Coe College Bands
Cedar Rapids, IA
Concert Band is directed by Dr. William S. Carson, Director of Bands
Jazz Band is directed by Steve Shanley
Coe College Concert Band pre-commencement concert
May 8, 9:30 am
Congratulations to the following Coe College Concert Band members who were members of the 2015 Iowa Collegiate Honor Band:
Makayla Kaune, Flute/Piccolo
Becca Vidales, Oboe
Bethany Baker, Clarinet
Laura Gibson, Clarinet
Brianna Sayles, Clarinet
Drew Wood, Bass Clarinet
Jessica Allen, Alto Saxophone
Ethan Hong, Alto Saxophone
Jubiril Awe, Trumpet
Michael Woodruff, Trumpet
Eric Carson, Horn
Theodore Williams, Tuba
Julia Heimer, Percussion
Amanda Huesmann, Percussion
The 21st Annual Iowa Collegiate Honor Band was held on Friday, November 20st and Saturday, November 21st. The conductor of the 2015 College Honor Band was Dr. Scott Weiss, Director of Bands and Professor of Music at the University of South Carolina.
The 2:00 performance on Saturday, November 21 was held in the Josephine Tope Community Auditorium at Nevada Community School in Nevada, IA.
Coe's students did a great job, as did the whole band!
Click here for details about the AMAZING
Coe College Music Department
TOUR TO COSTA RICA:
that took place Dec. 29, 2015 - Jan. 6, 2016
To learn more about our incredible summer 2014 tour to Europe, click here
Old Town Square, Prague (photo
by William Carson)
Warsaw, Krakow, Prague, Berlin
Poland, Czech Republic, Germany
Old Town Square, Prague (photo by William Carson)
Poland, Czech Republic, Germany
band members, click
for course information
Prospective students, click here for more information about the Coe College Bands
Click here for more information about Music at Coe
Click HERE for CONCERT BAND REPERTOIRE 2011-2012
Click HERE for CONCERT BAND REPERTOIRE 2010-2011
HERE for CONCERT
BAND REPERTOIRE 2009-2010
Coe College Concert Band involved in Daniel Kallman commissioning project.
Hear Coe's premiere of the new piece as demo recordings on Kallman's website.
The original 1933 band version of Spoon River by Percy Grainger, edited by Dr. Carson and Mr. Naylor, available from Southern Music.
Listen to a recording by the "President's Own" United State Marine Band HERE!
Click here to read Dr. Carson's article about the discovery of the original hand-copied parts.
HERE for Coe College Concert Band and Jazz Band Audio/Video files, YouTube Links
New Horizons Band of Cedar Rapids, Iowa
hosted by Coe College
Alan Lawrence, conductor
Need to borrow music?
|Check out our Band Library|
|our March Size Library|
|our Jazz Band Library|
Small Ensemble Libraries
||Click HERE for information|
The bands administered by Dr. Carson include the Coe College Bands:
Coe College Concert Band (see the pic) :
Coe College Concert Band in Rehearsal - click here for photos
Coe Gold Jazz Ensemble (Big Band) directed by Steve Shanley
Coe Crimson Jazz Ensemble (Jazz and Improvisation Laboratory)
Coe College Senior Honor Band
Coe College Junior Honor Band
Coe College Elementary Honor Band
As well as the:
Bill Carson Big Band
Other instrumental ensembles at Coe College include:
Coe College Bands | Coe College Instrumental Music Schedule |
| Dr. William S. Carson | Carson Biographical Information |
| Coe College Bands History | Coe College Honor Bands |
| Coe College Jazz Summit | Coe College Festival of Bands |
| Cabaret Information | Cedar Rapids Municipal Band |
Coe College, 1220 First Avenue Northeast, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52402
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In April 2004, Coe College's instructor of Low Brass, Bill Behrens, was killed in a tragic automobile accident.