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Feb 16

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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Feb 13

CRMB Auditions 23 and 25 March

The City Band Commission will conduct auditions for the Municipal Band on 23 and 25 March 2018. Auditions will run from 6 to roughly 9 PM on Friday, 23 March, and 1 to roughly 4 PM on Sunday, 25 March. Please note that no auditions will be held on Saturday, 24 March. Audition times are …

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Jan 16

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.

Oct 17

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.

Aug 06

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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Aug 01

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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Jul 30

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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Jul 25

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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Jul 23

CR Municipal Band Concert Sunday at Bever Park!

If you haven’t had a chance to hear us yet this week (or even if you have!), you get one more chance tonight at Bever Park. We have a program that everyone will love this week, including selections from La La Land and the Blues Brothers in addition to an Artie Shaw Concerto for clarinet performed by …

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Jul 21

See the CR Municipal Band Saturday Morning at New Bo City Market!

We make our New Bo debut this Saturday morning at 10:00 AM!  We have a program that everyone will love this week, including selections from La La Land and the Blues Brothers in addition to an Artie Shaw Concerto for clarinet performed by Amanda McCandless! Head down to New Bo to hear us out on the lawn …

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