Mar 15

Municipal Band Auditions

The Cedar Rapids Municipal Band will hold auditions in the band room of Washington High School at 2205 Forest Drive SE:

Friday, April 1         6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 2    1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

All qualified instrumentalists are encouraged to audition. The band has open positions for Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, and Percussion, and substitutes are needed on all instruments, especially Saxes.

The CRMB performs 18 concerts each summer and musicians are paid for rehearsals (Monday evenings) and concerts (Wednesday and Sunday evenings). Members are not required to commit to the entire summer.

To audition, contact Scott Haney, CRMB Business Manager, at 319-431-9649 (call or text) or business@crmuniband.org.  Please leave a message with the following information:

  1. Name of the person auditioning
  2. E-mail address
  3. Phone number
  4. Audition instrument(s)
  5. Desired day and time for audition

It is highly encouraged to arrange an audition time in advance, though musicians are permitted to attend auditions without a scheduled time.

Musicians are evaluated solely on sight-reading ability but may begin the audition with a short prepared excerpt (not to exceed 60 seconds).

Please provide a brief musical resume (typed copy) at auditions.