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Jul 16

Concert Wednesday at Sokol Park!

This week features a few Czech-inspired pieces in honor of our performance at Sokol Park tomorrow night!  Orchestra Iowa conductor Tim Hankewich will join us as a guest conductor along with the CRMB Young Artist Competition Runner-Up Lexi Forstrom on alto sax.  This Sokol Park concert is in association with the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library.  Concert begins at 7:30!

  • The Star Spangled Banner, performed by Emma Deignan, Xavier High School
  • Slavonic Dance No. 1  (Antonin Dvorak, arr. Tobani)
  • The Gladiator  (John Philip Sousa)
  • The Pines of the Appian Way (Ottorino Respighi, arr. dElia & Leizden) Featuring Tim Hankewich, Conductor (http://www.orchestraiowa.org/Orchestra/Conductor/1/Timothy-Hankewich.aspx)
  • Barbara Polka (F. Kovarik)
  • Selections from “Sweeney Todd” (Stephen Sondheim, arr. Bulla) 
  • Fantasia for Alto Saxophone (Claude T. Smith)                                   Featuring CRMB Young Artist Competition Runner-Up Lexi Forstrom, Alto Saxophone
  • Big Band Tribute (arr. John Wasson) Olympia Hippodrome (Russell Alexander)
  • Cedar Rapids Song of Dedication, performed by Emma Deignan, Xavier High School