The University of Nebraska—Lincoln Band Program

About UNL Bands

Founded in 1879, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln band program has grown from a single small ROTC band to encompass seven ensembles that perform for a combined audience of well over one million people annually.

The Glenn Korff School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln enthusiastically invites all students, regardless of academic major, to participate in one or more of our bands.  Additional information about each of our band ensembles is available under the ensemble heading in the drop down menu at the top of the page.  Auditions for the fall concert and jazz ensembles are scheduled for the first week of classes in August. We encourage you to explore the rich tradition of our band program.

Cornhusker Marching Band Schedule, November 1

  • 8:00 AM Westbrook Music Building open for marching band students, faculty and staff.
  • 8:30 AM Percussion rehearsal begins in the Stadium (open to the public.)
  • 9:00 AM Full band rehearsal begins in the Stadium (open to the public.)
  • 11:00 AM End of rehearsal/break time.
  • 12:00 PM Unity Walk (Grandmother's) on the east side of the Stadium.
  • 12:00 PM Chancellor's Pre-Game Event (Railyard) in the Lied Center.
  • 12:15 PM President's Pre-Game Event (Misty's) in the Lied Commons.
  • 12:30 PM Uniform inspection in WMB.
  • 1:00 PM Percussion warm-up on the west steps of Sheldon Museum of Art (open to the public.)
  • 1:00 PM Meeting in 132 WMB for brass, woodwinds, battery percussion and color guard.
  • 1:30 PM Warm-up concert on the north side of Kimball Recital Hall (open to the public.)
  • 1:45 PM Band departs for the Stadium.
  • 2:30 PM Kick-off of Nebraska vs Purdue
  • 6:30 PM Band returns to Westbrook Music Building.
  • 7:30 PM Band is free after the building is clean.

Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert

The Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert is scheduled for Tuesday, December 16 at 7:30 PM in the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students or senior citizens. Tickets are being sold through the Lied Center Box Office (402.472.4747) beginning on November 4.


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