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06 Nov 2015    

UNL Solo Competition winners announced

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Graduate and Undergraduate solo competition took place this past weekend at the Glenn Korff School of Music. The vocal, keyboard, woodwind, string, and brass/percussion areas all select finalists and the final round is adjudicated by a panel of judges from prestigious universities around the country.

Patricia Kramer, voice, was named the Graduate winner with Adriana Ceia, cello, and Adam Schweitzer, timpani, both named honorable mention.

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Moran Woodwind Quintet

05 Nov 2015    

Moran Woodwind Quintet will perform wide range at recital

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Moran Woodwind Quintet’s upcoming faculty recital features a broad range of repertoire on Tuesday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Westbrook Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

The program opens with a woodwind quintet standard, the Quintet in g minor of Franz Danzi, a contemporary of Beethoven and one of the fathers of the woodwind quintet.

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05 Nov 2015    

Bell declared winner of MTNA Young Artist Competition

LINCOLN, Neb.— Hannah Bell, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Junior Bachelor of Arts in Music/Clarinet, was declared the winner of the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) Young Artist Competition (Woodwind) for the State of Nebraska. In January, she will advance to the Division Level of competition where she will compete with the winners of the various states in the Division Level for MTNA. Elizabeth Johnson, Master of Music (MM) in Clarinet, placed as the Alternate Winner for this MTNA competition.

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04 Nov 2015    

GKSOM students have strong showing at NATS West Central Auditions

The 2015 National Association of the Teachers of Singing West Central NATS 2015 Student Auditions (which includes Privates Studios, Universities & Colleges in Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado and Wyoming) took place recently at the University of Nebraska–Kearney. Current University of Nebraska–Lincoln voice students won 38 percent of the collegiate prizes. UNL Vocal Coach and Staff Accompanist Michael Cotton was named Collaborative Pianist of the Year.

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Don Giovani poster

03 Nov 2015    

UNL Opera will boldly perform Mozart’s Don Giovanni

LINCOLN, Neb.— UNL Opera, under the stage direction of William Shomos, will perform Mozart’s masterpiece, Don Giovanni, one of the world’s most-performed operas, based on the legends of Don Juan, on Friday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. and again on Sunday, November 15 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

Giovanni, the young, arrogant, promiscuous nobleman, abuses and outrages nobility and peasantry alike, until he encounters something he cannot kill, seduce or outwit.

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03 Nov 2015    

UNL's Murray to present AIA Lecture Nov. 4

Lincoln, Neb.—University of Nebraska–Lincoln Assistant Professor of Classics and Religious Studies Sarah Murray will present the first lecture on archaeology for the 2015-2016 season for the Lincoln-Omaha Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA).

Murray’s lecture, titled “From Lithographs to Holograms:  The History of Images in Archaeological Research,” will be presented on Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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John Ellis

02 Nov 2015    

New York’s John Ellis to perform saxophone recital in Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— John Ellis is widely recognized as one of New York’s premiere tenor saxophone voices and he will be having a performance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music on November 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

A sideman to artists as diverse as bass icon John Patitucci, organ legend Dr. Lonnie Smith, and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenon, John has performed extensively around the world for the last 20 years.

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Allison Woods, York High School, York, School Girl Crush, photograph, 2014. Tyler Klecan, Diller-Odell Secondary School, Odell, Flatiron, ink.

02 Nov 2015    

Two exhibitions on display at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in November

Lincoln, Neb.—Two exhibitions will be on display in November at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
 
On display in the west and center galleries will be “Nebraska’s Best:  High School Artists from Southeast Nebraska.” The exhibition runs Nov. 6-24. A First Friday reception will be held on Nov. 6 from 6-8 p.m. Three awards of merit will be announced at 7 p.m.
 
Thirty-four students from high schools throughout southeast Nebraska will have their work on display.
 

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Cantus will perform at the Lied Center on Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. The group features two UNL alums:  Adam Fieldson and Chris Foss.

30 Oct 2015    

Alumnus Adam Fieldson returns to UNL for Lied performance Nov. 3

Lincoln, Neb.--During his time at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music, alumnus Adam Fieldson performed the title role of “Candide,” Nerone in “L’incoronazione di Poppea,” Lysander in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and Romeo in “Roméo et Juliette.” On Nov. 3, the tenor returns to the UNL campus and the Lied Center for Performing Arts to perform his latest role with one of the finest touring choral groups in the nation, Cantus.

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Karen Becker and Mark Clinton

30 Oct 2015    

Becker, Clinton present works by two American Composers

LINCOLN, Neb.— Cellist Karen Becker and pianist Mark Clinton will present works by two American composers on Thursday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Glenn Korff School of Music’s Westbrook Recital Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Becker will perform John Corigliano’s Fancy On A Bach Air for cello solo, followed by Becker and Clinton playing the Sonata for Cello and Piano by Robert Muczynski. The program will conclude with the Sonata in F Major, Op. 99 of Johannes Brahms.

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