R S Haney

CRMB Webmaster, musician (tuba & bass), business manager, and former member of the governing Commission.

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Commission Meeting 1 April 2022

The Commission will meet at 4:30 PM on Friday, 1 April 2022. This will be a working session prior to auditions. Please note that the auditions themselves are NOT open to the public.

2022 Cedar Rapids Municipal Band Auditions

The CR Municipal Band is holding its annual auditions (after a two-year break!) on Friday, 1 April, and Saturday, 2 April, at CR Washington High School. Openings are known for Flute, Saxophone, and Trumpet. But we’re also hearing auditions for all other instruments to help fill out the substitute musician list. We need percussion subs …

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The Young Artist Competition is BACK!

The Cedar Rapids Municipal Band Young Artist Competition is ON for 2022! The winner of the competition will be the featured guest soloist during one week of the summer season andreceive a $500 cash award.  Please note that runners-up may be named and have an opportunity to receive a cash prize and perform with the …

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Commission Meeting 27 February 2022

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session on 27 February 2022 at 7 PM in Marquis Hall at Coe College. Discussion items include planning for 2022 summer season, equipment upgrades, auditions, and budgets. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate …

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Commission Meeting 23 January 2022

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session on23 January 2022 at 7 PM via Zoom (due to ongoing Omicron variant and difficulty finding a location). Discussion items include planning for 2022 summer season, equipment upgrades, auditions, and some publicity. If you plan to attend, please email our Business Manager as indicated below for …

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Commission Meeting 24 October 2021

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session on 24 October 2021 at 7 PM at Coe College in Marquis Hall. Discussion items include the 2021 season, budgets for FY21, FY22, and FY23, venues for 2022 season, and some financial planning for maintenance and special projects. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service …

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28 July 2021 Concert is CANCELED

Due to high heat/humidity at the concert site, we are canceling tonight’s concert. But catch us on Sunday night at Bever! And at New Bo Day of Music on Saturday! And you should attend both, because the music is completely different for each day.

13 June Concert Moved to History Center

The concert for tonight, 13 June, is moved to the History Center! This is due to expected temperatures in the 90s combined with direct sun on the pavement where the band would play at the park. Same great music, awesome new venue!

The 2021 Concert Season is posted!

You can find the 2021 CRMB concert schedule on our website at https://www.crmuniband.org/concert-schedule/ Yes, it’s correct — we really do have that many events at Bever Park! Due to the pandemic, things are a bit different this year. The band will be smaller (one on a part) so that we can maintain safe spacing among …

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Commission Meeting 18 April 2021

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session at 7:30PM on Sunday, 18 April 2021. Due to the pandemic, this meeting will be held online only. Meeting in person will be impossible or impractical due to concerns for the health and safety of Commission members, staff and the public presented by COVID-19 as well …

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