Celebrating our 40th Concert Season; 1977 to 2017!

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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 12 Middle School All-Star Tubas on “Baby Elephant Walk” and “Tubas with Attitude”.  Yarek Tereshchenko, violin soloist and faculty member at the Omaha Conservatory of Music, performing the haunting “Theme from Schindler’s List.”  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.

The Nebraska Arts Council, a state agency, has supported this program through its matching grants program funded by the Nebraska Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. Visit www.nebraskaartscouncil.org for information on how the Nebraska Arts Council can assist your organization, or how you can support the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

Middle School All-Star Tubas Mannequin Challenge


40th Anniversary Concert Season – 2016-2017NWSLogo-40thAnniversary (2)

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”
– featuring Brian Kracl, tuba; our Middle School Tuba All-Stars; former directors Dr. Erica Neidlinger, Dr. Timothy 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, July 2, 2017
with the NWS Swingtones Big Band
6PM – St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 11900 Pacific St

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

Support Community Instrumental Music!

Omaha Symphonic Winds
Concert – “Luminaries”
Sunday, March 5, 2017 – 3PM
Papillion LaVista South Auditorium
Music of Samuel Barber, Mark Camphouse, James Curnow, Henry Filmore, Timothy Mahr, and Philip Sparke

Orchestra Omaha 
Concert – “Younger Than Springtime”
Saturday, March 11, 2017 – 7PM
Omaha Conservatory of Music
Featuring Young Artist Competition Winners: Alina Hatfield, piano; Sarah Tindall, cello; Pranay Neelakanta, violin

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 are accepting applications until February 10, 2017.
Visit our scholarship page for additional details.

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