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calendar icon06 Apr 2018    

Graduate Jazz Combo, Vocal Jazz Ensemble plan night of Jazz

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Glenn Korff School of Music’s Graduate Jazz Combo and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble will combine for a night of music on Tuesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

The Graduate Jazz Combo will perform a couple of original pieces from students Andrew Janak and Christian Chesanek as well as a couple of arrangements by students, Janak and Chris Leach, of works of Sonny Rollins and Chick Corea.

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Jazz Combo performing in Westbrook Recital Hall

calendar icon06 Apr 2018    

Jazz Combos take Westbrook stage on back to back nights

LINCOLN, Neb.— There will be back to back Jazz Combo performances at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music on Sunday, April 15 and Monday, April 16 in Westbrook Recital Hall.

On Sunday, the Undergraduate Jazz Combos take center stage at 3 p.m. There will be four combos performing on the night lead by coaches Kyle Granville, Michael Kraft and Chris Leach. Music includes selections from Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Timmons and John Coltrane.

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Michaella Deladia. Photo by Maya Linn Pierce.

calendar icon05 Apr 2018    

Theatrix closes season with '4.48 Psychosis'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, closes its 2017-2018 season with 4.48 Psychosis, written by Sarah Kane and directed by University of Nebraska student, Candace Nelson.

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Hyeyung Yoon & Gabriela Lena Frank

calendar icon05 Apr 2018    

Yoon teams with Frank for final concert at UNL

LINCOLN, Neb.— In a farewell concert celebrating her thirteen years of teaching and performing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music, violinist Hyeyung Yoon will be joined by composer and pianist Gabriela Lena Frank in a concert featuring Frank’s compositions on Friday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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John Camp, II

calendar icon04 Apr 2018    

Classical archaeologist Camp to lecture April 16 on Athenian agora excavations

Lincoln, Neb.--Classical archaeologist John Camp, II, the director of the Athenian agora excavations, will present the next Archaeological Institute of America lecture on Monday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Saxophone Studio

calendar icon03 Apr 2018    

Saxophone quartet concert coming on April 11

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Saxophone Studio, under the direction of Dr. Paul Haar, is pleased to announce the Spring 2018 saxophone quartet concert.

This featured chamber recital will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall of the Glenn Korff School of Music.

The quartets will feature works by Albeniz, Bach, Bozza, Damase, Florenzo, Iturralde, Torke and Raymond-Kolker. This concert is free and open to the public.

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Robert Storr

calendar icon29 Mar 2018    

Artist, critic Robert Storr presents next Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture April 5

Lincoln, Neb.--Artist, critic and curator Robert Storr will present the final Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture of the spring series on Thursday, April 5.

The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. It is free and open to the public.

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.

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calendar icon29 Mar 2018    

Moran Woodwind Quintet performance includes World Premiere

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Moran Woodwind Quintet’s upcoming recital will be on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Westbrook Recital Hall, and will feature the premiere of a new woodwind quintet by California bassoonist and composer, John Steinmetz, titled “All the Difference”. The work was commissioned by the Glenn Korff School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Cast in four movements, the piece explores and exploits the variety of sounds available to a woodwind quintet.

 

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Ian Borden

calendar icon27 Mar 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

Carson School students to perform first-ever English translation of 'La capeadora'

Lincoln, Neb.--In April, Associate Professor of Theatre Ian Borden and five students from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film will travel to the Association for Hispanic Classical Theatre Conference in El Paso, Texas, to perform a translation of “La capeadora” for the first time ever in English.

“La capeadora,” written by Luis Quiñones de Benavente, is an entremés or short, comic theatrical performances of one act, performed on their own or in conjunction with longer works from the 16th and 17th centuries in Spain.

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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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