The EIBB welcomes Lee Tippe, Ray Colony, and Dave Parsons to the board of directors.
The band held its annual board meeting on January 13th before their regular rehearsal. Members of the board, as well as the committee chairs, presented their annual reports to the band membership. A recap of the past year’s treasurer report, concerts, sales, and goals were all discussed. Before the meeting concluded, the band voted on the slate of candidates and elected Lee, Ray, and Dave to the board.
All members are looking forward to a wonderful 2011 season as well as celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Eastern Iowa Brass Band.
A committee is being formed to look into special events, merchandise, and concerts to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the band. If you would like to join our anniversary committee or have ideas to offer, please contact any member of the band, we would love to hear from you!
Once again, the Eastern Iowa Brass Band has invited the Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale to join us on our December subscription series concert. Under the direction of Fred Kiser, the CR Concert Chorale will perform highlights from Handel’s “Messiah” accompanied by members of the Eastern Iowa Brass Band.
The Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale is made up of homemakers, teachers, doctors, receptionists, radio personalities, city employees, secretaries, real estate brokers, executives and many other professionals. The Chorale, founded in 1959, also serves as the principal choral ensemble of the Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra. The Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale is an auditioned SATB chorus of up to 100 voices.
Most Entertaining – Dublin Silver Band
Best Cornet – Bob Hinckley, Central Florida Brass Band
Best soloist – Robert Miller, Weston Silver Band (Euphonium)
Best March – Prairie Brass Band
Best Percussion – Dublin Silver Band
Best New Arrangement – “Give it one” Central Florida
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