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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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Chiara String Quartet, Photograph by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

calendar icon03 Feb 2014    

Chiara String Quartet’s concert series continues

UPDATE: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be closed this evening due to weather conditions. This includes the Chiara String Quartet performance in Kimball Recital Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m.

An announcement about the possibility of rescheduling of this event will be sent out through press releases and other social media tomorrow.

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calendar icon02 Feb 2014    

Chiara String Quartet performance cancelled

Due to the snowstorm on Tuesday night (Feb. 4), the Chiara String Quartet performance scheduled for Kimball Recital Hall at the Glenn Korff School of Music was cancelled. It has been determined that the concert will not be rescheduled for this semester.

Patrons who purchased tickets for the event have two options:

· Get a refund on the purchased ticket for Feb. 4 (please return the ticket to the Lied Center Box Office no later than Feb. 15)

· Trade the ticket for the March 20 Chiara String Quartet performance at Kimball Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

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Christopher Marks

calendar icon02 Feb 2014    

Marks presents virtuosic solo organ music performance

Glenn Korff School of Music's Christopher Marks will present a faculty recital of virtuosic solo organ music spanning the late 19th century to the early 21st century at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 28 in Kimball Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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Steven Cohen. Photo by Jake Olson Studios.

calendar icon23 Jan 2014    

Glenn Korff School of Music's Cohen is National Finalist in the MTNA Young Artists Brass Competition

Steven Cohen, a first-year Master of Music student in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music from Great Neck, N.Y., will travel to Chicago in March to compete as a national finalist in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artists Brass Competition.

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Dave Hall

calendar icon21 Jan 2014    

Hall to present percussion recital in Kimball Recital Hall

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music's Dave Hall will present a percussion recital on February 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

Audiences will hear a diverse collection of percussion works including an adaptation of J.S Bach’s D minor Chaconne and Steven Mackey’s imaginative solo marimba piece “See Ya Thursday.” Hall will also collaborate with fellow UNL percussion faculty Tony Falcone and Ben Coleman on Paul Rennick's "Slopes," and guest artist Jake Remington with join Hall for a performance of Hall's original composition "Skylight."

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John Bailey

calendar icon15 Jan 2014    

Bailey joins with friends for upcoming concert

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Larson Professor of Flute John Bailey will present an evening of flute chamber music in lieu of his annual recital of flute and piano music on Thursday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Glenn Korff School of Music Kimball Recital Hall.

His usual collaborator, piano professor Mark Clinton, is on faculty development leave, so Bailey decided to call on several of his esteemed colleagues to perform on a program Bailey calls “Flute and Friends.”

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Sheldon Harnick performing in 2012

calendar icon13 Jan 2014    

Celebration of American Song will honor Sheldon Harnick

The UNL Glenn Korff School of Music is proud to present the 10th annual Celebration of American Song at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, January 27 in Kimball Recital Hall. This year's celebration honors Sheldon Harnick.

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