The Second Annual Spring Strings Festival will be held in the UNL School of Music on April 6. 2013 for high school freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Students will work directly with UNL’s award winning string faculty including members of the Grammy Award-nominated Chiara String Quartet, violin soloist David Neely, Lincoln Symphony Principal Violist Clark Potter, cellist with the Trio Nuovo and Concordia String Trio Dr. Karen Becker, and EMI and Innova recording artist Dr. Hans Sturm. Students attending the festival will have the opportunity to perform in a string orchestra, conducted by UNL Symphony Director, Dr. Tyler White, receive chamber music coaching from members of the Chiara Quartet, and perform in solo masterclasses with the UNL string faculty. The Spring Strings student workshop will take place on Saturday, Apr 6, all day in Westbrook Music Building.
UNL’s Family Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium returns on Saturday, April 6 between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at University Nebraska-Lincoln’s Hardin Hall. This free, family event explores the wonder of weather and teaches techniques for surviving—and thriving—through severe weather events. Free parking is included with this event.
Third annual NanoDays event is sponsored by Nebraska EPSCoR, UNL's Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) and the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience (NCMN). Ten interactive demonstrations, games, Ask a Scientist panel, and NanoArt competition will educate and delight the public on the amazing things that happen at the nanoscale.
Nebraska and the Big Ten Network have announced that the Huskers' spring game will be televised live by the network. Kickoff for the contest is set for 2 p.m. CT at Memorial Stadium.
BTN2Go will also provide live coverage of the spring football game. BTN’s spring football coverage includes the Big Ten Football Report every Wednesday and Saturday nights beginning April 10. BTN will offer live television or streamed coverage of every Big Ten spring football game or final practice.
This year marks the first time BTN will televise Nebraska’s spring game live on the network. The Husker Sports Network will also carry the spring game live on many of its radio affiliates, and the contest can also be heard worldwide through Huskers.com.
Reserved tickets for the Red-White Spring Game remain on sale at Huskers.com or by calling the Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office at 800-8-BIG-RED. Tickets are $10 each.
Nebraska’s spring game drew at least 50,000 fans each year from 2004 to 2011, prior to last year’s cancellation.