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Tyler Butterfield

calendar icon31 Oct 2018    

Passing of Butterfield saddens Glenn Korff School of Music, Cornhusker Marching Band

Cornhusker Marching Band member Tyler A. Butterfield died Friday, October 26, 2018 as the result of a traffic accident in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Funeral service for Butterfield, 20, of Lincoln, formerly of Norfolk will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at the First Christian Church in Norfolk with Tim DeFor officiating. Interment will be at the Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk. Visitation will be held 4:00-7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements.

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University of Nebraska Brass Quintet

calendar icon29 Oct 2018    

University of Nebraska Brass Quintet presents ‘A Lost Dream’

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet will present its fall recital titled “A Lost Dream” on November 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The title is a reference to the World Premiere of Thomas Larson’s quintet ‘Requiem for a Lost Dream’. The Requiem is a politically powerful work that reflects our divisive times. Other works on the program include Golden Suite by Henri Sauguet. The suite was commissioned by America’s original brass chamber ensemble, The New York Brass Quintet.

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calendar icon29 Oct 2018    

Musical forces combine for performance on November 11

LINCOLN, Neb.— University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Jamie Reimer, along with Christie Beard, and Stacie Haneline will combine forces on Sunday, November 11 to present A Blonde, a Brunette, and a Redhead, a recital of chamber music for soprano, flute, and keyboard. The performance will take place at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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University Singers

calendar icon25 Oct 2018    

University Singers to bring vast array of styles to life

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University Singers proudly present a concert in collaboration with the Glenn Korff School of Music keyboard and string departments on Thursday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Scott Watkins

calendar icon25 Oct 2018    

Guest Artist Watkins to perform in Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— Scott Watkins, Professor of Piano at Jacksonville University in Florida, presents a recital program on Sunday, November 11 at 3 p.m. in the Glenn Korff School of Music’s Westbrook Recital Hall, which includes Franz Schubert’s Four Impromptus, Op. 90, and Franz Liszt’s “Legend of St. Francis Walking on the Waves,” Petrarc Sonnets 123 & 104, and “Valleé d’Obermann.”

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Saxophone Quartet performing in Westbrook Recital Hall

calendar icon24 Oct 2018    

UNL Saxophone studio presents two nights of saxophone quartets

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Saxophone Studio is pleased to present two amazing nights of music featuring saxophone quartets.

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The Return of Ulysses poster

calendar icon24 Oct 2018    

Korff School’s opera program presents “The Return of Ulysses”

The Glenn Korff School of Music’s opera program presents “The Return of Ulysses.” Performances are Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. This new adaptation of the work will be sung in English.

A pre-performance talk will be held 45 minutes before curtain of each performance in the lower lobby of Kimball.

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Left to right: Kelly Callahan, Sergio Ruiz, Mary Bircher, Lou Hurst, Melissa Srb, Zach Hurst and Dona Hurst at Lyon & Healy in Chicago.

calendar icon24 Oct 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

Glenn Korff School of Music purchases 2 harps with support from donor

Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music is building its harp program thanks to the recent purchase of two Lyon & Healy harps, one of which was purchased with support from a generous donor.

Dona Hurst, of Lincoln, Neb., gave a gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation last year to support the purchase of a harp. During a trip to the Lyon & Healy factory in Chicago last May to pick out the harp, the Glenn Korff School of Music also purchased a second harp.

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The Glenn Korff School of Music opera program presents "The Return of Ulysses" Nov. 2 and 4 in Kimball Recital Hall.

calendar icon24 Oct 2018    

Korff School’s opera program presents “The Return of Ulysses”

Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music’s opera program presents “The Return of Ulysses.” Performances are Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. This new adaptation of the work will be sung in English.

A pre-performance talk will be held 45 minutes before curtain of each performance in the lower lobby of Kimball.

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Flyover New Music Series at Westbrook Recital Hall

calendar icon23 Oct 2018    

Come ‘drift’ away with the Flyover New Music Series

LINCOLN, Neb.— “Drifting” is the latest performance title for the Flyover Music Series that will take place on Monday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall. 

The Flyover New Music Series is the new music series from the composition studio at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music. The series is administered and overseen by composition faculty and students.

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