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21 Nov 2014    

UNL Percussion Ensemble preps for December performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Percussion Ensemble in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music presents its Fall 2014 concert with staples of the repertoire by Varese, Reich, and Thierry de Mey on December 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The program will also include Jake Remington’s tour de force for percussion orchestra Prelude to Paradise and regional premieres of Mechanical Ballet by Anders Coppel and tilted spheres by Dave Hall.

Cost is General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3.

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Yo-Yo Ma

20 Nov 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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Nick May

18 Nov 2014    

Sax Ensembles Concert celebrates the birth of the saxophone

Lincoln, Neb.--The Saxophone Ensembles Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 3 will pay homage to Adolphe Sax, celebrating the bicentennial of the life of the Belgian man credited with inventing the saxophone.

“In tribute to him, our concert will feature the saxophone in a way the typical concert-goer would never expect, showing the full capabilities of the instrument he created,” said Nick May, a junior Bachelor of Music student from Lincoln, who studies with Associate Professor of Saxophone Paul Haar.

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17 Nov 2014    

WET INK -- Two nights of composition premieres upcoming at UNL

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Composition program at the Glenn Korff School of music presents it’s WET INK concert series for the Fall 2014 semester. This two evening concert series features an especially varied and rich set of premieres from the student composers of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The concerts will take place in the Westbrook Recital Hall on Monday, November 24, and Tuesday, November 25 at 7.30 pm. each night. It’s free and open to the public.

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06 Nov 2014    

Jazz Combos performance coming up in Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Small Jazz Ensembles performance will take place November 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall and is comprised of students at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

This concert in the Glenn Korff School of Music features four ensembles coached by DMA Jazz Studies majors Russell Zimmer, Aaron Stroessner, Max Stehr, and Jesse McBee. In addition, one advanced ensemble, coached by faculty member Dr. Darryl White, will be featured.

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03 Nov 2014    

Viola Studio performance to be in Westbrook, live webcast

LINCOLN, Neb.— Viola students of professors Clark Potter and Jonah Sirota perform separately and together during the Viola Studio performance on Wednesday, November 12 at 5 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall.

 

Included is the music of Bach, Bloch, Telemann and more. Then the professors join in the fun to form NEBratsche, the UNL viola ensemble, to play music of Muse!

 

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03 Nov 2014    

Large Brass Ensembles to feature wide variety of works

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Large Brass Ensembles within the Glenn Korff School of Music will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 17 in the Westbrook Recital Hall. The recital will have something for everyone, and will feature a wide variety of works spanning from Brahms to the Beatles.

 

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Moran Woodwind Quintet

03 Nov 2014    

Moran Quintet performance coming up in Westbrook, live webcast

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Moran Woodwind Quintet’s November 13 recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall contains three contrasting works: a staple of the early Romantic literature, a modern classic, and a jazz-inspired closer.

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Coordinator of Musical Theatre Studies Alisa Belflower (right) rehearses with (left to right) Jamie Unger, Christian Cardona, Kourtlin Churchman and Brady Foreman with Michael Cotton, piano.

01 Nov 2014    

Glenn Korff School of Music presents 'City of Angels' in November

The Glenn Korff School of Music presents the musical “City of Angels,” in November. The musical is directed by Coordinator of Musical Theatre Studies Alisa Belflower.

Performances are Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 16 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. Tickets are $20 adults and $10 for students and seniors. Advance tickets are available from the Lied Center Box Office at (402) 472-4747 or (800) 432-3231 or at the door one hour before the performance.

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The Chiara String Quartet is featured in Internet2 Day at Nebraska activities on Nov. 13. The quartet will rehearse via a high-speed connection with Northern Illinois University's Avalon Quartet.

31 Oct 2014    

Chiara String Quartet part of Internet2 Day at Nebraska Nov. 13

A long-distance musical rehearsal and UNL's participation in the Large Hadron Collider project will highlight a first-ever “Internet2 Day at Nebraska.”

The daylong event is Nov. 13 at Nebraska Innovation Campus and will feature technology innovations that enable advancing research and education. The event is open to faculty and staff. Reservations for the lunch are required.

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