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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

15 Aug 2014    

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

LINCOLN, Neb.— 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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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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Cornhusker Marching Band

08 Aug 2014    

Cornhusker Marching Band takes over Memorial Stadium

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Cornhusker Marching Band's annual exhibition performance will take place Friday, August 22 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Stadium on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

You'll see highlights of what the Cornhusker Marching Band and has been working on during their pre-season Band Camp, including the famous "drill down," a preview of the first halftime show, the Nebraska Pregame Spectacular, and many more Husker favorites.

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(left to right) Nathaniel Sullivan, Angela Gilbert, Kayla Wilkens and Jeremy Brown at the NATS National Conference.

17 Jul 2014    

Four Glenn Korff School of Music Students Receive Recognition at NATS National Conference

Four students from the University of Nebraska–LIncoln's Glenn Korff School of Music received recognition at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) National Conference in Boston July 4-5:

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Tyler White

07 Jul 2014    

White a finalist for The American Prize in Composition

Tyler White, professor of composition and conducting and Director of Orchestras in the Glenn Korff School of Music, is one of eight finalists for The American Prize (TAP) in Composition in opera/theater/film in 2014 for his opera, “O Pioneers!”

Winners for the prize will be selected in July or August.

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Christopher Marks, Associate Professor of Organ

24 Jun 2014    

UNL's Marks receives two grants for recording music of Seth Bingham

Associate Professor of Organ Christopher Marks has received two grants to support the recording of his third CD of the music of Seth Bingham.

Last spring, he received a $10,000 Arts and Humanities research grant from the UNL Office of Research and Economic Development. And in June he was awarded a $2,200 grant from the San Francisco Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

Bingham (1882-1972) was an American organist and a prolific composer. His compositions include works for organ, choral, orchestral and chamber music, though most of his compositions were for organ.

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Jazz Not in june poster image

11 Jun 2014    

Jazz isn't only in June

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music has jazz performances throughout the year. Here is the current group schedule for the Fall Semester:

UNL Jazz Orchestra and UNL Big Band, October 28, 7:30 p.m., Kimball Recital Hall
Jazz Combos, November 18, 7:30 p.m., Westbrook Music Building
Faculty Jazz Ensemble, December 8, 7:30 p.m., Kimball Recital Hall
UNL Jazz Orchestra and UNL Big Band, December 12, 7:30 p.m., Kimball Recital Hall

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The Jazz Combo group includes Eric Hitt, Nicholas Johnson, John Kosch and Luke Thallas

19 May 2014    By Brian Reetz

China Trip

Honored. Blessed. Jaw dropping. Just a few of the adjectives a group of undergraduate students from the Glenn Korff School of Music used to describe their emotions when finding out they would be traveling to China to perform and represent the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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08 May 2014    

Glenn Korff School of Music awards announced at annual Honors Convocation

The Glenn Korff School of Music hosted its annual Honors Convocation on Thursday afternoon (May 1) in the Kimball Recital Hall.

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Masayoshi Ishikawa

07 May 2014    

UNL Graduate Jazz Composer Wins Downbeat Magazine Award

Masayoshi Ishikawa, who is pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in jazz composition in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music, has won a 2014 Downbeat Student Music Award in Graduate Composition for Small Ensemble.

His composition, “Hotaru,” was selected as the award-winning work. He wrote the piece for the UNL Graduate Jazz Combo, and it was premiered at their concert in October 2013.

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