Past Event

Concert on the Governor's Lawn

Join us for this special concert of antebellum music on the lawn of the Gov. John Wood Mansion. Dr. Randall Snyder, composer-in-residence at the University of Nevada, is arranging the concert, which will include music by 19th century Quincy composer Henry Clay Work; Dr. David Nelson’s “Shining Shore,” one of the most popular hymns of the 19th century; and songs of the Hutchinson Family Singers, a popular ensemble in antebellum Quincy. Bring your lawn chairs.

Dr. Randall Snyder Music, School of University of Nevada Randall Snyder joined the faculty of the School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1974, and in 1996 was designated Composer-in-Residence. Snyder has also served as resident composer with the Nebraska Chamber Orchestra. His contributions to the Nebraska music scene have been further acknowledged by three Artist Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. Randall Synder‘s numerous compositions enjoy frequent performance including recent ones in the Czech Republic, Germany, Uruguay, Korea and Japan. His recent works are published by Dorn, Southern, J.P. Publications, Brixton and Vienna Modern Masterworks. Recordings of his music are available on the Coronet, CRS and Vienna Modern Masters labels.

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