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Reflections, by Bill Tomek

Corporal Bill Tomek Name: William (Bill) G. TomekBranch of Service:  U.S. ArmyRank: Corporal, 4th Armored Division Band (III Corps)Dates of Service:  1953-1955Places Served: U.S. (Ft. Hood, TX) I was drafted in June 1953, three months before my 21st birthday. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Remembering Tyler Butterfield

On Friday, October 26, 2018, a car accident claimed the life of Corhusker Marching Band Member, Tyler Butterfield. Jenna McCoy, a sophomore trumpeter from Hickman, and Eliseo Torres, a freshman trumpeter from Bellevue were also taken to the hospital. Twenty-year-old … Continue reading

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Meet Your New Representative, Amy Pettit

At the 2018 Band Alumni Association meeting on Friday, September 14, 2018, you elected Amy Pettit to replace outgoing director, Jodi Alva. Here is a little more about Amy. As a director on the Board, she is your voice in … Continue reading

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Remembering Deb Horn

Deb Horn, tenor sax Debra E. “Deb” (Mortensen) Horn, age 58 of Sidney, Nebraska, entered into her Heavenly Home surrounded by her loving family Monday September 24, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday October 3rd in … Continue reading

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Jack R. Snider Band Alumni Association Scholarship Recipients Announced

On Saturday, September 15, 2018, the UNL Band Alumni Association, Inc. awarded the Jack R. Snider Band Alumni Association Scholarship to Hanna Savidge and Elija Elmshaeuser. Elijah Elmshaeuser is a senior in Mechanical Engineering. He is the trumpet section leader, … Continue reading

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