Posts Tagged ‘ School of Music ’

Chiara concert is March 7

Feb 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Feb. 23

The Chiara String Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m., March 7 in Kimball Recital Hall. The performance is part of the Hixson-Lied Concert Series presented by the UNL School of Music. This is the final concert of the season. The program includes Schubert’s String Quartet in C Minor, “Quartettsatz;” Bartok’s String Quartet No. 3; the […]

UNL, Iowa State ensembles offer Feb. 24 performance

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Feb. 24

The School of Music hosts the Combined Choir Concert, pairing UNL and Iowa State ensembles, 7 p.m., Feb. 24 at First-Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000 D St. The performance is free and open to the public. Ensembles performing are UNL’s University Singers and the Iowa State Singers. The University Singers is conducted by Peter Eklund, professor […]

‘Moonlight Cabaret’ is April 30

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: April 29, 2010, Arts & Entertainment

The School of Music will present “A Moonlight Cabaret,” a revue featuring advanced musical theatre students at 7:30 p.m., April 30 in Westbrook Recital Hall, room 119. Alisa Belflower, senior lecturer in music, directs the cabaret-style revue. The music will include everything from jazz and traditional musical comedy to contemporary works and a few premiers. […]

‘Peaceable Kingdom’ part of April 25 choral offering

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: April 22, 2010, Arts & Entertainment

The School of Music choral ensembles will perform Randall Thompson’s “Peaceable Kingdom” at 3 p.m., April 25 in Kimball Recital Hall. “Peaceable Kingdom” is a sequence of a capella choruses based on selected texts from the book of Isaiah and inspired by the painting by Edward Hicks. The performance includes the University Women’s Chorale and […]

Jazz ensembles feature Gailey

Apr 14th, 2010 | By | Category: April 15, 2010, Arts & Entertainment, Issue

The School of Music’s Jazz Ensembles I and II will present a concert featuring the music of Dan Gailey at 7:30 p.m. April 20 in the Sheldon Museum of Art’s Ethel S. Abbott Auditorium. Gailey is a professor of music and dance, and director of jazz studies at the University of Kansas. His compositions can […]

Music scores 22 awards in regional singing auditions

Nov 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Issue, November 12, 2009

The School of Music took home the most awards at the 2009 West Central National Association of Teachers of Singing Auditions at Kansas State University on Oct. 31-Nov. 1. UNL voice students earned 22 awards, nearly three times as many as its nearest competitor, Wichita State, which received eight awards. Kansas State and the University […]

From the Archives | Willard Kimball and his Conservatory of Music

Oct 29th, 2009 | By | Category: From the Archives, Issue, October 29, 2009

The Conservatory of Music was a three-story brick structure located on the southeast corner of 11th and R streets. The Conservatory was a privately operated business led by Willard Kimball. Construction of the building started early in 1894, during the worst economic crisis of the late 19th century. The population of Lincoln was declining at […]


Oct 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 8, 2009

The UNL School of Music replica of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s 1780s fortepiano is not the only performing replica in the United States. An Oct. 1 story about the Haydn/Mendelssohn Festival was incorrect. If you see something incorrect in the Scarlet’s news coverage, contact the editor at or 472-8515. Written requests for corrections may be […]

University Singers to pay tribute to ‘Pete’ Jenkins

Oct 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Issue, October 8, 2009

The life and legacy of Earl “Pete” Jenkins, an emeritus professor of music who died Aug. 3, will be celebrated as part of the University Singers concert at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 15 in Kimball Recital Hall. “It isn’t unusual for a student to have at least one professor that has had a profound influence in […]

Melding music & fine art

Apr 16th, 2009 | By | Category: April 16, 2009, Arts & Entertainment, Issue

Chamber Choir Festival showcases School of Music, Sheldon to more than 100 area high school singers Photos by Tom White, Sheldon Museum of Art.