Vesper Concert Series Returns, ‘At Home in Nebraska’

August 23rd, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This weekend, the Vesper Concert Series enters its 31st season with At Home in Nebraska, a concert featuring selections from contemporary and classic operas. Not only have many of Sunday’s musicians found home in Nebraska from elsewhere, but the afternoon’s contemporary selections also debuted here.

Featuring Hal France and Taylor Stayton

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Eko Nova Returns to Kaneko with Omaha Percussion Group

August 23rd, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE— Scott Shinbara, Percussionist, Music Educator, and member of the Omaha Percussion Group, will be performing the first Eko Nova Concert of the season at Kaneko. The ensemble employs both classic and contemporary techniques to share the scope of percussive music.

Featuring Percussionist Scott Shinbara

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Bemis Center’s ‘Inner Ear Vision’ Opens Tonight

July 11th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts’ next exhibition opening tonight, Inner Ear Vision: Sound as Medium, marks the beginning of the organization’s exploration of sound art. Their first sound artist in residence, part of their new residency program, is currently working at the space while the new basement venue is under construction.

Featuring Co-Curator Maria Buszek and Artists Suzanne Kite and Devin Ronneberg

Going beyond music as accompaniment, Inner Ear Vision features 18 multidisciplinary artists working at the intersection of sound and visual art—which isn’t too common in the gallery space.

Inner Ear Vision comprises variations of musical instruments, graphic scores, music performances, and immersive installations.

Overall, the exhibition combines numerous talents, disciplines, and cultures to create an innovative aural experience.

Inner Ear Vision: Sound as Medium opens tonight at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts at 6:00pm with a performance at 7:00pm. For more information, visit BemisCenter.org.

Play ‘Games’ at Kaneko

June 7th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—A leader in Omaha’s experimental and new music scene, the Generator Series at Kaneko returns this Saturday with “Games”. The concert features both local acts and returning alum of the Under the Radar Festival, all focused on making music playful.

Featuring Organizers Stacey Barelos and Amanda Deboer Bartlett

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Eko Nova Presents ‘The Forces Inside’

April 20th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Clarinetist John Klinghammer returns to Omaha for Eko Nova’s concert at Kaneko on Monday, The Forces Inside. He’s no stranger to the series, since he is its co-founder and first Artistic Director. Klinghammer has since accepted a chair in the Kansas City Symphony, but Eko Nova and its dedication to innovative chamber music survive.  

Featuring Kansas City Symphony Clarinetist John Klinghammer

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Now in its 99th year, Omaha Symphony Announces their 2019/2020 Season

April 10th, 2019

By Melissa Dundis

For more information, head to omahasymphony.org

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