Music Performances

Wesleyan Weekend Music Showcase Concert

Saturday, October 1 at 4:30 p.m.
O’Donnell Auditorium, Vance D. Rogers Center for Fine Arts

FREE – no reservation required

Celebrate Wesleyan Weekend with an energetic and engaging collage concert performed by all of NWU's choral and instrumental ensembles. As a highlight of the program, choir alums are invited to join in singing NWU's traditional "Silent Night." Join us for a dynamic celebration of music at Nebraska Wesleyan.

Christmas with Wesleyan – Let Heaven and Nature Sing!

Sunday, December 4 at 6 and 8 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, Lincoln

FREE – no reservation required

Nebraska Wesleyan's choirs herald the good news of the season in NWU's annual Christmas with Wesleyan. The Lincoln Boys Choir and Waverly High School Choir will join in a magical and meaningful holiday celebration. The concert is free though donations will be collected to benefit a local non-profit.

2023 NWU Choir Tour – How Can We Keep from Singing?

January 2 at 7 p.m. Avery Presbyterian Church, Bellevue, NE
January 3 at 7 p.m. Grace Cathedral, Topeka, KS
January 4 at 7 p.m.  Plymouth Congregational Church, Wichita, Kansas
January 6 at 7 p.m. Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX
January 7 at 2 p.m. Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Dallas, TX
January 7 at 7 p.m. First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, TX
January 13 at 7 p.m. NWU's O'Donnell Auditorium featuring Bellevue East Singers

FREE – no reservation required

NWU's choirs can't keep from singing! Expressing both great joy and deep sorrow, both fervent hope and honest fear, this powerful, soulful program is sure to inspire. Offering an array of works by diverse composers, the university choirs will sing music by Pavel Chesnokov, Gwynneth Walker, Jake Runestad, Rosephanye Powell, Felix Mendelssohn, Moses Hogan, and Alessandro Scarlatti. 

NWU's Big Sing!

Monday, March 27 at 7 p.m.
O’Donnell Auditorium, Vance D. Rogers Center for Fine Arts

FREE – no reservation required

NWU's Jazz Choir, Chamber Singers, University Choir and Opera Ensemble will be joined by the Nebraska Children's Choir, Millard South High School Choir, and Iowa's Red Oak High School Choir in this year's Big Sing! You are also invited to lift your voice in a community sing sure to lift your spirit! The concert is free, though donations will be collected to benefit a local non-profit.

Choral/Orchestral Concert – Toward the Unknown Region

Sunday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
First-Plymouth Church, 2000 D Street, Lincoln

FREE – no reservation required

Nebraska Wesleyan's University Choir joins the Abendmusik Chorus and Orchestra in a program of poignant works by Adolphus Hailstork, Lili Boulanger, Tom Trenney, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir. The program is free in-person and online at www.abendmusik.org. Donations will be collected to benefit Mourning Hope.


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