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  ♫NWU Department of Music♫
The Department of Music at Nebraska Wesleyan is a training ground, a performance center, and a laboratory.
Music scholarships and ensemble participation grants are available each year, and the department offers a work study program to assist students who have financial need.
The Department of Music is located in the Vance D. Rogers Center for Fine Arts, which houses faculty studios and offices, instrumental and vocal rehearsal areas, practice rooms, classrooms, listening center, instructional computer lab and MIDI-studio.
music.nebrwesleyan.edu   (173 words)

 Music of Old Nebraska Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Music has always played a part in the lives of Nebraskans, as it has for all humanity.
The vehicle for this sharing is a selection of sheet music that currently resides in the Polley Music Library in Lincoln.
We chose 110 representative pieces in which the music and/or the lyrics were written by Nebraskans (or, in a few cases, were written about famous individuals in Nebraska history).
polleymusic.lincolnlibraries.org /Music_of_Old_Nebraska_home.htm   (357 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Nebraska: Music: Bruce Springsteen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Nebraska is one of the most important rock albums of the 20th century.
It is the single true post-modern masterpiece in American music that remains within America (unlike the "foreign" influences of the Velvets in their prime etc.) The listener must not confuse Springsteen's talent and music with the image that came out in the 80's media.
Nebraska opens as it means to go on, with an understated tale of the more unknown scapes and peoples of this quiet American state in the title track, focusing much on the common man and the struggle for justice and close knit community.
www.amazon.co.uk /Nebraska-Bruce-Springsteen/dp/B00008Z5GD   (1865 words)

 nechristian.edu | Music -
The objectives of the Music Ministry program are to prepare students to lead and minister through music in a local church in an effective music program.
Also, to use music in the edifying and evangelistic work of the church; to foster the development of musical talent, to provide rich musical experiences for all students, and to contribute to the musical life of the college, community and kingdom.
The Music Ministry Concentration prepares students to clearly define the role of music in the life, ministry, and overall mission of the church, develop and administer an effective music program in a local church, and to be equipped with sufficient skill in voice and/or instrumental to fulfill a leadership role in the church.
www.nechristian.edu /music/index.html   (984 words)

 Nebraska Coalition for Music Education
Music is vital to their education for its aesthetic, historical, and cultural value.
Education in music means regular, sequential engagement with the discipline of music as a body of knowledge and skills to be acquired and applied by students for a lifetime.
This brochure was developed by the Nebraska Coalition for Music Education for use by music educators to promote music education in your school or community by sharing it with parents, distributing it to community leaders and discussing it with your school administrators.
www.unl.edu /NMEA/ncme.html   (1572 words)

 Bruce Springsteen: Nebraska - All CDs $5.99 and Free Shipping at yourmusic.com
There is an adage in the record business that a recording artist's demos of new songs often come off better than the more polished versions later worked up in a studio.
But Bruce Springsteen was the first person to act on that theory, when he opted to release the demo versions of his latest songs, recorded with only acoustic or electric guitar, harmonica, and vocals, as his sixth album, "Nebraska".
"Nebraska"'s ten songs marked a departure for Springsteen, even as they took him farther down a road he had been traveling previously.
www.yourmusic.com /browse/album/19421.html   (306 words)

 Music of Nebraska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The earliest rock and roll band from Fremont, Nebraska was The Nomads, followed by The Sneakers, The Fugitives, The Invaders and The Brackmen.
In Omaha, a mainstay of the music scene is Nils Erickson and Rainbow Recording Studio.
Other mainstays of the music scene in Omaha include folk artists such as Simon Joyner, Kyle Knapp, and his son, Saddle Creek artist Joe Knapp, Joe Watson, Mike Murphy, Kevin Quinn, and Kyle Harvey.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Music_of_Nebraska   (633 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Nebraska [MINIDISC]: Music: Bruce Springsteen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The band versions were recorded, but Springsteen sensed something missing; eventually, he became convinced that his demo tape, which he hadcarried around in a back pocket of his jeans for several days, had a spiritual wallop that he and the band couldn't recreate.
The songs on NEBRASKA form a bleak cycle about men on the run, from the law, from their fathers or from themselves, usually for reasons even they don't understand.
Whether strumming through "Atlantic City", picking out arpeggios on "Nebraska" or banging out a shuffle on "Open All Night" (a rare upbeat moment), Springsteen's lone acoustic guitar was all the accompaniment they needed, echoing their loneliness and isolation.
www.amazon.co.uk /Nebraska-MINIDISC-Bruce-Springsteen/dp/B00004Y3DU   (573 words)

 Nebraska Music Educators Association
NMEA is a state unit of the MENC: The National Association for Music Education, a voluntary, nonprofit organization representing all phases of music education in schools, colleges, universities, and teacher-education institutions.
The NSBA was founded in 1962 to serve the band directors in Nebraska and is committed to the improvement of school bands as well as to promote the education of youth in all levels of education.
Kodaly educators strive to familiarize students with America's unique musical culture — first with their own musical heritage and then to introduce, compare and contrast such music with that of other ethnic backgrounds.
www.unl.edu /NMEA/news&info.html   (1204 words)

