Omaha – On Friday, April 4, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will welcome internationally known Indian musicians the Lalgudi Duo to the Strauss Performing Arts Center for a special performance that is not to be missed.
The Lalgudi Duo is made up of sibling violinists Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishan and Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi, natives of South India who debuted at the age of 13 and have been performing together ever since.
The pair’s unique musical style emphasizes the lyrical beauty of song by combining their individual performance and stylistic strengths to create a harmonious symphony.
With so many regional and national acts coming to Omaha, the UNO Music Department is hopeful that this pair of international performers will expose the campus and Omaha communities to new experiences.
“Music is universal, and presenting diverse multicultural styles promotes intercultural competence and understanding among our students and in our community,” said Tomm Roland, acting chair of UNO’s Department of Music.
The Lalgudi Duo has performed internationally in many prestigious venues, including the Sydney Music Festival, Lincoln Center and Smithsonian Institution.
Tickets for the show, which begins at 7:30 p.m., will be available at the door. Tickets are free for UNO students with MavCard, $20 for the general public and $10 for other students.
For questions about the event, contact Charley Reed, UNO media relations coordinator, at email@example.com or by phone at 402.554.2129.
About the UNO Department of Music
UNO’s Department of Music is committed to fostering a collaborative environment in which students and faculty can explore the exciting opportunities presented by musical performance and study. The department is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and enrolls more than 200 undergraduate and graduate students each year in the areas of vocal/choral, keyboard, string, brass, woodwind and percussion instruments. An innovative curriculum in fundamental music skills provides a solid foundation in music theory, history and analysis; while an emphasis in either musical performance or education gives students the option to succeed in multiple and diverse career paths.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.
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