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Nathaniel Sullivan

calendar icon09 Jan 2018    By Brian G. Reetz

GKSOM Alum captures first place in national competition

Winning a recent national competition reinforced a life philosophy for University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music alum Nathaniel Sullivan -- that being open to all opportunities and styles of music will be a key to a successful life and career.

Sullivan won first place in the 2018 National Music Theater Competition this past weekend in midtown Manhattan. He collected a $5,000 cash award along with other prizes and opportunities. But maybe even more importantly, he learned something about himself.

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calendar icon05 Jan 2018    

Date change for Women’s Choir Festival in April

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Women’s Choir Festival scheduled for Tuesday, April 3 has been rescheduled for Monday, April 9. There is also a public performance that night at 7 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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William McMullen

calendar icon02 Jan 2018    

McMullen hosts ’An Evening of French Oboe Music’

LINCOLN, Neb.— Oboist Dr. William McMullen with pianist Catherine Herbener will present a faculty recital at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall featuring four works for oboe by the French composers, François Couperin, Benjamin Godard, Francis Poulenc, and Pierre Sancan.

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Chiara String Quartet. Photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco.

calendar icon13 Dec 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

Chiara String Quartet presents ‘The Family of Strings’

Lincoln, Neb.--The Chiara String Quartet presents the third concert in their final Hixson-Lied Concert Series titled “The Family of Strings” on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018.

The concert is at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The concert will also be live webcast:  https://go.unl.edu/exww.

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Victoria Handford

calendar icon13 Dec 2017    

Korff School junior earns Gilman International Scholarship

Lincoln, Neb.--Victoria Handford, a junior music and German major from Kansas City, Missouri, is one of 13 University of Nebraska–Lincoln undergraduate students to earn a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The awards allow the students to study abroad during the spring 2018 semester.

“I was super excited,” Handford said about learning she had received the scholarship while on her way home for the Thanksgiving break.

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Amahl and the Night Visitors

calendar icon05 Dec 2017    

UNL Opera once again performs Amahl for LPS fifth graders

Fifteen years ago, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music began a holiday tradition – Amahl and the Night Visitors. The tradition continues this week when UNL Opera presents the opera in the studio theatre of the Temple Building on campus. 

“It is a great introduction to opera: The show runs at under an hour; it is in understandable English; the story is easy to grasp; the music is tuneful and accessible,” said Director of UNL Opera William Shomos. 

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calendar icon30 Nov 2017    

Welcome All Wonders coming up on Sunday, December 3

LINCOLN, Neb.— Five of the traditional choirs from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music will combine in the Newman Center at the corner of 16th and Q streets for a holiday concert on Sunday, December 3. There will be two performances, one at 3 p.m. and one at 7:30 p.m.

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Big Red Singers and Vocal Jazz

calendar icon30 Nov 2017    

Big Red Singers, Vocal Jazz Ensemble to both perform on December 5

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Big Red Singers and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble will perform in a 7:30 p.m., December 5 concert in Kimball Recital Hall.

Tickets, available at the door, are $3 for students and senior citizens, and $5 general admission. The performance will also be streamed live online at https://arts.unl.edu/music.

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The Cornhusker Marching Band

calendar icon28 Nov 2017    

Cornhusker Marching Band returns to Lied Center for highlights concert

LINCOLN, Neb.— It’s show time as the Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert returns to the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Saturday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m. Come experience the sights and sounds of the Pride of all Nebraska as they perform halftime shows from the 2017 season, their Pregame Spectacular and much more!

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Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon28 Nov 2017    

’Grieg and More’ will feature UNLSO and Wristen

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra will perform with Brenda Wristen at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 in Kimball Recital Hall.

Tickets to the “Grieg and More” recital, available at the door, are $5 general admission and $3 for students and senior citizens.

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