Nine UNK students selected for intercollegiate honor band’s Friday concert in Lincoln

Department of Music, Theatre and DanceKEARNEY – Nine University of Nebraska at Kearney band students have been selected to perform with the 2018 Nebraska Intercollegiate Honor Band in Lincoln.

The band, which includes 71 members from 11 Nebraska colleges and universities, will perform a concert at 8 p.m. Friday (March 2) at Kimball Recital Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It is free and open to the public.

The Nebraska Intercollegiate Honor Band performs annually in conjunction with the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association convention. Students were selected based on nominations and will rehearse for a day-and-a-half before presenting the concert.

This year’s guest conductor is Marcellus Brown, director of bands at Boise State University.

UNK students selected include:
Blair – Blaine Fisher, trumpet; Sam Rosenau, percussion
Brule – Madison Miller, bassoon
Crete – Allison Singh, trumpet
Gering – Jaycee Rice, bass clarinet
Gretna – Trey Switzer, euphonium
Lexington – Alyssa Olsen, alto saxophone; Chris Rogers, horn
North Platte – Taylor Blagdon, flute


Writer: Todd Gottula, Director of Communications, 308.865.8454,
Source: Duane Bierman, Director of Bands, 308.865.8607,

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