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Most Recent Music Interviews

Album: Troika
Genevieve Randall talks to cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O’Riley about their new album.

Guitarist: Sharon Isbin
NET Radio's Robert Goldberg talks to guitarist Sharon Isbin about her new recording.

43rd Army Band
Genevieve Randall talks with the Commander of the 43rd Army Band, Chief Warrant Officer Brian Anderson, about the origin of Eric Whitacre's piece of music called "October."

NET Music Features

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Experience classical music in a whole new way with better than front row seats as you sit in the middle of the Chiara String Quartet at NET. This video features spatial audio—headphones highly recommended!
12 Pieces of Classical Music by Women
For Women's History Month 2017, a list of pieces that could get you started listening to music written by women; personally curated by the NET classical music staff.
Bartók's String Quartet No. 2, Op. 17, I -- Moderato
Enjoy this 10-minute music video by Nebraska's own internationally acclaimed Chiara String Quartet.
Music Interview
Full Archive
Listen to performers, composers and conductors talk more about music in our archive, featuring local artists and artists from around the world.
Composer Jean Sibelius was born December 8, 1865 in what is now Finland, at the time it was part of the Russian Empire. In 1955, his 90th birthday was celebrated around the world with performances in Finland and United States by... more››
The Verge is music that hates to be classified, music that crosses boundaries, and new music by 20th and 21st Century composers.  Sunday evening Nov 12 from 7:00 to 9:00 CT, on The Verge:We'll hear brand new recordings from... more››
On the November 17th program, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about:the new saxophone quartet TCBSQ, who'll be playing this weekend in Lincolnwhat the Chiara String Quartet is up to do these days,... more››
with Lora Black
Listeners choose the classical music to be played on Friday afternoons, 1:00-4:00 CT.  Lora Black takes requests on Thursday afternoons via phone, 888-638-7346 or email,  for Friday's show.
Sunday, November 19th at 1 p.m. Central on Nebraska Concerts.It’s not the first piece we think of when we hear the name Beethoven, but his Septet was one of his most popular and admired pieces during his lifetime. Schubert copied... more››

Coloring Pages

Color a portrait of Cecile Chaminade, French composer and pianist created by artist Erin Butcher.
Color a portrait of Clara Wieck Schumann, German composer and pianist created by artist Erin Butcher.
Color a portrait of Pauline Viardot, Mezzo-soprano, teacher and composer created by artist Erin Butcher.
Trumpet Tangle
Celebrate the holiday season or any season by coloring this trumpet from artist Kristi Koser.
Express the beautiful sounds of a piano with your colors—created by artist Kristi Koser.
Amy Beach
Color a portrait of Amy Beach, American composer and pianist created by artist Erin Butcher.
Color this page from artist Lacey Losh of Lincoln’s Bennett Martin Public Library courtyard, home of Polley Music Library.
Radio for Cool Cats and Discerning Dogs Coloring Page
Print out this cool sketch from artist Wendy Jane Bantam for your child or for yourself!