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Trombonist: Nick Platoff
March, 2019
Nick Platoff, principal trombonist for the San Francisco Symphony, talks about the group's concert at the Lied Center in Lincoln on March 28th.

Photo by Dario Acosta

Tesla Quartet
March, 2019
Robert Goldberg talks to members of the Tesla Quartet about their debut recording.

Violinist: Rachel Barton Pine
February, 2019
Genevieve Randall talks with violinist Rachel Barton Pine about her newest blues-inspired classical album, and other projects celebrating music by black composers.


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NET Music Features

Emoji Puzzle
January is National Puzzle Month, print out our list of classical music pieces expressed in emoji, fold along the line and then see if your friends and family can guess what the titles of the pieces are!
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Listen to performers, composers and conductors talk more about music in our archive, featuring local artists and artists from around the world.
Sunday, April 21st at 1 p.m. Central on Nebraska Concerts:Have you ever sent an email that ended being read in NOT the way you intended? Poor old Beethoven, this seems to be his plight in perpetuity. Everyone thinks his music is... more››
The Verge is music that hates to be classified, music that crosses boundaries, and new music by 20th and 21st Century composersSunday evening April 7 from 7:00 to 9:00 CT, on The Verge:Lara Downes' new albumWe'll continue to... more››
Ride the Jazz Currents. These currents flow back to the early sources of modern jazz and forward to the sounds that will shape the music of tomorrow. They are electric currents and acoustic. They flow in the mainstream and they... 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.
On the April 19th Friday LIVE back at The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests had lively conversations about:Ted Kooser's new book and appearances in Seward and LincolnKwame Dawes' awardYork... more››
Three Coloroing Pages
Celebrate February's Black History Month
Featuring composer  Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson; violinist Joseph Bologne; and pianist Chiquinha Gonzaga by artist Sho-mei Pelletier.

More Coloring Pages

Express the beautiful sounds of a cello with your colors—created by artist Kristi Koser.
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!