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calendar icon03 Nov 2014    

Large Brass Ensembles to feature wide variety of works

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Large Brass Ensembles within the Glenn Korff School of Music will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 17 in the Westbrook Recital Hall. The recital will have something for everyone, and will feature a wide variety of works spanning from Brahms to the Beatles.

 

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Moran Woodwind Quintet

calendar icon03 Nov 2014    

Moran Quintet performance coming up in Westbrook, live webcast

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Moran Woodwind Quintet’s November 13 recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall contains three contrasting works: a staple of the early Romantic literature, a modern classic, and a jazz-inspired closer.

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Symphonic Band

calendar icon01 Nov 2014    

British composers featured at UNL Symphonic Band performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— Join the UNL Symphonic Band, conducted by Tony Falcone and Graduate Teaching Assistant James Dreiling, for its second concert of the semester on Sunday, December 14 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. 

The concert will feature wind band music by British composers spanning 105 years including works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gustav Holst, Philip Sparke, Guy Woolfenden, and Adam Gorb. Also featured will be Graduate Teaching Assistant and euphonium soloist Chris Barnes.

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Cornhusker Marching Band

calendar icon01 Nov 2014    

It’s show time for the CMB Highlights Concert

LINCOLN, Neb.— It’s show time as the Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert returns to the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Tuesday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Come experience the sights and sounds of the Pride of all Nebraska as they perform halftime shows from the 2014 season, their Pregame Spectacular, and much more! The Cornhusker Marching Band resides in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music.

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Coordinator of Musical Theatre Studies Alisa Belflower (right) rehearses with (left to right) Jamie Unger, Christian Cardona, Kourtlin Churchman and Brady Foreman with Michael Cotton, piano.

calendar icon01 Nov 2014    

Glenn Korff School of Music presents 'City of Angels' in November

The Glenn Korff School of Music presents the musical “City of Angels,” in November. The musical is directed by Coordinator of Musical Theatre Studies Alisa Belflower.

Performances are Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 16 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. Tickets are $20 adults and $10 for students and seniors. Advance tickets are available from the Lied Center Box Office at (402) 472-4747 or (800) 432-3231 or at the door one hour before the performance.

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The Chiara String Quartet is featured in Internet2 Day at Nebraska activities on Nov. 13. The quartet will rehearse via a high-speed connection with Northern Illinois University's Avalon Quartet.

calendar icon31 Oct 2014    

Chiara String Quartet part of Internet2 Day at Nebraska Nov. 13

A long-distance musical rehearsal and UNL's participation in the Large Hadron Collider project will highlight a first-ever “Internet2 Day at Nebraska.”

The daylong event is Nov. 13 at Nebraska Innovation Campus and will feature technology innovations that enable advancing research and education. The event is open to faculty and staff. Reservations for the lunch are required.

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UNL Faculty Jazz tour photo

calendar icon29 Oct 2014    

Faculty Jazz Ensemble performance set for November 12

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble performance will be November 12 in the Westbrook Music Building Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

 

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Nels Drue Daily

calendar icon22 Oct 2014    

Daily's composition a finalist for Van Galen Composition Prize

The composition “Brass Quintet" by Glenn Korff School of Music Lecturer Nels Drue Daily will be performed by the River Falls Brass on Oct. 26.

His composition is one of only 10 pieces chosen as Finalists out of 77 submissions from composers from eight countries for the Van Galen Composition Prize.

The Van Galen Composition Prize is unique as the audience members will vote for the winning composition after all ten pieces are performed in a public concert at Abbott Hall in River Falls. This is uncommon as usually a panel of composers vote for composition prizes.

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Hans Sturm

calendar icon22 Oct 2014    

Sturm to receive two awards from the International Rabbath Institute

Hans Sturm, associate professor of double bass and jazz studies and area head for strings, will be traveling to Paris in December to receive two international awards from the International Rabbath Institute, one for teaching and one for performing.

Sturm will receive the Prize and Diploma for Performance Excellence and the Prize and Diploma of Professor from the institute, which is founded by noted bassist François Rabbath.

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Chamber Singers at the Sheldon Museum of Art

calendar icon21 Oct 2014    

Chamber Singers to perform ‘Blessings of Blue’ at Sheldon

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University Chamber Singers will present “BLESSINGS OF BLUE”, the first concert in their Sheldon Museum of Art 2014-2015 Concert Series, on November 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sheldon Great Hall.  The event is free and open to the public.

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