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UNL Glenn Korff School of Music Faculty Jazz Group

calendar icon04 Mar 2014    

UNL Faculty Jazz Group prepares for upcoming performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Glenn Korff School of Music Faculty Jazz Group will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18 in Kimball Recital Hall. The event will be featuring works by Bill Mobley, Harold Danko, UNL OTHERMER FELLOW/DMA STUDIES Fellow David Stamps and new works by Tom Larson. The cost is $5 for general admission and $3 for students/seniors.

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(left to right) Paul Barnes, Marguerite Scribante and John Richmond in Naples, Fla., in early March. Paul Barnes

calendar icon01 Mar 2014    

Paul Barnes' faculty recital honors Scribante Professorship

Marguerite Scribante Professor of Piano Paul Barnes presents a faculty recital titled “Homage: A Program of Music Inspired by Music” on Thursday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The performance is free and open to the public.

The program also pays homage to Scribante, who endowed his recently awarded professorship in the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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Delfeayo Marsalis

calendar icon01 Mar 2014    

Jazz Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis to present public lecture April 14

Jazz Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis will present a free public lecture titled “Sweet Thunder: Ellington, Shakespeare and the Blues” on Monday, April 14 at 5 p.m. in Love Library Rm. 102.

Marsalis will discuss how Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn translated Shakespearean characters and works into their 1957 jazz suite “Such Sweet Thunder,” his archival research into their compositional processes and his own musical reinterpretation of the suite, released in 2011 as “Sweet Thunder: Duke and Shak.”

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"AT THE THRESHOLD", at the Sheldon Museum of Art, March 9th at 3pm

calendar icon28 Feb 2014    

The Glenn Korff School of Music presents "At The Threshold"

“AT THE THRESHOLD” is an exciting collaborative performance and community engagement project that is bringing together many artistic forces to reach out to the community in one voice and raise awareness for “Doorways to Hope”; a public art collaboration between Lincoln/Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity and Hildegard Center for the Arts. The concert is scheduled for Sunday, March 9, 2014, 3 p.m. at the Sheldon Museum of Art, Great Hall.

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The UNL Jazz Orchestra will perform with the UNL Big Band on March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

calendar icon27 Feb 2014    

Student Ensembles take the stage for the first half of March

The month of March is full of student ensembles at the Glenn Korff School of Music starting with the inaugural Guitar Ensemble on Sunday.

Here is a look at each of the upcoming student ensembles:

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The deadline for applications is March 31, 2014

calendar icon25 Feb 2014    

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking Ambassadors

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is currently seeking qualified applicants to serve as Ambassadors for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Caleb Bailey and Michael Reichman

calendar icon10 Feb 2014    

Two Alumni receive spots in League of American Orchestras' Emerging Leaders Program

Michael Reichman (B.M. 2008) and Caleb Bailey (B.A. 2010) were two of seven selected nationally for the two-year program for those under age 35 who want to be a driving force in the future of America’s orchestras.

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Hixson-Lied Professor William Shomos (left) directs a music rehearsal with the cast of "Cendrillon." Performances of the opera are Feb. 21 and 23 in Kimball Hall.

calendar icon06 Feb 2014    

UNL Glenn Korff School of Music opera program to present Cendrillon (Cinderella)

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music's opera program will present Jules Massenet's "Cendrillon" (Cinderella) on Feb. 21 and 23. The performances will be directed by Hixson-Lied Professor of Voice and Director of Opera William Shomos.

Performances are Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall, 11th and R sts. Tickets are $20 adults and $10 for students/seniors. They are available in advance from the Lied Center Box Office at (402) 472-4747 or (800) 432-3231 or at the door.

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ONLY YOU, by John Kosch John Kosch

calendar icon06 Feb 2014    

Kosch named Young Jazz Composer Award Winner

Glenn Korff School of Music Sophomore John Kosch is one of the recipients of the 2014 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards, as announced by ASCAP Foundation President Paul Williams.

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Eklund conducts the University Singers in Carnegie Hall in 2001. Peter Eklund

calendar icon03 Feb 2014    

Glenn Korff School of Music's Peter Eklund conducting at NYC's Carnegie Hall this Sunday

Professor and Director of Choral Activities Peter Eklund will be conducting a massed honor choir with professional orchestra at New York City’s Carnegie Hall this Sunday, Feb. 16.

Eklund will be conducting one of the classical music era’s most endearing choral orchestra works, “Mass in G,” by Franz Schubert.

He also hired the soloists for the work. All three are professional New York singers and former choral students of Eklund’s, including two from UNL: Arica Coleman (B.M. 2012) and Adam Fieldson (M.M. 2013 and B.M. 2010).

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