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Most Recent Music Interviews

Conductor: Valery Gergiev
October, 2018
Genevieve Randall talks with conductor Valery Gergiev, who leads the Mariinsky Orchestra in a concert at the Lied Center on October 28th.

Chip Davis
October, 2018
Genevieve Randall talks to Mannheim Steamroller founder Chip Davis about his music, his involvement in compact disc history and his new book trilogy.

Pianist: Michael Adcock
August, 2018
Genevieve Randall talks with pianist Michael Adcock about his CD of ragtime music both new and old.


More interviews...


NET Music Features

Leonard Bernstein would have turned 100 this August 25, 2018. People are celebrating around the world, remembering the life of one of the greatest musical minds of the 20th Century. NET is part of that commemoration and we’ll be... more››
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.
Dyad – A Union of Salp’uri and Bach
February, 2018
Expressions of spirituality from two magnificent cultures blend in this collaboration between violinist Hyeyung Yoon and dancer Hye-Won Hwang. Performing Bach’s Adagio from Sonata No. 1 in G minor.
November, 2017
Celebrate Vespers with seminarians and priests from Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Denton, Nebraska. NET Nebraska ventured to Denton to record a sublime slice of their faith and artistry.
Sunday, November 18th at 1 p.m. Central on Nebraska Concerts:Philip Glass turned 80 last year, and although there were celebrations across the world, Lincoln took a center stage. Paul Barnes, piano professor at UNL and long-time... 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 November 18 from 7:00 to 9:00 CT, on The Verge:Music about harvest, food and... 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 November 16th Friday LIVE from NET in Lincoln at 9:02 a.m. Central, we'll host live music from: The Talbott Brothers, who have a show at at The Lark; local singer/songwriter Hope Dunbar, who is playing on the David's House... 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!