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July 15th, 2024

Nebraska Crossroads Music Festival Highlights Music from All Cultures

Since 2019, the Nebraska Crossroads Music Festival has celebrated the many cultural groups that call Nebraska home, through world-class performances, eye-opening workshops, transcendental jam-sessions and all kinds of other events that celebrate Nebraska’s unique cultural environment.

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July 10th, 2024

Omaha Performing Arts prepares for New “Jazz on the Green” Season

The much-anticipated new season of Jazz on the Green is kickstarting, too. Along with all the free outdoor concerts, OPA has many events at their other venues happening throughout this month.

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July 9th, 2024

Papillion Theatre Allows Audience to Witness Shows Under the Stars

Crazy for You is an exciting musical comedy that gives viewers classic musical nostalgia. Experiencing the show at an amphitheater adds to the magic of the evening.

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June 6th, 2024

UNO Jazz Camp is in Full “Swing”

The University of Nebraska at Omaha Jazz Camp and the Jim Widner Big Band have combined their efforts to bring together some of the top jazz educators and performers in the country.

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May 28th, 2024

UNO Bands Host Sixth Annual Conducting Workshop

This year’s UNO Bands Conducting workshop will take place on Thursday, June 6 in the Strauss Performing Arts Center on UNO Dodge Campus.

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May 14th, 2024

Omaha Bell Tower to be Featured in Upcoming Concert

Having a carillonist perform in the Bell Tower can sometimes feel like a university secret. Many individuals believe some sort of device controls the bells, not an actual musician.

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April 23rd, 2024

Nebraska Wind Symphony Hosts Music-Filled Weekend

Events organized by the ACB are how they keep encouragement of musicianship. Deb Lund is a saxophonist for the Nebraska Wind Symphony, she says the group has been honored with hosting one of these events this year.

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April 8th, 2024

Vesper Concerts Provide Omaha Royal Entertainment

Based at Windsor Castle, members of The Queen’s Six make up part of the Lay Clerks of St George’s Chapel, whose homes lie within the Castle walls.

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March 26th, 2024

Concert Band Festival Provides Students an Efficient Way to Learn and Preform

The annual Nebraska State Bandmasters Association State Concert Band Festival provides a non-competitive environment that serves all levels of ensembles in the state of Nebraska.

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