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14 Apr 2014    

Evenings of Dance awaits beginning April 24

The ninth annual Evenings of Dance, a concert of work by dance faculty, guests and selected students, will take place April 24-27 Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Lied Center's Johnny Carson Studio Theater. Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 students and seniors, at the door.

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There are over 20 student ensemble performances scheduled for April

02 Apr 2014    

More than 20 UNL Glenn Korff School of Music student ensembles to perform in April

As the Spring semester at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln draws to a close, there will be more than 20 student ensemble performances during the month of April as a part of the Glenn Korff School of Music.

Here is a look at each of the upcoming student ensembles:

Singing Small Festival Performance, April 1, 7 p.m., Kimball Recital Hall

Groups include: UNL Vocal Jazz, Pitch Please, Rocktavo, and Chamber Singers and more. Tickets: Free and open to the public.

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Tyler White

24 Mar 2014    

UNL'S Tyler White wins Silver Medal for composition in Global Music Awards

Tyler White, professor of composition and conducting and Director of Orchestras in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music, has won a silver medal in composition in the Global Music Awards for his opera, "O Pioneers!"

Set against the panoramic sweep of the southern Nebraska prairie, "O Pioneers!" tells the story of Alexandra Bergson, a fiercely independent landowner whose devotion to her land and its promise may cost her the love of her life.

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Paul Haar

17 Mar 2014    

*CANCELLED* Haar program

Haar performance cancelled

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Paul Haar, Saxophone, performance scheduled for Monday, March 31 in Kimball Recital Hall has been cancelled.

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 Tom Larson, winner of the mayor's 2014 Artistic Achievement Award.

17 Mar 2014    

Several from Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts win Mayor's Arts Awards

Several people from UNL were among the winners of the 2014 Mayor's Arts Awards announced March 12 by Mayor Chris Beutler and the Lincoln Arts Council. The awards formally recognize artistic contributions and achievements in the Lincoln area and will be presented the evening of May 28 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. More information is available at http://artscene.org

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The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet rehearse "NeBRASSka"

17 Mar 2014    

University of Nebraska Brass Quintet to perform commissioned work by Bruce Broughton

*** The University Faculty Brass Quintet performance on March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sheldon Gallery Auditorium will be free and open to the public.****

The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet will be performing two works by composer Bruce Broughton, including the premiere of “NeBRASSka,” co-commissioned by the Glenn Korff School of Music and the Lied Center for Performing Arts, at their next concert on Monday, March 17.

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Gretchen Foley with Team Gretchen supporters

12 Mar 2014    

Glenn Korff School of Music family pulls together for Foley

The Westbrook Music Building in the Glenn Korff School of Music is known for its closeness. The practice rooms are filled to the brim throughout the day – morning and night. Students sit, study and converse on the floor or benches all times of the day too. It’s like a tight-knit family.

And when one of them within the building/school/family is going through something everyone pulls together.

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Clark Pottter

07 Mar 2014    

Potter, Guest Artist McCright performance coming on April 2

UNL Glenn Korff School of Music's Clark Potter, Viola, along with Guest Artist Matthew McCright, Piano, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on April 2 in Kimball Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Music to be performed includes: Bax: Sonata for Viola and Piano; Hindemith: Sonata, Op. 11, No. 4 for Viola and Piano; Vaughan Williams: Romance and Milhaud: Four Visages.

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Chiara String Quartet, Brahms by Heart

06 Mar 2014    

Chiara combines performance, CD release

On Thursday, March 20 at 7:30pm, the Chiara String Quartet will be performing the final concert of their Hixson-Lied Concert Series 2013-2014 Season at Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). The concert will celebrate their newest album, Brahms by Heart, due out on March 25, 2014, and include Brahms' String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 67, String Quartet in a minor, Op. 51, No. 2, and Sextet in B Flat Major, Op. 18 with violist Clark Potter and cellist Karen Becker.

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The Moran Woodwind Quintet

06 Mar 2014    

Moran Woodwind Quintet plans upcoming performance

The Moran Woodwind Quintet, the resident Faculty Quintet at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (John Bailey, flute; William McMullen, oboe; Diane Barger, clarinet; Jeffrey McCray, bassoon and Alan Mattingly, horn), will perform starting at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19 in Kimball Recital Hall. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $3 for students/seniors.

The four pieces (in order) include:

Rengaines, which means "old songs"--a light non-standard opener, in which a simple theme is transformed into a march, a polka, a waltz, a romance, a cadenza, etc.

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