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CR-B Band

Mission Statement:  The Coon Rapids-Bayard CSD Band Department is dedicated to helping students develop the habits, knowledge, and skills necessary to be life-long learners and musicians in an ever-changing world.

Hi everybody! Welcome to the band web page. For the 2016-17 school year the band will be performing at all the home football games and basketball games.

The concert bands will be performing at the Winter and Spring concerts.

Students will be involved in honor bands this year. Selected 6th and 7th grade band students will be participating in the annual Karl L. King Middle School honor band festival in Fort Dodge, Iowa on January 14th, 2017.

We have selected 7th , 8th  and High School students participating in the Iowa Western Community College honor band festival in Council Bluffs Iowa on January 26th, 2017.

High school students will be participating in Iowa High School Music Association Solo Contest this year on April 8th, 2017.

Both Junior High and High School band students will be participating in our Rolling Valley Conference Band Festival on March 14th, 2017 in Woodbine, Iowa.

We had a great turn out for the Iowa State Band Extravaganza, which was held in Ames on November 15th.

The Crusader Band department is heading in the right direction. Thank you for all of your support.


John M. Erickson

CR-B Bands/ELP



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