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.
TIGER PEP BAND High School Invitational
Saturday, September 22, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
To sign up, visit www.doane.edu/tiger-pep-band-invitational.
Sunday, October 7, 2018, 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. This year, we will be celebrating Dr. Jay Gilbert's 25 years of teaching at Doane with an Alumni Band that will perform at the Homecoming Concert. For more information and to sign up for the Alumni Band, visit www.doane.edu/band-reunion.
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
CARTHAGE COLLEGE WIND ORCHESTRA concert
Sunday, October 28, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
The Carthage College Wind Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. James Ripley, will be stopping at Doane on their tour of the Midwest. The ensemble is known across the United States as a leader for commissioning new works for band. Join us in Heckman Auditorium for an afternoon of great wind music, including live musical soundtracks to short films by visionary director Georges Méliès, music from the children's opera "Der Mond" by Carl Orff, and a suite extracted from William Walton's "Façade."
FALL FESTIVAL OF WINDS concert
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
Three high school honor bands join forces with the Doane Concert Band to perform a late afternoon concert of great wind music.
43RD ARMY BAND veterans concert
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 2, 2018, 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.
If the Christmas Festival was to sell out, all are welcome to attend the final dress rehearsal, Saturday, December 2, beginning at 9am. Tickets are not required for the final dress rehearsal.
Tickets are available for purchase here: https://events.ticketprinting.com/event/Christmas-Festival-30054
Additionally, you can purchase tickets for our Saturday evening buffet dinner here: https://events.ticketprinting.com/event/Buffet-30076
DOANE VOCAL FESTIVAL GRAND CONCERT
Monday, January 7, 2019, 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.
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.
SWING INTO SPRING CONCERT
Saturday, March 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Jazz Unlimited, Doublewide and Jazz Band present an evening of popular music from a variety of genres and periods.
spring Music CONCERT
brahms: a german requiem
The Doane Choir joins Abendmusik and the Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir in a performance of Brahms Requiem conducted by Tom Trenney.
Tickets are available here.
Doane Choir and the Doane Concert Band present a final concert during commencement weekend.