Contact us

Kathy Benischek, staff assistant
Department of Music
(402) 465-2269
kmb [at] (kmb[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)
Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504

2023 Nebraska Wesleyan Honors Festival

February 9-11, 2023

The Department of Music is excited to announce the students who have been selected for this year's festival through the nomination process. See the PDF document below for the list of participants:



Information regarding musical preparation for the festival will be emailed to participants and their school ensemble directors.

Complete the linked form to make a Wesleyan Honors Festival payment.

The clinicians for WHF 2023 are:


Hour-by-hour schedules will be provided directly to participants in each group.

Thursday Feb. 9, 2023

1 p.m. – Optional NWU scholarship auditions
1:30 p.m. – Check-in, followed by first activities/rehearsals in the Rogers Fine Arts Building
8:30 p.m. – Rehearsals conclude for the day

Friday Feb. 10, 2023

9 a.m. – Rehearsals begin for the day
5:30 p.m. – Rehearsals conclude for the day

Saturday Feb. 11, 2023

9 a.m. – Rehearsals/Sound Checks begin for the day
2:30 p.m. – CULMINATING PERFORMANCES in O'Donnell Auditorium