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Roger Groth (NE '97)


At the time of the Award, Roger Groth was:

Westside High School
Omaha, NE

Subject(s) taught: Music

Biographical Information

Roger Groth, director of bands at Westside High School in Omaha, not only helps his students express themselves musically but allows them to make decisions on everything from classwork to the grading system. His innovative teaching techniques include "Make a Tape," which guides students in recording, editing and evaluating a recording of a solo performance, and Senior Final Product, in which a student videotapes a solo performance, and provides program notes containing historical information and musical analysis of the piece being played. Mr. Groth's Westside Warrior Band has performed around the country and has received national recognition for its consistently outstanding achievement.

Additional Information


1973 University of Nebraska - Lincoln, B.A.