Week 3: McGrath Amphitheatre and Bever Park

The band’s Wednesday night concert will be preceded by a performance by the Cedar Rapids Youth Flute Ensemble at 6:30 p.m. at the McGrath Amphitheatre. The Muni Band will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, the concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in Bever Park. All performances will be streamed live on Facebook.

This week features our Young Artist Competition winner Emma Bennett performing Artie Shaw’s jazzy Concerto for Clarinet. Also, because the Force is strong with conductor Steve Shanley, the band will perform Suite from the Star Wars Epic, Part 1.

llumination (David Maslanka)
The Waltzing Cat (Leroy Anderson) Orchestral Version Referenced:
Concerto for Four Horns and Orchestra Mvt. III (Carl Heinrich Hübler, arr. Susan & Trevor Denyer)
Liberty Bell (John Philip Sousa)
Shepherd’s Hey (Percy Grainger)
Concerto for Clarinet (Artie Shaw, arr. Ted Parson)
Pas Redouble (Camille Saint-Saëns, trans. Arthur Frackenpohl)
Suite from the Star Wars Epic, Part 1 (John Williams, arr. Robert W. Smith)
Galop (Amilcare Ponchielli, arr. Larry Daehn)