Rob Cline

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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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This week: Johnson STEAM Academy and Noelridge Park

On Wednesday night (7/10), we invite kids to become members of the band! Bring the kids to Johnson STEAM Academy at 6:15 to make their own instruments. The kids will get to play a song with the band during the performance! Also on Wednesday, students from Johnson STEAM Academy will perform at 6:30. Both the …

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Celebrating the Fourth of July and more!

Wednesday, July 3, 7:30 pm: Guthridge Park in HiawathaSunday, July 7, 7:30 pm: McGrath Amphitheater At this concert:• Hear all of your patriotic favorites as the band celebrates the Fourth of July • Guest vocalist Amy Friedl Stoner sings from the Great American Songbook • Linn-Mar HS flutist Octavia Barbulescu, runner-up in the 2019 Young …

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This week: Young Artist Competition winner Jaeden Hansen performs!

Wed, June 26, McGrath Amphitheater and Sun, June 30, Bever Park The winner of the 2019 Young Artists Competition, hornist Jaeden Hansen, is a recent graduate from Linn-Mar High School. He has been involved in many aspects of the music program throughout his high school career including Wind Ensemble, Jazz 1 (in which he plays …

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We’re ready to go at The History Center!

Still time to join us…or to listen on KMRY over the air or online!

Week three is historic!

This week, the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band makes its first-ever appearance at The History Center, which is now located in the stunning Douglas Mansion (800 2nd Ave. SE). We’re excited to collaborate with this important community organization that preserves and tells the stories of Linn County! The concert at The History Center begins at 7:30, …

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We’re on!

The rain is gone. The band is here. Join us at 7:30 at Cleveland Elementary School for a great night of music!