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Ann Chang & Karen Becker

calendar icon28 Mar 2017    

Becker, Chang combine for performance in Kimball

LINCOLN, Neb.— Karen Becker, cello, and Ann Chang, piano, will perform pieces by Spanish composer Enrique Granados, the first of two sonatas by Gabriel Faure, a piece not often performed, and Beethoven’s Sonata in C Major, Op. 102, No. 1 on Sunday, April 9 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. Becker will also perform the Sonata for Solo Cello by American composer Paul Whear.

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calendar icon24 Mar 2017    

Vivaldi, Haydn, Piston to be featured at Philharmonia performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra will be performing music by Vivaldi, Haydn, and Walter Piston during its performance on Friday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Viola Studio Recital

calendar icon24 Mar 2017    

Viola Studio performance coming soon to Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Viola Studio will perform on Wednesday, April 5 at 5 p.m. in the Westbrook Music Building’s Recital Hall.

Individual members of the combined viola studios of Jonah Sirota and Clark Potter will perform solos individually and then as the viola ensemble, NEBratsche.

The event is free and open to the public.

 

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Faculty Jazz Ensemble

calendar icon24 Mar 2017    

UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble to perform new, original compositions

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble presents its spring recital on Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall at the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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Laney Boyd

calendar icon24 Mar 2017    By Brian G. Reetz

Boyd wins Folsom Distinguished Master's Thesis Award

With a true passion for the academic side of music, 2016 Glenn Korff School of Music Master of Music in Music History graduate Laney Boyd was recently selected to receive the 2017 Folsom Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award, presented by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Office of Graduate Studies.

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Alumni Board winners (clockwise from upper left): Lawrence McFarland, Dr. Lance Nielsen, Patricia Raun, Desiree Bartels, MarySue Harris and the Rev. Stephen Griffith.

calendar icon22 Mar 2017    

Alumni Board awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has selected the recipients of this year’s Alumni Board Awards. The awards will be presented at the College’s Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 22. The dinner is by invitation only.

The Alumni Achievement Awards honor alumni from each academic area of the college who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and overall professional excellence.

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Dr. Sergio Ruiz. Photo by Kristen Bowyer.

calendar icon17 Mar 2017    

Sergio Ruiz named director of Glenn Korff School of Music

Lincoln, Neb.--Sergio Ruiz, professor of music and chair of the Georgia College Department of Music, has been named the new director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music. Ruiz will begin his new position on July 1.

He replaces John W. Richmond, who left the university last year to become of the dean of the College of Music at the University of North Texas in Denton. Peter Lefferts has been interim director of the Korff School since July.

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Chiara String Quartet Jennifer Son, Cello

calendar icon17 Mar 2017    

‘Beyond Their Years’ caps off final performance of Chiaras season

LINCOLN, Neb.— On Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:30 p.m., the Chiara String Quartet will perform the final concert of the 2016-2017 Hixson-Lied Concert Series at Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). The program, titled “Beyond Their Years,” will be a celebration of mature younger voices featuring Mendelssohn’s gratifying String Quartet in A minor, Op.

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"Prairie Songs:  Remembering Ántonia" will premier March 28 at the Lied Center's Johnny Carson Theater.

calendar icon16 Mar 2017    

Cather’s ‘My Ántonia’ to come alive in song

Lincoln, Neb.--Since 2002, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has provided internationally recognized scholarly work on Nebraska author Willa Cather through its Cather Project. Now, taking direction from Cather’s love of music, the Cather Project has commissioned a song cycle inspired by the text of “My Ántonia,” Nebraska’s prairie and the author’s letters.

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calendar icon15 Mar 2017    

Upcoming Performance Canceled

LINCOLN, Neb.— The A Celebration of American Song performance scheduled for Monday, March 27, 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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