29 Sep 2023
Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music’s opera program presents “O Pioneers!,” which will be performed in Scottsbluff, McCook and Red Cloud, Nebraska, in October as part of the Lied Center for Performing Arts’ Arts Across Nebraska program.
Arts Across Nebraska connects Lied Center artists with Nebraskans everywhere through annual tours to communities across the state. Each tour stop includes public performances, student matinees and educational outreach.
15 Sep 2023
Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Wind Ensemble presents an evening of outdoor fun with an outdoor concert titled “Lawn Games” on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Sheldon Museum of Art’s sculpture garden at 12th and R streets. The concert is free and open to the public.
Bring a lawn chair and a playful outlook to interact with the musicians in a variety of musical games. Get a peek behind-the-scenes and learn how the band develops interpretations.
12 Sep 2023
Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 299-member Cornhusker Marching Band makes its 2023 debut Sept. 16 at Memorial Stadium with pregame and halftime performances at Nebraska’s football home opener against Northern Illinois.
11 Sep 2023
Lincoln, Neb.--Trio 402, a former faculty ensemble in the Glenn Korff School of Music, has been inducted into The Akademia Hall of Fame for creating a musical repertoire that is original.
Trio 402 previously won first prize for their “Conversations Between Friends” CD (Potenza Music), featuring music by William Hurlstone and Bill Douglas, which was funded by a Hixson-Lied Faculty Research and Creative Activity grant.
25 Aug 2023
Lincoln, Neb.--Brenda Wristen, professor of piano and piano pedagogy in the Glenn Korff School of Music, received an Outstanding Service Recognition Award by the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy at the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, a leading event for piano teachers with an international audience, held in July in Illinois.
24 Aug 2023
Lincoln, Neb.--Tony Falcone, associate director of bands and director of the Cornhusker Marching Band in the Glenn Korff School of Music, received the Kappa Kappa Psi Distinguished Service to Music Medal at the Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma National Convention in Orlando in July.
The Distinguished Service to Music Medal is the highest award presented by the national honorary band fraternity. It was instituted in 1963 to honor outstanding individual contributions to bands.
23 Aug 2023
Lincoln, Neb.--The Amicitia Duo, which includes Glenn Korff School of Music professor Diane Barger, E-flat and B-flat clarinets, and University of Alabama at Birmingham professor Denise Gainey, B-flat clarinet, along with Professor of Piano Mark Clinton, will perform in a faculty recital on Wednesday, Sept. 6.
04 Aug 2023
Lincoln, Neb.--The Cornhusker Marching Band will hold its annual exhibition concert on Friday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Stadium. The event is free and open to the public.
Fans attending the exhibition should enter Memorial Stadium through Gate 3 (southwest entrance) and Gate 11 (northwest entrance). The gates will open at 6 p.m.
04 Aug 2023
Lincoln, Neb.—Have you always wanted to play the piano? Or have you forgotten how to play piano since you were a child? Join Lincoln’s Community Piano Experience (CPE), a group piano class offered as an outreach of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music piano pedagogy program.
This program offers group piano classes that center on helping students develop basic music reading and piano-playing skills. Designed specifically for adults, this program offers classes at beginning and intermediate levels.