Ben Hanika


Ben Hanika

Director of Bands

Contact Me:

(402) 274-4328 ext. 218

Welcome! I am excited to serve as Director of Bands for Auburn Public Schools! As an educator, I am passionate music and I’m passionate about working with students. I also believe in the importance of integrating technology into the curriculum to engage 21st century learners.

Please be sure to visit the Auburn Bands Website (link below), as it includes my professional biography, course descriptions, calendar, web-based assignments, announcements, and more. The website is designed to be the digital hub and the primary communication tool for the Auburn Band Program. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Ben E. Hanika, MSEd
Director of Bands
OFFICE (402) 274-4328 ext. 218
TWITTER: @APSBulldogBands
REMIND101 Text Alerts: Text @auburnba to (402) 802-9284 and follow the directions on your device

Degrees Earned
Bachelor of Music Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2003)
Master of Science in Education (Instructional Technology), University of Nebraska at Kearney (2011)

Experience in Education
Director of Bands, Seward High School (2008-2014)
Director of Bands, Horizon Middle School–Kearney Public Schools (2006-2008)
Director of Bands, Sutton Public Schools (2004-2006)


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