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Misty Copeland will perform the title role in Igor Stravinsky's "Firebird" Feb. 16, 2018, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon26 Apr 2017    

American Ballet Theatre, St. Louis Symphony to present 'Firebird' at Lied in Feburary 2018

Lincoln, Neb.--One of the world's top dance companies, American Ballet Theatre, will unite with the seven-time Grammy-winning musicians of the St. Louis Symphony for two performances Feb. 16 and 17, 2018, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The collaboration was announced April 26 at New York City's Lincoln Center and features a once-in-a-lifetime performance of Igor Stravinsky's masterwork, "Firebird," with principal dancers Misty Copeland (Feb. 16) and Isabella Boylston (Feb. 17) illuminating the iconic title role.

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calendar icon25 Apr 2017    

Multiple Glenn Korff School of Music pieces highlight ISJAC selections for symposium

Selections have been made for the International Society of Jazz Composers Symposium at the University of South Florida May 18-20 and it includes a great representation from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music.  

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Michael Cotton

calendar icon24 Apr 2017    

Cotton wins Hixson-Lied Award for outstanding service

One Glenn Korff School of Music staff/faculty member was honored at the 2017 Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Honors Day/Awards dinner on Saturday, April 22 at the Champions Club.

Vocal Coach, Accompanist Michael Cotton received the staff award for outstanding service.

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Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon18 Apr 2017    

Epic performance coming soon for Symphony Orchestra

LINCOLN, Neb.— Come be enthralled by all the vast emotions of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall! First, thrill to the epic heroism of Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3. Then, be intrigued by the enigmatic colors of Webern’s Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6, and swoon to the nostalgic Americana of Copland’s Our Town. Finally, glory in the sweeping melodies and stirring nationalism of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2.

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calendar icon18 Apr 2017    

‘Portraits: a musical revue’ coming soon to Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— What makes someone interesting to you? The graduate and undergraduate theatre and vocal music majors performing in PORTRAITS have been on a quest to discover the most interesting and unique characters they can find in musical theatre. Thirteen brief musical theatre scenes will be performed on Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall at the Glenn Korff School of Music to introduce you to each character through an intimate, musical portrait.

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Symphonic Band

calendar icon17 Apr 2017    

‘Drum Music’ closes out Symphonic Band’s season

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Symphonic Band closes its season with a program titled, Drum Music on Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. Works featuring percussion and/or strong rhythmic qualities by David Sampson, Derek Bourgeois, Fisher Tull and Michael Daugherty will be performed. Professor of Percussion and Jazz Studies Dr. Dave Hall will be featured on John Mackey’s Percussion Concerto: Drum Music.

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Jazz Orchestra and Big Band

calendar icon17 Apr 2017    

Final Jazz Studies area performance is ‘Music From UNL’

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Jazz Studies Area in the Glenn Korff School of Music is pleased to announce the final large ensemble concert for the 2016-2017 concert season on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. Titled: Music from UNL, this concert will feature arrangements and originals by University of Nebraska-Lincoln students, alumni and faculty. Included in this evening’s concert will be works by Greg Simon, Andrew Janak, Chris Leach, Waturu Nimori and others.

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Whitney Fritzinger with her husband, Andy.

calendar icon14 Apr 2017    By Brian G. Reetz

10 years later, Fritzinger returns to Campus Band

It’s been a few years since Whitney Fritzinger took her seat amongst her bandmates and they performed music together – 10 years to be exact -- but she’s been overjoyed with her decision to sign back up for the experience again.

Fritzinger is playing with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Jack R. Snider Concert Band as part of the Campus Band. They will be having a performance on Thursday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. It’s a performance that will also be live webcast.

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Violinist Hyeyung Yoon and dancers Susan Levine Ourada and Hye-Won Hwang

calendar icon13 Apr 2017    

Music, dance collaboration creates ‘Note the Obvious Differences’

LINCOLN, Neb.— Violinist Hyeyung Yoon and dancers Susan Levine Ourada and Hye-Won Hwang are collaborating to present an exciting concert of live dance and music titled ‘Note the Obvious Differences’ on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lied Center’s Carson Theater. Tickets are General Admission $5; Students/Seniors $3

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calendar icon13 Apr 2017    

‘Love in a Time of War’ to be performed by Opera Techniques course

LINCOLN, Neb.— War, by definition, means conflict. War can manifest in many ways, and is not limited to the physical reality of bombs and explosions. Personal, cultural, political, and emotional conflict can create an atmosphere of war within ourselves and within our relationships. In the midst of war, however, love finds a way to coexist. The  Opera Scenes performance titled ‘Love in a Time of War’ on Wednesday, April 26 at 4 p.m.

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