NWS Season – 2019-2020

Music Director, Larry MacTaggart is taking a sabbatical the 2019-2020 concert season.
Visiting Music Director, Josh Kearney is directing the concert band at all concerts this season.

Sunday, October 20, 2019 – Fall Concert
“NWS Spooktacular” – 3PM
with Dr. Jared Staub, Guest Conductor
Omaha Conservatory of Music, 7023 Cass St, Omaha, NE
Join Visiting Music Director Dr. Joshua Kearney and Associate Music Director Keith Davis for the Wind Symphony’s frightfully fun NWS  Spooktacular. Audience members will cackle with sheer delight upon being treated to the gleefully eerie sounds of the Halloween season. In addition to works by many of the country’s best composers for concert band, the NWS will present the world premiere of  Associate Music Director Keith Davis’s newest transcription for band, Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Cossack Dance from the opera Mazeppa. Joining the Nebraska Wind Symphony as a featured guest conductor will be Dr. Jared Staub, Director of Bands at Grand Rapids Community College.
This family-friendly event promises to be delightfully otherworldly!
Tickets: $10-Adults; $5-Seniors/Students; Free-Children under 12
Purchase advanced tickets online or at the door the day of the concert starting about 45 minutes before the concert.

Sunday, December 8, 2019 – Holiday Concert “HOmaha for the Holidays” – 3PM
featuring Dr. Marie Rubis Bauer, Organ and an audience sing-a-long
The Jan and John Christensen Concert Hall
UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center, 60th and Dodge, Omaha, NE
Tickets: $10-Adults; $5-Seniors/Students;
Free-Children under 12
Purchase advanced tickets online or at the door the day of the concert.  On site Box Office opens about 45 minutes before the concert.

Sunday, February 16, 2020 – Winter Concert
“In Two Places”- 3PM
Featuring the NWS Middle School All-Star Saxophones and Dr. Patrick Brown, saxophone
Omaha Conservatory of Music, 7023 Cass St, Omaha, NE

Sunday, April 5, 2020 – Spring Concert
“Song and Dance”  – 7PM
Featuring Dr. Kristin Jonina Taylor, Piano
UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center, 60th and Dodge, Omaha, NE

Free Summer Concerts
Nebraska Wind Symphony and the NWS Swingtones
Sunday, June 28, 2020 – 6PM – St Robert Bellarmine, 11802 Pacific St, Omaha, NE
Friday, July 3, 2020 – 6PM – SumTur, 11691 S 108th St, Papillion, NE