Fantastic Night of Music This Sunday at Ellis!

It’s our last performance at Ellis Park for the summer so you won’t want to miss it!The trombone section and our Margaret Kegel Young Artist Competition scholarship winner Tina Wichert will wow you with their flashy technique in addition to some flashy work from the band on Claude T. Smith’s Flight, favorite marches, and a symphonic suite from Star Trek.  Bring your friends and family (or pets!) out to Ellis Park this Sunday at 7:30 for a beautiful summer evening of great music!

This week’s program includes:

  • The Star Spangled Banner and Cedar Rapids Song of Dedication, Caroline McLaughlin, Washington HS, Vocals
  • Flight (Claude T. Smith)
  • African Samba (Adam Gorb)
  • Hosts of Freedom (Karl King)
  • Abbey Road: A Symphonic Portrait (arr. Ira Hearshen)
  • Solo de Concours (Henri Rabaud, arr. Harry Gee) Tina Wichert, Center Point-Urbana, Clarinet (CRMB Young Artist Competition Winner)

Young Artist Competition


  • Symphonic Suite from “Star Trek” (arr. Jay Bocook)
  • Brighton Beach March (William Latham)
  • That’s a Plenty (arr. Jack Gale) & Take Me Out to the Ball Game (arr. Pete Drahozal), CRMB Trombone Quintet
  • King Karl King (Henry Fillmore)