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Concordia String Trio

12 Feb 2016    

Concordia String Trio’s performance coming up on February 23

LINCOLN, Neb.— Come hear members of the Concordia String Trio -- Marcia Henry Liebenow (violin), Leslie Perna (viola) and Karen Becker (cello) -- on February 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Muisc. They will perform music by Viennese romantic composers Richard Von Perger and Julius Zellner, and American Pulitzer Prize-winner John Harbison.

This is the last stop in a seven-concert tour throughout Missouri, Illinois, and Nebraska.

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Teapot by Steven Rolf.

12 Feb 2016    

Studio Potter Steven Rolf is next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist

Lincoln, Neb.--Studio Potter Steven Rolf will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Rolf lives and works as a studio potter in River Falls, Wisconsin, creating one-of-a-kind functional pots. His work reflects an ongoing search to unite his ideas with the generosity and the intimacy that the functional pot offers.

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Tales of Hoffman poster

08 Feb 2016    

UNL Opera’s Tales of Hoffmann coming to Kimball stage

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s opera program presents Jacques Offenbach’s “The Tales of Hoffmann” Feb. 19 and 21.

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Dennis Schneider

05 Feb 2016    

Long-time UNL music educator Schneider passes away

We are saddened to hear about the passing of Denny Schneider earlier this week. Professor Dennis Schneider came to the University of Nebraska Glenn Korff School of Music in 1961 as instructor of brass instruments after three years as band director in the Falls City, Nebraska, Public Schools. He retired from UNL in 1997 as full professor. A graduate of Lincoln High School, Schneider received his bachelor of music in education from the University of Nebraska and his master of music in education from Indiana University. 

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Theatrix presents the New Artists Festival Feb. 18-20.

05 Feb 2016    

Theatrix presents the New Artists Festival

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will begin its spring season with the New Artists Festival, which will feature three plays written by student playwrights as well as an art gallery featuring art students’ work.  
 
Trey Martinez, a junior in both theatre performance and directing/management, will direct junior Matt Knight’s short play "Cat's Got Your Tongue," a play that features a talking cat with a large personality and a very funny, yet very confused owner.
 

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Photograph by Bryan Schutmaat.

05 Feb 2016    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series presents photographer Bryan Schutmaat

Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer Bryan Schutmaat will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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02 Feb 2016    

Bailey’s performance to be rescheduled for later in spring semester

LINCOLN, Neb.— Due to the snowstorm and the cancellation of classes at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, tonight’s John Bailey performance, scheduled in the Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kimball Recital Hall, will not take place. The performance will be rescheduled for later in this spring semester. No date has yet been set.

 

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

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Portrait of Sir William Hamilton by David Allen, 1775.

29 Jan 2016    

Next AIA Lecture features Virginia's Tyler Jo Smith on Feb. 22

Lincoln, Neb.—The Lincoln-Omaha Society of the Archaeological Institute of America presents a lecture by Tyler Jo Smith of the University of Virginia and one of the foremost experts in America on Greek vase painting, on Monday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Rm. 102 of Bessey Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Her lecture is titled “From Hamilton to Hercules:  Greek Vases in Popular Culture” and will discuss modern perception of ancient Greek vases.

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Fine and Performing Arts undergraduates are encouraged to sign up for an open audition timeslot on Feb. 18-19 to become a member of our 2016-2017 CAST. Sign up at go.unl.edu/fpacast.

26 Jan 2016    

Hixson-Lied College seeks new CAST ambassadors at open casting calls

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is inviting all undergraduate students to audition for the 2016-2017 CAST on Feb. 18-19 from 3-6 p.m. in 103 Woods Art Building. Students should sign up for an interview timeslot at http://go.unl.edu/fpacast.

The six students who are selected will serve as brand ambassadors for the college. CAST ambassadors will promote pride and develop awareness of the college and its academic programs through videos, social media, printed materials and special appearances.

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Ann Chang and Rebecca Fischer

26 Jan 2016    

UNL’s Fischer, Chang collaborate to present ‘Close to the Heart’

LINCOLN, Neb.— Rebecca Fischer, violinist with the Chiara Quartet, and pianist Ann Chang join forces on Tuesday, February 9 to perform a recital of duo sonatas entitled “Close to the Heart” in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Westbrook Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

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