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Hans Sturm

calendar icon10 Jul 2018    

Sturm receives Hixson-Lied Professorship

Lincoln, Neb.--Hans Sturm, professor of double bass and jazz studies and area head for strings in the Glenn Korff School of Music, has received a Hixson-Lied Professorship.

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Michelle Yin Zhang

calendar icon28 Jun 2018    

Zhang wins International Competition

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music DMA student Michelle Yin Zhang was recently selected as one of the winners in the International Maestro Piano and Strings Competition.

Zhang submitted her recording of Ravel’s Ondine and will perform that great work on July 20 in Carnegie Hall. There were two other winners in her category, one from Maryland and the other from New York.

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Matthew Carter

calendar icon26 Jun 2018    

Carter brings home second place from NATS National Student Auditions

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Matthew Carter, student of GKSOM’s Alisa Belflower, won second place in the lower college (freshmen and sophomore) men’s musical theatre category in NATS National Student Auditions in Las Vegas this past weekend.

Logan Langholdt, also a student of Belflower, was chosen from senior men to perform in a masterclass by Broadway veteran Alton Fitzgerald White -- famous for his over 4000 performances as “Mufasa” in THE LION KING.

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Nathan Tysen (left) and Chris Miller meet with students in the Glenn Korff School of Music. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon23 May 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

Nebraska hosts staged reading of new musical ‘Eric Hermannson’s Soul’

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln on April 30 hosted a staged reading premiere of a new musical by award-winning composer Chris Miller and lyricist Nathan Tysen based on Willa Cather’s short story, “Eric Hermannson’s Soul” at the Lied Commons, with support from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Cather Project.

Miller and Tysen were also guest artists-in-residence in the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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J.B. Tyson (first assistant director, left) visits with Carson School students Adam Turner and Candace Nelson to set up a shot for "The Healing of Harman." Photo by Jordan Opp.

calendar icon23 May 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

Carson School begins production on third Carson Film

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film began production in May of the third film in the Carson School Film Series.

“The Healing of Harman,” filmed May 9-17 in Lincoln with a cast and crew of around 75 students, faculty, alumni and professionals. The local premiere is scheduled for Oct. 27 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

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Jake Denney

calendar icon23 May 2018    

Carson School alum’s theatre company earns Regional Theatre Tony Award

Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film alumnus Jake Denney (B.A. 2012) is the development associate for La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York City, which will receive the 2018 Regional Theatre Tony Award.

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Alexander Jeffery (second from right) received the Nebraska Alumni Association's Early Achiever Award. Photo courtesy of the Nebraska Alumni Association.

calendar icon18 May 2018    

Jeffery earns Alumni Association’s Early Achiever Award

Lincoln, Neb.--Independent filmmaker Alexander Jeffery (B.A./B.F.A. 2011) was the recipient of the Nebraska Alumni Association’s Early Achiever Award in May.

Established in 2011, the Early Achiever Award honors one outstanding young graduate from each University of Nebraska–Lincoln college.

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Left to right:  Michelle Ingle, Abby Kurth, Dakota Mathew and Susan Twiehaus.

calendar icon11 May 2018    

Four Nebraska vocalists earn recognition at Hal Leonard North American Vocal Competition

Lincoln, Neb.--Four University of Nebraska–Lincoln vocalists earned recognition at the 8th annual Hal Leonard Vocal Competition, announced May 10. All four vocalists competed in the College/University Musical Theatre Division.

Abby Kurth, a junior voice major in the Glenn Korff School of Music, is a North American honorable mention. Kurth will be performing this summer at the Ohio Light Opera at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio.

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Jim Jacobi, “Bourbon Street #7.” Maureen Mills, “Text Vase.”

calendar icon11 May 2018    

Nebraska alumni exhibition on display this summer in Richards Hall

Lincoln, Neb.--Alumni from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will show their work this summer in the exhibition “Nebraska Alumni Artists 1983-1988” in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

The exhibition opens May 21 and continues through Aug. 3 in the gallery, which is located on the first floor of Richards Hall. Visitors can stop by Rm. 120 of Richards Hall Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for access to the gallery.

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The Chiara String Quartet

calendar icon11 May 2018    

Final concert for Chiara Quartet is May 12 in New York City

The Chiara String Quartet present their last concert in their final season as a full-time quartet this Saturday, May 12 at the Met Museum in New York City.

They will be joined at the 2 p.m. concert by Marguerite Scribante Professor of Piano Paul Barnes to present the New York premiere of Philip Glass’s new piano quintet, “Annunciation.”

Their program also includes Nico Muhly’s string quartet, “Diacritical Marks,” which was written for the Quartet in 2010, and Beethoven’s poignant and haunting String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132.

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