The UNL Saxophone Studio is proud to announce Sophomore Performance Major (BM) Nicholas May has been named the Nebraska Music Teachers Association Nebraska Young Artist Woodwind Competition Winner.
The competition took place Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Nebraska Wesleyan University. May performed works by Bach, Creston, Glazounov, Bonneau and Gotkovsky. A native of Nebraska, May is a member of the Westbrook Saxophone Quartet, UNL Jazz Orchestra and the UNL Wind Ensemble at the Glenn Korff School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nebraska Masquers, a Recognized Student Organization within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will open their annual haunted house, Temple of Terror, on October 28th. UNL’s Temple Building, located at 12th and R streets, will open its doors to all who dare to enter October 28th – 30th, 7pm – 1am. The main entrance will be located on 12th street, directly across from the Lied Center.
Individual tickets for Temple of Terror are $5. Group tickets for groups of 5 or more are $3. All tickets will be sold at the door.
This line from Benjamin Britten’s delightful comedy, Albert Herring, is the perfect summation of the opera’s message: Time passes inexorably -- seize the day while you can! The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Opera will be performing Albert Herring on November 8 and 10 in the Glenn Korff School of Music Kimball Recital Hall.
The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s student run theatre company, Theatrix will open its 2013 – 2014 season with No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, October 24 – 27. Performances on October 24th and 25th begin at 7:30pm, and performances on October 26th and 27th begin at 2:00pm.
Trumpet Artist Darryl White, pianist Cristina Vlad and Mannheim Steamroller guitarist Ron Cooley have collaborated to present an eclectic display of composers and styles at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 3 in Kimball Recital Hall..
“I am very excited to present this collection of music to the public including a David Gates from the 70's!” White said..
Double bassist Hans Sturm and pianist Ann Chang perform a recital of expressive and passionate tango music by the legendary Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 2 at Kimball Recital Hall.
UNL University Theatre, the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s academic year main stage production program, opens its 2013-2014 season with "Silence" by Moira Buffini. Graduate student Dennis Henry directs this production in partial fulfillment for a Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing for Stage and Screen.
The Trans-Nebraska Players, a 5-piece chamber ensemble from three different Nebraska collegiate institutions, performs at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28 in Kimball Recital Hall. The performers are Franziska Brech, flute, and Noah Rogoff, cello, from UNK; David C. Neely, violin, and Clark Potter, viola, from UNL; and pianist James Margetts from Chadron State University.
Edward Fella, an artist and graphic designer whose work has had an important influence on contemporary typography in the U.S. and Europe, will present a free public lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. in Woods Art Building Rm. 105.