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Evenings of Dance at the Carson Theatre

calendar icon06 Apr 2018    

Evenings of Dance planned for April 19-22

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Dance area in the Glenn Korff School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present the 13th annual Evenings of Dance concert on April 19-22, 2018.

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calendar icon06 Apr 2018    

Graduate Jazz Combo, Vocal Jazz Ensemble plan night of Jazz

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Glenn Korff School of Music’s Graduate Jazz Combo and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble will combine for a night of music on Tuesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

The Graduate Jazz Combo will perform a couple of original pieces from students Andrew Janak and Christian Chesanek as well as a couple of arrangements by students, Janak and Chris Leach, of works of Sonny Rollins and Chick Corea.

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Jazz Combo performing in Westbrook Recital Hall

calendar icon06 Apr 2018    

Jazz Combos take Westbrook stage on back to back nights

LINCOLN, Neb.— There will be back to back Jazz Combo performances at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music on Sunday, April 15 and Monday, April 16 in Westbrook Recital Hall.

On Sunday, the Undergraduate Jazz Combos take center stage at 3 p.m. There will be four combos performing on the night lead by coaches Kyle Granville, Michael Kraft and Chris Leach. Music includes selections from Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Timmons and John Coltrane.

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Hyeyung Yoon & Gabriela Lena Frank

calendar icon05 Apr 2018    

Yoon teams with Frank for final concert at UNL

LINCOLN, Neb.— In a farewell concert celebrating her thirteen years of teaching and performing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music, violinist Hyeyung Yoon will be joined by composer and pianist Gabriela Lena Frank in a concert featuring Frank’s compositions on Friday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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Saxophone Studio

calendar icon03 Apr 2018    

Saxophone quartet concert coming on April 11

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Saxophone Studio, under the direction of Dr. Paul Haar, is pleased to announce the Spring 2018 saxophone quartet concert.

This featured chamber recital will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall of the Glenn Korff School of Music.

The quartets will feature works by Albeniz, Bach, Bozza, Damase, Florenzo, Iturralde, Torke and Raymond-Kolker. This concert is free and open to the public.

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calendar icon29 Mar 2018    

Moran Woodwind Quintet performance includes World Premiere

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Moran Woodwind Quintet’s upcoming recital will be on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Westbrook Recital Hall, and will feature the premiere of a new woodwind quintet by California bassoonist and composer, John Steinmetz, titled “All the Difference”. The work was commissioned by the Glenn Korff School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Cast in four movements, the piece explores and exploits the variety of sounds available to a woodwind quintet.

 

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Ariel Bybee

calendar icon27 Mar 2018    

Obituary | Ariel Bybee

Lincoln, Neb.--Former Glenn Korff School of Music Artist-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Voice Ariel Bybee, 75, died March 20 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bybee was a renowned opera singer, according to Opera News, “a prominent mezzo at the Metropolitan Opera for 18 seasons.” She was also distinguished as a soloist, voice teacher, university professor and opera director.

Bybee taught in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music from 1998-2008 and saw the opera program grow and improve during that time.

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calendar icon26 Mar 2018    

An Evening of Cello highlights students at Glenn Korff School of Music

LINCOLN, Neb.— Come hear from the cello students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music as they present An Evening of Cello on Friday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall.

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Elysia Arntzen The Cask of Amontillado, on Saturday, March 31 at 7 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall

calendar icon26 Mar 2018    

Doctoral student to premiere her first opera

Elysia Arntzen, a third-year Doctor of Musical Arts student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music, will have her first-ever opera premiere – The Cask of Amontillado, on Saturday, March 31 at 7 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

The Cask of Amontillado is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. It’s about a man who gets revenge on another man, who has insulted him. The original story is only about five pages long, and it is unclear exactly what the two men were fighting about or who they are.

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calendar icon22 Mar 2018    

Prague Spring 50 concerts scheduled for April 4

LINCOLN, Neb.— A trio of University of Nebraska–Lincoln performance groups will play music by Czech composers in a 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 concert in Kimball Recital Hall. The concert, “Prague Spring 50: From Dvorak to Husa, and Beyond,” will feature the UNL Wind Ensemble, directed by Carolyn Barber; the University of Nebraska Faculty Brass Quintet; and the Chiara String Quartet with pianist Mark Clinton.

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