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Nathaniel Sullivan

calendar icon05 Nov 2013    

Sullivan shines as Singer of the Year at West Central NATS Student Auditions

The Glenn Korff School of Music once again had a strong showing at the West Central NATS (The National Association of the Teachers of Singing) Student Auditions this past weekend, capped by Nathaniel Sullivan being named Singer of the Year. There were 332 student entries with 39 schools entering students in the two-day event at Emporia State University.

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Caitlin Gilmore

calendar icon05 Nov 2013    

Music Composition junior Caitlin Gilmore's work to be part of Wet Ink Performances

Columbus, Nebraska native Caitlin Gilmore did everything musical in high school. Marching band, jazz choir -- you name it she was a part of it.

 So it’s not really surprising that she took a love to composing. Gilmore is one of many music composition program students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music who will have their ability showcased at the Wet Ink performances on November 12 and 13 in the Westbrook Music Building, Room 119. Both nights’ performances start at 7:30 p.m.

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Faculty Jazz Ensemble

calendar icon05 Nov 2013    

Faculty Jazz Ensemble kicks off jazz-filled year

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble kicks off another wonderful year of jazz at UNL’s Glenn Korff School of Music with a featured concert at 7:30 p.m. on November 5 in the Westbrook Music Building Recital Hall. The event will be free and open to the public.

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It's official: Glenn Korff School of Music

calendar icon01 Nov 2013    

It's official: Glenn Korff School of Music

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Music has been renamed the Glenn Korff School of Music in honor of Glenn Korff, who announced in August a gift of $8 million to the University of Nebraska Foundation to support the School.

The name change was approved by the Board of Regents at their Sept. 20 meeting.

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Nicolas May

calendar icon24 Oct 2013    

May named Nebraska Music Teachers Association Nebraska Young Artist Woodwind Competition Winner

The UNL Saxophone Studio is proud to announce Sophomore Performance Major (BM) Nicholas May has been named the Nebraska Music Teachers Association Nebraska Young Artist Woodwind Competition Winner.  

The competition took place Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Nebraska Wesleyan University.  May performed works by Bach, Creston, Glazounov, Bonneau and Gotkovsky.  A native of Nebraska, May is a member of the Westbrook Saxophone Quartet, UNL Jazz Orchestra and the UNL Wind Ensemble at the Glenn Korff School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  

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Albert Herring, presented by UNL Opera under Director William Shomos

calendar icon18 Oct 2013    

UNL Opera to perform Albert Herring in November

Time is a glutton, time is a thief.

Youth must challenge him as he flies…

This line from Benjamin Britten’s delightful comedy, Albert Herring, is the perfect summation of the opera’s message: Time passes inexorably -- seize the day while you can! The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Opera will be performing Albert Herring on November 8 and 10 in the Glenn Korff School of Music Kimball Recital Hall.

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UNL Chamber Singers

calendar icon15 Oct 2013    

Chamber Singers return to the Sheldon Museum of Art

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chamber Singers will be presenting a concert in the Sheldon Museum of Art Great Hall on October 27 at 3 p.m. as the first performance of their 2013-2014 Sheldon Concert Series.

"The beauty and resounding power of the Sheldon Great Hall creates a wonderful atmosphere to experience this concert of ‘sounding art’,” said Director Therees Hibbard.

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UNL Ensembles

calendar icon09 Oct 2013    

Ensembles take center stage at Glenn Korff School of Music

It’s a busy time at the Glenn Korff School of Music as many ensembles will take the stage to perform in the week. Tickets can be purchased at the door at Kimball Recital Hall and are general admission $5; students/seniors $3.

The first ensemble to take the stage will be the Wind Ensemble on Thursday night (October 10) in Kimball Recital Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Other upcoming performances include:

Saturday, Oct. 12 – Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Kimball Recital Hall

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Chiara Quartet

calendar icon08 Oct 2013    

Chiara Quartet Lunchtime Concert: Music of Bela Bartok

Come and preview the Chiara String Quartet's performances of the Complete String Quartets of Bela Bartok on Friday, October 11 from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Unity Room at UNL's Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center (Room 212 on the second floor).  In this lunchtime concert, Chiara will perform and discuss variety of movements from String Quartets 1, 3, and 5. Please feel free to bring your lunch to eat during the performance.

Bartok String Quartet Cycle

Hixson-Lied Concert Series

Kimball Recital Hall

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calendar icon03 Oct 2013    

UNL Wind Ensemble to perform Nebraska premiere of McAllister’s ‘Gone’

 Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Wind Ensemble as they draw four distinct kinetic styles from the quiet stillness of the Nebraska premiere of Scott McAllister’s “Gone,” including Arnold’s sturdy “English Dances,” Gorb’s klezmer-infused “Yiddish Dances,” Bernstein’s iconic dance episodes from “On the Town,” and a Cajun mambo by Donald Grantham at 7:30 p.m., October 10 in Kimball Recital Hall.

"From abject desolation to 'a riotous booze-up' -- this concert has it all!" Dr. Carolyn Barber, director of the Wind Ensemble, said.

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