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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 College 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.


HOMECOMING CONCERT

Sunday, October 5, 2014, 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, Women's Chorale, Doane Concert Band, and Symphonic Wind Ensemble.


FALL FESTIVAL OF WINDS

Saturday, November 1, 2014, 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.  


VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
An evening to honor our veterans through poetry, prose and music. Features the Symphonic Wind Ensemble. 


CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

Saturday, December 6, 2014 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 7, 2014 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. Because of the popularity of the Christmas Festival, two performances are given.
Tickets for this concert are available for $5 each at (402) 826-8660.


DOANE VOCAL FESTIVAL GRAND CONCERT

Monday, January 12, 2015, 6:30 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.


MUSIC EDUCATION FORUM

Monday, January 19, 2015
A seminar for high school students interested in music education as a possible career. 


SYMPHONIC WIND ENSEMBLE TOUR HOME CONCERT

Sunday, January 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Symphonic Wind Ensemble returns from its interterm tour of Kansas and presents a home concert of classics for wind band. 


DOANE CHOIR TOUR HOME CONCERT

Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Doane Choir presents a final concert of classical, folk, and spiritual music.


CONCERT BAND/BLUE RIVER COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 p.m.


SWING INTO SPRING CONCERT

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Jazz Unlimited, Doublewide and Jazz Band present an evening of popular music from a variety of genres and periods.


SPRING INSTRUMENTAL CONCERT

Sunday, April 19, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Concert Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble present a concert representing the variety of styles and genres of instrumental music.


DOANE CHOIRS & LINCOLN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Saturday, April 25, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center for Performing Arts
The Doane choirs perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, the Abendmusik Chorus, and select UNL choirs.


PRESIDENT'S CONCERT

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 7:00 p.m. 
Doane Choir and Symphonic Wind Ensemble present a final concert during commencement weekend.