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Jul 19

It’s Czech Week!

It’s Czech week in honor of our performance this Wednesday at Sokol Park!  You will love our guest artists this week including Marcus Haack on accordion and Blaine Cunningham on tuba.  We will also feature music from Cedar Rapids native and Grammy award-winning composer Michael Daugherty.  Join us Wednesday at 7:30 with your friends, family, picnic, and lawn chair!

This week’s program includes:

Star Spangled Banner and Cedar Rapids Song of Dedication, Lauren Flory, Washington HS, Vocalist

Helena Polka (arr. Louis Vitak), Marcus Haack, Accordion

Slavonic Dance No. 8 (Antonin Dvorak, arr. Longfield)

Reflections on the Mississippi, Mvts. 3 & 4 (Michael Daugherty) Blaine Cunningham, Tuba

The Syncopated Clock (Leroy Anderson)

Beer Barrel Polka (Jaromir Vejvoda), Marcus Haack, Accordion

The Crosley March (Henry Fillmore)

Vulcan (Michael Daugherty)

Whip and Spur Gallop (Thomas Allen, arr. Ray Cramer) 2.0

This week’s program is dedicated to long-time CRMB member and equipment manager Larry Klima, who passed last Thursday.