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:

  • Ad Astra
  • A Scottish Hymn
  • MacArthur Park (10-piece)
  • Gaelforce
  • The Thunderer
  • Four Cornish Dances
  • Enter the Galaxies