NWS Season – 2017-2018

41st Concert Season – 2017-2018

Sunday, October 29, 2017 –
“Celebrate Nebraska – 150 years!”

3PM at Millard North High School
with the Omaha Symphonic Chorus.  with conductors Dr. Greg Zielke and Larry MacTaggart.  Featured “Nebraska – My Heartland”, a new work for band and chorus by David Gardner. Also included the music of Nebraska native, Howard Hansen, Z. Randall Stroup, John Philip Sousa, Larry MacTaggart, and Keith Michael Davis.
See the flyer.
Check out the concert program.
Tickets: $15 Adults; $10 Students/Seniors; Free for children under 12

Thursday, November 23, 2017 – “Making Spirits Bright”
7PM at the Holland Performing Arts Center
Featuring Camille Matoyer Moten, vocalist and an audience sing-a-long.
This is a FREE event taking place as part of the Downtown Holiday Lights Festival.


Sunday, February 11, 2018 – “Winter Into Spring”
3PM – Omaha Conservatory of Music, 7023 Cass St.
featuring the NWS Middle School All-Star Flutes and Dr. Christine Beard, piccolo soloist.
Thank You! to the nineteen (19) Middle School flutists participated in this concert.  They performed marvelously! 




Tickets: $10 Adults; $5 Students/Seniors; Free for children under 12

Sunday, April 15, 2018 – “Gardens – Flowers – Bugs”
3PM – Omaha Conservatory of Music, 7023 Cass St. This concert features the 2018 NWS Scholarship winner.  Two new members of the NWS Hall of Fame are being announced.  Guest directors include Kristin Parent, Jack Snider award winner and Chiyo Trauernicht.
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.


Saturday, May 5, 2018 – UNMC Commencement
Baxter Arena

Our season wraps up with these free summer concerts

Saturday, June 30, 2018 (tentative) – Nebraska Community Band Festival
Turner Park, 30th and Dodge
still in planning stages – location, date, and times yet to be finalized

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
NWS 4th of July Celebration with the NWS Swingtones Big Band
6PM – Chalco Hills Recreation, S 154th St and Giles Road – free event