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A selection of Ellen Lupton cover designs. Ellen Lupton

calendar icon27 Mar 2017    

New York graphic designer Lupton presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist lecture April 6

Lincoln, Neb--New York City Graphic Designer Ellen Lupton will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to UNL each semester to enhance the education of students.

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calendar icon24 Mar 2017    

Vivaldi, Haydn, Piston to be featured at Philharmonia performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra will be performing music by Vivaldi, Haydn, and Walter Piston during its performance on Friday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Viola Studio Recital

calendar icon24 Mar 2017    

Viola Studio performance coming soon to Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Viola Studio will perform on Wednesday, April 5 at 5 p.m. in the Westbrook Music Building’s Recital Hall.

Individual members of the combined viola studios of Jonah Sirota and Clark Potter will perform solos individually and then as the viola ensemble, NEBratsche.

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Faculty Jazz Ensemble

calendar icon24 Mar 2017    

UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble to perform new, original compositions

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble presents its spring recital on Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall at the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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Megan Elliott

calendar icon24 Mar 2017    

Meet Carson Center Director Elliott at open house event March 29

Lincoln, Neb.--An open house has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 29 from 4-6 p.m. at the Lied Commons, 12th and R sts., for members of the university community and Lincoln community to meet new Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts Director Megan Elliott. The open house is free and open to the public.

The event is hosted by the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and the Office of Research & Economic Development. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

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Laney Boyd

calendar icon24 Mar 2017    By Brian G. Reetz

Boyd wins Folsom Distinguished Master's Thesis Award

With a true passion for the academic side of music, 2016 Glenn Korff School of Music Master of Music in Music History graduate Laney Boyd was recently selected to receive the 2017 Folsom Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award, presented by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Office of Graduate Studies.

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Alumni Board winners (clockwise from upper left): Lawrence McFarland, Dr. Lance Nielsen, Patricia Raun, Desiree Bartels, MarySue Harris and the Rev. Stephen Griffith.

calendar icon22 Mar 2017    

Alumni Board awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has selected the recipients of this year’s Alumni Board Awards. The awards will be presented at the College’s Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 22. The dinner is by invitation only.

The Alumni Achievement Awards honor alumni from each academic area of the college who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and overall professional excellence.

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Dr. Sergio Ruiz. Photo by Kristen Bowyer.

calendar icon17 Mar 2017    

Sergio Ruiz named director of Glenn Korff School of Music

Lincoln, Neb.--Sergio Ruiz, professor of music and chair of the Georgia College Department of Music, has been named the new director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music. Ruiz will begin his new position on July 1.

He replaces John W. Richmond, who left the university last year to become of the dean of the College of Music at the University of North Texas in Denton. Peter Lefferts has been interim director of the Korff School since July.

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The Ross will present a free screening of "1984" on April 4.

calendar icon17 Mar 2017    

'1984' with panel discussion showing at the Ross April 4

Lincoln, Neb.--On April 4, 2017, almost 140 art house movie theatres—including The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center—across the country in 124 cities and in 41 states, plus four locations in Canada, will be participating collectively in a NATIONAL EVENT DAY screening of the 80's movie 1984 in support of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
 

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Chiara String Quartet Jennifer Son, Cello

calendar icon17 Mar 2017    

‘Beyond Their Years’ caps off final performance of Chiaras season

LINCOLN, Neb.— On Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:30 p.m., the Chiara String Quartet will perform the final concert of the 2016-2017 Hixson-Lied Concert Series at Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). The program, titled “Beyond Their Years,” will be a celebration of mature younger voices featuring Mendelssohn’s gratifying String Quartet in A minor, Op.

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