Voice, lute concert features music from Elizabethan England

Kenneth Be
Kenneth Bé

KEARNEY – A voice and lute concert is being hosted at 1 p.m. Saturday (April 16) at the G.W. Frank Museum on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus.

Andrew White

Music Professor Andrew White will perform vocals, while Kenneth Bé of Omaha will play the lute.

Bé is a Yale graduate and has played the lute since 1974, including a 2015 performance in the Boston Early Music Festival. He has studied under renowned lute players Paul O’Dette and Nigel North, and played concerts with other acclaimed artists.

Bé also studied art conservation and art history at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts and was a conservator for Cleveland Museum of Art’s painting collection before moving to Omaha, where he now works as a paintings conservator at the Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center.

White and Bé will perform works from Elizabethan England by Gregory Huwet, Thomas Campion, John Dowland and others.

The event is free an open to the public.


Writer: Todd Gottula, Director of Communications, 308.865.8454, gottulatm@unk.edu
Source: William F. Stoutamire, G.W. Frank Museum, (308) 865-8284