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Play with the Chiara Finalist: Hannah Bell, clarinet; Jordan Ellis, viola; Jennifer Son, cello.

calendar icon20 Feb 2017    

Play with the Chiaras Audition final takes place March 1

LINCOLN, Neb.— The winner of the annual Play with the Chiaras Audition will collaborate with the Chiara String Quartet to present a piece on a concert taking place on March 29th as part of the Hixson-Lied Concert Series at Kimball Recital Hall.

The final round for the audition will take place on March 1 in the Westbrook Recital Hall in the Glenn Korff School of Music starting at 7 p.m. The finalists are Hannah Bell, clarinet; Jordan Ellis, viola; Jennifer Son, cello.

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calendar icon17 Feb 2017    

Location changed for March 16 University Singers performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music University Singers performance, originally scheduled for March 16 in Kimball Recital Hall, will now take place at the Boys Town Dowd Chapel beginning at 7:30 p.m.

 

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

 

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calendar icon15 Feb 2017    

Upcoming Performance Canceled

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Contemporary Music Ensemble performance scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook 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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Far From Heaven

calendar icon10 Feb 2017    

UNL Opera bringing Far From Heaven to Kimball Hall stage

Far From Heaven is an operatic musical, which transports us to 1957 to meet the Whitakers, a nearly perfect young couple with a beautiful home in the suburbs and two young children. It will be performed by UNL Opera of the Glenn Korff School of Music on Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. and again Sunday, February 26 at 3 p.m in Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

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Concordia String Trio

calendar icon02 Feb 2017    

Concordia String Trio performance features works by American composers

The Concordia String Trio will present a concert on Thursday, February 16th at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall. Admission to this concert is free. The performance will also be live webcast. Visit music.unl.edu the night of the performance for the direct link.

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Paul Haar

calendar icon31 Jan 2017    

Haar’s recital to celebrate music, artistry of saxophonist Stan Getz

LINCOLN, Neb.— Join Paul Haar-Saxophone, Hans Strum-Bass, Dave Hall-Drums and Tom Larson-Piano in an evening celebrating the music and artistry of saxophonist Stan Getz on Monday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall at the Glenn Korff School of Music. Included will be classic jazz and American popular standards made famous by Stan Getz as well as works by Kenny Barron, Victor Lewis and others.

 

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Hixson-Lied Endowment student grants information sessions will be held Feb. 3 and 7.

calendar icon27 Jan 2017    

Info Sessions to be held for Hixson-Lied Student Grants

Lincoln, Neb.--Did you know that undergraduate and graduate majors in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts have the opportunity to apply for funding support from grant programs available through the Hixson-Lied Endowment?

Two informational sessions have been scheduled for Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts students to learn more about applying for Hixson-Lied student grants.

Associate Dean Christopher Marks will give a short overview of the student grants available and then answer questions.

The two sessions are:

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Dr. Steve Grives

calendar icon27 Jan 2017    

Grives to lead Chamber Singers during Spring Semester

Dr. Steve Grives has been named Director of the Chamber Singers for the Spring 2017 semester at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music.  A native of New York, Dr. Grives earned the DMA in Choral Literature and Performance from the University of Colorado, an MM in Choral Conducting from the University of Maine, and a BA in Music from Bowdoin College. 

 

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Paul Barnes (left) visits with Composer Philip Glass in New York in January. Photo by Peter Barnes/Intrepid Visuals.

calendar icon26 Jan 2017    By Kathe Andersen

Barnes to celebrate 80th birthday of composer Philip Glass with retrospective recital

Lincoln, Neb.--Marguerite Scribante Professor of Piano Paul Barnes will present a recital to celebrate the 80th birthday of composer Philip Glass on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

"Paul Barnes and Friends:  Philip Glass 80th Birthday Celebration" is free and open to the public. The concert will also be live webcast. Visit https://music.unl.edu the day of the performance for the link.

Long-time friend and collaborator Barnes will offer a musical celebration for the Lincoln community.

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Percussion Ensemble

calendar icon24 Jan 2017    

UNL Percussion Ensemble presents ‘Hands On’

LINCOLN, Neb.— The award-winning University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Percussion Ensemble presents “Hands On”, an energetic evening of music on Tuesday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The night features hand percussion, clapping, and musical styles including flamenco, afro-cuban, and jazz. Selections include José / beFore John 5, by Aurel Hollo; Clapping Music by Steve Reich, Fandango 13 by Michael Burritt; Fanfare for Tambourines by John Alfieri, Rancho Jubilee by Andrew Beall, and The First Circle by Pat Metheny.

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