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A student rehearses for the performance. - Photo by Fred Schneider

calendar icon11 Apr 2013    

Annual Evenings of Dance performs this weekend

The annual Evenings of Dance will be performed on April 11, 12, and 13 at 7:30 p.m., and again on Sunday, April 14 at 3:00 p.m. in the Lied Center's Johnny Carson Theatre.

General admission tickets are $12, faculty/staff $10, student/senior $7 and will be available approximately one hour before the performance at the door.

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Tim WIlkins

calendar icon09 Apr 2013    

Wilkins wins Fulbright to teach English in Bulgaria

Tim Wilkins, a senior music major at UNL, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. The music composition major will be traveling to Bulgaria for an English teaching assistantship after he graduates this spring.

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(L-R) Richard Drews, tenor; Talea Schroeder Bloch, soprano; Adrienne Dickson, mezzo-soprano; and Charles Robert Austin, bass

calendar icon09 Apr 2013    

School of Music presents Verdi's Requiem

Around 350 members of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Symphony Orchestra and combined choruses will perform Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem on Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lied Center for Performing Arts in honor of the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students/seniors and are available from the Lied Center Box Office at (402) 472-4747 or (800) 432-3231.

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Skyros String Quartet - Photo by Andreas Xenopoulos

calendar icon08 Apr 2013    

School of Music musicians to perform in China

The University of Nebraska has announced that five student musicians from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Music in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts have been invited to perform next month in Xi'an, China, as a part of an official program of activities at the American Exchange Center on the Xi’an Jiaotong University campus. They also will perform at Zhejiang University City College (ZUCC), UNL's partner university in Hangzhou.

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Hannah Husman rehearses in the Mable Lee Hall dance classroom.

calendar icon02 Apr 2013    

Husman splits time between dance and advertising

Hannah Husman, a senior from Omaha, decided she wanted to be a dance major while watching the Alvin Ailey Dance Company in the Spring of 2011.

Husman began her time at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a print journalism major. This May she will be graduating with double majors in dance and advertising.

“I just couldn’t ever choose one over the other,” Husman said. “I figured I’m pretty used to having a busy schedule.”

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Luke Thallas

calendar icon26 Mar 2013    

Thallas wins Nebraska Jazz Orchestra competition

Lincoln, Neb. - Luke Thallas, a sophomore tenor trombonist from Council Bluffs, Iowa, majoring in music education, has won the 2013 Nebraska Jazz Orchestra Young Jazz Artist Competition. He will perform with the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cornhusker Marriott, 333 S 13th St. in Lincoln.

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Photo of the UNL Jazz Orchestra

calendar icon07 Mar 2013    

UNL Jazz given outstanding honors at festival

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Jazz Orchestra and Graduate Jazztet picked up Outstanding Ensemble honors at the Elmhurst College Jazz Festival Feb. 21-24 at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Ill.

One of the oldest college jazz festivals in the U.S., Elmhurst's annual celebration brings together the top names in the industry and the leading college bands from around the nation.

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(L-R) Gregory Beaver, Hyeyung Julie Yoon, Jonah Sirota, and Rebecca Fischer - Photo by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

calendar icon06 Mar 2013    

Chiara presents season's final Hixson-Lied concert

The Chiara String Quartet presents their final concert of the 2012-2013 Hixson-Lied Concert Series on Tuesday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall, 11th and R streets on the UNL city campus.

They will be joined by Professor of Piano Mark Clinton and Assistant Professor of Bassoon Jeffrey McCray.

Tickets are $20 general, $10 seniors and $5 students and are available at the Lied Center Box Office, (402) 472-4747 or at the door.

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"Candide (Adam Fieldson), Dr. Pangloss (Sam Hartley), Maximilian (Nolan Henkle) and Cunegonde (Kendall Reimer) — students gathered around the globe with their teacher.

calendar icon08 Feb 2013    

New libretto of "Candide" given regional premiere

The UNL School of Music and the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film present the regional premiere of Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of "Candide," Leonard Bernstein’s 1956 operetta. Performances are February 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and February 24 at 3:00 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall, 11th and Q streets.

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Composer and lyricist team Chad Beguelin (left) and Matthew Sklar

calendar icon24 Jan 2013    

New Musical Theatre Festival to be held at Lied Center

The Lied Center for Performing Arts has announced a musical theatre festival to seek out new musical theatre works from across the United States with the potential to be developed and produced into full-scale productions. Directed by Tony® Award nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, this festival will bring some of the finest emerging musical theatre writers to the Lied Center next fall.

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