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NWS rehearsal on Monday, January 16 is cancelled due to weather conditions.

NWS celebrates our 40th Concert Season!

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Winter Concert – “Past, Present and Future”
Sunday, February 19, 2017 – 3PM

flyer-winterconcert-pastpresentfutureOur 40th Anniversary celebration continues with music that reflects on our past and points us towards the future. This concert features our Middle School All-Star Tubas on “Baby Elephant Walk” and “Tubas with Attitude”. We also are featuring Ruth Meints, violin performing the “Theme from Schindler’s List” as we remember the transformation of Temple Israel into the new Omaha Conservatory of Music. Brian Kracl, tuba, will perform the “Jig” movement the “Friendship Suite” written in memory of Tom Sibbit. We also welcome back former Music Directors Dr. Timothy Yontz and Dr. Erica Neidlinger and Associate Director Chris Tucker to conduct the NWS concert band.
Location: Omaha Conservatory of Music, 7023 Cass St.
Tickets: $10 Adults; $5 Students/Seniors; Free for children under 12
Tickets are available at the door the day of the performance beginning about 2:20PM.


Support community bands in the Omaha area!

Papillion Area Concert Band (PAC Band)pacbandwinterconcert2017
Winter Concert
Sunday, January 22, 2017 – 2PM

Papillion/La-Vista High School
402 E Centennial Rd, Papillion
Premier of “Portal Ridge Overture” by Larry MacTaggart

Papillion Area Lions Club’s Spaghetti Feed in the high school cafeteria from 11am to 3pm.


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Come celebrate with us 40 years of music making for the Omaha area by attending these concerts, all at the Omaha Conservatory of Music, 7023 Cass St.
flyer-fallconcert-spanningtheglobeNovember 13, 2016“Spanning the Globe”
– featuring Caitlin Seguin, oboe; NWS Brass Quintet; former music directors Courtney Snyder and Janet Wright-McCaskill


February 19, 2017
“Past, Present, and Future”flyer-winterconcert-pastpresentfuture
– featuring Ruth Meints, violin; Brian Kracl, tuba; our Middle School Tuba All-Stars; former directors Erica Neidlinger, Tim Yontz and Chris Tucker
April 9, 2017“A Festive Celebration”
– featuring Mayor Jean Stothert, guest narrator; our NWS Scholarship Soloist; founding music director Tony Snyder and former associate directors Steve Kelly and Dan Kingkade
Tickets: $10 Adults; $5 Students/Seniors; Free for children under 12
Tickets are available at the door the day of the performance beginning about 2:20PM.

And plan ahead for next summer’s concerts too.
Sunday, June 25, 2017
with the NWS Swingtones Big Band
6PM – TBD

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
NWS 4th of July Celebration with the NWS Swingtones Big Band
6PM – Chalco Hills Recreation, S 154th St and Giles Road


Thank You! for your Financial Support

NWS relies on financial support from its playing members, concert patrons, and businesses and individuals from around the Omaha metropolitan area.  These gifts help us to pay for rehearsal and concert space, music director and other staff salaries, new music purchase and rental, performance rights, insurance, replacement equipment, and so many other things.

Please consider providing your financial support of NWS through one or more of these methods:
Financial Donation
Program Advertisement Purchase
Omaha Gives
TAGG (Together a Greater Good)

Thank you for your past and future support!


Hey Nebraska Wind Symphony Fans!

For information on all of our concerts see our 2016-2017 Concert Season page.
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 Calling All Young Musicians!

2017 NWS Concerto/Scholarship Competition
The winner will be awarded a $750 scholarship and perform a solo with NWS accompaniment at our Spring 2017 concert.
2017 application period is here!  We will be taking 2017 applications beginning January 2017.
Visit our scholarship page for additional details.


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