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Learn about Dr. Carson's book:On the Path to Excellence - The Northshore Concert Band: Paynter, Buehlman, and Beyond
Published by Meredith Music

The original band version of Spoon River by Percy Grainger, edited by Dr. Carson and Mr. Naylor, available from Southern Music.
United States Marine Band recording HERE!

Program notes HERE

Meet the Faculty Events & Concerts A Band for Every Musician Resources & Media History

Concert Band Rehearsal Schedule


August 4-14 2014 Band Tour Information, click here

The tour was absolutely AMAZING!
Click the link above to see our itinerary. And start saving NOW for our next amazing tour!

PragueOld Town Square, Prague (photo by William Carson)

Warsaw, Krakow, Prague, Berlin
Poland, Czech Republic, Germany

Runout Concert:
Muscatine High School
December 13, 3:00 pm
11:30 am         Load               Sinclair Loading Dock
                                               Bring instruments, music, uniform
Noon              Leave               Motorcoach (Windstar Lines), 2 15-passenger vans (Budget)
1:00 pm          Arrive               Muscatine High School         
1:15 pm          Rehearsal        MHS stage
2:00 pm          Change into uniform
There will be changing rooms at the school –
you do not need to travel in your uniform.
3:00                Concert
4:30                Reload bus and vans
5:45                Unload at Coe
6:15                Bus and vans return us to Hacienda las Glorias, First Avenue
6:30                Dinner at Hacienda las Glorias, paid for by the band budget
After Dinner   Shuttle back to Coe (vans only)


Enjoy your winter break!
First rehearsal of Spring Term: 
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 7:00 - 9:15 pm


Click here for syllabus

Click here for schedule

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