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Ariel Bybee

calendar icon27 Mar 2018    

Obituary | Ariel Bybee

Lincoln, Neb.--Former Glenn Korff School of Music Artist-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Voice Ariel Bybee, 75, died March 20 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bybee was a renowned opera singer, according to Opera News, “a prominent mezzo at the Metropolitan Opera for 18 seasons.” She was also distinguished as a soloist, voice teacher, university professor and opera director.

Bybee taught in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music from 1998-2008 and saw the opera program grow and improve during that time.

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Natalie Dettmer's contest-winning poster "Not One More" is carried by a participant in the March for Our Lives event in Washington, D.C. Natalie Dettmer with her winning poster design, "Not One More." Photo by Adobe Project 1324.

calendar icon27 Mar 2018    

Graphic design senior wins poster contest for March for Our Lives

Lincoln, Neb.--Natalie Dettmer, a senior art major in the School of Art, Art History & Design from Lincoln, won a national poster contest sponsored by Amplifier and Adobe Project 1324 to create posters for the March for Our Lives event in Washington, D.C., on March 24. The march was organized to bring attention to the issue of ending gun violence in response to the February shooting at Florida’s Stoneman Douglas High School.

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calendar icon26 Mar 2018    

An Evening of Cello highlights students at Glenn Korff School of Music

LINCOLN, Neb.— Come hear from the cello students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music as they present An Evening of Cello on Friday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall.

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Cather Professor of Art Karen Kunc (right) helps students during an ecological printing and bookmaking course offered at Cedar Point in the summer of 2015.

calendar icon26 Mar 2018    

Art at Cedar Point taking residency apps through March 31

Lincoln, Neb.--Art at Cedar Point is currently taking applications for its artist in residence program and enrolling students in its summer course offering.

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Elysia Arntzen The Cask of Amontillado, on Saturday, March 31 at 7 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall

calendar icon26 Mar 2018    

Doctoral student to premiere her first opera

Elysia Arntzen, a third-year Doctor of Musical Arts student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music, will have her first-ever opera premiere – The Cask of Amontillado, on Saturday, March 31 at 7 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

The Cask of Amontillado is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. It’s about a man who gets revenge on another man, who has insulted him. The original story is only about five pages long, and it is unclear exactly what the two men were fighting about or who they are.

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calendar icon22 Mar 2018    

Prague Spring 50 concerts scheduled for April 4

LINCOLN, Neb.— A trio of University of Nebraska–Lincoln performance groups will play music by Czech composers in a 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 concert in Kimball Recital Hall. The concert, “Prague Spring 50: From Dvorak to Husa, and Beyond,” will feature the UNL Wind Ensemble, directed by Carolyn Barber; the University of Nebraska Faculty Brass Quintet; and the Chiara String Quartet with pianist Mark Clinton.

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"The Rep's Rising Stars" celebrates Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film student work.

calendar icon22 Mar 2018    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents one-night only 'The Rep's Rising Stars'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, the state’s only regional professional theatre, associated with the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, continues its first year-round season March 30 with a one-night only celebration of Johnny Carson School student work with "The Rep's Rising Stars."

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calendar icon22 Mar 2018    

Follow the Baton: The Story of the Wagner Siegfried Idyll Baton

Many music-lovers know the famous story of Richard Wagner's birthday present to his beloved wife, Cosima – the performance of a new composition in the stairwell outside her bedroom on Christmas morning, 1870. Those scholars who have read Cosima's diary might also know that the baton Wagner used to conduct the ensemble was engraved by a local artisan to memorialize the event: the date of the performance inscribed along one face and the title of the work, Tribschener Idyll, along the opposite side.

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Faculty Jazz Ensemble performing at Westbrook Recital Hall

calendar icon20 Mar 2018    

UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble to world premiere two pieces in April

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble will present its spring concert in Westbrook Recital Hall on Tuesday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Large Brass Ensembles perform at Kimball Recital Hall

calendar icon19 Mar 2018    

One night coming for three Large Brass Ensemble performances

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Large Brass Ensembles within the Glenn Korff School of Music will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 2 in Kimball Recital Hall.

From the traditional “O Danny Boy” and “Down in the River” to more contemporary works like “Canterbury Flourish” and “The University of Nebraska March,” this recital promises to have something for everyone.

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