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Rehearsal for "The Marriage of Figaro" at the Warren Opera House in Friend, Nebraska. Photo by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon13 May 2016    

UNL Opera takes ‘Marriage of Figaro’ across Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music’s opera program is taking its production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” on the road in May and completing a four-city tour across Nebraska, thanks to the generosity of the James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Tour Nebraska Opera Fund.    

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Kathleen Johnson

calendar icon09 May 2016    

Kathleen Johnson named winner of Presser Scholarship

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kathleen Johnson has been named the winner of the Presser Scholarship given by The Presser Foundation.

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calendar icon28 Apr 2016    

Glenn Korff School of Music awards announced at annual Honors Convocation

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Glenn Korff School of Music hosted its annual Honors Convocation on Thursday afternoon, April 28 in the Westbrook Recital Hall. 

The awards included:

The Glenn Korff Distinguished Undergraduate and Graduate Artist/Scholar Awards are intended to recognize and reward excellence in performance and/or scholarship in our School. The winners of these prestigious awards are – Undergraduate: Hannah Bell; Graduate: Dimitra Kokkinopoulou. 

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Qwist Joseph

calendar icon28 Apr 2016    

Graduate ceramics student is selected as Emerging Artist 2016

Lincoln, Neb.--Qwist Joseph, who graduates in May with his Master of Fine Arts in ceramics in the Department of Art and Art History, has been selected by Ceramics Monthly magazine as an Emerging Artist 2016.

He is just one of 14 artists nationally selected by the magazine for this honor, and his work is featured in their May 2016 issue. All ceramic artists, both U.S. and international, who have been actively pursuing a career in ceramics for less than 10 years were eligible to apply.

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calendar icon27 Apr 2016    

Seven Glenn Korff School of Music faculty/staff honored

Seven Glenn Korff School of Music faculty/staff were honored at the 2016 Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Honors Day/Awards dinner on Saturday, April 23 at the Champions Club.

 

They included:

 

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Robert Ladislas Derr

calendar icon27 Apr 2016    

OSU's Derr named new chairman of Department of Art and Art History

Lincoln, Neb.—Robert Ladislas Derr, associate professor of art, undergraduate chair and photography area coordinator at The Ohio State University, has been named the new Chairman of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Derr will begin his tenure at UNL on July 1.

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Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film alumna Megan Kraft is the head of props for Sesame Street Live:  Make a New Friend, on tour now.

calendar icon26 Apr 2016    

Carson School alumna Kraft is head of props for Sesame Street Live

Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Alumna Megan Kraft (B.A. 2013) is the head of props for Sesame Street Live. She began her new position in April.

“I have longed to tour ever since I was in school,” she said. “So when I was offered the head of props position for one of the tours of Sesame Street Live, I initially thought, ‘FINALLY, this is my foot in the door!’ I was so excited to start a new adventure that would challenge me.”

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Advanced Graphic Design and Typography II classes from the Department of Art and Art History created an exhibition to run concurrently with the Water for Food Institute's Global Conference.

calendar icon26 Apr 2016    

Graphic design students work on displays for Water for Food Conference

Lincoln, Neb.--The Advanced Graphic Design and Typography II classes from the graphic design program in the Department of Art and Art History presents "Impetus--an exhibition of visual communications about Water, Food, Fuel and a changing environment." The exhibition runs concurrently with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Water for Food Institute's Global Conference happening now at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

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Zach Paris

calendar icon26 Apr 2016    

UNL Glenn Korff School of Music student Zach Paris wins DownBeat Award

LINCOLN, Neb.— If you’ve ever watched Glenn Korff School of Music student Zach Paris on the drums, you know the kind of passion he brings to the set. His facial expressions show the kind of energy that comes across strongly in his playing.

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UNL Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon26 Apr 2016    

Two Nordic masterpieces will be performed by UNL Symphony Orchestra

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Tyler White, presents two Nordic masterpieces of the early twentieth century on Sunday, May 1 at 3 p.m. in the Kimball Recital Hall. The orchestra will be joined by Chiara String Quartet violinist Hyeyung Yoon in the Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 of Jean Sibelius. Also on the program is the epic Symphony No. 5, Op. 50 of Carl Nielsen.

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