Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert, Dec 12th

The 2015 Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert is Saturday, December 12, 2015, at 7:30PM. Tickets are on sale through the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

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Merchandise Opportunity!

We have heard many requests for opportunities to purchase band alumni merchandise, especially shirts for the next reunion. We are in the process of creating some cool shirts for the next reunion. In the meantime, Kappa Kappa Psi is currently selling merchandise* as a fundraiser for the Bands program. The online order form is: It is only open through Monday, November 16th, so get your orders in quickly! If you have questions, please contact Mitchell Snyder, treasurer for Kappa Kappa Psi,  at

*Marching band jackets are limited to current and former CMB members, so if you have not been a member, please do not purchase one. You can probably have “ALUMNI” embroidered on them if you wish.


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2015 Reunion Thanks!

Thank you to all who attended the 2015 UNL Band Alumni Reunion Weekend! It was incredible to have a record number of alumni marching. We hope everyone had a great time!

Huge thank you to the BAA board members and officers who worked many hours behind the scenes to make the reunion a success!

Special thanks to the following people for their help:

  • Rose Johnson and Jan Deaton for the music, handling instrument rentals, and coordinating with the Athletic Department.
  • Alyssa Wilhelm, director of bands at Lincoln Southwest High School and Jenn Ault, LSW color guard instructor for extra flag poles.
  • Bill Maltas for bringing ice for the post game party.
  • Tom Montgomery and Kevin Damke for staying to the bitter end to clean up after the post game party.

Below are the slideshows that were shown at the Friday night dinner, the band staff speeches, and the halftime show. Thanks to Ranelle Maltas for putting these together! Enjoy!

Jack Snider tribute

40 years of Alumni Band

Flagline tribute

UNL vs BYU Halftime show by Kathy Wait Bjorklund

Dr. Richmond, Dr. Barber and Tony speak at Friday night meeting

We hope to see all of you at the reunion in 2016! Go Big Red!

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Football Tickets

We were able to order 50 single tickets this year from the Athletic Department. We have sold all of them as of today! We apologize but we cannot accept any more ticket requests. If you are still planning to register, please keep this in mind. Thank you!

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We need your photos

There are three special acknowledgements this year for the UNL Band Alumni. First, it is the 40th anniversary of the Flagline. Second, the first appearance of the Alumni Band on the field came at the BAA’s second reunion, held September 19-20, 1975, with 120 in attendance. Finally, Jack Snider passed away this year. (Here’s a little secret: the half-time music will pay tribute to Jack.) We would like to pay tribute to all of these at our Friday night reunion kick-off party.

To pay tribute to all three of these events, we need your photos. To share your photos, email them as attachments to the appropriate address below. Do NOT write anything in the body of the message as it will be lost. ONLY attachments will upload, so please name photos with the year included. Please have your photos emailed by August 21, 2015, to give us enough time to put them together in slide show. We’ll post the show after the reunion for those unable to make it to the reunion.

FLAGLINE:  Email to We’d love to see uniforms, rank or line photos, candid shots, etc.

ALUMNI BAND: Email to Looking for pictures of the alumni band on the field or playing on the sideline. If you have rank alumni shots, SPAM Band or other “ensembles” that works, too.

JACK SNIDER:  Email to Photos of people with Jack, Jack in action, Jack’s boys, etc.

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