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Ariel Bybee

calendar icon27 Mar 2018    

Obituary | Ariel Bybee

Lincoln, Neb.--Former Glenn Korff School of Music Artist-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Voice Ariel Bybee, 75, died March 20 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bybee was a renowned opera singer, according to Opera News, “a prominent mezzo at the Metropolitan Opera for 18 seasons.” She was also distinguished as a soloist, voice teacher, university professor and opera director.

Bybee taught in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Glenn Korff School of Music from 1998-2008 and saw the opera program grow and improve during that time.

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calendar icon26 Mar 2018    

An Evening of Cello highlights students at Glenn Korff School of Music

LINCOLN, Neb.— Come hear from the cello students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music as they present An Evening of Cello on Friday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall.

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Elysia Arntzen The Cask of Amontillado, on Saturday, March 31 at 7 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall

calendar icon26 Mar 2018    

Doctoral student to premiere her first opera

Elysia Arntzen, a third-year Doctor of Musical Arts student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music, will have her first-ever opera premiere – The Cask of Amontillado, on Saturday, March 31 at 7 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

The Cask of Amontillado is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. It’s about a man who gets revenge on another man, who has insulted him. The original story is only about five pages long, and it is unclear exactly what the two men were fighting about or who they are.

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calendar icon22 Mar 2018    

Prague Spring 50 concerts scheduled for April 4

LINCOLN, Neb.— A trio of University of Nebraska–Lincoln performance groups will play music by Czech composers in a 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 concert in Kimball Recital Hall. The concert, “Prague Spring 50: From Dvorak to Husa, and Beyond,” will feature the UNL Wind Ensemble, directed by Carolyn Barber; the University of Nebraska Faculty Brass Quintet; and the Chiara String Quartet with pianist Mark Clinton.

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calendar icon22 Mar 2018    

Follow the Baton: The Story of the Wagner Siegfried Idyll Baton

Many music-lovers know the famous story of Richard Wagner's birthday present to his beloved wife, Cosima – the performance of a new composition in the stairwell outside her bedroom on Christmas morning, 1870. Those scholars who have read Cosima's diary might also know that the baton Wagner used to conduct the ensemble was engraved by a local artisan to memorialize the event: the date of the performance inscribed along one face and the title of the work, Tribschener Idyll, along the opposite side.

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Faculty Jazz Ensemble performing at Westbrook Recital Hall

calendar icon20 Mar 2018    

UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble to world premiere two pieces in April

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble will present its spring concert in Westbrook Recital Hall on Tuesday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Large Brass Ensembles perform at Kimball Recital Hall

calendar icon19 Mar 2018    

One night coming for three Large Brass Ensemble performances

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Large Brass Ensembles within the Glenn Korff School of Music will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 2 in Kimball Recital Hall.

From the traditional “O Danny Boy” and “Down in the River” to more contemporary works like “Canterbury Flourish” and “The University of Nebraska March,” this recital promises to have something for everyone.

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The 66 students chosen for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards will have the opportunity to visit with students and faculty on the day of activities on April 4. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon12 Mar 2018    

66 students chosen for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced winners of the 21st annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska for talents in visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

Sixty-six students from more than 35 high schools across the state have been selected to participate in the special day of activities April 4 at the university.

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calendar icon09 Mar 2018    

April 6 college faculty meeting to include vote on proposed amendments to college bylaws

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing will hold its spring faculty meeting on Friday, April 6 at 3:30 p.m., at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Included on the agenda is a vote on the proposed amendments to the college bylaws. This serves as notice of this public meeting to amend the college bylaws.

The following documents are available to review regarding the proposed changes:

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Concordia String Trio

calendar icon02 Mar 2018    

Concordia String Trio presents ’Serenades and Such’

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Concordia String Trio will present “Serenades and Such” at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 16 at First-Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln and it will include two premieres. The program will begin and end with serenades.

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