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Chiara String Quartet

calendar icon18 Jan 2017    

Chiara’s ‘Premiered and Loved’ concert to include world premiere

LINCOLN, Neb.— On Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:30pm, the Chiara String Quartet will be performing the third concert of the 2016-2017 Hixson-Lied Concert Series at Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). The program, titled “Premiered and Loved” will feature the world premiere of Rome Prize-winner Pierre Jalbert’s Canticle (String Quartet No. 6), commissioned for the Chiara Quartet by the UNL’s Glenn Korff School of Music with support from the Hixson-Lied Endowment, as well as a reprise of another audience-favorite Chiara commission, String Quartet No.

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Dave Hall

calendar icon17 Jan 2017    

Hall’s upcoming percussion concert includes regional premieres

LINCOLN, Neb.— University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Assistant Professor of Percussion Dave Hall presents a concert of solo and duo music for percussion including compositions for marimba, steel pans, electro-acoustic snare drum, multi-percussion, and more on Saturday, January 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

 

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Dimitri Nakassis. Photo courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

calendar icon13 Jan 2017    

Dimitri Nakassis to present next AIA Lecture Jan. 30

Lincoln, Neb.—Dimitri Nakassis, Professor of Classics at the University of Colorado-Boulder and a MacArthur Fellow, will present a lecture titled “Digitizing Prehistory:  Aegean Script in the 21st Century” on Monday, Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Love Library Rm. 102.

Part of the Archaeological Institute of America Lincoln-Omaha Chapter’s lecture series, the lecture is free and open to the public.

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Aaron Morse, Mata Atlantica (#2), 2015, acrylic and oil on canvas, 46” x 59”. Image courtesy of the artist and ACME., Los Angeles. Aaron Morse

calendar icon10 Jan 2017    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists Series begins Jan. 19 with Painter Aaron Morse

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to campus each semester to enhance the education of students. Painter Aaron Morse will present the first lecture on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. His lecture is free and open to the public.

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John Bailey

calendar icon10 Jan 2017    

Bailey to perform standard and colorful works in flute repertoire

LINCOLN, Neb.— University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s John Bailey will present a recital of flute music on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

 

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Christopher Marks

calendar icon05 Jan 2017    

Marks organ recital includes Nebraska premiere of Knecht piece

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Christopher Marks recital on Thursday, January 19 in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kimball Recital Hall features music for organ and other instruments, with Christopher Marks collaborating with faculty colleagues from the Glenn Korff School of Music, including John Bailey on flute, Jeff McCray on bassoon, Greg Beaver on cello, Rebecca Fischer on violin, and Dave Hall on percussion.

 

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William McMullen

calendar icon04 Jan 2017    

British composers featured during McMullen faculty recital

LINCOLN, Neb.— Dr. William McMullen’s faculty oboe recital will also feature Catherine Herbener, harpsichord and piano, and Donna Harler-Smith, narrator on Tuesday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kimball Recital Hall.

 

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calendar icon03 Jan 2017    

Faculty Jazz Ensemble performance rescheduled for February 3

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Faculty Jazz Ensemble’s performance has been rescheduled for Friday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall (Room 119). The performance will include guest artist Jerry Bergonzi. The concert was originally scheduled for February 27.

For a full listing of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music events, visit music.unl.edu.

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Mark Clinton

calendar icon03 Jan 2017    

Clinton’s upcoming “A.Major.Recital” opens Spring performance season

LINCOLN, Neb.— University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Professor of Piano Mark Clinton’s Thursday, January 12, 2017 performance features the monumental opus posthumous A Major Sonata of Schubert (written two months before the composer’s death), and the epic Sixth Sonata of Prokofiev (the first of the composer’s so-called “War Sonatas” written during World War II). These are two “major” piano sonatas in the key of A major occupying important positions in the classical canon, but with diametrically opposed musical perspectives!

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A still life charcoal drawing of the objects she would bring if her house were on fire by Anna Binder that will be among the art exhibited by students in Prof. Sandra Williams studio foundation and drawing classes in an exhibition at the Lux Center. A self portrait by Emma Orwen.

calendar icon02 Jan 2017    By Kathe Andersen

Art students present 'Let There Be Light' at the Lux Center in January

Lincoln, Neb.— Eighteen students from University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design Associate Professor of Art Sandra Williams’ studio art foundation and drawing courses will be presenting their work in an exhibition titled “Let There Be Light” at the Lux Center for the Arts in January.

 

“The exhibition is about spreading our inner light, knowledge and positivity as artists to the world,” said Jamaica Wilson, a junior art major from Las Vegas, Nevada. “We just hope to spread happiness to everyone through our passions to create.”

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