The Cornhusker Marching Band will present an exhibition concert on Aug. 19 in Memorial Stadium. Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication.

05 Aug 2022    

Cornhusker Marching Band exhibition is Aug. 19

Lincoln, Neb.--The Cornhusker Marching Band will hold its annual exhibition concert on Friday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Stadium. The concert is free and open to the public.

The annual concert will present highlights of what the Cornhusker Marching Band works on during their pre-season Band Camp, including the popular “drill down” and a preview of the first halftime show.

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The Community Piano Experience offers group piano classes for beginning and intermediate piano students. Registration for fall classes ends Aug. 31.

05 Aug 2022    

It’s never too late to learn to play the piano

Lincoln, Neb.--Learning to play the piano can be an enriching and highly rewarding experience. If you’ve ever wanted to play the piano, Glenn Korff School of Music Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy Brenda Wristen says it’s never too late to learn. 

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Maddy Stark

14 Jul 2022    

Stark wins NATS national musical theatre competition

Lincoln, Neb.--Maddy Stark, a senior voice major and musical theatre minor in the Glenn Korff School of Music from Omaha, Nebraska, won the National Association of Teachers of Singing’s upper level (college junior and senior treble voices) musical theatre category in the National Student Auditions.

Beginning among a record-setting 854 entries in this year’s national competition, Stark represented the West Central region of NATS as she advanced through six levels of competition to be named the winner. She was awarded a cash prize of $1,600.

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Clockwise from upper left:  Andy Belser, Ellen Hebden, Alessio Olivieri, Dan Novy and Sophie Isaak.

13 Jul 2022    

College welcomes new faculty

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts welcomes the following new faculty this fall. 

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The Lied Center Piano Academy is for students entering grades 9 through their first year of college. Glenn Korff School of Music Professor Paul Barnes serves as artistic director of the academy. Jeannette Fang

22 Jun 2022    

Lied Center Piano Academy begins July 11

Lincoln, Neb.--The Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lied Center Piano Circle and Glenn Korff School of Music will host the fourth annual Lied Center Piano Academy July 11-15.

The academy is designed for students entering grades 9 through their first year of college. The artistic director is Paul Barnes, the Marguerite Scribante Professor of Piano in the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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Left: Abby Miller (right) visits with students and faculty in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. Right: Tim Andersen conducts a masterclass with trumpet students in the Glenn Korff School of Music. Photos by Eddy Aldana.

26 May 2022    

Alumni award winners return to campus

Lincoln, Neb.--Tim Andersen (B.M.E. 1982) and Abby Miller (B.A. 2002) returned to campus in April as part of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Honors Day celebration.

Andersen received the Alumni Achievement Award in Music. He has combined a successful teaching and performing career in the Dallas/Fort Worth area over the past 38 years.

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UNL choirs in front of the Rouen Gothic Cathedral, France’s tallest cathedral. Courtesy photo.

26 May 2022    

UNL Choirs tour France

Lincoln, Neb.--The University Singers and Chamber Singers in the Glenn Korff School of Music are on a choral trip to France May 14-24. 

They are performing at extraordinary concert venues including the Gothic Beauvais Cathedral, Rouen Gothic Cathedral, the American Cemetery at Normandy, Eglise Notre Dame l’Assomption, St. Michel, St. Vincent Cathedral, Le Mans Cathedral, Chartres Cathedral, and more. Their trip also includes a visit to Monet’s Gardens at Giverny.

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Staff Sergeant Katie Rice Rogers (M.M. 2017)

23 May 2022    

Rogers returns to Nebraska with Army's Old Fife and Drum Corps

Lincoln, Neb.--Staff Sergeant Katie Rice Rogers (M.M. 2017) is a fife instrumentalist with the Army's Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps stationed at Ft. Myer in Arlington, Virginia. A small team from her unit will be performing in Omaha May 26-28 as part of the patriotic events for Memorial Day weekend. 

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Alan Mattingly

17 May 2022    

Mattingly named interim director of Korff School

Lincoln, Neb.--Alan Mattingly, professor of horn and assistant director, has been named the interim director of the Glenn Korff School of Music. Mattingly’s appointment begins May 23 and continues until a new director is appointed.

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Sarah Brady

11 May 2022    By National and International Fellowships

Brady earns Fulbright award

Lincoln, Neb.--Sarah Brady, a senior music and microbiology major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has earned a Fulbright award to teach English in Poland.

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