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 Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for up-to-date announcements about concerts and other music department events.
TIGER PEP BAND HIGH SCHOOL INVITATIONAL
Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:30 a.m.
To sign up, visit www.doane.edu/tiger-pep-band-invitational.
Sunday, October 13, 2019, 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, and the Doane Concert Band.
MUSIC VISIT DAY & MUSIC EDUCATION FORUM
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: www.doane.edu/visit-doane
FALL FESTIVAL OF WINDS CONCERT
Saturday, November 9, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Two high school honor bands join forces with the Doane Concert Band to perform a late afternoon concert of great wind music.
VETERANS DAY CONCERT
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 5:30 p.m. - Banquet
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m. - Performance
Sunday, December 8, 2019, 3:00 p.m. - Performance
This festive weekend is one of the most popular and anticipated music events on the Doane campus and features the department's major student ensembles in two performances. There will also be a pre-concert banquet in South Dining (Perry Campus Center) at 5:30 p.m. prior to the Saturday night performance.
If the Christmas Festival sells out, all are welcome to attend the final dress rehearsal, Saturday, December 7, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Tickets are not required for the final dress rehearsal.
DOANE VOCAL FESTIVAL GRAND CONCERT
Monday, January 6, 2020, 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.
DOANE CHOIR TOUR HOME CONCERT
Doane Choir presents a final concert of classical, folk, and spiritual music.
BOSTON BRASS CONCERT
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Join the internationally-renowned Boston Brass for an evening of incredible music. For more information on Boston Brass, visit their official website.
GUEST ARTIST DR. CHRIS AZZARA LECTURE RECITAL: Developing Musicianship through Improvisation, Arranging, and Composition
The Doane University Music Department is excited to host renowned educator, author pianist, and arranger Dr. Christopher Azzara of the Eastman School of Music for a lecture recital discussing musical elements and skills for developing musicianship through musical creativity.
DOANE BAND TOUR HOME CONCERT
The Doane Concert Band & Jazz Ensemble will present a final concert after returning from their tour. Please join us in welcoming them home.
ALL CITY BAND CONCERT
Sunday, February 16, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
The Crete High School band and the Doane Concert Band present an afternoon concert of great wind music.
SWING INTO SPRING CONCERT
Saturday, March 21, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Jazz Unlimited, Doublewide and Jazz Band present an evening of popular music from a variety of genres and periods.
MUSIC & THEATRE VISIT DAY
We invite all high school students & their parents to visit campus to learn about music and theatre at Doane. Visitors will have the opportunity to attend a performance of our choir, band, and theatre programs, talk with faculty and current students, attend music and theatre classes, and tour our beautiful campus.
For more information and to register: www.doane.edu/visit-doane
SOUNDS OF SPRING CONCERT
SPRING MUSIC CONCERT
Doane Choir and the Doane Concert Band present a final concert during commencement weekend.