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Winter 2001 Concert at the Papillion-La Vista High School Auditorium

August 20, 2000, City Park, Papillion, Nebraska

Ken Molzer warms up the crowd prior to the final concert of the season.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Mark Irvin takes the baton.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Mark Irvin leads the PAC Band in a second tune.

Photo by Amy Hamm



Papillion Days Concert, June 18, 2000, City Park, Papillion, Nebraska

"Let me see a show of hands of those who actually practiced the music."

Photo by Amy Hamm


It was a beautiful evening for the concert.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Ken reviews last-minute details before starting the concert.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Ken leads the PAC Band in "A Celebration of Spirituals," an appropriate tune for a Sunday evening.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Papillion Days Parade, June 17, 2000, Washington St., Papillion, Nebraska

Waiting for the parade to begin, at the croner of Jefferson and 5th St.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Dunn's Towing provided the truck to transport the group through the parade.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Ken Molzer finally has this unruly group under control, and is ready to go.  And he thought his days as the Junior High Band Director were challenging!

Photo by Amy Hamm

Finally, turning onto the parade route..

Photo by Amy Hamm

All of the tunes came from the Karl King USA March Book.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Time to show the crowd what the "adult" band can do.   Let's just hope Ken doesn't fall off the back of the truck in the middle of the tune.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Music to the crowd's ears!  This was the first parade the PAC Band has ever participated in, and it went very well!

Photo by Amy Hamm


Christmas Choir Concert, December 12, 1999, St. Columbkille Church, Papillion, Nebraska

A packed house listens as one of the community's choirs performs.  The PAC Band's brass choir waits in the background.


Photo by Amy Hamm

Ken Molzer directs the Brass Choir in the Hallelujah Chorus while the members of the audience sing along.  The Brass Choir for this performance included Steven Hamm on baritone, Gary Jack and Walt Goodbrod  on trumpet, Rick Turner on trombone, and Debra Wilson (turning pages for the organist on this piece) on french horn.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Concert in the Park, August 15, 1999, City Park, Papillion, Nebraska

Gene Brong leads the trombone section, while Debra Wilson and Carol Curry sing out with their french horns.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Ken Molzer, Director of the PAC Band, introduces the next song while the band members enjoy the warm summer evening.

Papillion Days Concert, June 20, 1999, City Park, Papillion, Nebraska

Cindy Schram discusses the finer points of the Trombone's "6th-position" with Gene Brong, while Karla Remmers looks on.  Chuck Wilcox tries to ignore the conversation.  Baritone players Daryl Mouw and Steven Hamm look on from a distance, hoping to pick up a few tips.  Robin Ruzek waits patiently in the sun with his Tuba.

Photo by Amy Hamm

Waiting for the concert to begin.

Photo by Amy Hamm


Papillion Days Concert, June 21, 1998, City Park, Papillion, Nebraska

Ken Molzer - PAC Band Director 

Getting the PAC Band ready for a Concert in the Park during the 1998 Papillion Days festivities!

PAC Band getting ready to start a concert full of variety at the annual Papillion Days Concert in the Park.  This concert featured patriotic music, marches, and music from the Academy Award winning movie "Titanic."



Relay for Life June 8, 2007


Arts Alive September 14, 2009

Sunday, February 7, 2010  2:00PM,  Papillion/La Vista High School Auditorium Weather, News and Sports with the PAC Band featuring:
Rob Mc Cartney KETV    -  Dave Webber WOWT
JJ Davis KPTM    -    CT Thongklin KMTV


Honor Flight reception
Eppley Airport
October 1, 2016

Smiling "Joe the Bear" Martinez
at Honor Flight
October 1, 2016

MiniPAC Band playing in Washington Park, Bellevue, NE
Arrows to Aerospace Celebration - August 20, 2016

New Sign

Mayor's Art Award given to
PAC Band on 30th Anniversary

MiniPAC Band playing for Papillion Days Duck Race
June 18, 2016

Winter Concert

January 22, 2017

Papillion La Vista High School