UNO’s Heartland Philharmonic performs Annual Haunt-cert this Sunday with New Director

October 23rd, 2018

By Melissa Dundis

DR BROOKS: “Being the new Director of Orchestra’s here at UNO, I knew there was a tradition of this annual Huant-cert, it took me a few months to get used to saying “Huant-cert”, but now I’m used to it so it sounds like a normal thing, a normal word and people look at me strange now.”


UNO Theatre Opens Season with ‘The Clearing’

September 28th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Ireland, 1652. King Charles is dead and Oliver Cromwell rules, begining his crusade against Catholicism in the isles. For Irish Catholics, this policy meant nothing short of ethnic cleansing, and landowners were banished to Connaught, a barren, unforgiving part of the country.

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Amernet Quartet Visits Omaha

September 13th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

This week, the Vesper Concert Series, in collaboration with the Omaha Conservatory of Music and UNO’s International Concert Series will host the acclaimed Amernet String Quartet. The ensemble has traveled the world and collaborated with some of the finest performers and composer of the day.  While none of its current members are original founders, they’re part of a rich tradition, continuing the legacy that began at Julliard in the ’90s.

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‘Portraits of Care’ on Display at Criss Library

September 1st, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Dr. Mark Gilbert might be recognized now as a figure in the medical field, but he is primarily an artist. Raised in Glasgow, Scotland, he finished a degree in the arts and worked as an artist for several years before he approached by a surgeon. The task—a temporary job painting patients.

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Renowned Acting Coach, Tom Todoroff Comes to UNO

March 22nd, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Tom Todoroff is a New York actor, producer, and director, but he’s probably best known now as a voice, speech and acting coach for some of the biggest names in the business—actors like Liam Neeson, Richard Gere, and Robert Wagner. And he’s good friends with local director Alexander Payne. He’ll be on UNO’s campus this Saturday and Sunday for a two-day personalized course for actors.

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International Concert Series: A Conversation with Kliment Krylovskiy

March 6th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Director of UNO’s School of Music Dr. Washington García interviews clarinetist Kliment Krylovskiy of the Zodiac Trio in advance of their performance Thursday, March 8th at 7:30pm at the Strauss Performing Arts Center.

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