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Jonah Sirota

calendar icon27 Feb 2015    

Chiara’s Sirota to perform all-Schubert recital with other UNL faculty

LINCOLN, Neb.— On March 10, violist Jonah Sirota (of the Chiara Quartet and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music) will be performing an all-Schubert recital, including the Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano, and the beloved “Trout” Quintet. The performance will take place in the Westbrook Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. He will be joined by GKSOM faculty: Mark Clinton, David Neely, Karen Becker and bassist Hans Sturm.

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UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble

calendar icon27 Feb 2015    

Faculty Jazz Ensemble preps for exciting and eclectic night

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Glenn Korff School of Music Faculty Jazz Ensemble will present an exciting and eclectic evening of original compositions and arrangements on March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall.

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Chamber Singers performing

calendar icon27 Feb 2015    

‘Seasons of Song’ to take over Sheldon Museum of Art

LINCOLN, Neb.— “Seasons of Song” at the Sheldon Museum of Art on Sunday, March 8 at 3 p.m. will feature the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Chamber Singers, the Skyros String Quartet and Dr. Christopher Marks.

It will include a performance of Bach Cantata No. 4 Christ Lag in Todesbanden [Christ lay in death’s bonds]; and the premiere of a new cantata for chamber choir and string quartet “of seasons have I sung” words and music by Charlie Leftridge; a Master’s student in Composition at UNL and member of the Chamber Singers.

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UNL Jazz Orchestra

calendar icon25 Feb 2015    

New Music from UNL Jazz Writers Concert coming in March

LINCOLN, Neb.— UNL’s Glenn Korff School of Music presents its sixth annual New Music from UNL Jazz Writers Concert on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 7.30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. This program features the newest works for jazz orchestra by UNL’s vibrant community of composer-arrangers.

The program begins with the UNL Big Band, directed by Patrick Brown, performing music by Thad Jones, Tom Kubis, Duke Ellington, Rob McConnell. The Big Band will conclude their set with the premiere of DMA composer Derek Molacek’s BLUES FOR LI FOU.

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Skyros Quartet

calendar icon24 Feb 2015    

UNL’s Skyros Quartet admitted to prestigious Aspen Music Festival and School

The Skyros Quartet, currently the Graduate Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music, has been admitted to the Aspen Music Festival and School's Center for Advanced Quartet Studies this summer.

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Honors Spring Strings

calendar icon23 Feb 2015    

‘Exciting success’ with first Honors Spring Strings

The first Honors Spring Strings Festival took place at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for high school freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors this past weekend in the Lied Commons.

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Jack Snider

calendar icon23 Feb 2015    

Snider memorial set for March 1

Lincoln, Neb.--Jack Snider, who served as director of bands/marching band and professor of French horn at UNL from 1950-1986, died Feb. 20 of natural causes. He was 93.

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A Wedding, promotional poster A Wedding, promotional poster

calendar icon17 Feb 2015    

UNL Opera’s, A Wedding, coming to Kimball Recital Hall

LINCOLN, Neb.— UNL Opera will be hosting A Wedding on Friday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. and again on Sunday, March 1 at 3 p.m. Both of the performances will take place in Kimball Recital Hall.

A Wedding is a comic opera based on Robert Altman’s 1978 film and was composed by William Bolcom, who served as the inaugural appointee to the Ariel Bybee Endowed Visiting Professor of Opera at the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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calendar icon17 Feb 2015    

Faculty Jazz Ensemble performance moved to Westbrook Recital Hall

LINCOLN, Neb.— The upcoming Faculty Jazz Ensemble performance scheduled for March 9 at 7:30 p.m. has been moved to the Westbrook Recital Hall. The event will also be live webcast and is free and open to the public.  

For a full listing of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music events, visit music.unl.edu.

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Midday Soireé poster

calendar icon12 Feb 2015    

University Singers join with Abendmusik for Duruflé’s Requiem

Lincoln, Neb.--Join Abendmusik for a Midday Soireé combining performances of Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, sung by the University Singers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music with the Abendmusik Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Peter Eklund, and Francis Poulenc’s Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani with organ soloist Tom Trenney, under the direction of conductor Jeremy Bankson. The concert is on Sunday, February 15 at 4 p.m. at First-Plymouth Church, 20th and D Streets in Lincoln. There will be a 3 p.m.

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