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UNL Wind Ensemble

05 Mar 2015    

UNL’s Wind Ensemble takes to Kimball stage March 18

LINCOLN, Neb.— Throughout its long history, the wind band is more often associated with community engagement, civic pride, and patriotism than social commentary. However, our country’s most prominent contemporary composers have chosen the band medium through which to express their thoughts on current political and cultural events and trends.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Wind Ensemble will take the Kimball Recital Hall stage on March 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3.

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John Waters

05 Mar 2015    

The Friends of the Ross present John Waters live at the Rococo Theatre on April 23

Lincoln, Neb.--The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center and The Friends of The Ross present John Waters’ one man show, “This Filthy World,” live at the Rococo Theatre on Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m.

The Rococo Theatre is located at 140 N 13th St. in Lincoln.

John Waters’ one-man show is a “vaudeville” act that celebrates the film career and obsessional tastes of the man William Burroughs once called “The Pope of Trash.”  

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The set for "Sex with Strangers" at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C., designed by J.D. Madsen

01 Mar 2015    

Madsen nominated for Helen Hayes Award for set design

Lincoln, Neb.--Assistant Professor of Theatre J.D. Madsen has received a nomination for Outstanding Set Design for the play “Sex With Strangers” at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C., in the Helen Hayes Awards.

He is one of five designers up for the award in the Hayes Production category, which recognizes productions in the fully professional theatre companies. The awards will be announced on April 6.

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Symphonic Band

27 Feb 2015    

UNL Symphonic Band brings Diversions to Kimball stage

LINCOLN, Neb.— Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphonic Band, conducted by Tony Falcone with Graduate Teaching Assistant conductor Melanie Settle, for their program, Diversions, on Thursday, March 12 in Kimball Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

Works by Anthony O’Toole, Norman Dello Joio, John Barnes Chance, Timothy Mahr, Vincent Persichetti (celebrating his centennial) and Jack Stamp will be featured.

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Jonah Sirota

27 Feb 2015    

Chiara’s Sirota to perform all-Schubert recital with other UNL faculty

LINCOLN, Neb.— On March 10, violist Jonah Sirota (of the Chiara Quartet and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music) will be performing an all-Schubert recital, including the Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano, and the beloved “Trout” Quintet. The performance will take place in the Westbrook Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. He will be joined by GKSOM faculty: Mark Clinton, David Neely, Karen Becker and bassist Hans Sturm.

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UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble

27 Feb 2015    

Faculty Jazz Ensemble preps for exciting and eclectic night

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Glenn Korff School of Music Faculty Jazz Ensemble will present an exciting and eclectic evening of original compositions and arrangements on March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall.

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Chamber Singers performing

27 Feb 2015    

‘Seasons of Song’ to take over Sheldon Museum of Art

LINCOLN, Neb.— “Seasons of Song” at the Sheldon Museum of Art on Sunday, March 8 at 3 p.m. will feature the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Chamber Singers, the Skyros String Quartet and Dr. Christopher Marks.

It will include a performance of Bach Cantata No. 4 Christ Lag in Todesbanden [Christ lay in death’s bonds]; and the premiere of a new cantata for chamber choir and string quartet “of seasons have I sung” words and music by Charlie Leftridge; a Master’s student in Composition at UNL and member of the Chamber Singers.

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Cedar Point Biological Station. Photo by Amanda Breitbach.

26 Feb 2015    

Art at Cedar Point offered this summer

Lincoln, Neb.--The Department of Art and Art History is again offering a class and residency opportunity for those interested in learning and working at Cedar Point Biological Station near Ogallala, Nebraska, this summer.

Eco-Printing into Bookmaking (ARTP183, an ACE 7 course) will be taught by Cather Professor of Art Karen Kunch June 8-19.

The course is a creative and immersive two-week field school art experience.

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The Artstream Ceramic Library is at the Department of Art and Art History through March 18.

26 Feb 2015    

Artstream Ceramic Library visits Department of Art and Art History

Lincoln, Neb.--The Artstream Ceramic Library is visiting the Department of Art and Art History through March 18. The library is located in Richards Hall Rm. 120.

The mission of this social-outreach project is to connect contemporary functional ceramics with ordinary people. Similar in structure to a literature-based library, the ceramic library loans out unique, handmade cups made by 13 nationally known potters for a period of seven days.

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UNL Jazz Orchestra

25 Feb 2015    

New Music from UNL Jazz Writers Concert coming in March

LINCOLN, Neb.— UNL’s Glenn Korff School of Music presents its sixth annual New Music from UNL Jazz Writers Concert on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 7.30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. This program features the newest works for jazz orchestra by UNL’s vibrant community of composer-arrangers.

The program begins with the UNL Big Band, directed by Patrick Brown, performing music by Thad Jones, Tom Kubis, Duke Ellington, Rob McConnell. The Big Band will conclude their set with the premiere of DMA composer Derek Molacek’s BLUES FOR LI FOU.

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