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Peter and Inge Worth. Photos courtesy of University Archives and Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

calendar icon07 Nov 2017    

$1 Million-plus endowment from Worths will support arts at Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb.—A newly established, permanent endowment on behalf of a late University of Nebraska–Lincoln professor and his family will mean increased access and opportunity for students seeking education in the arts at Nebraska, as well as key support for research and professional growth in the university’s Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

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calendar icon06 Nov 2017    

Strong showing by GKSOM at West Central NATS

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music had a strong showing at the West Central National Association of the Teachings of Singing Student Auditions this past weekend at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

 

They were rewarded with 24 percent of the collegiate awards:

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calendar icon01 Nov 2017    

UNL Saxophone Studio presents ‘Four By Four’

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s saxophone studio will present a recital “Four By Four” at 7:30 p.m., Monday, November 13 in the Westbrook Recital Hall.

The recital is directed by Paul Haar, associate professor of music, with assistance from Nick Snow. The program will feature four saxophone quartets presenting a variety of literature (both original and transcription) for the saxophone quartet. Featured composers include Bolcom, Ramsoe, Schumann, Jean Jean, Glazounov and Singlee.

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The Moran Woodwind Quintet’s fall recital on Nov. 15 will feature the premiere of a commissioned piece by Scott McAllister titled “OK Quintet.” Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon01 Nov 2017    

Moran Quintet to premiere McAllister’s ‘OK Quintet’

Lincoln, Neb.--The Moran Woodwind Quintet’s fall recital on Nov. 15 will feature the premiere of a commissioned piece by Scott McAllister titled “OK Quintet.”

The recital is at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall Rm. 119. Admission is free and open to the public.

The Moran Woodwind Quintet is the resident faculty quintet at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and includes John Bailey, flute; Diane Barger, clarinet; Alan Mattingly, horn; Jeffrey McCray, bassoon; and William McMullen, oboe.

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calendar icon31 Oct 2017    

Concerto Solo Competition winners announced

LINCOLN, Neb.— The winners of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music 2017 Concerto Solo Competition have been announced. On the Graduate level, Jordan Redd (horn) and Liping Xia (piano) were named the winners with Hayley Shoemaker (mezzo soprano) and Evan van Breemen (flute) named as honorable mention. On the Undergraduate level, Anthony McIntosh (marimba) and Hannah Willard (violin) were named the winners with Riley Beranek (cello) and Alyssa Pracht (oboe) named as honorable mention.

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Karen Becker performs with the Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon27 Oct 2017    

UNLSO travels to Holdrege for performance Saturday night

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Symphony Orchestra will be performing at the Tassel Center for the Performing Arts in Holdrege on Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. 

Ticketing information may be found at the Tassel website: http://thetassel.org/

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Don Pasquale poster image

calendar icon27 Oct 2017    

UNL Opera program presents ‘Don Pasquale’

The Glenn Korff School of Music’s UNL opera program presents “Don Pasquale” by Gaetano Donizetti and directed by Professor and Director of Opera William Shomos and conducted by Professor and Director of Orchestras Tyler White.

Performances are Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Chiara String Quartet, Catherine Herbener, Hans Sturm, Ye-Eun Lyla Cho and Maya Abboud

calendar icon27 Oct 2017    

Play with the Chiara winner announced

The Chiara String Quartet and judges Catherine Herbener and Hans Sturm are excited to announce Maya Abboud, violist (M.M.) as the winner and Ye-Eun Lyla Cho, violinist (M.M.) as the alternate winner of the Play with the Chiaras Audition. Maya Abboud will collaborate and perform with the Chiara Quartet on January 31st as part of the Hixson-Lied Concert Series at Kimball Recital Hall. 

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calendar icon27 Oct 2017    

Undergrad, Grad Jazz Combos to perform on back-to-back nights

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Undergrad and Graduate Jazz Combos of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music will take to the Westbrook Recital Hall stage on back-to-back nights in November.

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Christy Banks

calendar icon26 Oct 2017    

Clarinetist Banks returns for Masters Week

Christy Banks (B.M. 1996; D.M.A. 2005), assistant chair and associate professor of music and coordinator of woodwinds at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, is this year’s Masters Week candidate from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

“I am thrilled,” Banks said. “This is such an honor.”

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