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Jamie Reimer

calendar icon06 Sep 2017    

Reimer’s recital to be Homage to Robert Owens

LINCOLN, Neb.— Jamie Reimer’s recital program on September 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Kimball Recital Hall includes three American premieres of pieces written by Robert Owens in the last years of his life. The program is also scheduled between what would have been his 93rd birthday (9/19) and the tenth anniversary of Reimer and Owens first performance together (9/17), which was given on the Kimball Hall stage.

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Amicitia Duo -- Diane Barger (left) and Denise Gainey (right)

calendar icon29 Aug 2017    

Commissions, Dedications and Premieres

LINCOLN, Neb.— Formed out of friendship, the Amicitia Duo brings music for clarinet to a wide variety of audiences featuring clarinetists from the Glenn Korff School of Music Diane Barger and Denise Gainey from the University of Alabama-Birmingham on Sunday, September 10 at 3:00 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

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Chiara String Quartet

calendar icon29 Aug 2017    

Chiara String Quartet announces farewell season

The Chiara String Quartet, artists-in-residence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music, announced today that 2017-18 will be its final concert season. 

The group will finish performing together full time in September 2018 and characterizes its decision as one made "in a spirit of tremendous gratitude and love."

In its 18th overall season, the Chiara String Quartet has been in residence at the Korff School since 2004. Members will continue as faculty in the Korff School through the 2018-19 academic year.

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William Cordova, "yawar mallku (meditations on the african and andean diaspora)," 2011-2016. Photo courtesy of William Cordova.

calendar icon24 Aug 2017    

Artist Cordova to present Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Sept. 6

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

The next lecture in the series will be presented by artist William Cordova on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Cordova’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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(left) Students playing a computational sorting game; (right) A student documents his campus observations at his observation site. Both photos are from a previous honors seminar on creative thinking. Courtesy photos.

calendar icon24 Aug 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

New course explores computational creativity

Lincoln, Neb.—University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design Associate Professor of Art Elizabeth Ingraham is teaching an online course this fall titled Computational Creativity that aims to help students develop both creative and computational thinking skills to help with problem solving in any discipline.

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Twenty-five leaders and innovators in new media have joined the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts's initial advisory board.

calendar icon23 Aug 2017    

Carson Center taps arts, entertainment leaders for input, strategy

Lincoln, Neb.--Twenty-five international leaders and innovators in new media will offer their advice and expertise to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's new Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.

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Scott Campbell Cochran, Shop Wall, 2017, mixed media installation. Iren Tete, Vessel #2, 2017, porcelain.

calendar icon22 Aug 2017    

Second-year MFA students display work in exhibition at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—“Flux,” an exhibition featuring the work of 2nd year Master of Fine Arts students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design, is on display now through Sept. 15 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

A reception will be held on First Friday, Sept. 1 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.

The seven students participating in the exhibition are Scott Cochran, Kat Cox, Lindsey Day, Nicholas Sheldon, Iren Tete, Mallory Trecaso and Erik White, all of whom are in the second year of their graduate program.

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Yanbing Dong

calendar icon15 Aug 2017    

Korff School doctoral student wins Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition in piano

Lincoln, Neb.--Yanbing Dong, a Doctor of Musical Arts student in the Glenn Korff School of Music, won the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition in piano (senior division) and will be performing in New York City at Carnegie Hall on Nov. 4.

“I was simply thrilled after I learned the news through e-mail, but immediately realized the importance of the upcoming performance in New York City,” Dong said. “This will be my solo debut at Carnegie Hall. I think performing at Carnegie Hall is, undoubtedly, a momentous event, and I feel very privileged to be a part of it.”

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Kris Kuksi, “The Tagu (detail),” mixed media assemblage, 29” x 27” x 9”, 2016. Kris Kuksi, “Bank Tank,” mixed media assemblage, 22” x 11.5” x 9”, 2016.

calendar icon10 Aug 2017    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists Series begins Aug. 30 with sculptor Kuksi

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

Opening the series is a lecture by Sculptor Kris Kuksi on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Kuksi’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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