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John W. Richmond

27 May 2016    

Richmond to step down as Glenn Korff School Director

Lincoln, Neb--Dr. John W. Richmond is stepping down from his position as director of the Glenn Korff School of Music to become the Dean of the College of Music at the University of North Texas in Denton. He begins his new position on Aug. 1.

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Rehearsal for "The Marriage of Figaro" at the Warren Opera House in Friend, Nebraska. Photo by Justin Mohling.

13 May 2016    

UNL Opera takes ‘Marriage of Figaro’ across Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music’s opera program is taking its production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” on the road in May and completing a four-city tour across Nebraska, thanks to the generosity of the James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Tour Nebraska Opera Fund.    

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Kathleen Johnson

09 May 2016    

Kathleen Johnson named winner of Presser Scholarship

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kathleen Johnson has been named the winner of the Presser Scholarship given by The Presser Foundation.

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28 Apr 2016    

Glenn Korff School of Music awards announced at annual Honors Convocation

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Glenn Korff School of Music hosted its annual Honors Convocation on Thursday afternoon, April 28 in the Westbrook Recital Hall. 

The awards included:

The Glenn Korff Distinguished Undergraduate and Graduate Artist/Scholar Awards are intended to recognize and reward excellence in performance and/or scholarship in our School. The winners of these prestigious awards are – Undergraduate: Hannah Bell; Graduate: Dimitra Kokkinopoulou. 

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27 Apr 2016    

Seven Glenn Korff School of Music faculty/staff honored

Seven Glenn Korff School of Music faculty/staff were honored at the 2016 Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Honors Day/Awards dinner on Saturday, April 23 at the Champions Club.

 

They included:

 

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Zach Paris

26 Apr 2016    

UNL Glenn Korff School of Music student Zach Paris wins DownBeat Award

LINCOLN, Neb.— If you’ve ever watched Glenn Korff School of Music student Zach Paris on the drums, you know the kind of passion he brings to the set. His facial expressions show the kind of energy that comes across strongly in his playing.

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UNL Symphony Orchestra

26 Apr 2016    

Two Nordic masterpieces will be performed by UNL Symphony Orchestra

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Tyler White, presents two Nordic masterpieces of the early twentieth century on Sunday, May 1 at 3 p.m. in the Kimball Recital Hall. The orchestra will be joined by Chiara String Quartet violinist Hyeyung Yoon in the Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 of Jean Sibelius. Also on the program is the epic Symphony No. 5, Op. 50 of Carl Nielsen.

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19 Apr 2016    

Big Red Singers and Vocal Jazz Ensemble close out performance season

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Big Red Singers and UNL Vocal Jazz Ensemble will both take the stage on Sunday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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18 Apr 2016    

UNL Symphonic Band to present ‘Exotic Destinations’

LINCOLN, Neb.— Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphonic Band, conducted by Tony Falcone, for its season finale program entitled, ‘Exotic Destinations’ on Thursday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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15 Apr 2016    

‘Babes, Broads and Bad Guys’ coming to Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— Students in the spring Opera Techniques course will be presenting a collection of opera scenes titled “Babes, Broads, and Bad Guys” on Wednesday, April 27 at 4:00 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall. 

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