Nebraska Authors

Michael Veak

Born 1943-03

Died 2017-06-15
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Pacific Palisades, CA (USA)
Saint Matthews Episcopal Church Columbarium

Veak was "the voice of the Cornhusker Marching Band" for some 30 football seasons. He was a music teacher in the Catholic and in the Lincoln Public Schools. He was also the organist at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Cathedral of the Risen Christ and St. Matthew's Episcopal Church.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Music and Audio
  • Nonfiction


Music Education


Master of Arts Degree in Music Education and Pipe Organ, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Music Teacher
Faculty, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Places Worked

Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE
Lincoln Catholic Schools, Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Inducted into the Nebraska Music Educators Association Hall of Fame in 2003


Nebraska Music Educators Association, Executive Director
UNL Alumni Association, Lifetime Member


Published in Music Education Journals

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