NWS Season – 2012-2013

Two Free NWS Summer Concerts!!  

2013 SummerBandflyercolor

Don’t let the rain hamper your enjoyment of these events.  We got you covered!  In the event of inclement weather, our concert will be at the UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center (PAC).    Look for notifications  on local radio and TV stations after 2 PM on the day of the event.

Summer Band Flyer

NWS 2013-2014 Event Reminder Card

NWS 2013-2104 Event Minder

John Philip Sousa Band Concert

Sunday, April 21. 2013

Sousa Flyer
Admission:  Adults $10  –  Students & Seniors (55+) $5  –  Under 12 free      DA

The concert featured a special guest conductor,  Robert E Foster.

Robert E. Foster, Professor of Music Education and Music Therapy at the University of Kansas, where he served as Director of Bands for 31 years.  Foster is President of the John Philip Sousa Foundation.

KMTV3-Action 3 News Station

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 met with Associate Director of the Nebraska Wind Symphony, Keith Davis, and learned about its upcoming musical event! This event will feature guest conductor Robert Foster, appearing as John Philip Sousa!


Omaha World Herald-Go Section Thursday, Apr 18, 2013


KVNO News Thursday, Apr 18, 2013


We need your assistance!


This is a wonderful concert-pleaser but a significant expense.   We would greatly appreciate your financial support to assist us with expenses for the guest conductor, a special venue for the concert and related promotion.   Your $ financial contribution is tax deductible and would enable us to provide this outstanding concert band programming to the greater Omaha community.  Any donation amount will be accepted. Donations can be made directly to the Nebraska Wind Symphony.Donations

NWS to Perform at 52nd Annual NSBA Convention!
The NWS was selected to perform at the 52nd Annual Nebraska State Bandmasters Association (NSBA) Convention. The NSBA is scheduled to perform, Saturday, March 2, 2103 at 11:30 am, University of Nebraska-Lincoln at the Kimball Recital Hall (KRH) 11th & R St. 2013 NSBA Convention

Our Feb 10, 2013 Colors & Contrasts featured the Heartland Community Flute Choir and Area Middle School All-Star Flutes.

NWS Feb 2012 flyer color

Download a full color flyer NWS Feb 2

The Nebraska Wind Symphony
36th Concert Season Schedule

NWS Formal Concert Series

Sunday, November 11, 2012 – 3PM   UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center
Sunday, February 10, 2013 – 3PM    UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center
Sunday, April 21, 2013 – 3PM             Benson High School 5120 & Maple St

NWS Community Concert Performances 

Thursday, November 22, 2012  “Holiday Lights” 
Holland Performing Arts Center, 12th & Douglas St

Saturday, March 2, 2013  52nd Annual NSBA Convention
University of Nebraska-Lincoln at 11:30 am
Kimball Recital Hall (KRH), 11th & R St.

Saturday, May 4, 2013 University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Graduation
Ralston Arena, 7300 Q St, Ralston, NE

NWS Summer Concert Series

Stinson Park Concert at Aksarben Village
Sunday, June 30, 2013
7 PM NWS Swingtones Performs
8 PM NWS Concert Band
67th & Center
Omaha, NE 68106

Annual 4th of July Concert
Thursday, July 4, 2013
Chalco Hills Recreation Area
6 PM NWS Swingtones Performs
7 PM NWS Concert Band
156th St & Giles Road
Omaha, NE 68138 (LaVista)

For information on prior season concerts see our  Concert Season page.