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UNL's production of "Candide" took first place in its division in the National Opera Association's Competition. Photo by Doug Smith.

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UNL's 'Candide' wins 1st place in division in National Opera Association Competition

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music and Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s collaborative, large-scale musical production, “Candide” was awarded first prize in Division IV of the 2012-2013 Opera Production Competition sponsored by the National Opera Association (NOA).

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Cornhusker Marching Band's Highlight Concert returns to  the Lied Center December 17. Photo by Michael Reinmiller Photo by Michael Reinmiller

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The Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert returns December 17

It's showtime as the Cornhusker Marching Band Highlight Concert returns Tuesday, December 17, 7:30 PM, Cornhusker Marching Band at Lied Center $20 adults; $10 students & seniors at the Lied Center Box Office, 402-472-4747. Come experience the sights and sounds of the pride of all Nebraska! Get your tickets today!

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UNL dance students participated in a master class with cast members from the Broadway musical "Memphis." Photo by Carrie Christensen-Lied Center of Performing Arts

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'Memphis' cast members hold master class with dance students

Lessons learned performing in a Broadway musical were the featured attraction in a UNL dance classroom on Nov. 13.

Two cast members from the Tony award-winning musical "Memphis" led a master class with UNL students in Intermediate-Advanced Modern Dance. During the two hour long session, "Memphis" cast members Jonathan Ragsdale and Jonas Shumpert taught the students two dance combinations pulled straight from the rigorous choreography used in the musical.

"Memphis" played in two performances at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Nov. 12-13.

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Chiara String Quartet - Photo by Liz Linder

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Chiara String Quartet returns to the Kimball stage tonight

On Thursday, November 14 at 7:30pm the Chiara String Quartet will be performing the second concert of their Hixson-Lied Concert Series at Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). The program will finish their cycle of Bela Bartók’s String Quartets with Nos. 2, 4, and 6. The first concert of the series on October 14 featured Quartets No. 1, 3, and 5. In Spring 2014, the series will continue on Tuesday, February 4, and Thursday, March 20.

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Moran Woodwind Quintet

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Moran Woodwind Quintet recital is Nov. 17

The Moran Woodwind Quintet performs three works for quintet at 3 p.m. Nov. 17 in Kimball Hall. Tickets are $5 general admission and $3 for students and senior citizens.

The Moran Woodwind Quintet is the resident faculty woodwind quintet of UNL's Glenn Korff School of Music. Members include Jeffrey McCray, bassoon; Diane Barger, clarinet; John Bailey, flute; Alan Mattingly, horn; and William McMullen, oboe. The group was formed in 1986 and is named for the late John Moran, director of the UNL School of Music.

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Moran Woodwind Quintet

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Moran Woodwind Quintet upcoming program includes Mozart

The Moran Woodwind Quintet performs three works for quintet at 3 p.m. on November 17 in the Kimball Recital Hall as part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music.

 “Our fall concert has three very contrasting works—one transcription of a classic, one with jazz and salsa influence, and one very intense modern work.  The Moran Woodwind Quintet is excited to share these in concert,” Bailey said.

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Nathaniel Sullivan

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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

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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

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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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