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Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert

It’s show time as the Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert returns to the Lied Center for Performing Arts on December 11, 2016 at 7:30 PM. Come experience the sights and sounds of the Pride of all Nebraska as they perform halftime shows from the 2016 season, their Pregame Spectacular and much more!

Photos of 2016 Cornhusker Marching Band

Photos by Rose Johnson/Glenn Korff School of Music and UNL Bands

Following the concert, the UNL Band Alumni Association, Inc. is hosting a reception for current and alumni members of the Cornhusker Marching Band. Please stop by and congratulation the CMB on a fantastic season.

Ticket information:
Adults $20
Students/Seniors $10
Tickets are on sale through the Lied Center Box office, 402-472-4747.

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Merchandise Opportunity!

Hello Band Alumni!

My name Is Joey Regan and I am the treasurer for Kappa Kappa Psi. Every year, we do a band clothing fundraiser, so if you’ve been wanting to get your band clothing items this year, now is your chance! The website to access the order is located at the end of this post. The first round will be from today, September 14 through this Friday, September 16. You will get another chance in a few weeks to order again. There are many items for current members, alumni, and there are more options for parents this year, so be sure to share it with your friends and family! The women’s band jackets are back this year as well as a car decal. If you have any questions about anything, feel free to email me at jregan181@gmail.com. Thanks!

**PS: We ask that the marching band jackets are limited to current and former CMB members, so if you are not or have not been a member, please do not purchase one.

Band Clothing Website: http://stores.artfxscreenprinting.com/unlband/home

Thanks!

Joey

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2016 Reunion Wrap-Up

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2016 Band Alumni Reunion Weekend! We hope that everyone had a great time, and that even more will attend next year! If you missed this year’s reunion, you missed meeting the recipient of the first Jack R. Snider UNL Band Alumni Association Scholarship, but you can read about it below. Thanks again to all band alums for a great reunion weekend!

Drum major Meghan Coughlin is the first recipient of the Jack R. Snider UNL Band Alumni Association Scholarship. Meghan is a criminology and criminal justice major from Omaha who joined the Cornhusker Marching Band following her positive experience in the marching band at Millard North High School.

The Jack R. Snider UNL Band Alumni Association Scholarship will help Meghan, and future students like her, manage band-related expenses such as uniform dry cleaning, instrument maintenance, marching shoes and the credit hours required for participation in the band. Music majors and non-music majors are eligible for this scholarship.

Your donation to this fund will reward an exceptional band student each year and restate your support of The Pride of All Nebraska. Please make your donation to the Jack R. Snider UNL Band Alumni Association Fund today. (See DONATE NOW button to the right of the screen!)

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Meghan Coughlin receiving her award with Bob Snider (left) and Steve Pearson, BAA President (right)

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Reunion activities begin tomorrow!

I hope everyone is ready for reunion weekend!

Don’t forget to print your music for halftime in advance! Please email if you need help with this.

We still have a single football ticket left in our block- please let us know if you or anyone you know might want it.

Dinner begins at 6:30 on Friday at the Ridnour Room of the Apothecary in Lincoln’s Haymarket. We’ll be celebrating 40 years of pep bands!

Uniform for all marching alumni is red shirt/polo, khaki shorts/pants, and white socks/shoes.

Saturday check in begins at 1:00 p.m. with the first indoor rehearsal at 1:30. During the  5:15 rehearsal, we’ll be presenting our first recipient of the Band Alumni Association’s Jack R. Snider Band Scholarship with her award. After that, it’s game time!

Looking forward to a great weekend! GBR!

 

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