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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.

Last Concert of the Season Tonight at Bever Park!

It is a must-see last concert of the season tonight at Bever Park!  We feature this week the 2017 Margaret Kegel Young Artist Solo Competition winner Allyson Kegel on oboe in addition to Star Wars and other favorite marches.  Join us tonight at 7:30 for a beautiful evening of fantastic music.  Don’t forget a lawn chair and …

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CR Municipal Band Concert at Taft Middle School Wednesday!

It is our final week of the season and we have saved some of the best for last!  We feature this week the 2017 Margaret Kegel Young Artist Solo Competition winner Allyson Kegel on oboe in addition to Star Wars and other favorite marches.  Join us Wednesday at Taft Middle School at 7:30 for a beautiful …

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CR Municipal Band Concert Sunday at Ellis Park!

It is our last concert of the summer at Ellis Park and after rain interrupted our Wednesday concert, tomorrow is a concert not to miss!  This week features a unique clarinet solo by Christine Bellomy, Kevin Sims as our first rapper on “My Shot” from Hamilton, and favorites from the Wizard of Oz and Louis …

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It’s a special kids event with the CR Municipal Band this Wednesday!

Bring the kids a little early this week to our concert at Johnson STEAM Academy playground to make their own instrument!  We will begin the instrument making at 7:00 and use our instruments to play a song along with the band!  Our concert this week features a unique clarinet solo by Christine Bellomy, Kevin Sims on vocals, …

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