The Nebraska Trumpet Ensemble (NTE) is a unique, professional performing ensemble dedicated to arts education, community outreach and presenting concerts of the highest quality to the community. The ensemble was formed in 2002 and produces concerts in Lincoln annually, including NTE & Friends events in which students and community musicians participate. The NTE also presents educational outreach programs and is available for a variety of other public functions.

Since its formation in 2002, the Nebraska Trumpet Ensemble has performed for thousands of elementary school students in their own schools presented concerts each year at various churches, concert halls, and other venues involved professional trumpet players from Lincoln, Omaha, and other communities in our events invited community and student players to join in special performances premiered new works by local composers for trumpet ensemble featured guest artists, including organists, percussionists, and the UNL Trumpet Ensemble promoted the art of trumpet playing in our community and throughout the state through the Nebraska Arts Council's Touring Program.