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calendar icon03 Mar 2017    By Brian G. Reetz

The sound of The Good Life

The Good Life. What does it mean to you? For some it’s about spending time with the ones they love, for others it’s a night walking on the beach and for others still it’s about just enjoying life!

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Jazz Orchestra recently released a CD, “The Good Life: Live at Kimball Hall,” that captures many different moods and feelings with powerful live performances by the group.

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Jonah Sirota

calendar icon02 Mar 2017    

Sirota viola recital includes World Premiere piece, Elegy For a Lost World

LINCOLN, Neb.— Violist Jonah Sirota’s recital with guest artist Molly Morkoski, piano, and faculty artists William McMullen, oboe, Diane Barger, clarinet, John Bailey, flute, and Karen Becker, cello will take place Wednesday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

It’s a program of chamber music with viola from the time when the instrument came into its own. The night features works by Holst, Clarke, Loeffler, Bruch, Martinu, and the world premiere of Elegy For a Lost World by Robert Sirota.

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calendar icon02 Mar 2017    

Evenings of Choirs takes to the Kimball stage Sunday night

LINCOLN, Neb.— Three University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music choirs will combine to perform on the same program Sunday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall for Evenings of Choirs.

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University of Nebraska Brass Quintet

calendar icon27 Feb 2017    

Bachs highlight upcoming U. of Nebraska Brass Quintet recital

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet will present their Spring Recital on Monday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The program takes the listener through styles from the Renaissance, the Baroque and into the Twentieth Century. It features music by two different Bachs (both Johann Sebastian and Jan) and a rarely performed work for quintet by Edward Gregson.

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Chamber Singers

calendar icon27 Feb 2017    

UNL Chamber Singers to present ‘Miniature Monuments’

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Chamber Singers, under the direction of Dr. Steve Grives, presents “Miniature Monuments” a concert of some of the most significant masterworks composed for chamber choir on Sunday, March 12 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Jazz Orchestra and Big Band

calendar icon24 Feb 2017    

First Spring UNL performance coming up for Jazz Orchestra and Big Band

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Jazz Orchestra and the UNL Big Band combine for their first performance of the Spring semester in Kimball Recital Hall on Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. The UNL Big Band, under the direction of Jesse McBee, will be performing Hay Burner, Next Season and Bye Bye Blackbird. The UNL Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Paul Haar, will then take the stage to perform Gotham City, Just Like That, The Touch of Your Lips, Tom Sails Away, Beast (by our own Andrew Janak) and Bowman Pulls the Plug (by our own Tom Larson).

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calendar icon23 Feb 2017    

Upcoming Performance Canceled

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Moran Woodwind Quintet performance scheduled for Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kimball Recital Hall and listed on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Calendar of Events calendars has been canceled.

For a full listing of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music events, visit music.unl.edu.

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Wind Ensemble

calendar icon23 Feb 2017    

Virtuosity, humor & intrigue await Wind Ensemble concert-goers

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Wind Ensemble mid-semester concert on Wednesday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall is an eclectic mix of virtuosity, humor, and intrigue.

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Symphonic Band

calendar icon22 Feb 2017    

UNL’s Symphonic Band to perform Transitions concert

LINCOLN, Neb.— 2016 was a year of significant public and personal loss and change for many people. With their program entitled, Transitions, conducted by Tony Falcone, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphonic Band musically reflects on the concepts of letting go and moving forward on Tuesday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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calendar icon20 Feb 2017    

Kimball Recital Hall hosts Large Brass Ensembles performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Large Brass Ensembles of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music will perform a recital on March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall, originally scheduled for Westbrook Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

 

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