R S Haney

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

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Concert tonight at Ellis Park!

It’s going to be a beautiful summer evening for our concert tonight at Ellis Park!  Concert begins at 7:30PM.  This week’s guest artists include Lincoln Ginsberg from Washington High School on vocals and Christian Behrens on trombone.  Pack a snack and your lawn chair or blanket and we’ll see you out at the park! This …

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Concert TONIGHT at Noelridge Park!

The Cedar Rapids Municipal Band plays tonight (11 June) at 7:30 PM at Noelridge Park on the northeast side, near the lagoon. The program for this week includes: The Star Spangled Banner, sung by guest vocalist Lincoln Ginsberg Overture from “La Forza del Destino” Solid Men to the Front Big Band Spectacular What Cheer Rumble, …

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Hear us TONIGHT at Bever Park

We’ll be at the Blake Boulevard entrance to Bever Park tonight, downbeat at 7:30. I don’t think we could ask for better weather tonight, either. See you there!

Concert TONIGHT at Greene Square Park!

You are invited to bring your lawn chairs and join us for our first 2014 band concert this evening at Greene Square Park, starting at 7:30 p.m. The program will include: Star Spangled Banner, sung by Xavier high school student Meredith Diebold The Iowa Band Law by Karl King (special guest conductor!) Prelude, Siciliano and …

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Band Commission Meeting 25 June 2014

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session to review fiscal year 14 on 25 June 2014 at Taft Middle School (outdoors, at the concert venue for that evening). The meeting will start at 6:15 PM. The agenda include review of FY14 financial data, discussion of FY15 budget (specifically, the line items under which …

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City Band Commission Meeting 21 March 2014

The City Band Commission will have both a formal meeting and a working session on Friday, 21 March 2014. Sessions will start at 5 PM at the Washington High School band room at 2205 Forest Drive SE. The working session relates to auditions for new personnel. The formal session includes, but is not limited to, …

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2014 Auditions!

Cedar Rapids Municipal Band Auditions 2014  Auditions will be held on Friday, March 21st and Sunday, March 23rd in the Cedar Rapids Washington High School Band Room. Openings for: Clarinet, Bassoon, French Horn, Trombone, and Percussion. Other instrument openings are possible and substitutes are needed on all instruments, particularly Oboe this year. We encourage all qualified musicians to apply. To sign up for an …

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Fourth Annual Young Artist Competition on 22 April!

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2014 Auditions

The Cedar Rapids Municipal Band will hold auditions on 21 March 2014 (Friday evening) and 23 March 2014 (Sunday afternoon). The auditions will be held at the Washington High School band room, 2205 Forest Drive SE in Cedar Rapids. You may audition for available full positions, or audition to be a substitute player. We do …

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2014 Concert Schedule now available

The CRMB 2014 concert schedule is now up. Sure, it’s a long time from now, but thinking about a warm summer full of great music is getting me through this winter! We have TWO Saturday concerts at the Downtown Farmers Market. We’re also performing in conjunction with the Freedom Festival and the National Czech and …

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