Author Archives: Band Alumni Association

Barber is Newell Visiting Scholar at Georgia College

Reprinted with permission from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. Carolyn Barber, the Ron and Carol Cope Professor of Music and Director of Bands in the Glenn Korff School of Music, is the Newell Visiting Scholar this spring … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Music and Milestone, N 150

Reprinted with permission from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts On Charter Day, Feb. 15, 2019, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will celebrate its 150th anniversary with a monumental evening of live performance and multimedia entertainment titled, “A Celebration … Continue reading

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Reflections, by 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, I was accepted … 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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