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The Kearney High School band programs, along with support from the Kearney Band Parents Association, are happy to host and participate in numerous competitions and festivals throughout the year. This will include local, district, regional, and NSBA events.

Please find more information about these events through the following pages.

2024 – Germany & Czechia Additional Information

All of the following information will also be available through the Group Travel Video app. Please see the information sheet for more details. Trip Information Music Information

2024 KHS Underclass Honor Band

The mission of the KHS Underclassmen Honor Band is to provide a quality honor band experience to those freshmen and sophomores who may not otherwise get a chance to participate in this sort of event. This year’s UHB will happen on Monday January 15th, 2024 at the Concert Hall and Theater at Kearney High School, and will include a Wind Ensemble and a Symphonic Band.  The clinicians this year will…

NSBA West Festival – October 21, 2023

Welcome The Nebraska State Bandmasters Association, Kearney Band Parents Association, and the Kearney High School Bands welcome you all for this year’s State Marching Festival! The City of Kearney is a great community with plenty of opportunities to help you enjoy your time with us. Quick Links Travel Information Kearney High School is located at 702…

Bearcat Marching Festival – 2023

The Kearney Band Parents Association and Kearney High School Bands welcome you all for this year’s Bearcat Marching Festival! The City of Kearney is a great community with plenty of opportunities to help you enjoy your time with us. Quick Links Travel Information Kearney High School is located at 702 W. 11th St., Kearney, NE 68845. Spectators Parking…

UNO Jazz Festival – Feb 24-25

Itinerary for the UNO Jazz Festival February 24th 11:00 am Depart Kearney High School 12:00 pm Arrive at GISH 12:30 pm Exchange concert at GISH 2:00 pm Depart GISH 4:30 pm Check-in, and Supper 6:30 pm Transfer to Orpheum Theater 7:30 pm  Opera at Orpheum Theater (dress nice!) 9:30 pm Transfer to SONESTA 11:00 pm…

Greeley Jazz Festival – April 20-22

Itinerary for the Greeley Jazz Festival April 20th 7:30 am Depart Kearney High School – bring a sack lunch or grab a quick bite at school 10:30 am Concert in Ogallala? (2 hours; time zone change in route) 11:30 am Depart Ogallala 3:30 pm Arrive at Rocky Mountain National Park – go for a hike…

2024 – Germany & Czechia

On November 14, the Kearney Public School Board approved our plans for the 2024 Band Trip. As a result, we can let you know that we are planning to go to: Germany and Czechia The target dates for the 2024 trip, for students of the 2023-24 school year, will be a departure on May 28…

NSBA West Festival – October 22, 2022

Welcome The Nebraska State Bandmasters Association, Kearney Band Parents Association, and the Kearney High School Bands welcome you all for this year’s State Marching Festival! The City of Kearney is a great community with plenty of opportunities to help you enjoy your time with us. Quick Links Parking Bands Schedule Pit Crew Olympics Travel Information…

Dallas Brass – Joint Concert

After spending the afternoon with the Kearney High Band, the Dallas Brass will perform a joint concert with the KHS Band Thursday, September 15, at 7:00 pm in the KHS CHaT. Tickets are $10 per person. This is going to be a FANTASTIC concert, you won’t want to miss it! Founded in Dallas, TX in…

Bearcat Marching Festival – 2022

The Kearney Band Parents Association and Kearney High School Bands welcome you all for this year’s Bearcat Marching Festival! The City of Kearney is a great community with plenty of opportunities to help you enjoy your time with us. Travel Information Kearney High School is located at 702 W. 11th St., Kearney, NE 68845. From the north or…