaikovsky’s zany “Dance of the Jesters. 

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24 Nov 2014    

Campus Orchestra to perform its first concert

LINCOLN, Neb.— The first-ever University of Nebraska-Lincoln Campus Orchestra performance will take place December 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The fledgling orchestra is in its first term in the Glenn Korff School of Music. This ensemble does not require an audition and is open to string playing university students from all across the campus. The overseeing faculty member is Dr. Tyler White.

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21 Nov 2014    

UNL Percussion Ensemble preps for December performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Percussion Ensemble in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music presents its Fall 2014 concert with staples of the repertoire by Varese, Reich, and Thierry de Mey on December 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The program will also include Jake Remington’s tour de force for percussion orchestra Prelude to Paradise and regional premieres of Mechanical Ballet by Anders Coppel and tilted spheres by Dave Hall.

Cost is General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3.

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Nick May

18 Nov 2014    

Sax Ensembles Concert celebrates the birth of the saxophone

Lincoln, Neb.--The Saxophone Ensembles Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 3 will pay homage to Adolphe Sax, celebrating the bicentennial of the life of the Belgian man credited with inventing the saxophone.

“In tribute to him, our concert will feature the saxophone in a way the typical concert-goer would never expect, showing the full capabilities of the instrument he created,” said Nick May, a junior Bachelor of Music student from Lincoln, who studies with Associate Professor of Saxophone Paul Haar.

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Rikki Neumann's mural, in progress, at 28th and O sts.

18 Nov 2014    

Art junior creates public arts project for Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb.--Rikki Neumann, a junior art major from Lincoln, Nebraska, has created a mural for Osni Ponca, L.L.C., the economic development company owned by the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, as a public arts project and class project for her Self as Subject art class.

The class is about self discovery through art, and each student gets to express something about themselves in a way they have never done before using whatever is their medium or emphasis.

Neumann’s mural, located at 28th and O sts. in Lincoln, is 7 ½ by 50 feet.

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Dawn Schaefer

18 Nov 2014    

Schaefer returns to UNL for Alumni Masters Week

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing will host Dawn Schaefer (M.FA. 1999), executive art director for CBS, for the Nebraska Alumni Association’s Alumni Masters Week, Nov. 19-22.

Each fall, outstanding alumni return to campus to share their experiences and knowledge with students. 2014 marks the 50th annual Alumni Masters Week, which is sponsored by the Nebraska Alumni Association, Scarlet Guard and the UNL Chancellor’s Office.

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