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01 Sep 2014    

Brass faculty goes solo for upcoming performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— Members of the brass faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music will pool their efforts in an evening of solo performances for trumpet, horn, trombone and tuba on October 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

Works by Johan Neruda, Paul Basler, Gustav Mahler, Eduardo Nogueroles and James Stephenson will be performed by Scott Quackenbush, Trumpet; K. Craig Bircher, Trumpet; Alan Mattingly, Horn; Scott Anderson, Trombone and Craig Fuller, Tuba. The soloists will be accompanied by Michael Cotton.

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Chiara String Quartet

29 Aug 2014    

Chiara String Quartet prepares for first performance of the season

On Friday, September 12 at 7:30pm the Chiara String Quartet will perform the first concert of the 2014-2015 Hixson-Lied Concert Series at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). The performance will include Mozart’s String Quartet in C Major, K.465, Bartok’s String Quartet No. 1 in A minor, and Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet in B Minor with UNL faculty artist Diane Barger – a performance that was snowed out last season.

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(left) James Cates,  Savannah College of Art and Design, "Innocence: Feral Child," lithography, 19" x 13", 2013, and (right)Wansoo Kim, Grand Valley State University, “Reversal," clay, feldspar, 18" x 12", 2014.

27 Aug 2014    

Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Art Exhibition opens Sept. 5 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

The third annual Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Art Exhibition will open on Sept. 5 and continue through Sept. 25 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

An opening reception will be held on First Friday, Sept. 5 from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery with awards announced at 7 p.m.

The Nebraska National Collegiate Juried Exhibition features the work of the best undergraduate student artists from across the country.

Each year three different media disciplines are featured. This year's exhibition includes ceramics, photography and printmaking.

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Brooke Choquette, “Searching for the Word."

27 Aug 2014    

‘Between Mary and Eve’ opens Sept 1 at UNL’s Medici Gallery

“Between Mary and Eve,” a series of photographic sculptural triptychs exploring the relationship between religion and daily life by Department of Art and Art History senior Brooke Choquette, of Upland, Nebraska, will be on display Sept. 1-6 in the MEDICI Gallery, located in Richards Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus.

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Karen Kunc in Japan for the 1st International Mokuhanga Conference in 2011.

25 Aug 2014    

UNL’s Kunc headed to Japan for International Mokuhanga Conference

Cather Professor of Art Karen Kunc will be traveling to Japan in September for the 2014 2nd International Mokuhanga Conference at Tokyo University of the Arts with support from a Hixson-Lied Faculty Presentation of Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant.

Kunc is the chair of the International Mokuhanga Conference International Board, which is organizing the conference.

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Glenn Korff School of Music signage has been added recently to the Westbrook Music Building. The signage will appear on both the east and west sides of the building and will be backlit from dusk to dawn.

25 Aug 2014    

New era coming this fall at the Glenn Korff School of Music

Highlighted by the musical, City of Angels, a performance in the Hixson-Lied Concert Series of the Chiara String Quartet, and the Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Show at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music is excited to announce its Fall 2014 season.

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Richard Endacott (left ) and Steve Kolbe (right)

25 Aug 2014    

Two UNL Carson School Faculty receive Silver Screen Award

UNL Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Associate Professor of Film Rick Endacott and Assistant Professor of Film Steve Kolbe's instructional video "StageCraft: Building Flats and Platforms" has won a Silver Screen Award from the U.S. International Film and Video Festival.

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 Adults can take the 11-week piano class at UNL starting Sept. 15 and 16.

25 Aug 2014    

Community Piano Experience at UNL to begin

All adults wishing to take piano lessons, or further their piano playing skills, can participate in the 11-week UNL Community Piano Experience starting on Sept. 15 and 16 in the fall semester.

The once-a-week program offers beginning and intermediate piano classes to adults in the community as a way of providing recreational piano lessons in a relaxed atmosphere.

Brenda Wristen, an associate professor of music at UNL, started the piano experience in 2002. She also directs the piano pedagogy and keyboard skills programs at the university.

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The seats in Kimball Recital Hall have been reupholstered and repaired this summer. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

25 Aug 2014    

UNL's Glenn Korff School of Music begins webcasting concerts this fall

This fall, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music will begin regular webcasting of selected concerts in Kimball Recital Hall to help reach a worldwide audience for its world-class performances.

“We’ve consulted with people who are doing this as well as anybody in the world, and we think we’re benefitting a lot to get a successful launch to this initiative,” said John W. Richmond, Director of the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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Big Red Singers

11 Aug 2014    

Big Red Singers take the stage on Saturday, August 23

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's own Big Red Singers will take the stage on Saturday, August 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The performance is a highlight of Big Red Welcome in a high-energy performance of singing and expert choreography. They will present songs by the likes of Justin Timberlake, Kevin Rudolf, and more.

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