Meredith Ollerich

calendar icon15 Jan 2021    By Brian G Reetz

Ollerich to have another work on NET's "What If...."

In 2018, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music student Meredith Ollerich heard that NET was looking for Nebraska composers to submit their works for a new show called “What If...”. She submitted one of her old concert band works, called “Flight”, and it premiered on the first season of the show in 2019.

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Beethoven Project Timeline

calendar icon18 Dec 2020    By Brian G Reetz

UNLSO Beethoven Project to take place 2020 through 2027

It will be quite a monumental undertaking by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphony Orchestra.

What began in the Fall 2020, with the celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, and continuing until Spring 2027, with the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of his death, the UNL Symphony Orchestra will perform all nine symphonies in order of their composition.

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Artwork by Melissa Graue; Photos by Dayana Corredor Melissa Graue

calendar icon11 Dec 2020    By Brian G Reetz

Graue’s artwork brings message of Hope to walls of Westbrook practice rooms

Over the Summer of 2020, with COVID-19 leaving all of us in search of Hope, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Sophomore Music Education Major Melissa Graue returned to her childhood hobby of painting since she had a lot of indoor, spare time on her hands.

“It didn't matter if I was good or not; it was a fun, calming, creative hobby I enjoyed,” Graue said. “And I knew that I had no use to keep all of my paintings for they would just take up space, so I was planning on giving them away to friends.”

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GKSOM NATS REGIONAL RESULTS Maddy Stark

calendar icon10 Dec 2020    By Brian G Reetz

Stark, many other GKSOM students successful at NATS Regional

Forty University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music student-singers won recognitions as part of the 2020 West Central NATS Regional Student Auditions Online Competition October 22 – December 5. A record-breaking 481 students entered from across the region.

Paced by junior vocal performance major Maddy Stark winning the Music Theatre Singer of the Year Award, the recognitions included:

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Sanda Mašić

calendar icon08 Dec 2020    By Brian G Reetz

Mašić wins First Prize at Charleston Romantic International Competition

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music graduate student Sanda Mašić was recently named a First Prize winner at the Charleston Romantic International Competition.

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Jordan Redd

calendar icon04 Dec 2020    By Brian G Reetz

Redd awarded first prize in third international competition

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music graduate student Jordan Redd recently won First Prize in the Charleston International Music Competition (CIMC). This is the third international competition of which Redd has been awarded first prize.

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Skyler Dykes Abstract

calendar icon01 Dec 2020    By Brian G Reetz

Alumna Dykes undergrad honors thesis paper accepted for conference

Glenn Korff School of Music alumna Skyler Dykes recently learned that her undergraduate honors thesis paper "Civic Practice 101: A guide for the 21st-century opera professor" was accepted for online presentation at the National Opera Association annual conference.

The virtual conference is scheduled for January 4-6, 2021. Dykes will be submitting a short video summarizing her research and attendees will be able to view the video during any "poster presentation" session.

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Danni Gilbert

calendar icon30 Nov 2020    By Kathe C. Andersen

Gilbert receives 2020 Nebraska Music Educator of the Year honors

Lincoln, Neb--Danni Gilbert, associate professor of practice in music education in the Glenn Korff School of Music, has received the 2020 Nebraska Music Educator of the Year Award from the Nebraska Music Educators Association (NMEA).

Recipients of the NMEA Music Educator of the Year Award display excellence in every facet of music teaching in Nebraska. Nominees must have completed at least seven years of teaching and are currently active teaching.

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Thảo Dương

calendar icon25 Nov 2020    By Brian G Reetz

Second full Korff Kast features dance student Duong

For the second full Korff Kast, we feature University of Nebraska-Lincoln dance student Thảo Dương.

Duong was born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and started receiving professional training through a-year-long involvement with the Urban Dance Group Vietnam (UDG Vietnam) Company when she was 17. She is now a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln pursuing two Bachelors’ Degrees in Advertising & Public Relations and Dance, with a minor in Psychology.

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Zachary Cheek

calendar icon25 Nov 2020    By Brian G Reetz

GKSOM’S Cheek becomes youngest appointed to Nebraska Arts Council

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Trombone Performance Major Zachary Cheek has officially been appointed to the Nebraska Arts Council board. At 20 years old, he is the youngest member in the history of the organization.

“Well, I've developed a passion for the arts over the past few years, and I wanted to get involved in the Arts Council to help offer my support to artists across the state,” Cheek said.

He’s been trying to find different ways to use his experiences to support the arts.

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