Summer is here: First concert of the season at Greene Square Park!

It is one of the surest signs of summer: free concerts in the parks with the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band!  Please join us for our first concert of the season this Wednesday in Greene Square Park.  The Cedar Rapids Youth Wind Ensemble will perform a special prelude concert at 6:30 with the Municipal Band to follow at 7:30.  Pack your lawn chair, picnic, and a companion and join us for some beautiful music in a beautiful park!

This week’s program includes:

  • The Star Spangled Banner and Cedar Rapids Song of Dedication performed by Calvin Chadima, Prairie High School
  • Iowa Band Law (Karl King)
  • Albanian Dance (Shelley Hanson)
  • Second Suite in F (Gustav Holst)
  • S’Wonderful (George Gerswhin, arr. Warren Barker) Slayton Thompson, Harmonica
  • Galaxy March (Frank Piersol)
  • Duke Ellington In Concert (arr. Paul Murtha)
  • Serenata (Leroy Anderson)
  • Danny Boy (Traditional, arr. Steve Shanley) Slayton Thompson, Harmonica
  • Symphonic Dances from Fiddler on the Roof (Jerry Bock, arr. Ira Hearshen)