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Preview Concert by CR Youth Wind Ensemble MOVED to Washington High School!

Due to weather conditions this afternoon, the prelude concert performed by the Cedar Rapids Youth Wind Ensemble has been moved to the Washington High School Band Room.  Washington High School is located at 2205 Forest Drive NE in Cedar Rapids.  Parking in the north parking lot will allow for your easy access to the fine …

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At Bever tonight: Cedar Rapids Metro Area Youth Wind Ensemble

We have a special treat for you tonight: The Cedar Rapids Metro Area Youth Wind Ensemble! This group of talented high school musicians will perform tonight at 6:30 PM at our usual place at the Blake Boulevard SE entrance to Bever Park. They are led by area high school band directors Jim Miller and Steve …

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Concert tonight at Bever with special preview concert!

Don’t miss our concert tonight at Bever Park!  A special preview concert will be held at 6:30 featuring the Cedar Rapids Area Youth Wind Ensemble.  Our regularly scheduled concert will begin at 7:30 with special guests this week Randy Gabrowski and Amy Schnedel on trumpet and Linn Mar High School vocalist Brooke Almasi.  Pack up …

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Farmer’s Market performance this Saturday CANCELLED

Due to standing water in Greene Square Park, which would make it impossible to set up our stage, we have been forced to cancel our Saturday, June 21 performance at the Cedar Rapids downtown Farmer’s Market.  Please join us for our next performance on Sunday, June 22 at Bever Park. The Cedar Rapids Youth Wind …

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Concert Wednesday at Bowman Woods (Chatham Park)!

Pack up those lawn chairs and bring the family out to Bowman Woods this Wednesday, June 18 for another fantastic Cedar Rapids Municipal Band concert! Our concerts are always free and offer a little something for everyone. This week features two outstanding trumpeters, Randy Grabowski and Amy Schendel and the great voice of Linn-Mar student …

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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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