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calendar icon22 Mar 2018    

Follow the Baton: The Story of the Wagner Siegfried Idyll Baton

Many music-lovers know the famous story of Richard Wagner's birthday present to his beloved wife, Cosima – the performance of a new composition in the stairwell outside her bedroom on Christmas morning, 1870. Those scholars who have read Cosima's diary might also know that the baton Wagner used to conduct the ensemble was engraved by a local artisan to memorialize the event: the date of the performance inscribed along one face and the title of the work, Tribschener Idyll, along the opposite side.

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Faculty Jazz Ensemble performing at Westbrook Recital Hall

calendar icon20 Mar 2018    

UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble to world premiere two pieces in April

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble will present its spring concert in Westbrook Recital Hall on Tuesday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Large Brass Ensembles perform at Kimball Recital Hall

calendar icon19 Mar 2018    

One night coming for three Large Brass Ensemble performances

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Large Brass Ensembles within the Glenn Korff School of Music will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 2 in Kimball Recital Hall.

From the traditional “O Danny Boy” and “Down in the River” to more contemporary works like “Canterbury Flourish” and “The University of Nebraska March,” this recital promises to have something for everyone.

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The 66 students chosen for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards will have the opportunity to visit with students and faculty on the day of activities on April 4. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon12 Mar 2018    

66 students chosen for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced winners of the 21st annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska for talents in visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

Sixty-six students from more than 35 high schools across the state have been selected to participate in the special day of activities April 4 at the university.

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calendar icon09 Mar 2018    

April 6 college faculty meeting to include vote on proposed amendments to college bylaws

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing will hold its spring faculty meeting on Friday, April 6 at 3:30 p.m., at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Included on the agenda is a vote on the proposed amendments to the college bylaws. This serves as notice of this public meeting to amend the college bylaws.

The following documents are available to review regarding the proposed changes:

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Concordia String Trio

calendar icon02 Mar 2018    

Concordia String Trio presents ’Serenades and Such’

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Concordia String Trio will present “Serenades and Such” at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 16 at First-Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln and it will include two premieres. The program will begin and end with serenades.

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Jazz Orchestra and Big Band

calendar icon02 Mar 2018    

Join UNL Jazz Orchestra and Big Band for ’A View from the Side’

LINCOLN, Neb.— This University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Jazz Orchestra and Big Band “A View from the Side” performance at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 in Kimball Recital Hall will feature inventive arrangements of classic jazz standards as well as new works that will excite the listener through their inventive use of color, rhythm and harmony. This program will include works and arrangements by Jack Cooper, Bill Holman, Tom Matta, Gary Lindsey, Donald Brown, Paul McKee and others.

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Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon27 Feb 2018    

UNL Symphony Orchestra performance includes Student Soloist Night

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Symphony Orchestra’s performance on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall will feature one of the greatest and most popular orchestral showpieces of all time and will also showcase some of the finest student talent of the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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University of Nebraska Brass Quintet

calendar icon27 Feb 2018    

University of Nebraska Brass Quintet presents ’Both Sides of Bach’

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet will present its campus recital “Both Sides of Bach” on Monday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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calendar icon23 Feb 2018    

’Birth/Rebirth’ performance includes Beaver, Hall, Fuerst, Yoon

LINCOLN, Neb.— Exploring questions of life transitions through sound and playfulness, composer/performer friends Gregory Beaver, Dave Hall and Mathew Fuerst team up with each other and violinist Hyeyung Julie Yoon to present “Birth/Rebirth” on Friday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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