R S Haney

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

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Trivia Time!

Francis Scott Key wrote what we now know as our national anthem during the Battle of Baltimore, which began on 13 September 1814 and ended the following morning. Key was a lawyer by vocation. He had boarded the British ship Tonnant with an American colonel to negotiate the release of prisoners, including a prominent citizen …

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Week 1: Greene Square Park and Ellis Park

The 63rd Municipal Band season is underway! We had a great rehearsal on Monday, and we’re looking forward to playing for you. This week, we are at Greene Square Park on Wednesday, 5 June, and at Ellis Park on Sunday, 9 June. Both concerts start at 7:30 PM. Here is the program: Fanfare and Star …

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Strike up the band!

Our first concert is only a week away! We’ll open our season next Wednesday, 5 June, at Greene Square Park. Our guest artist will be Angela Billman, favorite of local theater productions. She will will sing John Philip Sousa’s “I’ve Made My Plans for the Summer” and “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Miserables. And …

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Commission Meeting 19 May 2013

The Cedar Rapids City Band Commission will meet in formal session on Sunday, 19 May 2013, at 5 PM in Marquis Hall at Coe College.

Hello world!

Welcome to the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band’s website! We have a very busy season ahead of us, with lots of great music and great artists. We hope you’ll be able to catch a concert. All regular concerts are held in city parks and are FREE to the public! We do occasionally play a special concert …

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