 Amazon.com: Nebraska: Music: Bruce Springsteen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
These are stories of killers and cops, truck drivers and, frankly, people who have been driven to such a degree that they can no longer find their way through the comprimises and grey areas that they find themselves swimming in.
Nebraska was allegedly recorded in Springsteen's home on a four-track.
Nebraska is often mistaken as an album about the decline of the American heartland.
www.amazon.com /Nebraska-Bruce-Springsteen/dp/B0000025T6   (1887 words)

Once described as producing 'literary music for stadia, Nebraska write perceptive, lyrical pop music that takes such far-reaching influences as Smashing Pumpkins, Noam Chomsky and The Smiths and moulds them into the kind of spectacular, epic rock music that no-one in indie-dom seems to make anymore.
With the emphasis on their explosive stage presence, Nebraska unabashedly juxtapose an infectious experimental energy with soaring vocal hooks that fast secured them a dedicated band of followers.
For the kind of music that cuts through the layers of fakery, grabs you by the heart and sweeps you up to untold heights, come to Nebraska.
www.myspace.com /nebraskamusic   (1182 words)

 Amazon.com: Reviews for Nebraska: Music: Bruce Springsteen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
"Nebraska" definitely came out of left-field considering how depressing and minimalistic it is. Bruce Springsteen usually plays with the E-Street band, but here he's all alone with his guitar and harmonica.
I thought I'd might as well give Nebraska a shot, and I must say, as I was reading the lyrics along with the music, the emotions in The Boss's words hit you hard.
Musically, the songs are perfect in their demo quality style.
www.amazon.com /gp/product/customer-reviews/B0000025T6   (1967 words)

 Jan Harriott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
She holds a Ph.D. in the Philosophy of Music Education, with an emphasis in Kodaly, from the University of Oklahoma; a Master of Arts in Clarinet Performance from California State University, Sacramento; and a B.S. in Education (Music) from Northern Illinois University.
She developed the Mid-Nebraska Elementary Music Teachers Group, which is a network for the elementary music teachers in the area and produces workshops for the group.
Dr. Harriott is active with the Nebraska Music Educators Association as a clinician and/or presider for sessions.
www.unk.edu /departments/music/harriott.html   (720 words)

 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Experience Music Project visitors will find a number of helpful resources, ranging from the types of ongoing and exhibits hosted at the Experience Music Project to an event calendar detailing the many performances and talks held at the facility located in Seattle, WA
Music on the Web created as part of a course on music reference includes a list of general music sites as well as tips on strategies and sources for identifying, verifying, and locating printed and recorded music
UCLA Digital Library Sheet Music Project The over 120 songs (which include the intriguing cover pages with their fanciful art) include such favorites as "Down by the Old Mill Stream" and such lesser-known numbers as "Don't Let the Girlies Get You", which was originally popularized by one Kitty Gordon
www.nlc.state.ne.us /nsf/music.html   (1345 words)

 Academics - Music :: Nebraska Wesleyan University
A degree from the Department of Music at Nebraska Wesleyan University prepares graduates for careers in music as well as occupations in a variety of other fields.
Music students graduate with the flexibility to integrate their musical training with skills necessary in today’s global society.
The department of music is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
www.nebrwesleyan.edu /academics/departments/music   (103 words)

 Neal Schnoor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Neal Schnoor (Associate Professor) is currently Coordinator of Music Education and K-12/Secondary Education at the University of Nebraska Kearney with a joint appointment in the Departments of Music and Performing Arts and Teacher Education.
In 2002 he was elected to serve as the Chair of Research and College/University Affairs on the executive board of the Nebraska Music Educators Association and is President-Elect of the Nebraska Bandmasters Association.
Schnoor is active as a guest lecturer, conductor, adjudicator, and clinician in Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas.
www.unk.edu /departments/music/schnoor.html   (199 words)

 Omaha, Nebraska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although Council Bluffs was chosen as the eastern terminus of America's first transcontinental railroad in 1862 with the passage of the Pacific Railway Act construction began west from Omaha to avoid the difficulties of constructing a bridge across the Missouri River.
Although Nebraska's economy is still primarily based on agriculture, Omaha's economy today has diversified to become a national leader in several industries, including banking, insurance, telecommunications, architecture/construction and transportation.
Major music groups either located in or originally from Omaha include the Omaha Symphony, Opera Omaha, Mannheim Steamroller, Bright Eyes, The Faint, Cursive, and 311 and the late indie-folk singer/songwriter Elliott Smith.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Omaha,_Nebraska   (3756 words)

Nebraska has a state ballad, which is a song that tells a story.
Nebraska, the cornhusker state, is rich with history.
Music is a great addition to your state report presentation, and just great listening fun.
www.classbrain.com /artstate/publish/cat_index_34.shtml   (1032 words)

