Camps & Workshops

Here you can find a list of UNK Music workshops and camps. To view more information about a specific camp, simply click on it.

Vocal Recital & Masterclass- Dr. Anne Jennifer Nash, soprano

Saturday, February 24, 2018
4:00-5:30pm
UNK Fine Arts Recital Hall

Dr. Nash will perform music of Debussy, Granados and more; she will provide a masterclass for UNK Music students. The event is free and open to the public. 

Guest Artist Bio

Anne Jennifer Nash, Assistant Professor of Voice at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, is heralded as an exceptional lyric soprano with an "uncommon beauty of expression and musicianship."--Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times.

2017-2018 performances include: Bea in Jake Heggies Three Decembers, an American Art Song recital in Oxford, UK; Ralph Vaughn Williams's oratorio Dona Nobis Pacem; and multiple performances of Sister-Show Me Eternity, a touring collaboration between faculty from Skidmore College, the University of Nebraska at Kearney, and Concordia College on the life of poet, Emily Dickinson.  

Opera performance highlights include appearances with Opera Philadelphia, Florentine Opera, Opera New Jersey, Opera Saratoga, Pine Mountain Music Festival, Lancaster Opera, Fargo-Moorhead Opera, National Opera Company, Interlochen Arts Festival, and Bard SummerScape, in the roles of Susanna, Zerlina, Pamina, Despina, Nanetta, Alice Ford, Laurie, Adina, Armide, and Anne Trulove, among others.

A sought-after performer of new music, Dr. Nash has premiered several works, including: Rene Claussen's 2017 oratorio, The Passion of Jesus Christ, at Orchestral Hall in Minneapolis, MN. She is a regular collaborator with Indiana-based composer Allen McCullough, and in 2015, she premiered his award-winning song cycle and Lotte Lehman Foundation commissions, The Blue Symphony. Dr. Nash also worked with Libby Larsen at Pepperdine University on the 2011 premier of Donal Oge, commissioned for Dr. Nash by SongFest and the Sorel Foundation. Her recording of the work with pianist Nathan Salazar can be found on the CD, "New American Song@SongFest."

Spring Piano & Chamber Workshop

Saturday, April 7, 2018
8:30am- 4:00pm
UNK Fine Arts Building

More information coming soon!

Clarinet / Flute Day

Saturday, April 14, 2018
8:30am- 4:00pm
UNK Fine Arts Building

It is a pleasure to announce this unique musical opportunity to young clarinetists, flutists, and their teachers! You will not want to miss this very special event! 2018 UNK Clarinet/Flute Day is an afternoon filled with playing, learning, and performances.

2018 UNK Clarinet/Flute Day is open to all high school and junior high flute or clarinet players and their teachers. There will be opportunities to meet other students from around Nebraska. I hope that many students will take advantage of this unique opportunity! Mark your calendar now and get ready for a fun and exciting experience!

There is no charge for the event. Please assist us by submitting registration by Monday, March 26. Your registration will assure everyone that this event will run smoothly! Pre-registered students will receive final information the week prior to the workshop. If you have questions, contact Dr. David Nabb at (308) 865-8606 or email him at nabbd@unk.edu or Franziska Brech at brechfb@unk.edu.

REGISTER HERE
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All-State Vocal Camp

27th Annual UNK All-State Vocal Camp

July 22 - 24, 2018

UNK Fine Arts Building

This three-day workshop is designed to help Nebraska secondary school singers achieve their
goal of becoming members of the 2018 All-State Chorus. Via group lessons, audition procedures,
sectional rehearsals, and full rehearsals, participants will thoroughly prepare for the Nebraska All-
State Chorus, which is open to all secondary levels.

Each composition requires well prepared, technically proficient singers. The physical intensity
required, coupled with first-rate musicianship and vocal skills will make this an extremely
demanding concert for any singer.

To register, follow the link below!

Cost:

Campus Resident:  TBD
Commuter with Meals:  TBD

REGISTER HERE

Download the Camp Flyer
Download the Camp Handbook
Download the Camp Itinerary
Download the Parent/Guardian form
Download the Consent for Medical Treatment form

Questions?

Contact Riley Sheets, Camp Coordinator

UNK Music Office:  308.865.8618
Email:  music@unk.edu

Honor Band and Choral Clinic

The 2019 UNK Honor Band and Choral Clinic will be held on January 28, 2019.

Information will be posted to this website and mailed out to each school in August.

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If you have any questions about the Honor Band and Choral Clinic, please contact:

Dr. Brian Alber
alberbw@unk.edu