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70 students from across Nebraska have been selected as Nebraska Young Artist Award recipients for 2016.

08 Feb 2016    

2016 Nebraska Young Artist Award recipients announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 19th 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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Dennis Schneider

05 Feb 2016    

Long-time UNL music educator Schneider passes away

We are saddened to hear about the passing of Denny Schneider earlier this week. Professor Dennis Schneider came to the University of Nebraska Glenn Korff School of Music in 1961 as instructor of brass instruments after three years as band director in the Falls City, Nebraska, Public Schools. He retired from UNL in 1997 as full professor. A graduate of Lincoln High School, Schneider received his bachelor of music in education from the University of Nebraska and his master of music in education from Indiana University. 

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Tales of Hoffman poster

05 Feb 2016    

UNL Opera’s Tales of Hoffmann coming to Kimball stage

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s opera program presents Jacques Offenbach’s “The Tales of Hoffmann” Feb. 19 and 21.

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02 Feb 2016    

Bailey’s performance to be rescheduled for later in spring semester

LINCOLN, Neb.— Due to the snowstorm and the cancellation of classes at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, tonight’s John Bailey performance, scheduled in the Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kimball Recital Hall, will not take place. The performance will be rescheduled for later in this spring semester. No date has yet been set.

 

For a full listing of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music events, visit music.unl.edu.

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Fine and Performing Arts undergraduates are encouraged to sign up for an open audition timeslot on Feb. 18-19 to become a member of our 2016-2017 CAST. Sign up at go.unl.edu/fpacast.

26 Jan 2016    

Hixson-Lied College seeks new CAST ambassadors at open casting calls

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is inviting all undergraduate students to audition for the 2016-2017 CAST on Feb. 18-19 from 3-6 p.m. in 103 Woods Art Building. Students should sign up for an interview timeslot at http://go.unl.edu/fpacast.

The six students who are selected will serve as brand ambassadors for the college. CAST ambassadors will promote pride and develop awareness of the college and its academic programs through videos, social media, printed materials and special appearances.

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Ann Chang and Rebecca Fischer

26 Jan 2016    

UNL’s Fischer, Chang collaborate to present ‘Close to the Heart’

LINCOLN, Neb.— Rebecca Fischer, violinist with the Chiara Quartet, and pianist Ann Chang join forces on Tuesday, February 9 to perform a recital of duo sonatas entitled “Close to the Heart” in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Westbrook Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

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John Bailey

21 Jan 2016    

Bailey presents ‘Flute Music of Paul Hindemith’

LINCOLN, Neb.— University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s flutist John Bailey will present a solo recital on Tuesday, February 2 dedicated to the flute works of 20th-century German composer Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) in Kimball Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

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Clark Potter

20 Jan 2016    

UNL’s Potter presents ‘The Viola in Unusual Combinations’

LINCOLN, Neb.— University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Associate Professor of Viola Clark Potter will present a program of “The Viola in Unusual Combinations”, featuring performances with Kathleen Wychulis, harp; Joyce Besch, contrabassoon; Jamie Reimer, soprano; Paul Haar, saxophone; David Hall, vibraphone; and Mark Clinton, piano on Sunday, January 31 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The music of three living composers will be heard along with two 20th century British composers.

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Chiara String Quartet

19 Jan 2016    

Chiara to perform The Adolf Busch Legacy

LINCOLN, Neb.— On Friday, January 29, 2016 at 7:30pm, the Chiara String Quartet will be performing the third concert of the 2015-2016 Hixson-Lied Concert Series at Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). The program, titled The Adolf Busch Legacy, will feature a program of Busch’s Quintet for Saxophone and String Quartet with saxophonist Paul Haar and Beethoven’s String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 127.

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Midwest Cup

19 Jan 2016    

Resonance (Lincoln Southwest High School) captures Midwest Cup

LINCOLN, Neb.— Resonance (Lincoln Southwest High School) was named the Grand Champion at the Midwest Cup (Show Choir Invitational) on Saturday, January 16 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music in the Lied Center for the Performing Arts.

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