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  • Photo of Cornhusker Marching trumpet player
  • Photo of Dr. David Hall performing with the Wind Ensemble
  • Photo of the Big Red Express pep band at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
  • Photo of Anthony Falcone conducting the Wind Ensemble
  • Photo of Dr. Carolyn Barber conducting the Symphonic Band
  • Photo of Cornhusker Marching Color Guard member
  • Photo of Cornhusker Marching Band's Tuba Day participants.r

About Nebraska 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.


Trumpet Day

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Cornhusker Marching Band and the Glenn Korff School of Music are proud to host Trumpet Day 2017 on Friday, September 15 and Saturday, September 16! High school sophomore through senior trumpet players in the 2017-18 academic year are invited to join the Cornhusker Marching Band in its halftime performance for the Nebraska vs. Northern Illinois football game. Activities planned for Friday and Saturday include a masterclass, rehearsal with the Cornhusker Marching Band and admission to the game for the participant and one parent or guardian. Participation is limited to 50 students chosen by audition.


Trumpet Day Information

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