Rob Cline

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Clearing skies and Mini Muni Music

After a rainy week, it looks likely that the weather will clear for Sunday evening’s edition of Mini Muni Music featuring our saxophone quartet. Join us on Facebook at 7 pm on September 13 to hear Bruce Western, Laura Drzycimski, Lisa Wissenberg, and Jim Arndt in the first appearance by the saxophones this year. The …

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Mini Muni Music — 9/2 & 9/6

The popular Mini Muni Music series rolls into September with a clarinet quartet on Wed., Sept. 2, and a brass quintet on Sun., Sept. 6. The concerts will be live streamed on the Municipal Band’s Facebook page. Concerts start at 7 pm and are not archived–so you have to catch them live! Details: Clarinet Quartet …

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Trombones, Woodwind Trio next up for Mini Muni Music performances

Join us on Sunday, August 30, at 7 pm for a livestream performance by our trombone quartet. Performers will include: Joel NagelCaleb LambertRobert ParkerDoug Anderson Music will include: James Bond, Simon & Garfunkel, Russian Sailors Dance, the Saint-Saens Organ Symphony, and more. The performance will be dedicated to the memory of longtime Municipal Band Member …

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Mini Muni Music returns with Woodwind Trio on Wed., August 26

We’re back! Mini Muni Music performances return this Wednesday (8/26)! Join us at 7 pm on our Facebook page to hear the woodwind trio featuring Christine Bellomy and Lisa Wissenberg on clarinet and Dana Ransom on bassoon. Music will include: Super Mario Bros ThemeTake Me Out to the BallgameMusic by Mozart, Brahms, and Shostakovich

Remembering Lee Dytrt

The entire Cedar Rapids Municipal Band community mourns the loss of Lee Dytrt, a true stalwart of the band and a wonderful musician and man. Papich-Kuba Obituary and Additional Information Here Lee J. Dytrt, 71, of Cedar Rapids, died at his home Saturday morning, August 15, 2020.  Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, …

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No live performance this week; rebroadcasts continue on KMRY

Due to the continuing impact of the August 10 derecho, we are pausing our Mini Muni Music concerts for a second consecutive week. But you can still hear music from the Muni Band as KMRY continues to rebroadcast the series on Sunday evenings. This Sunday (8/23) at 6 pm, KMRY will feature the horn octet …

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Added performance! Woodwind Quintet on August 5 at 7:30 pm

The band is used to performing for you twice a week, and so it has felt weird to have online concerts on Sundays but not on Wednesdays. We’re fixing that this week with a Wednesday night edition of Mini Muni Music featuring a woodwind quintet! Same deal as the other performances to date. Watch on …

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Announcing 4 more Mini Muni Music online concerts!

With two successful online events featuring online ensembles in the books, we are pleased to announce four more performances. All of these Sunday evening performances will begin at 7:30 and be streamed live on the band’s Facebook page. They will not be archived for future viewing, so be sure to tune in each Sunday. August …

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Mini Muni Music — Online Small Ensemble Concerts

The second online concert in a series of small ensemble performances is set for Sunday, July 26 at 7:30 pm and will feature four of the band’s outstanding clarinetists as well as Steve Shanley and vocalist Lynn Rothrock in conversation. The concert will be live streamed on the Municipal Band’s Facebook page, but will not …

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Last call! Join us for three concerts during the final week of our season

We’re wrapping up the 2019 season–but first, we’ve got three more concerts to play! Wednesday, July 31 at 7:30 pm — Noelridge ParkSaturday, Aug. 3 at 3 pm — Guthridge Park as part of Hiawatha Fun FestSunday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 pm (6:30 Prelude concert) — Bever Park At these performances:• We feature our own …

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