Rebecca Fischer, violinist of the acclaimed Chiara String Quartet, presents a recital of all unaccompanied violin music on September 10 in UNL's Kimball Recital Hall. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Department of Art and Art History and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha announced the inauguration of the Bemis Center Residency Prize for graduates from the UNL Master of Fine Arts program. The Residency Prize will be awarded annually to an outstanding MFA student graduating from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. All third-year MFA students are eligible to apply for the Residency Prize. UNL art and art history faculty will nominate students for consideration; the Bemis Center will determine the recipient.
Violist Clark Potter, violinist David C. Neely, mezzo-soprano Kate Butler and pianist Ann Chang present the luscious music of the English composer and violist Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979) at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8 at Kimball Recital Hall. The Glenn Korff School of Music event is free and open to the public.
Highlighted by the UNL Opera production of Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring, two concerts in the Hixson-Lied Concert Series of the Chiara String Quartet, and the Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Show at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, the Glenn Korff School of Music is excited to announce its Fall 2013 season.
The Cornhusker Marching Band returns to Memorial Stadium prior to the kickoff of the 2013 season with The Cornhusker Marching Band Exhibition on Friday, August 23 beginning at 7 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.
Always a crowd-pleasing favorite, the exhibition will be a warm up for the season opening game against Wyoming. The band will perform its Pregame Spectacular along with a preview of the first halftime show and many other Husker favorites.
Once every four years, the School of Music and the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film collaborate on a large-scale musical production sponsored by the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. February 2013, we presented the regional premiere of Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of “Candide,” Leonard Bernstein’s 1956 operetta.
“It was a feast for the eyes, the ears and the heart,” said Alisa Belflower, who directed the production.