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Cleveland School, Bever Park…and around the world!

This week the band will bring great music to Cleveland Elementary School on Wednesday, June 12 (you might need a jacket!) and to Bever Park on Sunday, June 16. The New Horizons Band will perform a prelude concert at 6:15 p.m. on June 16. At this concert: Enjoy a musical celebration of Father’s Day, a …

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Season kicks off this Wed., June 5!

The Cedar Rapids Municipal Band season gets underway this Wednesday with a concert at NewBo City Market. The market will be open. The band will perform this week’s program again on Sunday, June 9 at Bever Park. Both concerts begin at 7:30 pm; Sunday’s performance will be preceded by a 6:30 performance by the Cedar …

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Commission Meeting 5 April 2019

UPDATE: DATE OF MEETING IS MOVED TO 5 APRIL BY REQUEST OF COMMISSION CHAIR. The City Band Commission will meet in formal session on Friday, 29 March 2019 5 April 2019, at 5 PM in the band room at Washington High School, 2205 Forest Drive SE. This will be a brief meeting, followed by auditions. …

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We’re hiring! Social Media Coordinator needed!

The Municipal Band is looking for someone to manage our social media presence throughout the year. This position is on a yearly contract, pay is $1200 per year (two pay periods, $600 each). Most of the work will occur in June and July, but there will be things to do throughout the year. The Social …

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CRMB Auditions! 29 March and 5 April

The Cedar Rapids Municipal Band, a professional concert band that presents 18 (or more!) concerts in area parks, will hold its annual auditions on Friday, 29 March, and Friday, 5 April, in the band room at Cedar Rapids Washington High School at 2205 Forest Drive SE. There are known openings for Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn. …

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Ooops!

Finally missed the change of year and listed 2018 in our post about the Young Artist Competition. That post has been corrected. The PDF poster was correct, however. My apologies!

2019 Young Artist Competition

The 2019 Young Artist Competition will be held Wednesday, 17 April, at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids. This is the ninth year of the YAC, and we heartily encourage you to enter! The competition is open to woodwind, brass, and percussion students in grades 9-12 who live or attend school in Linn County and …

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Commission Meeting 27 January

Meeting is moved up to 5 PM to avoid inclement weather tonight The City Band Commission will meet in formal session on Sunday, 27 January 2019, at Marquis Hall on the Coe College campus. The agenda will include financial reports, setting the venues for the 2019 concert season, and discussion of the Publicity Manager position. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, …

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Commission Meeting 30 September

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session on 30 September 2018 at Marquis Hall on the Coe campus. Start time is 7 PM. We’ll discuss the 2018 season, budgets, and dig into possible venues for the 2019 season.

You have plans Sunday night at Bever Park- it’s the last Municipal Band Concert of the summer!

We’ve packed in the favorites for our final week!   We have a little something for everyone: music from the hit musical Hamilton, a medley of music from Pixar films including Toy Story, Up, The Incredibles, Cars,  and Ratatouille, and a fantastic clarinet solo from University of Iowa clarinet professor Jorge Montilla.  Gather your family and friends, a picnic, and join us at …

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