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.

Marching Band Schedule for Friday, November 27

8:00 AM Westbrook Music Building (WMB) open for marching band students and staff

8:30 AM Percussion rehearsal begins at Stadium (open to the public.)

9:00 AM Full band rehearsal begins at Stadium (open to the public.)

11:00 AM Break time; meal on your own; pep band performances; change into uniforms

12:00 PM Unity Walk on the east side of the Stadium (Football Friday pep band)

12:30 PM CMB uniform inspection

1:00 PM CMB meeting in room 132 WMB; battery percussion warm-up on the west steps of Sheldon Museum of Art

1:30 PM Warm-up concert on the north side of Kimball Recital Hall.

1:45 PM CMB departs WMB for Stadium

2:30 PM Kick-off of Iowa vs Nebraska football game

6:30 PM CMB returns to WMB.

6:45 PM Kappa Kappa Psi uniform pick-up for cleaners at 23-1 WMB; clean building

7:30 PM CMB finished for the day

Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert

Saturday, December 12, 7:30 PM, Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert in the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Admission is $20 for adults; $10 for students/seniors. Contact the Lied Center Box Office, 402-472-4747, for advance ticket sales. Tickets are on sale from October 12 through one-half hour prior to the start of the concert, or until all seats are sold.


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