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School of Music graduate student in National Opera Association finals

"University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Music graduate student Kayla Wilkens was one of eight finalists in the National Opera Association's 2013 Vocal Competition in the scholarship division. The finals were conducted Jan. 5, in Portland, Ore."

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Ezinma chamber piano trio makes itself heard

"The Ezinma Trio, a student chamber trio in the School of Music, were finalists last year in the J.C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition. The Trio competed at the competition, sponsored by the Treetops Chamber Music Society, on April 10 at the Allegro Pianos Recital Hall in Stamford, Ct."

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Barnes pays tribute to composer Philip Glass

"Hixson-Lied Professor of Piano Paul Barnes continues his collaboration with American composer Philip Glass with his performance "A Retrospective on Philip Glass at 75" on Saturday, March 31 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center in New York City."

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DMA alum conducts Atlanta Wind Symphony

"Clifford Towner, who received his D.M.A. in wind conducting from the School of Music in 2011, is the new Music Director for the Atlanta Wind Symphony. He begins his conducting duties Nov. 6, which is the start of rehearsals for their Holiday Celebration concert. He will guest conduct Percy Grainger’s “Colonial Song” on their Oct. 28 concert."

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