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Remembering Roy Cook

Roy Edward Cook, 76, formerly of Lincoln, passed away on February 15, 2016, in Hartford, Conn. Born April 24, 1939, in Center, to the late Joseph and Dena (Helmhout) Cook. He was raised in Lincoln and graduated from Lincoln High … Continue reading

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Funds Allow UNL Bands to Commission “Common Threads”

UNL Bands was excited to have composer Dr. Kimberly Archer in residence the week of February 8-12. Along with sessions with the conducting and composition studios, she worked with the Wind Ensemble on her piece Common Threads, commissioned with help from the Donald A. … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: 2016 Band Alumni Reunion

The dates September 2-3, 2016 have been confirmed as the 2016 Alumni Band Reunion. The football game is UNL versus Fresno State. Registration will not be open until after July 1, 2016, but we will keep our site updated with … Continue reading

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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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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 … Continue reading

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