Rob Cline

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Trombones, Woodwind Trio next up for Mini Muni Music performances

Join us on Sunday, August 30, at 7 pm for a livestream performance by our trombone quartet. Performers will include: Joel NagelCaleb LambertRobert ParkerDoug Anderson Music will include: James Bond, Simon & Garfunkel, Russian Sailors Dance, the Saint-Saens Organ Symphony, and more. The performance will be dedicated to the memory of longtime Municipal Band Member …

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Mini Muni Music returns with Woodwind Trio on Wed., August 26

We’re back! Mini Muni Music performances return this Wednesday (8/26)! Join us at 7 pm on our Facebook page to hear the woodwind trio featuring Christine Bellomy and Lisa Wissenberg on clarinet and Dana Ransom on bassoon. Music will include: Super Mario Bros ThemeTake Me Out to the BallgameMusic by Mozart, Brahms, and Shostakovich

Remembering Lee Dytrt

The entire Cedar Rapids Municipal Band community mourns the loss of Lee Dytrt, a true stalwart of the band and a wonderful musician and man. Papich-Kuba Obituary and Additional Information Here Lee J. Dytrt, 71, of Cedar Rapids, died at his home Saturday morning, August 15, 2020.  Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, …

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No live performance this week; rebroadcasts continue on KMRY

Due to the continuing impact of the August 10 derecho, we are pausing our Mini Muni Music concerts for a second consecutive week. But you can still hear music from the Muni Band as KMRY continues to rebroadcast the series on Sunday evenings. This Sunday (8/23) at 6 pm, KMRY will feature the horn octet …

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Added performance! Woodwind Quintet on August 5 at 7:30 pm

The band is used to performing for you twice a week, and so it has felt weird to have online concerts on Sundays but not on Wednesdays. We’re fixing that this week with a Wednesday night edition of Mini Muni Music featuring a woodwind quintet! Same deal as the other performances to date. Watch on …

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Announcing 4 more Mini Muni Music online concerts!

With two successful online events featuring online ensembles in the books, we are pleased to announce four more performances. All of these Sunday evening performances will begin at 7:30 and be streamed live on the band’s Facebook page. They will not be archived for future viewing, so be sure to tune in each Sunday. August …

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Mini Muni Music — Online Small Ensemble Concerts

The second online concert in a series of small ensemble performances is set for Sunday, July 26 at 7:30 pm and will feature four of the band’s outstanding clarinetists as well as Steve Shanley and vocalist Lynn Rothrock in conversation. The concert will be live streamed on the Municipal Band’s Facebook page, but will not …

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Last call! Join us for three concerts during the final week of our season

We’re wrapping up the 2019 season–but first, we’ve got three more concerts to play! Wednesday, July 31 at 7:30 pm — Noelridge ParkSaturday, Aug. 3 at 3 pm — Guthridge Park as part of Hiawatha Fun FestSunday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 pm (6:30 Prelude concert) — Bever Park At these performances:• We feature our own …

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Just hear those sleigh bells…Wait.

This week, join us for spectacular nights of music at Bowman Woods (Wed.) and Ellis Park (Sun.) — including the cool and cooling sounds of Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride! Music gets underway at 7:30 pm. Also on the program: • The band features its own members as Nick and Josh Carlo perform a humorous clarinet/bassoon …

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Week 7 is all about flutes. Well, and trombones. And other instruments, too. Like trumpets.

This week, the band returns to Cleveland Elementary School on Wednesday, July 17 and to Bever Park on Sunday, July 21. At this concert: • Iowa native Virginia Broffitt Kunzer, an Auburn University fluteprofessor, performs Faure’s “Fantasie” • Young Artist Competition runner-up Megan Bennett performs the Artunian trumpet concerto • Kennedy High School band director …

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