Sunday, April 25, 2021

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Symphonic Band live webcast of Music of Composers of African Descent Wednesday, April 28 at 7:30 PM CT

James Reese Europe (1881-1919)

William Grant Still (1895-1978)

‘Get on Board’ with the UNL Symphonic Band

14 Apr 2021    

Please join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Symphonic Band live via webcast from Kimball Recital Hall on Wednesday, April 28 at 7:30 pm for their spring concert, “Get on Board”. This is in-person only, but the webcast will be available at

The performance features works by composers of African descent including Kenneth Amis, Julian Work, William Grant Still, Omar Thomas, and James Reese Europe. The Band has programmed a 30-minute set from a much larger body of repertoire prepared and studied during the semester. The students were also presented educational units and supplemental materials on several of the composers, and others who’ve made significant contributions to Music.


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