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Jazz Orchestra and Big Band

calendar icon29 Sep 2017    

Kicking off 50 years of Jazz Ensembles at Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Paul Haar, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Big Band, under the direction of Andrew Janak will kick off the 50th year of jazz ensembles at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a concert on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Symphonic Band

calendar icon28 Sep 2017    

‘Folk Influences’ show the way for Symphonic Band performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The upcoming University of Nebraska-Lincoln Symphonic Band performance “Folk Influences” on Tuesday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. will include Pann’s The Wrangler; Grantham’s Shenandoah; Wood’s Mannin Veen; Milhaud’s Suite Francaise and Reed’s Armenian Dances Part 1.

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Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon27 Sep 2017    

Symphony Orchestra’s Season Opener includes Flyover Country

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Symphony Orchestra’s season opener will feature faculty member Karen Becker on cello on Sunday, October 8 at 3 p.m.  in Kimball Recital Hall. It will include Flyover Country by Tyler White, in honor of Nebraska’s sesquicentennial; Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major by Haydn and Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43 by Sibelius.

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Franz Liszt

calendar icon27 Sep 2017    

Barnes to celebrate Franz Liszt’s birthday with Lisztomania

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Chapter of the American Liszt Society and the Glenn Korff School of Music are sponsoring Lisztomania to celebrate pianist and composer Franz Liszt’s 206th Birthday.

Lisztomania! A Birthday Celebration Franz Liszt as Poet, Pianist and Priest is Sunday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The concert will also be live webcast. Visit music.unl.edu the day of the concert for the link.

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Brad Flick (second from left) with the other members of the creative team pose with Naoto Ohshima (front), Sonic's original creator. Brad Flick on release day for Sonic Mania.

calendar icon27 Sep 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

Carson School alumnus Flick is level designer for Sonic Mania videogame

Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Alumnus Brad Flick (B.F.A. 2010) worked on the creative team as a level designer for the new Sonic Mania video game released in August by SEGA.

Christian Whitehead, Headcannon and PagodaWest Games, who were all chosen for their work in the Sonic community, developed the game in collaboration with SEGA of America. Sonic Mania celebrates the series’ 25th anniversary and features the best of Classic Sonic, while pushing the envelope forward with 60 frames-per-second gameplay and pixel-perfect physics.

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Crystal Dunning (left) and Krista Benesch rehearse the music for "The Ballad of Baby Doe," which travels to North Platte, thanks to the generosity of the James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Tour Nebraska Opera Fund. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon25 Sep 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

Glenn Korff School of Music Opera ‘The Ballad of Baby Doe’ travels to North Platte

Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music’s opera program will take its touring production of “The Ballad of Baby Doe” to North Platte, Nebraska, in October thanks to the generosity of the James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Tour Nebraska Opera Fund.

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calendar icon25 Sep 2017    

Flyover New Music Series debuts its first concert October 5

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Flyover New Music Series is the new music series from the composition studio at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music. The series is administered and overseen by composition faculty and students.

The debut Flyover New Music Concert will feature six stunning new works by composers in the Glenn Korff School of Music, including three students new in the fall 2017 term. The performance will take place in Westbrook Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 5.

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Teresa Ganzel with Johnny Carson in a Tea Time Movies with Art Fern sketch on "The Tonight Show." Courtesy photo. Teresa Ganzel

calendar icon21 Sep 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

'Tea Time Movie' skit actress Teresa Ganzel is next Carson Lecturer

Lincoln, Neb.— Teresa Ganzel, a comedic actress and recurring cast member of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson who starred as the Tea Time Lady and other characters in many other popular skits on the show, will present the next Carson Lecture on Friday, Oct. 6 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film.

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Robert Mahoney

calendar icon21 Sep 2017    

Art critic Mahoney will present next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture Oct. 4

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.

Art critic Robert Mahoney will present the next lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. Mahoney’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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The Alloy Orchestra returns to The Ross with two performances on Saturday, Sept. 30. Photo courtesy of Rogovin.com.

calendar icon20 Sep 2017    

World-renowned Alloy Orchestra returns to the Ross

Lincoln, Neb.--The world-renowned Alloy Orchestra returns to The Ross on Saturday, Sept. 30 for two performances, providing live, original accompaniment for the silent films "The Lost World" (1925) at 3 p.m. and "A Page of Madness" (1926) at 7 p.m.

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