Camps & Workshops

Here you can find a list of UNK Music workshops and camps. To view more information about a specific camp, simply click on it.

Spring Piano & Chamber Workshop

Saturday, April 7, 2018
8:30am- 4:00pm
UNK Fine Arts Building

Guest Artists: Sachiho Murasugi, violin & Jeffrey Schoyen, cello


9:00 am- The Piano in Collaboration with Stringed Instruments
                Drs. Sachiho Murasugi & Jeffrey Schoyen, guest presenters

10:00 am- The Five-Finger Exercise and Its Practical Applications
                  Dr. James Cook, presenter

11:00 am- Roundtable: Nebraska's Private Piano Teaching Issues.......
                 Bella Hoppens, Brenda Rohrich, Brenda Tincher, presenters; Dr. Nathan Buckner, moderator

12:00 pm- LUNCH HOUR

1:00 pm- UNK Faculty Masterclass Sessions
               Drs. Nathan Buckner & James Cook, UNK Professors of Piano

2:00 pm- Recital: UNK Piano Faculty & Guests
               Nathan Buckner, James Cook, Sachiho Murasugi, Jeffrey Shoyen

Reception following the recital. 

For more information please contact Dr. Nathan Buckner | 308-865-8118 |

Clarinet & Flute Day

Saturday, April 14, 2018
8:30am- 4:00pm
UNK Fine Arts Building

It is a pleasure to announce this unique musical opportunity to young clarinetists, flutists, and their teachers! You will not want to miss this very special event! 2018 UNK Clarinet/Flute Day is an afternoon filled with playing, learning, and performances.

2018 UNK Clarinet/Flute Day is open to all high school and junior high flute or clarinet players and their teachers. There will be opportunities to meet other students from around Nebraska. Many students will want to take advantage of this unique opportunity! Mark your calendar now and get ready for a fun and exciting experience!

There is no charge for the event. Please assist us by submitting registration by Monday, March 26. Your registration will assure everyone that this event will run smoothly! Pre-registered students will receive final information the week prior to the workshop. If you have questions, contact Dr. David Nabb at (308) 865-8606 or email him at or Franziska Brech at


Nebraskats 50th Anniversary Reunion

April 14-15, 2018
UNK Fine Arts Building

The Nebraskats Showchoir is celebrating 50 years! If you are planning to attend the reunion event and perform with the UNK Nebraskats on the Spring concert, please register below. Registration will include a T-shirt order and banquet attendance.

Saturday, April 14 (All Day)- Nebraskats Alumni Reunion and Banquet

Sunday, April 15 (3:00pm)- Nebraskats 50th Anniversary Concert


Register Here

Please contact director, Eileen Jahn, with any questions:

All-State Vocal Camp

27th Annual UNK All-State Vocal Camp

July 22 - 24, 2018

UNK Fine Arts Building

This three-day workshop is designed to help Nebraska secondary school singers achieve their goal of becoming members of the 2018 All-State Chorus. Via group lessons, audition procedures, sectional rehearsals, and full rehearsals, participants will thoroughly prepare for the Nebraska All-State Chorus, open to grades 9-12.

Each composition requires well prepared, technically proficient singers. The physical intensity required, coupled with first-rate musicianship and vocal skills will make this a demanding concert for any singer.

To register, follow the link below!

Campus Resident:  $180
Commuter with Meals:  $150


Registration Deadline:  by 5:00 PM, Friday, July 6, 2018 - (late registrations will not receive a t-shirt)
Download the Camp Flyer
Download the Camp Handbook
Download the Camp Itinerary - coming soon
Download the Parent/Guardian Form
Download the Consent for Medical Treatment Form


Contact Riley Sheets, Camp Coordinator

UNK Music Office:  308.865.8618

Thanks to our Sponsors!

In order to keep costs as low as possible, we are grateful for the following sponsors who donated in the past and continue to support the All-State Vocal Camp:

  • UNK College of Fine Arts & Humanities
  • UNK Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance
  • UNK Office of Admissions

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact Dr. David Bauer, Director of Choirs at (308) 865-8609, or