R S Haney

CRMB Webmaster, musician (tuba & bass), business manager, and sitting member of the governing Commission.

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Commission Meeting 28 June 2018

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session on Thursday, 28 June 2018, at 6:30 PM in the Children’s Room at the CR Public Library. This is the end-of-fiscal-year meeting, which will include an informal review of the year’s spending.

Young Artist Competition 2018 Winner: Gus Brown!

CRMB is proud to announce that Gus Brown has won the 2018 Young Artist Competition. A junior at Xavier High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, he began drum set lessons at age 4 with Gabe Brown of American Idol and Helforstout fame. Shortly after, snare and drum set instructor Ryan Hoagland took him on as …

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Commission Meeting 23 March

The City Band Commission will meet at the Washington High School band room at 4:45 PM on Friday, 23 March. This meeting will discuss the 2018 budget amendments, if any. Immediately after, the Commission will hold auditions. The meeting is open to the public, the auditions are open only to the Commission and the auditioners.

2018 Young Artist Competition

The 2018 Young Artist Competition will be held Wednesday, 18 April, at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids — the eighth annual event! The competition is open to woodwind, brass, and percussion students in grades 9-12 who live or attend school in Linn County and participate in a school band program. The winner will be …

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CRMB Auditions 23 and 25 March

[insert_php] // Hide Email from Spam Bots using a short code place this in your functions file function HideMail($atts , $content = null ){ if ( ! is_email ($content) ) return; return ”.antispambot($content).”; } add_shortcode( ’email’,’HideMail’); [/insert_php] The City Band Commission will conduct auditions for the Municipal Band on 23 and 25 March 2018. Auditions …

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Commission Meeting 28 January 2018

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session at 7 PM, 28 January 2018, in Marquis Hall on the Coe College campus. Agenda includes (but is not limited to) financial reports, setting the 2018 season schedule, and scheduling auditions.

Commission Meeting 29 October 2017

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session at 7 PM on 29 October 2017 in Room 105 of Marquis Hall at Coe College. Agenda includes review of 2017 season, budget review, and some forward planning on venues for 2018.

Cleveland School Tonight is CANCELLED

Due to rain and lightning, tonight’s concert is cancelled. See us on Sunday at Bever Park!

Commission Meeting 25 March

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session on Saturday, 25 March 2017, in the band room at Washington High School. Scheduled start time is noon, but the meeting takes place in the middle of auditions and thus may move up or back slightly depending on circumstances. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or …

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Auditions!

The City Band Commission is holding auditions on 25 March. We are looking primarily for trumpet and trombone, but we also are in need of more folks on the sub list in percussion. But as always, we’ll hear auditions for any section. Please CLICK HERE for a PDF with details.