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William Bolcom

09 Dec 2014    

Bolcom coming to UNL as first-ever Bybee Endowed Visiting Professor of Opera

LINCOLN, Neb.— William Bolcom, who was named 2007 Composer of the Year by Musical America and honored with multiple Grammy Awards for his ground-breaking setting of Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience, will be in residence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music late January as the inaugural appointee to the Ariel Bybee Endowed Visiting Professor of Opera.

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Cornhusker Marching Band

05 Dec 2014    

It’s show time for the CMB Highlights Concert

LINCOLN, Neb.— It’s show time as the Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert returns to the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Tuesday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Come experience the sights and sounds of the Pride of all Nebraska as they perform halftime shows from the 2014 season, their Pregame Spectacular, and much more! The Cornhusker Marching Band resides in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music.

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Symphonic Band

03 Dec 2014    

British composers featured at UNL Symphonic Band performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— Join the UNL Symphonic Band, conducted by Tony Falcone and Graduate Teaching Assistant James Dreiling, for its second concert of the semester on Sunday, December 14 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. 

The concert will feature wind band music by British composers spanning 105 years including works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gustav Holst, Philip Sparke, Guy Woolfenden, and Adam Gorb. Also featured will be Graduate Teaching Assistant and euphonium soloist Chris Barnes.

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02 Dec 2014    

A night of Musical Theatre not to be missed!

LINCOLN, Neb.— If you love musical theatre, the Musical Theatre Showcase night on Friday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. is not to be missed.

Nine scenes from both classic and more contemporary musicals will be performed in a 50-minute, free performance by UNL’s award-winning musical theatre students in the Glenn Korff School of Music Westbrook Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

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02 Dec 2014    

UNL Jazz Orchestra, UNL Big Band take center stage at Kimball

LINCOLN, Neb.— On Friday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. the Glenn Korff School of Music’s UNL Jazz Orchestra and the UNL Big Band will take center stage in Kimball Recital Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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UNL Symphony Orchestra

02 Dec 2014    

UNLSO prepares for all-Beethoven program

LINCOLN, Neb.— David Neely, violin, Karen Becker, cello, and Ann Chang, piano, join with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven’s Triple Concerto on an all-Beethoven program, featuring the composer’s Wellington’s Victory and his Symphony No. 7 in A major on December 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The event is General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3. The performance will also be live webcast. For the link the night of the event, visit music.unl.edu.

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02 Dec 2014    

ChamberFest concerts coming up in December

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music ChamberFest concerts will run over three days in December on the UNL campus. All of the performances are free and open to the public.

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Peter Eklund

01 Dec 2014    

Eklund receives NCDA's Outstanding Choral Director Award

Lincoln, Neb.--University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professor and Director of Choral Activities Peter Eklund received the Nebraska Choral Directors Association’s Outstanding Choral Director Award on Nov. 21 during the Nebraska Music Educators Association’s fall conference.

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Yo-Yo Ma

01 Dec 2014    

Lied Center to host rare Yo-Yo Ma Lecture Dec. 5

Lincoln, Neb.--On Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m., the Lied Center for Performing Arts will present world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma in a very rare lecture as part of the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues. Tickets for the lecture are $34 and available now at liedcenter.org, at the Box Office at 12th and R Streets, or 402.472.4747. UNL students can obtain free tickets to the lecture at marketplace.unl.edu/liedcenter.

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26 Nov 2014    

Big Red Singers, Vocal Jazz ready to energize

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Big Red Singers and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble will each take to the Kimball Recital Hall stage on December 10 at 7:30 pm. as part of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music performance.

The Big Red Singers will take the stage to present an electrifying performance of energizing and uplifting music. The show will include the music of Cher, Justin Timberlake, and many others, as well as featuring outstanding student-soloists, a fantastic show band, and the world-premiere of an arrangement of Kevin Rudolf’s “Welcome To The World.”

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