April 13, 2016

Concerts to feature six UNL music ensembles

UNL Wind Ensemble

UNL Wind Ensemble

Six groups from UNL’s Glenn Korff School of Music will take the stage in four upcoming Kimball Recital Hall concerts.

The series opens with a 7:30 p.m. April 15 performance by the UNL Wind Ensemble. The performance will feature works by composers Roger Zare, Frank Felice, Carter Pann, Robert Linn, Michael Torke and Jonathan Newman.

The Wind Ensemble, directed by Carolyn Barber, professor of music, is the university’s premiere concert band. Its select mission is to provide instrumentalists of advanced technical proficiency a pre-professional ensemble experience.

Three groups will combine for an Afternoon of Choirs concert, 3 p.m. April 17. The performance, which will feature the All-Collegiate Choir, University Chorale and Varsity Chorus, will be webcast live.

The UNL Percussion Ensemble will deliver its third and final concert of the academic year at 7:30 p.m. April 17. The performance. “Laws of Nature,” features music inspired by physics and mathematics in nature. Inspiration for the compositions includes fractals, avalanche theory and the Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator. The program includes “The So-Called Laws of Nature” by David Lang, “Fractalia” by Owen Clayton Condon, “Slopes” by Paul Rennick, “Sensing the Coriolis” by Christopher Deane and “Collide” by Jacob Remington.

The final performance of the season will feature the University Singers in a 7:30 p.m. April 19 concert.

Tickets for each performance will be available at the door. Cost is $5 for general admission and $3 for students and senior citizens.

For more information on performances by UNL’s Glenn Korff School of Music, click here.