The "History of The Band Movement in Nebraska" was compiled over several years and completed in 2006

by Duane E. Johnson and Bob Magg.

Copies were presented to the membership at our March Convention at UNL in 2006.
Cover And Art Work by Phil Fahrlander
Edited by Sandra Smith
Proofed by Marilyn J. Johnson
Computer Input by David R. Young


The Book was added to the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association website Feb. 26th, 2012. Directors are encouraged to supplement information at any time. Contact the NSBA Archives with additional information or corrections.

FORWARD:

ABOUT THE BOOK:

CHAPTER 1:
Prelude To Our Early History Early History of Bands in Nebraska The War Years

CHAPTER 2:
The Nebraska Bandmasters Association in 1936 C
harter Membership in 1936
Formation of Nebraska Bands 1868-2003 25th Convention Program 1986 at Hasting College
Other Historical articles by Duane E. Johnson
     ------NSBA in 1936
     ------The State Music Contest
     ------The War Years

CHAPTER 3:
Bandmasters Organization 1962-present
Charter Members 1962

CHAPTER 4:
Past and Present Officers
--- Sequence of Executive Board
--- Other Officers
     ------- Middle School Chair
     ------- State Membership Chair
     ------- Public Relations Chair
     ------- Exhibits Chair
     ------- Awards Chair
     ------- Marching Band Chair
     ------- Concert Band Chair
     ------- Class Representatives

CHAPTER 5:
NSBA Awards
Donald A. Lentz "Outstanding Bandmasters" Award
Jack R. Snider Young Director Award
Outstanding Administrator Award
Excellence in Academic Achievement Award
Duane E Johnson Award Distinguished Service Award
Director Scholarships Scholarships
NBA
Retirees

CHAPTER 6:
Profile of Nebraska Band Programs

CHAPTER 7:
Contests and Festivals

CHAPTER 8:
Community Bands Past and Present
     --Community
     -- Military
     -- Company Bands
     -- Miscellaneous Pictures

CONCLUSION:

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