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Big Red Singers

calendar icon08 Aug 2017    

Big Red Singers exhibition coming Saturday, August 19

LINCOLN, Neb.— The 2017-2018 Big Red Singers will make its debut in Kimball Recital Hall by performing select titles of recent Nebraska Show Choir Camp songs on Saturday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m.

The exhibition is a high-energy performance of singing and expert choreography that will conclude a week of rehearsals. The concert is free and open to the public, but patrons are advised to come early to get the best seats. It will be a performance to remember!

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Adrenaline -- Glenn Korff School of Music's Jadyn  Johnson is on the far right.

calendar icon07 Aug 2017    

Johnson, Adrenaline victorious at Rising Star competition

Jadyn Johnson is a Barberbrat. The senior Music Education major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music is a third generation barbershopper as her grandpa got her family into singing barbershop.

This past weekend, Johnson, along with three other members of her quartet, Adrenaline, won the 2017 Rising Star Competition (the International Youth Division). The Rising Star competition is part of the Sweet Adelines International Quartet Contest that took place August 5 at the University of Maryland, College Park, Md. 

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The Cornhusker Marching Band

calendar icon04 Aug 2017    

Cornhusker Marching Band takes over Memorial Stadium

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Cornhusker Marching Band’s annual exhibition performance will take place Friday, August 18 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Stadium on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

You'll see highlights of what the Cornhusker Marching Band has been working on during its pre-season Band Camp, including the famous "drill down," a preview of the first halftime show and hear many more Husker favorites.

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Kathleen Johnson

calendar icon25 Jul 2017    

Johnson placing first highlights GKSOM success at NATS National Student Auditions

Recent University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Glenn Korff School of Music graduate Kathleen (Kate) Johnson won the Upper College (Junior and Seniors) Women’s Classical Vocal category at the NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) 2017 National Student Auditions (NSA) in Boulder, Colorado on Friday. Johnson was a student of Kate Butler at Nebraska. 

Current student Tyler Cox was the third-place winner in the Lower College (Freshmen and Sophomore) Men’s Musical Theatre category. Cox is a student of Alisa Belflower.

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calendar icon24 Jul 2017    

Nebraska Rep, Lied Center announce production change for March 2018

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre and the Lied Center for Performing Arts announce a change in production for their March, 2018 joint venture.
 
The new production is AVENUE Q by Jeff Whitley, music & lyrics by Robert Lopez & Jeff Marx. Dates of production remain the same: March 2 - March 16, 2018, at the Lied Center’s Johnny Carson Theater.
 

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Students from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film rehearse a final production of “Romeo and Juliet” at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon20 Jul 2017    

Carson School students study abroad at Globe Theatre in England

Lincoln, Neb.--Sixteen students from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film and one student from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications studied internationally this summer at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, England, thanks in part to support from the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

Assistant Professor of Practice Wesley Broulik, who accompanied the students to London, said the experience was life-changing for the students.

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre has announced its new season. Andy Park, Artistic Director

calendar icon20 Jul 2017    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre announces its 2017-2018 season

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film with the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announces the relaunch of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre. The state’s only regional professional theatre will offer a five-production season beginning September 30, 2017.

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calendar icon18 Jul 2017    By Steve Smith, University Communications

Fiske Guide tabs Nebraska as 'Best Buy' university

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been designated a "Best Buy" in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018.

Nebraska is one of just 20 public colleges and universities to receive the designation, which is earned through academic quality and affordability. Eighteen private institutions were also named to this year's list.

The Fiske Guide, founded in 1982 by Edward Fiske, a former New York Times education editor, is a highly respected, comprehensive guide to more than 300 colleges and universities.

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(left) Krista Benesch accepts her award from the Vipiteno Minister of Culture and Festival Director Larisa Jackson. (right) Benesch performs “Les temps de lilas” during the Competition Winners Concert at the Orfeo Music Festival. Courtesy photos. Krista Benesch performs “Non so piu” from Le nozze di Figaro by Mozart during the final round performance of the Orfeo International Music Competition. Benesch won honorable mention in the competition. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon17 Jul 2017    

Benesch earns honorable mention at Orfeo Music Festival in Italy

Lincoln, Neb.--Krista Benesch, a sophomore B.M.E. student in the Glenn Korff School of Music from Kearney, Nebraska, won honorable mention in the 2017 Orfeo Music Festival international competition in Vipiteno/Sterzing, Italy.

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150 people are needed to participate in a video project titled "Kiss the Sky," as part of Nebraska's 150th Celebration.

calendar icon20 Jun 2017    

Derr seeks participants for video project for Nebraska's 150th Celebration

Lincoln, Neb.--Have you ever wanted to kiss the sky? On July 21, Artist, Professor, and Director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design Robert Ladislas Derr invites you to kiss the sky as he records with video and photography at the Cube in the West Haymarket. An official event of the Cube Art Project and The Nebraska 150 Celebration, Derr will film and photograph the corresponding number of kisses.

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