UNL Symphonic Band

calendar icon26 Nov 2019    

UNL Symphonic Band presents ‘Founder’s Day’

Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity is one of the most significant commissioners of concert band music in the world. In conjunction with Tau Beta Sigma National Honorary Band Sorority, the National Intercollegiate Band Commissioning Program has produced many great works since 1951. The Fraternity, and many of its Districts and Chapters, have commissioned numerous other works as well.

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calendar icon25 Nov 2019    

Welcome All Wonders to take place at Newman Center

Five choirs from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music will combine for their annual massed surround-sound event in the Newman Center at the corner of 16th and Q streets for a holiday concert, “Welcome All Wonders”, on Sunday, December 8 at 3 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.

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Jordan Redd

calendar icon25 Nov 2019    By Kathe C. Andersen

Korff graduate student receives international recognition

Lincoln, Neb.--Jordan Redd, a doctoral horn student in the Glenn Korff School of Music, was awarded first prize in the Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition.

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calendar icon22 Nov 2019    

UNL Big Band and UNL Grad Jazz Combo combine for night in Kimball

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Big Band and the UNL Grad Jazz Combo will perform on December 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The UNL Big Band, directed by Susumu Watanabe, will perform the Mostly Gershwin Program including “Summertime” from his opera “Porgy and Bess” and “But Not For Me” arranged by a renowned jazz saxophonist, composer, band leader Bob Mintzer. Besides the music selection of Gershwin, “Speak Low” written by another leading stage composer, Kurt Weill, will be performed.

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calendar icon22 Nov 2019    By Kathe C. Andersen

Student Dance Project is Dec. 6-7 in Temple Building Lab Theatre

The 16th annual Student Dance Project, a program of original work by student choreographers in the Glenn Korff School of Music’s dance program, will have two performances on Dec. 6-7 in the Temple Building Lab Theatre on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. 

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Left: Anita Breckbill displays the title page for "Antiphonarium Romanun," published in 1614. Right: An inside page from the book, donated by Karen R. Lusk to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries Special Collections. Photos by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon21 Nov 2019    By Kathe C. Andersen

1614 ‘Antiphonarium Romanum’ book donated to UNL Libraries Special Collections

Lincoln, Neb.--Karen R. Lusk has donated a copy of the book “Antiphonarium Romanum,” published in 1614 in Tournai, Belgium, to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries Special Collections.

There is only one other known copy of the book, which is located at Yale University, per WorldCat, a global catalog of library collections.

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calendar icon21 Nov 2019    

It’s about time for An Evening of Cello

The Glenn Korff School of Music presents “An Evening of Cello” with student soloists and the NEBRASKA CELLO CHOIR at 5:30 p.m. on December 5 in the Westbrook Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. The cello choir will present an original piece by Peter Schickele as well as transcriptions. There’s something for everyone! And who doesn’t love the cello?! We hope to see you there! The concert is free and open to the public.

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Peter A. Eklund

calendar icon21 Nov 2019    By Brian G Reetz

Eklund to be presented with NFHS Section IV Outstanding Music Educator award

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities Peter A. Eklund will be presented the National Federation of High Schools United States Section IV (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Wisconsin) Outstanding Music Educator award at this year’s Iowa All-State Music Festival after being nominated by the Iowa High School Music Association.

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calendar icon20 Nov 2019    

UNL Jazz Orchestra and UNL Jazz Singers return to Kimball

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music continues the 2019-2020 jazz season with a concert of diverse selections from the Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Singers on Wednesday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert

calendar icon20 Nov 2019    

It’s showtime for the CMB Highlights Concert

It’s showtime as the Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert returns to the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Wednesday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. Come experience the sights and sounds of the Pride of all Nebraska as they perform halftime shows from the 2019 season, their Pregame Spectacular and much more!

Tickets are Adults $20; Students/Seniors $10. Tickets can be purchased in advance through the Lied Center.

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