Glenn Korff School of Music celebrates 125th anniversary

This fall the Glenn Korff School of Music (GKSOM) will be celebrating its 125th year as the School of Music at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

The GKSOM will be highlighting the history of the School of Music with an anniversary celebration and public convocation on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 3:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

The celebration will include performances by GKSOM faculty and students, a premiere composition by Tyler White, and a gala finale featuring University Singers, Chamber Singers and UNL dancers.

A dessert reception will also be held that evening at 6:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall, followed by a performance at 7:30 p.m. by the Amicitia Duo, which includes GKSOM Professor of Clarinet Diane Barger and guest artist Denise Gainey. Hixson-Lied Professor of Piano Mark Clinton will also be performing with the Amicitia Duo.

The GKSOM nurtures the creativity, artistry and scholarship of students and faculty; educates students to achieve excellence as educators, performers, composers and scholars; and enriches the education of all students through the study and practice of music and dance.

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