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Eric Hitt

06 Mar 2015    

Hitt wins Nebraska Jazz Orchestra's 2015 Young Jazz Artist Award

Lincoln, Neb.—Eric Hitt, a sophomore music major in the Glenn Korff School of Music from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, has won the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra’s 2015 Young Jazz Artist Award.

He will receive a cash prize and perform as a soloist at the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra’s “Left Coast Swing” concert on Friday, April 17. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. at the Cornhusker Marriott, 333 S 13th St. in Lincoln.  Single admission tickets are $25 for adults and $12.50 for students and are available by calling (402) 477-8446.

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Chiara String Quartet

05 Mar 2015    

Chiara String Quartet to perform over lunch at College of Law

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Chiara String Quartet will be making its debut on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus at the College of Law for a lunchtime brownbag concert on Monday, March 9 from noon to 1 p.m. in Hamann Auditorium in Ross McCollum Hall.

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UNL Wind Ensemble

05 Mar 2015    

UNL’s Wind Ensemble takes to Kimball stage March 18

LINCOLN, Neb.— Throughout its long history, the wind band is more often associated with community engagement, civic pride, and patriotism than social commentary. However, our country’s most prominent contemporary composers have chosen the band medium through which to express their thoughts on current political and cultural events and trends.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Wind Ensemble will take the Kimball Recital Hall stage on March 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3.

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The Nebraska Young Artist Awards are April 8.

05 Mar 2015    

Nebraska Young Artist Award winners announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 18th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

      The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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Symphonic Band

27 Feb 2015    

UNL Symphonic Band brings Diversions to Kimball stage

LINCOLN, Neb.— Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphonic Band, conducted by Tony Falcone with Graduate Teaching Assistant conductor Melanie Settle, for their program, Diversions, on Thursday, March 12 in Kimball Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

Works by Anthony O’Toole, Norman Dello Joio, John Barnes Chance, Timothy Mahr, Vincent Persichetti (celebrating his centennial) and Jack Stamp will be featured.

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Jonah Sirota

27 Feb 2015    

Chiara’s Sirota to perform all-Schubert recital with other UNL faculty

LINCOLN, Neb.— On March 10, violist Jonah Sirota (of the Chiara Quartet and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music) will be performing an all-Schubert recital, including the Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano, and the beloved “Trout” Quintet. The performance will take place in the Westbrook Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. He will be joined by GKSOM faculty: Mark Clinton, David Neely, Karen Becker and bassist Hans Sturm.

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UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble

27 Feb 2015    

Faculty Jazz Ensemble preps for exciting and eclectic night

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Glenn Korff School of Music Faculty Jazz Ensemble will present an exciting and eclectic evening of original compositions and arrangements on March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall.

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Chamber Singers performing

27 Feb 2015    

‘Seasons of Song’ to take over Sheldon Museum of Art

LINCOLN, Neb.— “Seasons of Song” at the Sheldon Museum of Art on Sunday, March 8 at 3 p.m. will feature the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Chamber Singers, the Skyros String Quartet and Dr. Christopher Marks.

It will include a performance of Bach Cantata No. 4 Christ Lag in Todesbanden [Christ lay in death’s bonds]; and the premiere of a new cantata for chamber choir and string quartet “of seasons have I sung” words and music by Charlie Leftridge; a Master’s student in Composition at UNL and member of the Chamber Singers.

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UNL Jazz Orchestra

25 Feb 2015    

New Music from UNL Jazz Writers Concert coming in March

LINCOLN, Neb.— UNL’s Glenn Korff School of Music presents its sixth annual New Music from UNL Jazz Writers Concert on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 7.30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. This program features the newest works for jazz orchestra by UNL’s vibrant community of composer-arrangers.

The program begins with the UNL Big Band, directed by Patrick Brown, performing music by Thad Jones, Tom Kubis, Duke Ellington, Rob McConnell. The Big Band will conclude their set with the premiere of DMA composer Derek Molacek’s BLUES FOR LI FOU.

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Skyros Quartet

24 Feb 2015    

UNL’s Skyros Quartet admitted to prestigious Aspen Music Festival and School

The Skyros Quartet, currently the Graduate Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music, has been admitted to the Aspen Music Festival and School's Center for Advanced Quartet Studies this summer.

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