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Performances & Events

The following performances and events represent the most important opportunities to hear our students perform throughout the year. For more detailed schedule information, please consult the Doane University Calendar of Events. You can also follow the department on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-date announcements about concerts and other music department events.


Sunday, October 16, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
Homecoming is a special time on the Doane campus, as many alumni return to enjoy a weekend of events, including this concert. The concert features performances by Doane Choir, Collegiate Chorale, Doane Concert Band, and Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

music visit day-Music Education Forum

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

We invite all high school students & their parents to visit campus to learn about music  at Doane. Visitors will have the opportunity to attend a performance of our choir and band programs, and observe a sample music scholarship audition. Students interested in becoming a music teacher are encouraged to sign-up for our Music Education Forum, which launches Music Visit Day. For more information:


Saturday, November 5, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Three high school honor bands join forces with the Doane Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform a late afternoon concert of great wind music.  


Friday, November 11, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Doane University honors all our Veterans in a 45 minute ceremony,  which includes a salute to all Veterans. Features the Symphonic Wind Ensemble.


Saturday, December 3, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 4, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
This festive weekend is one of the most popular and anticipated music events on the Doane campus. The concert features the department's major student ensembles. 

Tickets are now on sale for the Christmas Festival. To purchase your Christmas Festival Concert Tickets click here. To purchase your Christmas Festival Buffet Tickets click here. Please note dates & times when making your purchase.

Faculty, Staff, and Students: Email to reserve your comp tickets. Additional tickets can be purchased at the links above.

If the Christmas Festival was to sell out, all are welcome to attend the final dress rehearsal, Saturday, December 3, beginning at 9am. Tickets are not required for the final dress rehearsal.


Monday, January 9, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
This concert features 160 of the state's top vocalists from Nebraska's premier honor choir festival. Doane Choir and selected outstanding soloists also perform.


Sunday, January 22, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Doane Choir presents a final concert of classical, folk, and spiritual music.

Symphonic Wind Ensemble & Jazz Ensemble Tour Home Concert

Sunday, February 12, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
The Symphonic Wind Ensemble & Jazz Ensemble will present a final concert after returning from their tour in Minneapolis. 


Saturday, March 25, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Jazz Unlimited, Doublewide and Jazz Band present an evening of popular music from a variety of genres and periods.

Sounds of spring CONCERT

Sunday, April 2, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
The Community Concert Band, and the Symphonic Wind Ensemble combine together for an afternoon of wind band masterpieces.

In Concert with René Clausen

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 1:00 p.m.
Doane Choir, Collegiate Chorale, and the Symphonic Wind Ensemble combine for a concert of music by world-renowned composer/conductor René Clausen.

To purchase your Concert Tickets click here.

Faculty, Staff, and Students: Email to reserve your comp tickets. Additional tickets can be purchased at the link above.


Saturday, May 13, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Doane Choir and Symphonic Wind Ensemble present a final concert during commencement weekend.

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