Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 18th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.
The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.
LINCOLN, Neb.— The histories of the wind band and jazz are inextricably linked and the jazz idiom is a natural touchstone for contemporary composers in the concert band medium. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Wind Ensemble concert on April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall features four distinct perspectives on jazz.
LINCOLN, Neb.— In its final concert for the year on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall, the Big Red Singers will perform both a high-energy choreographed show as well as a choral surprise in the form of a performance of Bernstein’s thrilling Chichester Psalms: an exciting contemporary choral-orchestral work that showcases the incredible flexibility and range of the Big Red Singers and instrumentalists from the Glenn Korff School of Music. Tickets are General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3
Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, a student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will finish its 2014-2015 season with a New Artists Festival, a performing arts showcase involving students from theatre, music, dance, visual art, and architecture. Performances are April 9, 10, and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and April 12 at 2 p.m. in the Lab Theatre, third floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R Streets. Tickets are a flat rate of $6.
LINCOLN, Neb.— The Large Brass Ensembles within the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 20 in the Westbrook Recital Hall.
The recital promises to have something for everyone, and will feature works by well-known composers such as Richard Wagner and Stephen Foster, but will also include pieces by UNL composers Anthony Burnham and Daniel Baldwin. There will even be movie music from “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and “Titanic.”
LINCOLN, Neb.— On April 19, the top student chamber music groups of the UNL Glenn Korff School of Music will perform in two recitals at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall as part of Honors ChamberFest. The performances are free and open to the public.
Lincoln, Neb.--International Slow Art Day is Saturday, April 11, 2015. The global all-volunteer event has a simple mission, to help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art.
Dr. Liane Hentschke from Porto Alegre, Brazil is in residence in the Glenn Korff School of Music Music Education program this week. Hentschke heads all graduate programs in music at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and is Past President of the International Society for Music Education.
Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film has announced upcoming changes to its production season to enhance the opportunities available for its students to produce quality theatre for community audiences.
Expected to begin in the Fall of 2016, a new collaboration between the Nebraska Repertory Theatre and University Theatre will expand the opportunities for audiences and students to engage with professional artists over a 9-month season.