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"Madama Butterfly" is part of the new upcoming Metropolitan Opera HD series.

calendar icon06 Aug 2015    

Maestro Hal France to preview Lincoln, Omaha Opera Aug. 16

Lincoln, Neb.--Showcasing talented young performers from UNL Opera, nationally acclaimed Maestro Hal France takes a conductor’s view of operatic storytelling for "Opera:  Running Through Us" on Sunday, Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Using classic video and audio footage and live performance he will share his insights into this extraordinary art form. Along with examples chosen to highlight opera’s uniqueness, he will include golden moments from productions coming to Lincoln and Omaha this season.
 

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Rhonda Garelick

calendar icon05 Aug 2015    

Garelick is awarded visiting professorship at Princeton University

Lincoln, Neb.--Rhonda Garelick has been awarded the Stanley Kelly, Jr., Visiting Professorship for Distinguished Teaching in Comparative Literature at Princeton University for 2015-2016.          

Garelick is professor of English in the UNL College of Arts and Sciences with a special joint appointment in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and is the founder and director of the Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium in the Hixson-Lied College. She is on leave from UNL to teach at Princeton this year.

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Greg Smith (left) and Steven Cohen work in the control booth at NET during a live webcast of a DMA recital of Masayoshi Ishikawa in Westbrook Recital Hall.

calendar icon01 Aug 2015    

Glenn Korff School of Music goes global with webcasting

More than 4,000 unique users from all over the world watched more than 102,000 minutes of 39 concerts webcast this academic year by the Glenn Korff School of Music. In addition, 1,500 people watched more than 6,000 minutes per month of the archived videos posted on YouTube.

“It’s been a remarkably happy success,” said Glenn Korff School of Music Director John W. Richmond as he summed up the first full year of webcasting selected concerts.

The idea for webcasting began many years ago.

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Cornhusker Marching Band at Memorial Stadium

calendar icon31 Jul 2015    

Cornhusker Marching Band takes over Memorial Stadium

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Cornhusker Marching Band’s annual exhibition performance will take place Friday, August 21 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Stadium on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

You'll see highlights of what the Cornhusker Marching Band has been working on during their pre-season Band Camp, including the famous "drill down," a preview of the first halftime show and hear many more Husker favorites.

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Big Red Singers in Performance at Kimball Recital Hall

calendar icon31 Jul 2015    

Big Red Singers take the stage on Saturday, August 22

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s own Big Red Singers will take the stage on Saturday, August 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The exhibition performance is a high-energy performance of singing and expert choreography. The concert is free and open to the public, but patrons are advised to come early to get the best seats. It will be a performance to remember!

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Group shot from Parkinson Project album

calendar icon31 Jul 2015    

Students gather to create album, proceeds to Parkinson’s research

Gathering your friends around you in tough situations helps the heart. Gathering them to do something with a purpose even larger than you can be amazing.

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Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center

calendar icon24 Jul 2015    

The Ross lowers admission price; gets upgrades

Lincoln, Neb.--As of July 1, The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center has lowered all of its admission prices by 25¢ in order to reward its customers for their support.  Moreover, UNL students will be admitted to any screenings at any time of the day or night at a price of $5.
 
This and other changes and upgrades already completed, planned, or in process have been made possible by a generous gift from the estate of Mary Riepma Ross, establishing what will eventually be a $9.5 million endowment at the University Foundation earmarked for The Ross.
 

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Pianist Denis Plutalov asks a question of composer Robert Owens during Owens’ visit to UNL in March. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon22 Jul 2015    

North American premiere of Owens opera is Aug. 7

Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music will present the North American premiere of composer Robert Owens’ opera titled “Culture! Culture!” on Friday, Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, located on the first floor of the Temple Building at 12th and R sts.
    
Tickets are free, but must be reserved in advance. Free tickets are available on the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film tickets website at http://go.unl.edu/theatretix. The fully staged chamber opera will be accompanied by piano.

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Karen Kunc, "Oscillation Shift" (2015). Karen Kunc

calendar icon15 Jul 2015    

Kunc's work featured in 'Art in Print'

Lincoln, Neb.--Cather Professor of Art Karen Kunc's work, "Oscillation Shift" (2015) was selected as the Prix de Print and featured in an essay in the latest issue of Art in Print (Vol. 5, No. 2).

The Prix de Print is a bimonthly competition, open to all subscribers of the magazine, in which a single work is selected by an outside juror to be the subject of a brief essay. This month's juror was David Storey.

"Oscillation Shift" is a color reduction woodcut print, printed and published by Kunc at her Constellation Studios in Lincoln.

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Glenn Nierman’s induction as a Lowell Mason Fellow by the National Association for Music Education. Photo by Sam Zitek. Glenn Nierman

calendar icon29 Jun 2015    

Nierman inducted as NAfME Lowell Mason Fellow

Lincoln, Neb.—Glenn Nierman, Steinhart Professor of Music Education in the Glenn Korff School of Music, was inducted as a Lowell Mason Fellow by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).

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