The 63rd Municipal Band season is underway! We had a great rehearsal on Monday, and we’re looking forward to playing for you. This week, we are at Greene Square Park on Wednesday, 5 June, and at Ellis Park on Sunday, 9 June. Both concerts start at 7:30 PM.
Here is the program:
- Fanfare and Star Spangled Banner (Key), sung by student vocalist Madelyn Carlson of Washington HS
- Iowa Band Law (by Karl King, dedicated to the very legislation that helps make this band possible!)
- Declaration Overture (Smith)
- I’ve Made My Plans for the Summer (Sousa), with guest vocalist Angela Billman
- Shenandoah (Ticheli)
- Horse and Buggy (Anderson)
- Second Suite in F (Holst)
- Best Broadway Marches(arr. Christensen)
- I Dreamed a Dream (yep, from Les Miserables), with Angela
- Circus Bee (Fillmore)
- The Cedar Rapids Song of Dedication, with Madelyn
See you there!
PS For those of you who aren’t sure you want to attend…”I’ve Made My Plans for the Summer” is a WALTZ by Sousa — he even wrote the lyrics. You really ought to hear it.