Welcome to the Lincoln Public School Music home page. Lincoln Public Schools offers a comprehensive preK-12 music curriculum. This curriculum provides experiences through continuous and systematic instruction in areas of music congruent with the music section outlined in the Nebraska Fine Arts Standards and National Core Arts Standards.
2021 NSBA Outstanding Administrator Award
The Nebraska State Bandmasters Association recently awarded Dr. Lance Nielsen the 2021 Outstanding Administrator Award. You can watch the award presentation here.
The mission of music education in Lincoln Public Schools is to enrich the lives of all students through the experiences of creating, performing, and responding to music.
The comprehensive, sequential study of music in Lincoln Public Schools will be taught by highly qualified music educators in order to:
- Life long learners in music
- Performers of music
- Consumers of music
- Listeners and critical thinkers of music
- Innovators in music
- Individual creativity
- Musical literacy
- Cooperative learning
- The discovery of intrinsic and aesthetic values of music
- An enjoyment of music
- Ways to recognize, celebrate, and preserve cultural heritages and backgrounds
Guiding values supporting vision of music education in Lincoln Public Schools: