One of the greatest music documentaries of the year comes to Omaha for a limited theater release this month. "Re:Generation Music Project," follows five DJs as "they remix, recreate and re-imagine five traditional styles of music." The first showing of the film was Feb. 16, but those who missed it can catch the final showing on Thursday, Feb 23.
On Jan. 22, UNO held a concert featuring a faculty trio named I, the Siren. The ensemble consists of Shelby VanNordstrand (vocals), Darci Gamerl (oboe) and Stacie Haneline (piano). The trio had an amazing chemistry and played the music to its fullest.
UNO's Department of Music had a busy year.
An engaging ceremony of bassists, saxophonists, pianists and percussionists blew away the hearts of spectators this weekend with the UNO Great Plains Jazz Festival at UNO's Strauss Recital Hall and the majestic Holland Performing Arts Center in Downtown Omaha.
The National Chamber Choir of Ireland will give a concert at UNO on Friday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Strauss Performing Arts Center.
Recognized as Ireland's most distinguished choral ensemble, the group has been acknowledged internationally for its fresh and innovative sound. Travelling with the choir during its U.S. tour is composer Tarik O'Regan. O'Regan has received two British Composer Awards and two Grammy nominations. The choir will be performing his new work, "Acallam na Senórach."