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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Zachary Cheek

29 Apr 2022    

Undergraduate research award presented

Lincoln, Neb.—Glenn Korff School of Music senior Zachary Cheek received an award from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, Office of Research and Economic Development and Office of Undergraduate Research in conjunction with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Student Research Days in April.

Cheek won $250 for his presentation titled “The Impact of Afghan Opium Cultivation on the American Opioid Epidemic.”

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The 2022 Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff Award recipients were announced at the college's Honors Day celebration on April 22.

27 Apr 2022    

Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff Awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the 2022 recipients of the Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff awards.

This ongoing awards program for faculty and staff recognizes outstanding performance and accomplishments in the areas of teaching; research and creative activity; faculty service, outreach and engagement; outstanding lecturer; and staff service.

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25 Apr 2022    

Musical Theatre Cabaret is May 6-7

Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music presents A Musical Theatre Cabaret I and II on Friday and Saturday, May 6-7.

Musical theatre graduate and undergraduate students will be performing two cabarets each evening at 7:30 and 9 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall Rm. 119. The performances are free and open to the public.

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Tyler Buttefield

20 Apr 2022    

UNL Campus Band performance May 1 will honor Butterfield

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Campus Band will perform a concert titled “Hear My Voice” on Sunday, May 1 at 1 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The concert is free and open to the public. It will also be live webcast. Visit https://music.unl.edu/webcaststhe day of the performance for the link.

The program includes music by Biedenbender, Colonna, Reed, Shapiro, Shostakovich and others. 

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