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Chauncey Kate Kleveland

calendar icon30 Apr 2018    

Chauncey Kate Kleveland named winner of Presser Scholarship at Nebraska’s Glenn Korff School of Music

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Chauncey Kate Kleveland has been named the winner of the Presser Scholarship given by The Presser Foundation.

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Glenn Korff Distinguished Undergraduate and Graduate Artist/Scholar Award Winners: Alyssa Pracht and Louis Claussen Presser Scholarship Award Winner: Chauncey Kate Kleveland

calendar icon27 Apr 2018    

Glenn Korff School of Music awards announced at annual Honors Convocation

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Glenn Korff School of Music hosted its annual Honors Convocation on Thursday afternoon, April 26 in the Westbrook Recital Hall. The awards and honors that were announced included:

Dean's Award for Academic Excellence (for the highest-grade point average of any graduating senior in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts in 2017) went this year to a music student - Anna Lee.

University Honors Program graduating seniors are:

Lauren Bydalek, Paige DeDecker, Laura Linder, Joseph Klinck, Nicole Shively

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Trent Claus was the visual effects supervisor for “Captain America: Civil War” (2016). Trent Claus

calendar icon27 Apr 2018    

Alumni Profile: Trent Claus creates visual effects in Hollywood

Lincoln, Neb.--Trent Claus, who received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art in 2006, is an award-winning visual effects (VFX) supervisor with Lola VFX in Los Angeles.

He has been with Lola VFX for 11 years and has worked on more than 100 films, including 16 that were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, and four that won the award. Additionally, nine of the films were nominated for Best Picture, and cumulatively, the films he has contributed to have earned more than $32 billion dollars in worldwide box office.

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Hannah Eads, “Coming/Going” (still from a video). Skyler Simpson, Assorted “Portrait,” gouache and graphite on paper.

calendar icon24 Apr 2018    

Capstone Exhibition opens April 30

Lincoln, Neb.--Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2018 Spring Capstone Exhibition will be on display April 30-May 4 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery and MEDICI Gallery in Richards Hall.

This exhibition features the work of 28 graduating Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts majors in studio art and graphic design from the School of Art, Art History and Design. Each student has written a statement to accompany their works, and those will be on view as well.

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Danni Gilbert

calendar icon24 Apr 2018    

Gilbert named associate professor of practice in music education at the Glenn Korff School of Music

Danni Gilbert will begin her appointment as associate professor of practice in music education at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in August 2018. 

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Virginia Smith

calendar icon24 Apr 2018    

Retirement reception for Smith is May 2

Lincoln, Neb.--A retirement reception will be held Wednesday, May 2 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for Professor Virginia Smith of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. The public is invited. The reception will be held in the Theatre Lobby, first floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R streets. R.S.V.P.s requested but not required at juliana@unl.edu.

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Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon23 Apr 2018    

UNL Symphony Orchestra closes out season

Barnes, Warren join GKSOM Orchestra on stage for Glass piece

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Tyler Goodrich White, presents the final concert of its 2017-2018 season, titled “Journeys in the Imagination,” featuring music by Philip Glass and Ralph Vaughan Williams on Sunday, April 29 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Musical Theatre Showcase Cast

calendar icon20 Apr 2018    

Come enjoy ‘In the room where it happens’

LINCOLN, Neb.— The 18th annual spring Musical Theatre Showcase will take place on Friday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall.

IN THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENS is fast-paced look inside an audition room where sixteen young performers are auditioning in hopes of booking a job to perform on the stage. The stage manager tries to keep them in line, but her best efforts sometimes fail as the young artists have unique ideas of how to get the director’s attention!

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The Clay Club Sale and Fine Art Photo Club’s Photo Sale are April 27-28 in Richards Hall. Support the work of talented student artists by purchasing their most recent work.

calendar icon18 Apr 2018    

Nebraska student art sales are April 27-28

Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the Clay Club’s Spring Sale and the Fine Art Photo Club’s Photo Sale on April 27-28, 2018, in Richards Hall.

Hours for both sales are Friday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Both sales are in Richards Hall. The pottery sale will take place in Rm. 118, while the Photo Sale will take place in the drawing studio in Rm. 112.

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Mike Roe, a graduate student in music, plays a cello (guitar) pan during practice in Westbrook Music Building. Nebraska Steel includes 22 student performers. The ensemble includes two performance groups that can play together or separately. Photo by Troy Fedderson.

calendar icon18 Apr 2018    By Troy Fedderson, University Communication

Nebraska Steel prepares for debut performance

Lincoln, Neb.--Warm rhythms of the Caribbean are aligning with robin song and daffodil blooms to sweep away remnants of winter chill at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Launched in January by the Glenn Korff School of Music, Nebraska Steel — the university’s first student ensemble dedicated to playing steel drum music — debuts April 24. The ensemble, led by Dave Hall, assistant professor of percussion, includes 22 Huskers grooving on four styles of pans and other percussion instruments to drive the distinctive, laid-back beat of steel drum music.

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