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Chiara String Quartet

27 Mar 2015    

Chiara final 2014-15 series concert includes Play with the Chiaras winner

LINCOLN, Neb.— On Friday, April 10, 2015 at 7:30pm, the Chiara String Quartet (Rebecca Fischer and Hyeyung Julie Yoon, violins; Jonah Sirota, viola; Gregory Beaver, cello) will perform the final concert of the 2014-2015 Hixson-Lied Concert Series at University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets), featuring clarinetist Hattie Bestul, winner of the “Play with the Chiaras” auditions. The program will feature Mendelssohn Quartet no. 1, Op. 12 in E-flat Major, Shostakovich’s Quartet No. 5, and Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet in B minor.

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Hattie Bestul

26 Mar 2015    

Bestul chosen as winner of Play with the Chiaras

LINCOLN, Neb.— Hattie Bestul (clarinet) was chosen as the winner of the “Play with the Chiaras” auditions. Bestul will be performing the Brahms Clarinet Quintet with the Chiara String Quartet as part of the Hixson-Lied Concert Series taking place on Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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wet ink

26 Mar 2015    

Wet Ink showcases Composition program at UNL

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Composition program at the Glenn Korff School of Music presents its WET INK concert series for the Spring 2015 semester on April 8-9 in the Westbrook Recital Hall. This two-evening concert series features an especially varied and rich set of premieres from the student composers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Both nights begin at 7:30 p.m. The first night will be live webcast. Visit music.unl.edu the night of the event for the direct link. The performances are free and open to the public.

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25 Mar 2015    

Visiting Instructor of Piano, Ono, to present solo recital in Kimball

LINCOLN, Neb.— Momoro Ono, visiting instructor of piano at the Glenn Korff School of Music, will present a solo recital on Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

The recital, free and open to the public, will include the Bach-Brahms Chaconne for the left hand, sonatas by Haydn & Schubert and Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka, arranged by Stravinsky himself.

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Justin Lepard

25 Mar 2015    

Glenn Korff School Cellist performing in Switzerland tour for new Machover composition

Lincoln, Neb.--Justin Lepard, a senior cello performance major in the Glenn Korff School of Music from Lincoln, Nebraska, is one of 10 ‘ensemble soloists’ that will be premiering a new work by composer Tod Machover next Fall on tour in Switzerland and again in March 2016 in a broader tour of Europe.

Lepard is traveling in late March to Switzerland to work with Machover and the ensemble and to experiment with the electronic hyperinstruments that Machover’s MIT Media Lab produces to workshop the details of the new composition.

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Clockwise from upper left: Susan Puelz, Barbara Zach, Lucy Buntain Comine and Nancy Marcy.

25 Mar 2015    

Hixson-Lied College announces alumni award winners

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts will honor alumni, faculty, staff and student achievement at its annual Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 25. The dinner is by invitation only.

The awards to be presented include:

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Paul Haar

23 Mar 2015    

Haar presents ‘Old and New Standards’ in Westbrook Recital Hall

LINCOLN, Neb.— Dr. Paul Haar, Associate Professor of Saxophone and Director of Jazz Studies will present an evening of classical music for saxophone titled, Old and New Standards, on Monday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall at the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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Flute Festival Day

20 Mar 2015    

Flute Festival Day

The 29th annual Flute Festival Day, that took place March 14 in Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, brought high school and college flutists plus local area teachers and band directors together for a day-long celebration of the flute, including masterclasses, performances, chamber music and flute choir.  

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The Nebraska Young Artist Awards are April 8.

19 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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The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet

17 Mar 2015    

American Music for Brass recital coming to Kimball Recital Hall

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet will present a recital of American Music for Brass on Monday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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