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Music Scholarships/ Full Tuition Scholarships

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

To learn about our 2014 Band Tour, click here

The tour was absolutely AMAZING!
Click the link above to see our itinerary.

PragueOld Town Square, Prague (photo by William Carson)

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



Concert Band Rehearsal Schedule

Fantastic job last weekend!

Thanks for all the hard work on the music and for all the hosting work.


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Photographs tonight!

Please see earlier email message for instructions.


7:00          Tune

7:05          Heroic Sketches, Mike Ropers

7:15          From Whom All Blessings Flow, Laura Gibson

7:25          On The Town

7:35          Folk Song Suite I

7:45          Folk Song Suite II

7:55          Folk Song Suite III

8:05          Thank you seniors!

                Collegiate Rite

8:25          Coe Loyalty

8:35          Heroic Sketches without seniors

8:45          Done early!


TOUR TO ITALY in August!

This is going to be a fantastic trip.
2 nights in Rome, 3 in Florence, 3 in Venice.
August 6-15 (rehearsals August 3-5)
A concert in each city. One in Cedar Rapids before we leave.

Rehearsals remaining this year:

Monday, April 23

Wednesday, April 25

No rehearsal Monday, April 30

Wednesday, May 2


Commencement, May 6

8 am rehearsal

9:30 am prelude concert

10:00 commencement (processional, Alma Mater)

Approximately Noon - recessional


Click here to find links to recordings of the music we are playing this term!

Click here for syllabus

Click here for schedule

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