R S Haney

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

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And the winner is … BEVER PARK!

OUR WEDNESDAY CONCERT IS AT BEVER PARK! As stated, we cannot play Washington HS as originally scheduled. This is due to delays to the construction at the school. Instead, we are playing at Bever Park, which is a mere mile from Wash. Tell your friends!


We have a couple of late-breaking schedule changes for you. First, Die Tiefen Keller Kinder WILL NOT present a prelude concert on 14 July at Bever. We were informed on Friday that due to some other schedule changes, they cannot play this weekend. We apologize for the inconvenience. BUT THE MUNICIPAL BAND CONCERT IS STILL …

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Week 6: The Bringer of WAR!

As in MARS, from Holst’s famous “The Planets,” of course, conducted by no less a personage than Jason Weinberger, conductor of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra. We’ll be at Taft Middle School on the NW side on Wednesday, and it looks like the weather will be much more clement than it was the last time …

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Week Five: A Hat Trick of Concerts!

Greetings, music lovers! This week, the Municipal Band is playing THREE events, all free. This Wednesday, we’ll be at Noelridge Park near the lagoon at 7:30. We have a bonus concert on Saturday, 6 July, downtown at the Farmers Market in Greene Square Park — downbeat is at 10:00 AM sharp. (Well, not sharp…we’ll play …

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Publicity Manager

UPDATE: WE ARE STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! The application process on the city website has closed, but the Commission is still taking applications. Please look at the job description on the city’s site, then mail your application to maestrolaw@gmail.com. Please note that this is NOT a volunteer position, but a contract position. The City Band Commission …

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Week 4: Sokol Park and Bever Park

We have a great program for you this week. Wednesday, we’re at Sokol Park in the Czech Village at 7:30. Our theme this week is quite international, with music from Spain, Latin America, Russia, Scotland, the USA…and of course we’ll have Czech music as well! Walk, ride, or bike on down. On Sunday, we’ll be …

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Commission Meeting 26 June 2013

The City Band Commission will meet on Wednesday, 26 June, at Sokol Park. Time is 6:45 PM, just prior to the concert. Proposed agenda: Call to Order – Chair Robert Sadilek Minutes of previous meeting – Law Financial Report – Law New Business: Approve proposed budget for 2013-2014 Rewrite Business manager job description. Additional items …

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Week 3: Ushers Ferry and Ellis

Concerts this week at Ushers Ferry Historic Village on Wednesday and Ellis Park on Sunday. Featured artists are Slayton Thompson on harmonica, euphonium players David Neff and Blaine Cunningham, and vocalist Rosa Lemos. You can hear Wednesday’s concert LIVE at 7:30 PM CDT (12:30 AM GMT) on KRMY 93.1 FM, 1450 AM, and http://www.kmryradio.com/listen-live/ On …

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Week 2: Taft Middle School and Bever Park

We have another great week of music for you! Wednesday (12 June), we will be at Taft Middle School on E Avenue NW. We’ve not been able to play there for a while due to the geothermal system installation, so we’re looking forward to being in that part of town again. Sunday, 16 June, we’ll …

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Trivia Time!

Francis Scott Key wrote what we now know as our national anthem during the Battle of Baltimore, which began on 13 September 1814 and ended the following morning. Key was a lawyer by vocation. He had boarded the British ship Tonnant with an American colonel to negotiate the release of prisoners, including a prominent citizen …

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