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Jamie Reimer with Robert Owens. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon11 Sep 2017    

Reimer donates composer papers of Robert Owens to University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries

Lincoln, Neb.--Glenn Korff School of Music Associate Professor of Voice Jamie Reimer has donated a collection of published works, concert programs and reviews, photographs and other memorabilia she received from composer Robert Owens to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries. The collection, titled “Robert Owens, Composer Papers,” will reside in the Music Library in Westbrook Music Building.

“It’s overwhelming to think that a decade of a relationship has resulted in this tremendous gift,” Reimer said.

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Scott Anderson

calendar icon08 Sep 2017    

Anderson, Cotton to present Half the World Away

LINCOLN, Neb.— Scott Anderson and Michael Cotton will present a recital of music for trombone and piano on September 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

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Jamie Reimer

calendar icon06 Sep 2017    

Reimer’s recital to be Homage to Robert Owens

LINCOLN, Neb.— Jamie Reimer’s recital program on September 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Kimball Recital Hall includes three American premieres of pieces written by Robert Owens in the last years of his life. The program is also scheduled between what would have been his 93rd birthday (9/19) and the tenth anniversary of Reimer and Owens first performance together (9/17), which was given on the Kimball Hall stage.

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Amicitia Duo -- Diane Barger (left) and Denise Gainey (right)

calendar icon29 Aug 2017    

Commissions, Dedications and Premieres

LINCOLN, Neb.— Formed out of friendship, the Amicitia Duo brings music for clarinet to a wide variety of audiences featuring clarinetists from the Glenn Korff School of Music Diane Barger and Denise Gainey from the University of Alabama-Birmingham on Sunday, September 10 at 3:00 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

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Chiara String Quartet

calendar icon29 Aug 2017    

Chiara String Quartet announces farewell season

The Chiara String Quartet, artists-in-residence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music, announced today that 2017-18 will be its final concert season. 

The group will finish performing together full time in September 2018 and characterizes its decision as one made "in a spirit of tremendous gratitude and love."

In its 18th overall season, the Chiara String Quartet has been in residence at the Korff School since 2004. Members will continue as faculty in the Korff School through the 2018-19 academic year.

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Yanbing Dong

calendar icon15 Aug 2017    

Korff School doctoral student wins Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition in piano

Lincoln, Neb.--Yanbing Dong, a Doctor of Musical Arts student in the Glenn Korff School of Music, won the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition in piano (senior division) and will be performing in New York City at Carnegie Hall on Nov. 4.

“I was simply thrilled after I learned the news through e-mail, but immediately realized the importance of the upcoming performance in New York City,” Dong said. “This will be my solo debut at Carnegie Hall. I think performing at Carnegie Hall is, undoubtedly, a momentous event, and I feel very privileged to be a part of it.”

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Big Red Singers

calendar icon08 Aug 2017    

Big Red Singers exhibition coming Saturday, August 19

LINCOLN, Neb.— The 2017-2018 Big Red Singers will make its debut in Kimball Recital Hall by performing select titles of recent Nebraska Show Choir Camp songs on Saturday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m.

The exhibition is a high-energy performance of singing and expert choreography that will conclude a week of rehearsals. The concert is free and open to the public, but patrons are advised to come early to get the best seats. It will be a performance to remember!

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Adrenaline -- Glenn Korff School of Music's Jadyn  Johnson is on the far right.

calendar icon07 Aug 2017    

Johnson, Adrenaline victorious at Rising Star competition

Jadyn Johnson is a Barberbrat. The senior Music Education major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music is a third generation barbershopper as her grandpa got her family into singing barbershop.

This past weekend, Johnson, along with three other members of her quartet, Adrenaline, won the 2017 Rising Star Competition (the International Youth Division). The Rising Star competition is part of the Sweet Adelines International Quartet Contest that took place August 5 at the University of Maryland, College Park, Md. 

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The Cornhusker Marching Band

calendar icon04 Aug 2017    

Cornhusker Marching Band takes over Memorial Stadium

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Cornhusker Marching Band’s annual exhibition performance will take place Friday, August 18 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Stadium on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

You'll see highlights of what the Cornhusker Marching Band has been working on during its pre-season Band Camp, including the famous "drill down," a preview of the first halftime show and hear many more Husker favorites.

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