October 16th 2014 | Posted in: Music | Posted by: Lincoln Music Teachers Association
Mark Salman, world renowned virtuoso pianist, will present a recital at Wayne State College in the Peterson Fine Arts Building on Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 PM. with a post recital reception from 9:00 PM to 9:30 PM. The recital is free and open to the public. This is in conjunction with the NMTA State Music Conference/MTNA Competitions on October 23 - 24, and the NMTA State Festival/NMTS Competitions on October 25 - 26 on the WSC campus. For more information on the recital contact LaBurtw1@wsc.edu, 402-375-7359.
This year's NMTA State Conference is open to all interested teachers and students and includes a variety of workshop sessions and performances.Highlights of the conference include guests pianist Mark Salman, Gail Berenson, former President of MTNA and Professor Emerita of piano at Ohio State University. She will present three sessions relating to student health, performance anxiety, and injury prevention; Kurt Knceht, 2014 Commissiioned Composer, will present and perform the premiere of "El Cafe Iridiscente" for cello and piano with cellist Justin Lepard, both of Lincoln. Also featured will be sessions by NMTA members featuring a panel discussion on teaching special needs student led by Regina Carnazzo and Nancy Schoen and a lecture-recital on the works of Joan Tower presented by Paul Barnes.
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October 6th 2014 | Posted in: Music | Posted by: Lincoln Arts Council
The Lincoln Music Teachers Association will sponsor a workshop featuring Randy Hawthorne, Executive Director of Nonprofit Hub and a Professional Certified Marketer, entitled Own the Business of You: Teacher's Edition on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at Firespring, 1201 Infinity Court, Lincoln, Nebraska. Registration with coffee and rolls will begin at 8:30 AM with the workshop from 9:00 AM-noon, and a tour of Firespring following. Guests are welcome and may inquire at www.LMTA.info, contact us button.
Hawthorne suggests that as a music educator you often find yourself looking for students or finding a gig of your own. You're essentially the CEO of the business of you. In this interactive workshop, music teachers and musicians will learn how to own their business, know their unique brand attributes, ten trusted networking tactics (both offline and on), and marketing methodologies that will help achieve their professional goals.
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October 2nd 2014 | Posted in: Visual | Posted by: Lincoln Arts Council
The Two Reasons show will be up Oct. 1- Nov. 15th.
Opening Reception: Fri. Oct. 17th 6-9pm
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September 29th 2014 | Posted in: Visual | Posted by: LUX Center for the Arts
The LUX Center for the Arts will present "From the Wild to the Proscenium" by former LUX Center artist-in-residence Heather Jo Davis. The first Friday opening reception will be Friday, October 3 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Davis creates clay figures to explore the relationships between humans and animals, including the notion of humans as just another animal. The characters' gestures and nudity indicate that they are free from the oppression of cultural constructs and express an animalistic playful joy for life. The opening and show are free and open to the public. The show will be on view through October 31.
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September 25th 2014 | Posted in: Literary | Posted by: Sheldon Museum of Art
Sheldon Museum of Art is partnering with Humanities Nebraska to bring their Prime Time Family Reading Time program to the museum. Storytellers Janine Copple and Joel Gajardo will read and discuss award-winning children’s books in English and Spanish. Both Spanish-speaking and non-Spanish-speaking families are welcome. The books read will be directed toward six- to ten-year-olds, but the program is open to people of all ages. Light snacks will be provided after the discussion.
The reading program and admission to the museum is free and open to all.
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