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Carl, Prescott named October Employees of Month
October 15, 2013 • Staff Report
Both recipients helped their organizations through challenging times.
A summer of Steinway success
September 30, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Engineering student Cameron Chappell blends music, engineering during summer internships.
Argenta Concert Series rings in three years at the University; first concert Friday
September 26, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
New eight-concert chamber music series and renovations in Church Fine Arts Building offer expanded musical experiences for students and community.
Marching Band unveils new uniforms at Saturday’s football game
September 19, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Growing band continues fundraising effort through Greater Nevada Credit Union and University Foundation.
Lake Tahoe Music Camp to host its 57th six-day camp July 21-27
July 5, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
200 middle school and high school musicians will participate in a week-long camp instructed by professionals from the University of Nevada, Reno and the local community.
Graduate student wins Reno Chamber Orchestra College Concerto Competition
January 25, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Kayleigh Miller performs as featured soloist this Saturday and Sunday at Nightingale Concert Hall.
Building ‘Pride of the Sierra’
December 18, 2012 • By Natalie Savidge
New energy, goals and matching-gift campaign for Wolf Pack marching band.
International touring artist Todd Green performs at University
December 4, 2012 • By Megan Akers
Wednesday’s concert to raise money for University’s recording department.
Nevada Music Alum Invited to Join Band of Jazz Superstar Esperanza Spalding
December 3, 2012 • By Forrest Hartman
University of Nevada, Reno alum Brian Landrus, a 34-year-old woodwind specialist, has been made an official member of jazz superstar Esperanza Spalding's band.
Campus Profiles: Meet Albert Lee
November 8, 2012 • By Tovah Goodman
Albert Lee is the director of the Nevada Chamber Opera and vocal professor for the School of the Arts. He began teaching at the University in 2012.
University of Nevada, Reno welcomes new choral conductor
November 22, 2011 • By Nonie Wainwright
Paul Torkelson will serve as the director of choral activities, conduct the symphonic choir and chamber chorale, and teach choral methods and conducting.
Nevada students to compete at Next Generation Jazz Festival
March 28, 2011 • By Nonie Wainwright
Jazz students from the University of Nevada, Reno have been selected to perform at the Next Generation Jazz Festival sponsored by the Monterey Jazz Festival
“Made in Reno” concert benefits University scholarship fund
March 25, 2011 • By Nonie Wainwright
Partial proceeds from the “Made in Reno” concert will benefit the University of Nevada, Reno’s Music General Scholarship Fund.
University cello professor wins prize at competition in Italy
February 28, 2011 • By Nonie Wainwright
University of Nevada, Reno Assistant Music Professor Dmitri Atapine, who teamed up with pianist Adela Hyeyeon Park, received second place at the Premio Vittorio Gui Competition in Florence, Italy, Feb. 19.
University professor honored by Governor
February 25, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
University of Nevada, Reno Department of Music Chair Andrea Lenz will receive the Governor’s Art Award for Excellence in the Arts on March 2.
Renowned chamber music festival features faculty performers
December 16, 2010 • By Jane Tors
The world's finest chamber music players gather in Reno for the Nevada Chamber Music Festival, now in its seventh year and one of classical music's marquee, winter holiday season events.
Reno Phil's November concerts feature emeritus faculty
November 9, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
The Reno Philharmonic’s November concert, “Music for the Gods,” will feature University of Nevada, Reno Professor Emeritus John Lenz on French horn during two performances, Nov. 14 and 16.
University joins musical instrument recycling efforts
October 15, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
The School of the Arts joined forces with the For the Love of Jazz Society to seek instruments for students in the Washoe County School District.
Music professor's book creates 'Special Sound'
October 6, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
Louis Niebur's book chronicles history of the development of music on BBC's Radiophonic Workshop.
Science majors learn from and listen to the “Music of Earthquakes”
October 5, 2010 • By Krystal Pyatt
Andy Michael of the United States Geological Survey came to the University to educate science majors about the music of earthquakes.
Nevada Chamber Opera wins national award
February 24, 2010 • By Kathie Taylor
Continued improvements to program hope to attract more students.
Nevada Chamber Opera presents “Die Fledermaus”
November 17, 2009 • By Kathie Taylor
The Nevada Chamber Opera is hard at work rehearsing its second complete opera, Johann Strauss II’s “Die Fledermaus.”
From the White House to our house
October 27, 2009 • By Kathie Taylor
Esperanza Spalding performs at the University of Nevada, Reno Nov. 4.
Internationally celebrated cello professor joins faculty
September 30, 2009 • By Kathie Taylor
Internationally celebrated cellist, Dmitri Atapine, joins the University of Nevada faculty.
University continues support of Blues Festival
July 14, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
The University of Nevada will once again support the festival by loaning essential items to the event. This year’s event will be held Aug. 14-16 at Rancho San Rafael Park in Reno.
The Sounds of Success
April 9, 2009 • By John Trent
Ake, a professor of music at the University of Nevada, Reno since 1999 was not just caught off-guard with the news that he was this year’s winner of the F. Donald Tibbitts Distinguished Teacher Award.
Ending of an era for music professor, Argenta Trio member
March 5, 2009 • By John Trent
Music professor John Lenz, a fixture on cello for 37 years at the University, will play final Argenta Trio performance on Friday.
Rockin’ and Rollin’ to the sounds of a bassoon
February 20, 2009 • By Natalie Savidge
This year’s Fifth Annual Bassoon Ensemble Concert, “Rock-n-Roll Retrospective,” rocked the Nightingale Concert Hall.
University relaunches opera program
November 12, 2008 • By Natalie Savidge
Nevada Chamber Opera presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore. Designed and directed by the creative team from the University’s recent hits The Threepenny Opera, A…My Name Is Alice, and Godspell, this new production of H.M.S. Pinafore is directed b
Midori and Abramovic performance part of Performing Arts Series
October 20, 2008 • By Andrea Turman
Midori’s appearance is made possible in part by the nonprofit organization Partners in Performance, which aims to keep chamber music alive and accessible in the heartland of America.
World-renowned composer honors Nevada oboist
September 16, 2008 • By Jane Tors
When the Reno Chamber Orchestra (RCO) performs the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Joseph Schwantner’s Chasing Light… this weekend, it will present a special tribute to Andrea Lenz.
Mayor Cashell invites community to support Nevada band
August 19, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
Reno mayor to lead fund-raising effort, launch booster club for Pride of the Sierra marching band.
2008 Balloon Race scholarship winners named
August 15, 2008 • By Patrick McDonnell
The University of Nevada, Reno's Balloon Race Scholarship Committee has selected Elizabeth Cadigan and Matthew Schottel to receive $2,000 award.
Geography grad makes sweet music, lands sweet job
August 5, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
In the first week of July, the recent University graduate won two international championships with his quartet and landed his dream job.
Annual ‘Watermelon Concerts’ still a summer favorite
July 16, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
It’s hard to picture a more idyllic scene: A warm breeze. Cool grass. A municipal band. And sweet watermelon.
Discount tickets for Reno-Tahoe Blues Fest
July 14, 2008 • By Jane Tors
The University of Nevada, Reno is one of several sponsoring organizations and, through this sponsorship, discounted tickets are available to University students, faculty and staff.