 All-Reviews.com Music Review: Nebraska by Bruce Springsteen
Nebraska, even with it's lack of the E Street Band, remains my favorite Bruce Springsteen album.
It's stripped down sound and the stories told through the lyrics, make the album Springsteen's most personal one up until The Ghost of Tom Joad, and even that doesn't hold a candle to this.
The songs bring out a real emotion in the listener, and you feel that pringsteen is the person he's singing about (or was at least there).It's an album that has to be heard to be believed, and I suggest you give it a try.
all-reviews.com /music/nebraska.htm   (94 words)

 Nebraska Federation of Music Clubs
We are a part of the National Federation of Music Clubs which is dedicated to the preservation and expansion of music.
NFMC is only one of three music organizations chartered by the Congress and only music organization member of the United Nations.
Nebraska Federation of Music Clubs offers a wide variety of services and opportunities for its members at all levels of organization through performance opportunities, scholarships and grants, auditions and competitions, and club-sponsored community activities or programs.
www.nebraskafederationmusic.org   (155 words)

 NETV Arts and Music Page
Its mission is to document everyday life in the state of Nebraska.
NDAA is a vision for the application of digital technologies as a tool for Nebraska arts organizations, artists, performers, musicians, theatres, symphonies, museums, educators, and universities.
NEBRASKA BLUES is your source for local and national blues, including programming information, artist and blues society links, and educational resources for the great American tradition of blues music.
mynptv.org /nptv/nptv_arts/netv_arts.html   (668 words)

 Home - Lincoln Music Teachers Association LMTA, Lincoln, Nebraska Music Teachers Referral Welcome to
are awarded to low income or at risk students who are dedicated to music study, but have no other means to afford music lessons.
LMTA is an affiliate of the Nebraska Music Teacers Assciation (NMTA), which in turn, is an affiliate of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).
The purpose for which this corporation is organized and operated is exclusively literary and educational, as defined in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and its regulations as they now exist or as they may hereafter be amended.
www.lmta.info   (476 words)

 Nebraska Music Websites and Links (NE)
Music lessons for woodwinds (bassoon, clarinet, flute, oboe, saxophone), brass (baritone and euphonium, horn, trombone, trumpet, tuba), percussion (mallets), strings (cello, double bass, guitar, viola, violin), piano, and voice.
Concepts in music chords, music scales, music rhythms, sight-reading music, jazz improvisation, and much more are available.
Music Theory, Music History, Music Dictionary with Musical Terms and Signs, Music Arranging and Composition, plus much more.
www.musicked.com /contents/pages/services/state-music-sites/nebraska.htm   (400 words)

 High-Knee Music of Nebraska
So the music is supposed to represent demonic birds, cityscapes being destroyed, and Earth people, who may or may not be members of a suicidal UFO cult, hoping to be one of the chosen ones escaping in spaceships."
First release by this Omaha, Nebraska quartet after shows for die-hard audiences of 10-20 and maybe a secretive cassette or two.
"Though they are not big fans of this type of music, it's all I got." The disc is Aerts solo and in duet with primitive sax improviser Amy Metschke (who also appeared on CH 001), and frankly doesn't seem like the most appropriate dedication to his parents -- it's pretty foreboding stuff.
highknee.4mg.com /catalog.htm   (2171 words)

 Music Inc. Nebraska's Best Kept Secret! York, NE - Band - DJ - Entertainment - Speaker - Nebraska
Music Inc. is a professional, experienced and fun DJ service.
We have on-line booking from start to finish, music library, client area and guest area.
is one of 2 bands, DJs, entertainers, and speakers in Nebraska and among 1,673 bands, DJs, entertainers, and speakers listed nationwide on GatheringGuide.com.
www.gatheringguide.com /event_directory/ne_nebraska/vendor_bands_djs_entertainment_10012.html   (222 words)

 Bright Eyes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bright Eyes is an indie rock band consisting of singer-songwriter/guitarist Conor Oberst, multi-instrumentalist/producer Mike Mogis, and a rotating lineup of collaborators drawn primarily from Omaha's indie music scene.
Critical reaction was mixed, with All Music Guide saying that many of "the songs disintegrate as his vocals are reduced to the unintelligible babbling of a child.
The interview acknowledges criticisms of his lyrics as overblown and insincere, which had begun to appear as the popularity of the band increased, but responds by stating that the lyrics are meant for personal interpretation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bright_Eyes   (1456 words)

 LINCOLN DJ NEBRASKA DISC JOCKEY MUSIC INC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Music Inc. is a moblie DJ service that has been in business for over 18 years.
Free DJ America is simply a disc jockey finding service, for event and party planners, who require musical entertainment.
By agreeing to these terms you also certify that you are at least 18 years of age, or acting with the permission of a parent or guardian and you understand that your personal contact information will be forwarded to disc jockeys in your service area.
www.freedjamerica.com /Lincoln_DJ_Nebraska_Disc_Jockey.html   (480 words)

 Nebraska Live Music, Wedding Bands, Singers on WeddingBasics.com
Nebraska Live Music, Wedding Bands, Singers and more...
All types of live music for weddings and events.
There are lots of different options for the music...
www.weddingbasics.com /local/nebraska-live-music.asp   (153 words)

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