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Stanley Kleppinger

calendar icon03 Aug 2018    

Kleppinger named acting associate dean

Lincoln, Neb.--Dr. Stanley V. Kleppinger has been named acting associate dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. He will continue teaching part-time in the Glenn Korff School of Music as associate professor of music theory.  

He begins his duties as acting associate dean on Monday, Aug. 6.

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Jaimie Pruden

calendar icon02 Aug 2018    

Korff School alumna to make West End debut in September

Lincoln, Neb.--Glenn Korff School of Music alumna Jaimie Pruden (B.A. Music 2013) has been cast in Stephen Sondheim’s “Company” at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End. The show opens for previews on Sept. 26.

The cast also includes Rosalie Craig, Patti LuPone and Alex Gaumond, and the production is directed by Marianne Elliott.

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calendar icon31 Jul 2018    

Piano Lessons for Adults!

Have you always wanted to play the piano? Or have you forgotten how to play piano since you were a child? Join Lincoln's Community Piano Experience, a group piano class offered with the help of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music Piano Pedagogy faculty and interns! Offering classes at beginning and intermediate levels!

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Korff Kast logo

calendar icon31 Jul 2018    

Korff Kast, a podcast from the GKSOM, makes its debut

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music has launched its own podcast – Korff Kast. What will you be getting from Korff Kast?

“We hope to provide you with a never-ending supply of stories about the Glenn Korff School of Music,” said Brian Reetz, who is the Marketing and Public Relations Associate for the Glenn Korff School of Music and host of Korff Kast. “From interviews with faculty, students, alumni and others that tell about the amazing happenings in the arts quad on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.”

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Cornhusker Marching Band at Memorial Stadium

calendar icon31 Jul 2018    

Exhibition performance coming up for Cornhusker Marching Band

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Cornhusker Marching Band’s annual exhibition performance will take place Friday, August 17 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 their 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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The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Welcome Back Picnic is Aug. 17.

calendar icon30 Jul 2018    

Welcome back picnic is Aug. 17

Students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the Hixson-Lied College are invited to our Welcome Back Picnic on Friday, Aug. 17 from noon-2 p.m. in the green space just south of Woods Art Building.

There will be food and beverages provided, along with entertainment and information for students on arts-specific Recognized Student Organizations (RSO's). Let's celebrate the start of the school year and kick off the 25th anniversary of the college with a fun bash. It's free, so we hope to see you there!

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Dr. Glenn Nierman & Dr. Alan Mattingly

calendar icon27 Jul 2018    

Nierman named Associate Director; Mattingly named Assistant Director at GKSOM

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Director Sergio H. Ruiz has named Dr. Glenn E. Nierman, Professor of Music Education and Glenn Korff Professor of Music, as Associate Director of the Glenn Korff School of Music and Dr. Alan F. Mattingly, Professor of Horn, as Assistant Director of the Glenn Korff School of Music. Nierman began his new role on June 1 while Mattingly will begin his new role on August 15.

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Dr. Mike Roe

calendar icon26 Jul 2018    

Roe’s next opportunity: Bandsman with the Air Force

After recently completing his DMA degree, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music graduate Mike Roe will soon be off on another great opportunity.

Earlier this year, Roe was made aware of an audition for a drummer/percussionist position with the Air Force Band of the Golden West. After submitting some prescreening recordings, Roe was selected as one of twelve people to attend the live audition on June 4 at Travis Air Force Base in California. At the end of the day, he was offered a job as a bandsman in the Air Force.

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Runkun Li quartet performing

calendar icon23 Jul 2018    

Doctoral student, Runkun Li, completes Jazz Tour of China

Someone like Glenn Korff School of Music Doctoral student Runkun Li is rare in his home country of China. And what he did recently is also a testament to it -- completing a two-week Jazz Tour of China.

“I am one of the rare China-born Chinese who are approaching the Doctoral degree in Jazz Studies,” Li said of his major at the University of Nebraska. “So, my people give me a lot of credit. Jazz is really new to the Chinese. However, the jazz market is growing fast, especially in big cities in China.”

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Hans Sturm

calendar icon10 Jul 2018    

Sturm receives Hixson-Lied Professorship

Lincoln, Neb.--Hans Sturm, professor of double bass and jazz studies and area head for strings in the Glenn Korff School of Music, has received a Hixson-Lied Professorship.

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