UNO School of Music students, Kendall Wooden and Nathan Novak, were recently awarded competitive Nebraska Wind Symphony Memorial Scholarships. Awardees are selected based on an application and recorded audition. Both students will receive one-time scholarship awards for their continued studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
FIRST PRIZE – KENDALL WOODEN (PERCUSSION)
Kendall Wooden is pursuing a music performance career as a music performance major at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Aside from his intense devotion to God and his family, music is his ultimate purpose and passion. Kendall is an up and coming percussionist who lights up every room with his passion for music.
Kendall is a current percussion student of Dr. Hannah Weaver.
RUNNER-UP – NATHAN NOVAK (TUBA)
Nathan Novak is a senior music education student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha where he is involved in numerous ensembles including the Maverick Marching Band, Maverick Machine Pep Band, and the Symphonic Wind Ensemble.
Nathan is a current tuba student of Prof. Alex Serwatowski.
For more information about the Nebraska Wind Symphony and the Memorial Scholarship program, please visit their website at http://www.NebraskaWindSymphony.com.