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calendar icon24 Nov 2014    

Hall’s percussion performance takes over the Kimball stage

LINCOLN, Neb.— University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Faculty Dave Hall will present a solo concert of contemporary works for marimba, drums, “junk” percussion, and processed electronic sounds on December 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

Featured composers include Alejandro Viñao, John Serry, John Psathas, and 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner, John Luther Adams.

The performance is free and open to the public.

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calendar icon24 Nov 2014    

Traditional Cocoa & Carols returns to Kimball in December

LINCOLN, Neb.— On December 7 in Kimball Recital Hall, the combined traditional University of Nebraska-Lincoln choirs will combine for an exciting holiday-inspired massed choral performance of seasonal favorites titled COCOA & CAROLS: A FAMILY YULETIDE FESTIVAL OF CHOIRS. The concerts are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets (General Admission $5; Students/Seniors $3) are available at the door.

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calendar icon24 Nov 2014    

University Chamber Singers to take part in First Friday events

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University Chamber Singers will take part in “The Creative World” on First Friday, December 5th in collaboration with the Sheldon Museum of Art and the Lied Center for Performing Arts with musical gatherings of singers throughout the museum from 5-7 p.m. 

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calendar icon24 Nov 2014    

UNL Wind Ensemble to overlay past and present in concert

LINCOLN, Neb.— What would happen if you could transport a Renaissance-dancing master into the 21st century? And what would Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers sound like if they were wooing in the modern era?

Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Wind Ensemble on December 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kimball Recital Hall as they overlay past and present in a program featuring Jacob’s classic “William Byrd Suite,” Hesketh’s new “Danceries, Set II,” Prokofiev’s dramatic suite from “Romeo and Juliet,” and Tchaikovsky’s zany “Dance of the Jesters. 

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calendar icon24 Nov 2014    

Campus Orchestra to perform its first concert

LINCOLN, Neb.— The first-ever University of Nebraska-Lincoln Campus Orchestra performance will take place December 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The fledgling orchestra is in its first term in the Glenn Korff School of Music. This ensemble does not require an audition and is open to string playing university students from all across the campus. The overseeing faculty member is Dr. Tyler White.

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calendar icon21 Nov 2014    

UNL Percussion Ensemble preps for December performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Percussion Ensemble in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music presents its Fall 2014 concert with staples of the repertoire by Varese, Reich, and Thierry de Mey on December 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The program will also include Jake Remington’s tour de force for percussion orchestra Prelude to Paradise and regional premieres of Mechanical Ballet by Anders Coppel and tilted spheres by Dave Hall.

Cost is General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3.

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Nick May

calendar icon18 Nov 2014    

Sax Ensembles Concert celebrates the birth of the saxophone

Lincoln, Neb.--The Saxophone Ensembles Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 3 will pay homage to Adolphe Sax, celebrating the bicentennial of the life of the Belgian man credited with inventing the saxophone.

“In tribute to him, our concert will feature the saxophone in a way the typical concert-goer would never expect, showing the full capabilities of the instrument he created,” said Nick May, a junior Bachelor of Music student from Lincoln, who studies with Associate Professor of Saxophone Paul Haar.

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calendar icon17 Nov 2014    

WET INK -- Two nights of composition premieres upcoming at UNL

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Composition program at the Glenn Korff School of music presents it’s WET INK concert series for the Fall 2014 semester. This two evening concert series features an especially varied and rich set of premieres from the student composers of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The concerts will take place in the Westbrook Recital Hall on Monday, November 24, and Tuesday, November 25 at 7.30 pm. each night. It’s free and open to the public.

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calendar icon06 Nov 2014    

Jazz Combos performance coming up in Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Small Jazz Ensembles performance will take place November 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall and is comprised of students at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

This concert in the Glenn Korff School of Music features four ensembles coached by DMA Jazz Studies majors Russell Zimmer, Aaron Stroessner, Max Stehr, and Jesse McBee. In addition, one advanced ensemble, coached by faculty member Dr. Darryl White, will be featured.

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calendar icon03 Nov 2014    

Viola Studio performance to be in Westbrook, live webcast

LINCOLN, Neb.— Viola students of professors Clark Potter and Jonah Sirota perform separately and together during the Viola Studio performance on Wednesday, November 12 at 5 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall.

 

Included is the music of Bach, Bloch, Telemann and more. Then the professors join in the fun to form NEBratsche, the UNL viola ensemble, to play music of Muse!

 

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