Author Archives: Band Alumni Association

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

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 the Holy Trinity Lutheran … 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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The Story Behind “Hail Varsity” and the “Band Song”

Thank you to Cornhusker Marching Band alumnus, Becca Wolf, for sharing her story with us and David Max for writing the article with help from the Wolf and Tollefsen familes. Please read the full story from Husker Max. “Everyone is … Continue reading

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