News

Recent News

Nathan Tysen (left) and Chris Miller meet with students in the Glenn Korff School of Music. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon23 May 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

Nebraska hosts staged reading of new musical ‘Eric Hermannson’s Soul’

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln on April 30 hosted a staged reading premiere of a new musical by award-winning composer Chris Miller and lyricist Nathan Tysen based on Willa Cather’s short story, “Eric Hermannson’s Soul” at the Lied Commons, with support from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Cather Project.

Miller and Tysen were also guest artists-in-residence in the Glenn Korff School of Music.

View Nebraska hosts staged reading of new musical ‘Eric Hermannson’s Soul’ Article

Left to right:  Michelle Ingle, Abby Kurth, Dakota Mathew and Susan Twiehaus.

calendar icon11 May 2018    

Four Nebraska vocalists earn recognition at Hal Leonard North American Vocal Competition

Lincoln, Neb.--Four University of Nebraska–Lincoln vocalists earned recognition at the 8th annual Hal Leonard Vocal Competition, announced May 10. All four vocalists competed in the College/University Musical Theatre Division.

Abby Kurth, a junior voice major in the Glenn Korff School of Music, is a North American honorable mention. Kurth will be performing this summer at the Ohio Light Opera at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio.

View Four Nebraska vocalists earn recognition at Hal Leonard North American Vocal Competition Article

The Chiara String Quartet

calendar icon11 May 2018    

Final concert for Chiara Quartet is May 12 in New York City

The Chiara String Quartet present their last concert in their final season as a full-time quartet this Saturday, May 12 at the Met Museum in New York City.

They will be joined at the 2 p.m. concert by Marguerite Scribante Professor of Piano Paul Barnes to present the New York premiere of Philip Glass’s new piano quintet, “Annunciation.”

Their program also includes Nico Muhly’s string quartet, “Diacritical Marks,” which was written for the Quartet in 2010, and Beethoven’s poignant and haunting String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132.

View Final concert for Chiara Quartet is May 12 in New York City Article

Alyssa Pracht and Louis Claussen

calendar icon03 May 2018    

Pracht, Claussen awarded Glenn Korff Distinguished Artist/Scholar Awards

The Glenn Korff Distinguished Undergraduate and Graduate Artist/Scholar Awards were awarded as part of the Glenn Korff School of Music Honors Day Convocation in Westbrook Music Building on Thursday, April 26 on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

Intended to recognize and reward excellence in performance and/or scholarship in the Glenn Korff School of Music, the winners of these prestigious awards for 2018-19 are – Undergraduate: Alyssa Pracht; Graduate: Louis Claussen.

View Pracht, Claussen awarded Glenn Korff Distinguished Artist/Scholar Awards Article

Left to right: Krista Benesch, Dean Chuck O’Connor, Emily Gauger and Haley Collins.

calendar icon02 May 2018    

Two projects take home undergraduate research awards

Lincoln, Neb.--Three students completing two projects won Hixson-Lied College awards presented in conjunction with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Spring Research Fair in April.

Krista Benesch, a sophomore music education major in the Glenn Korff School of Music from Kearney, Nebraska; and Haley Collins, a senior art major from Lincoln, and Emily Gauger, a senior design major in the School of Art, Art History & Design from Omaha, each won for their two projects in the Spring Research Fair Undergraduate Poster and Creative Exhibit Competition.

View Two projects take home undergraduate research awards Article

Back row, left to right:  Todd Cuddy, Dave Hall, Richard Endacott, Drew Davis, Colleen Syron and Chuck O’Connor. Front row, left to right: Hye-Won Hwang, Brian Moore, Brenda Wristen, Tony Falcone and Jan Deaton. Not pictured: Rhonda Fuelberth.

calendar icon02 May 2018    

Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff Awards presented

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff awards were presented at the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Honors Day celebration on April 22. These awards are made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

The following awards were presented:

View Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff Awards presented Article

Chauncey Kate Kleveland

calendar icon30 Apr 2018    

Chauncey Kate Kleveland named winner of Presser Scholarship at Nebraska’s Glenn Korff School of Music

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Chauncey Kate Kleveland has been named the winner of the Presser Scholarship given by The Presser Foundation.

View Chauncey Kate Kleveland named winner of Presser Scholarship at Nebraska’s Glenn Korff School of Music Article

Glenn Korff Distinguished Undergraduate and Graduate Artist/Scholar Award Winners: Alyssa Pracht and Louis Claussen Presser Scholarship Award Winner: Chauncey Kate Kleveland

calendar icon27 Apr 2018    

Glenn Korff School of Music awards announced at annual Honors Convocation

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Glenn Korff School of Music hosted its annual Honors Convocation on Thursday afternoon, April 26 in the Westbrook Recital Hall. The awards and honors that were announced included:

Dean's Award for Academic Excellence (for the highest-grade point average of any graduating senior in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts in 2017) went this year to a music student - Anna Lee.

University Honors Program graduating seniors are:

Lauren Bydalek, Paige DeDecker, Laura Linder, Joseph Klinck, Nicole Shively

View Glenn Korff School of Music awards announced at annual Honors Convocation Article

Danni Gilbert

calendar icon24 Apr 2018    

Gilbert named associate professor of practice in music education at the Glenn Korff School of Music

Danni Gilbert will begin her appointment as associate professor of practice in music education at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in August 2018. 

View Gilbert named associate professor of practice in music education at the Glenn Korff School of Music Article

Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon23 Apr 2018    

UNL Symphony Orchestra closes out season

Barnes, Warren join GKSOM Orchestra on stage for Glass piece

 

View UNL Symphony Orchestra closes out season Article

Pages