9 Tips For Show Choir Success

1. Go to every practice- During competition season, every little move or note can be changed from one minute to another. Practice time is crucial for the group to be able to be as cohesive as possible. The practice schedule can seem heavy, but the results are amazing. 2. Cut your leaders some slack- Competition […]

Small Ways You Can Support Show Choir

Supporting Show Choir is as easy as assembling some goodie bags or chaperoning for a couple of hours at an event. Here are some small ways you can make a big difference: Sign-Up Genius For more information or questions email Shelly Keller: SKELLER3@neb.rr.com

We SEW Need You

Show Choir costumes have arrived! Woohoo! We purposefully selected costumes under the budget so that parents can get costumes altered if necessary. Typically, there are some small alterations needed for the costumes and we send them home with the students to get altered and to return. If you are somebody that knows how to sew […]

Give me 20 Reasons Why is Music Education is Important

1. Musical training helps develop language and reasoning: Students who have early musical training will develop the areas of the brain related to language and reasoning. The left side of the brain is better developed with music, and songs can help imprint information on young minds. 2. A mastery of memorization: Even when performing with […]


All students participating in NSAA (Nebraska State Activities Association) sanctioned events (such as NSBA Marching Contest and District Music Large Ensemble), must adhere to the eligibility standards held by both NSAA and LNE. You can visit the LNE athletic home page, or the NSAA home page to find additional information on requirements to stay eligible. […]


Music classes will have different expenses. Here are some basic necessities and AVERAGE cost NOT INCLUDING the cost of any trips taken throughout the school year. Fee Waivers and Fund-raisers are used to help students obtain financial assistance. A six-month payment plan is used for all classes that exceed $150. LNE Singers (Mens/Women’s Choir): $28 […]


Respecting Facilities: Students are to only use what is theirs and not touch property of other students. NO food, gum or drink in the music classrooms. Water will be allowed with permission only. Teacher’s work tables, roller chairs and desks are off limits to students. Students need to knock before entering the department office. Classroom […]

Choral Rehearsal Procedures

Starting Rehearsal: First walk in, grab your music folder and spit out your gum. Place any personal belongings and bags under the tallest platforms at the back of the room. Do not set backpacks on empty floor space around platforms. You may talk quietly AT YOUR SEAT until the bell, then become silent for announcements […]

Instrumental Rehearsal Procedures

Starting Rehearsal: Come in already prepared, grab your music folder at the top of the steps, spit out your gum and begin setting up chairs and stands. This should be done with your stand partner. One person is responsible for the two chairs and the other should get the stand. Next get out instruments, leaving the […]

What is Show Band?

Show Band is an instrumental performing ensemble that plays the music for the competitive Show Choir Show. This ensemble is a lot of fun. Show Band rehearses and competes along side of both Voices ‘N’ Harmony and Dynamix. There is a lot of recognition and it is a great way for vocal and instrumental students to […]

Handling Concerns

Students, parents and staff members are expected to handle concerns in a respectful manner and order. Document your concern in either a note or e-mail with a phone number for the teacher to call for conferencing. This concern should not be discussed publically. Put it in a sealed envelope and place in the teacher’s mailbox. […]

Expectations for Rooms & Equipment

All instruments need to be stored in cases and locked in lockers. All music is to be stored in folders and put in the folio cabinets. Not lockers or storage rooms or floor. Instruments need to be wiped down EVERY time a student plays them. Percussion equipment is not to be moved out of its […]