Thousands of theater and arts lovers will continue to call UNL their one-week home each June. The university and the International Thespian Festival – which attracts more than 2,500 attendees to campus each year – have renewed an agreement that ensures the university will host the annual event through 2019.
The festival, hosted by the Educational Theatre Association, has become a campus tradition, hosting the thousands of student attendees and their teachers each summer.
Steven Cohen, a first-year Master of Music student in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music from Great Neck, N.Y., will travel to Chicago in March to compete as a national finalist in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artists Brass Competition.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music's Dave Hall will present a percussion recital on February 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.
Audiences will hear a diverse collection of percussion works including an adaptation of J.S Bach’s D minor Chaconne and Steven Mackey’s imaginative solo marimba piece “See Ya Thursday.” Hall will also collaborate with fellow UNL percussion faculty Tony Falcone and Ben Coleman on Paul Rennick's "Slopes," and guest artist Jake Remington with join Hall for a performance of Hall's original composition "Skylight."
Dona Nelson's artist lecture has been rescheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 5th in Richards Hall 218.
Dona Nelson, a painter and professor of painting and drawing at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia, will present a free public lecture on Tuesday, February 4, at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the UNL city campus.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Larson Professor of Flute John Bailey will present an evening of flute chamber music in lieu of his annual recital of flute and piano music on Thursday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Glenn Korff School of Music Kimball Recital Hall.
His usual collaborator, piano professor Mark Clinton, is on faculty development leave, so Bailey decided to call on several of his esteemed colleagues to perform on a program Bailey calls “Flute and Friends.”
The UNL Glenn Korff School of Music is proud to present the 10th annual Celebration of American Song at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, January 27 in Kimball Recital Hall. This year's celebration honors Sheldon Harnick.
Christin J. Mamiya, associate dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named interim director of the Sheldon Museum of Art. She will assume her new duties Feb. 2.
Mamiya replaces Jorge Daniel Veneciano, who resigned in December to become director of El Museo del Barrio in New York. Veneciano, who has directed Sheldon since 2008, will end his tenure at UNL on Feb. 1.
Highlighted by the UNL Opera production of Massenet’s Cendrillon (Cinderella) and two concerts in the Hixson-Lied Concert Series of the Chiara String Quartet, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music is excited to announce its Spring 2014 season.
Nearly 50 different performances will take place over the five-month period beginning in late January, including the University Faculty Brass Quintet’s performance on March 17 at 7:30 p.m., where they plan to premiere NeBRASSka by Bruce Broughton.