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The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet

calendar icon17 Mar 2015    

American Music for Brass recital coming to Kimball Recital Hall

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet will present a recital of American Music for Brass on Monday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Paul Barnes (second from right) with composers (left to right) Lucas Floyd, Jonah Gallagher, Zack Stanton and Jason Bahr last Fall in Los Angeles. Paul Barnes

calendar icon16 Mar 2015    

Barnes' 'New Generations' features works by composers who span the decades

Lincoln, Neb.--Paul Barnes’ new project began last Fall when he was booked to be the convention artist for The Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers national festival (CFAMC) in Los Angeles.

“They wanted me to do a solo recital featuring members of this group,” said Barnes, the Marguerite Scribante Professor of Piano in the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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University Women’s Chorale

calendar icon11 Mar 2015    

An Afternoon of Choirs takes over Kimball Recital Hall

LINCOLN, Neb.— An Afternoon of Choirs, featuring three choirs from the Glenn Korff School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will take center stage on Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The event will begin with the University Women’s Chorale, conducted by Therees Hibbard, as they will be performing six pieces including Gloria by Ola Gjeilo and Zions Walls by Aaron Copland.

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Chiara String Quartet

calendar icon10 Mar 2015    

Chiara String Quartet to perform full concert at College of Law

On Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m., the Chiara String Quartet (Rebecca Fischer and Hyeyung Julie Yoon, violins; Jonah Sirota, viola; Gregory Beaver, cello) will perform their first ever full concert at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln’s East Campus College of Law (1875 N 42nd St), part of the 2014-2015 Hixson-Lied Concert Series. The performance in McCollum Hall is free and open to the public.

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UNL Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon10 Mar 2015    

Student Soloist Night key part of UNL Symphony Orchestra performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— In an annual tradition, the UNL Symphony Orchestra performs music by Mozart, Donizetti, Schumann, Brahms, and Tomasi with winners of the 2014-2015 Glenn Korff School of Music Undergraduate and Graduate Solo Competitions on March 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

Also on the program, a true Nebraska classic: Howard Hanson’s Symphony No. 2, “Romantic.” Tickets for the performance are General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3. The event will also be live webcast. Visit music.unl.edu the night of the event for the direct link.

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Eric Hitt

calendar icon06 Mar 2015    

Hitt wins Nebraska Jazz Orchestra's 2015 Young Jazz Artist Award

Lincoln, Neb.—Eric Hitt, a sophomore music major in the Glenn Korff School of Music from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, has won the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra’s 2015 Young Jazz Artist Award.

He will receive a cash prize and perform as a soloist at the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra’s “Left Coast Swing” concert on Friday, April 17. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. at the Cornhusker Marriott, 333 S 13th St. in Lincoln.  Single admission tickets are $25 for adults and $12.50 for students and are available by calling (402) 477-8446.

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Chiara String Quartet

calendar icon05 Mar 2015    

Chiara String Quartet to perform over lunch at College of Law

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Chiara String Quartet will be making its debut on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus at the College of Law for a lunchtime brownbag concert on Monday, March 9 from noon to 1 p.m. in Hamann Auditorium in Ross McCollum Hall.

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UNL Wind Ensemble

calendar icon05 Mar 2015    

UNL’s Wind Ensemble takes to Kimball stage March 18

LINCOLN, Neb.— Throughout its long history, the wind band is more often associated with community engagement, civic pride, and patriotism than social commentary. However, our country’s most prominent contemporary composers have chosen the band medium through which to express their thoughts on current political and cultural events and trends.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Wind Ensemble will take the Kimball Recital Hall stage on March 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3.

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Symphonic Band

calendar icon27 Feb 2015    

UNL Symphonic Band brings Diversions to Kimball stage

LINCOLN, Neb.— Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphonic Band, conducted by Tony Falcone with Graduate Teaching Assistant conductor Melanie Settle, for their program, Diversions, on Thursday, March 12 in Kimball Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

Works by Anthony O’Toole, Norman Dello Joio, John Barnes Chance, Timothy Mahr, Vincent Persichetti (celebrating his centennial) and Jack Stamp will be featured.

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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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