LINCOLN, Neb.— Hattie Bestul (clarinet) was chosen as the winner of the “Play with the Chiaras” auditions. Bestul will be performing the Brahms Clarinet Quintet with the Chiara String Quartet as part of the Hixson-Lied Concert Series taking place on Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.
LINCOLN, Neb.— The Composition program at the Glenn Korff School of Music presents its WET INK concert series for the Spring 2015 semester on April 8-9 in the Westbrook Recital Hall. This two-evening concert series features an especially varied and rich set of premieres from the student composers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Both nights begin at 7:30 p.m. The first night will be live webcast. Visit music.unl.edu the night of the event for the direct link. The performances are free and open to the public.
LINCOLN, Neb.— Momoro Ono, visiting instructor of piano at the Glenn Korff School of Music, will present a solo recital on Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
The recital, free and open to the public, will include the Bach-Brahms Chaconne for the left hand, sonatas by Haydn & Schubert and Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka, arranged by Stravinsky himself.
Lincoln, Neb.--Justin Lepard, a senior cello performance major in the Glenn Korff School of Music from Lincoln, Nebraska, is one of 10 ‘ensemble soloists’ that will be premiering a new work by composer Tod Machover next Fall on tour in Switzerland and again in March 2016 in a broader tour of Europe.
Lepard is traveling in late March to Switzerland to work with Machover and the ensemble and to experiment with the electronic hyperinstruments that Machover’s MIT Media Lab produces to workshop the details of the new composition.
Lincoln, Neb.--The Ross Media Arts Center and The Friends of The Ross present John Waters’ one man show “This Filthy World” live at the Rococo Theatre (140 North 13th St. in Lincoln) on Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m. The Ross is presenting a retrospective of 10 films directed by John Waters beginning on Friday, April 15. More information can be found at www.theross.org.
LINCOLN, Neb.— Dr. Paul Haar, Associate Professor of Saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies will present an evening of classical music for saxophone titled, Old and New Standards, on Monday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall at the Glenn Korff School of Music.
The 29th annual Flute Festival Day, that took place March 14 in Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, brought high school and college flutists plus local area teachers and band directors together for a day-long celebration of the flute, including masterclasses, performances, chamber music and flute choir.
Lincoln, Neb.—David Bogus, who graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a Master of Fine Arts in 2004, is one of six artists named as 2015 Emerging Artists by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA).