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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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Commission Meeting 26 January 2014, 5 PM to 7 PM (time change)

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session on 26 January 2014 from 5 to 7 PM at Marquis Hall on the Coe College Campus. Agenda shall include a financial report, setting the 2014 performance schedule, and setting audition dates for open positions. This meeting is open to the public.

Commission Meeting 7 PM 10 November 2013

The city band commission will meet in Marquis Hall at Coe College at 7 PM on 10 November 2013.

Commission Meeting 7 PM 22 September 2013

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session briefly on 22 September 2013 at 7 PM in Marquis Hall at Coe College. This session is to discuss funding the search for a band logo. After the formal session, there will be a work session to review applicants for our publicity and business manager positions.

Positions available: Publicity Manager and Business Manager

The submittal period is closed. Resumes are under review. The Cedar Rapids Municipal Band has two positions open, one for Publicity Manager, the other for Business Manager. Click here  for a description of the Publicity Manager position. Click here for a description of the Business Manager description. And if you have any questions, you can send …

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Formal Commission Meeting

The City Band Commission will have a formal meeting on Sunday, 25 August, at 5 PM in Marquis Hall at Coe College. (This is the building on the back of Sinclair Auditorium. Signs will be posted to get you to the room, but you can start at room 105.) Agenda includes (but is not limited …

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End of Season Blowout! Noelridge, Ellis, and HooverFest

We’re in our final week of the 2013 season, and we have some great music to see everyone off. Wednesday, we’re near the lagoon at Noelridge Park. Please note that some early copies of the schedule stated Bowman Woods, but that’s not available due to construction. This late in the year, it’s much cooler in …

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Master Sergeant Susan Rider

We have a special guest for our final week of 2013: Trumpeter/cornetist Susan Rider of Cedar Falls, Iowa, who joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in July 1997. Master Sergeant Rider began her musical instruction at age 10. Upon graduating in 1985 from Northern University High School in Cedar Falls, she earned a …

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