Bryan Bands and Orchestras
Striving for the highest in musicianship and character
"Never settle for less than your best."
Mr. Rudy Semar grew up in the St. Louis area and received his Bachelor's in Music Education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. There he studied trumpet with Jason Johnson, David Hunsicker, and Steve Erickson and studied conducting with Dr. James Saker.
In 2012 he began his teaching career at Bryan Middle in Omaha Public Schools where he teaches two bands, two orchestras, two music technology courses, and works with the Bryan High band as well. Mr. Semar directed the Omaha Public Schools All-City Middle School Orchestra in February 2016. He is an active performer with community bands around the metro and educator working with Omaha Area Youth Orchestras Prelude Strings.
Mr. Semar lives in Bellevue, NE with his wife and young son.
16-17 Instrumental Performance and Activities Calendar
8th Grade Band Night (football)
9/16/16 6:00pm at Bryan High
BMS String Invitational
11/11/16 – Morning at BMS
8th Grade Band Night (basketball)
Winter Concert and Bake Sale
7th Grade – 12/12/16 – 7pm
8th Grade – 12/13/16 – 7pm
Winter Assembly (8th Grade Band)
All City Rehearsals
8:20am - meet at BMS, bus to OPS Lewis and Clark
11:15am – pick up from BMS
All City Field Trip Rehearsal at South HS
2/3/17 - during school day
All City Performance at Holland
2/4/17 – time tbd
Orchestra Side-By-Side with Partners for Performance at Bryan HIGH
2/21/17 - during school day
Bryan MS Elementary Tour (8th Grade band/orch)
8th Grade Adjudication (band/orch)
3/22/17 - 3/23/17 – time tbd
Spring Concert and Bake Sale
7th Grade - 5/15/17 – 7pm
8th Grade – 5/16/17 – 7pm
Practice Log Due Dates
Band - Orchestra - Music Technology