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Week 8: Sokol and Bever REDUX

We have another diverse program featuring many guests this week. Violinist Natalie Brown will be joining us for two pieces: one of the most haunting and beautiful movie melodies of all time, as well as some good old fashioned Irish fiddling. A number of talented musicians from our local high schools will perform–including a rising …

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Week 7: Out of the Shadows

This week, we’re featuring instruments that don’t often get the spotlight. What’s more, our featured soloists are all members of the Municipal Band! But if you want to hear them, make sure you go to the right place: BEVER PARK on Wednesday at the usual time, and Sunday at Ellis. The original Wednesday venue was …

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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 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 On …

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