The EIBB will perform a free concert at the Hoover Presidential Library auditorium at 2pm. Invite your friends and family to enjoy this wonderful concert! Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the comfort of the air-conditioned Hoover Auditorium.
The Eastern Iowa Brass Band will present their Spring Concert on Saturday, April 29th at 7:30pm in the Sinclair Auditorium on the campus of Coe College in Cedar Rapids. This concert will feature the winners of the EIBB’s Young Artists Competition.
Hayden Wahlstrom (trombone) will perform “Morceau Symphonique” by Alexandre Guilmant. Hayden is a senior at Marion High School and was a member of the Iowa All-State Band and the Iowa All-State Jazz Band in 2016.
Lydia Raim (euphonium) will perform “Fantasia di Concerto” by Eduardo Boccalari. Lydia is a senior music education major at the University of Northern Iowa. Lydia was awarded the Myron and Ruth Russell Award in the 2016 Spotlight Performance Competition at UNI. She also was a finalist in the Wind Symphony Solo Competition in 2016. In 2015, she was a finalist for the Student Euphonium Solo division at the Midwest Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conference. Her high school awards included IBA Major Landers Scholarship, 2013 Muscatine Symphony Concerto Competition winner, and 2012 Eastern Iowa Brass Band Young ArtistCompetion: High School Division winner in 2012.
Saturday’s concert will feature the following pieces:
On Sunday, March 5th at 3:00 PM in the Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School Auditorium, Nordic Welshman Arfon Owen, horn soloist with the Stavanger Brass Band in Norway; John Daniel, trumpet professor at Lawrence Conservatory and Repiano Cornet with the award winning Brass Band of Battle Creek; and Geoff Durbin, trombone/euphonium artist, a 2013 Falcone competition medalists and member of Presidio Brass, based in San Diego, CA, will feature the British-style brass band solo literature performing with the Eastern Iowa Brass Band under the direction of Alex Beamer.
This concert is sponsored by the Eastern Iowa Brass Band and hosted by the Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School Band Program. The concert is free and open to the public.
Jefferson High School, 1243 20th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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