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200th Anniversary of Star-Spangled Banner Celebrated

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the United States National Anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner.” Schools and community organizations around the country have been asked to participate in a celebration by singing patriotic songs – including “The Star-Spangled Banner” – and discuss the history and significance of the anthem. In celebration of this amazing […]

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Grammy-winning Vocal Ensemble Reopens Ballantyne

New York Voices Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 25, 2014)— The Grammy award-winning vocal ensemble, New York Voices, will perform at the reopening celebration of Ballantyne Auditorium at Kirkwood Community College on Thursday, February 27, at 8 p.m.  The sold out concert is presented by the Department of Arts and Humanities and includes Kirkwood vocal groups, […]

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Kirkwood Concert Band to Perform December 7

Kirkwood Community College Department of Arts and Humanities presents the Kirkwood Concert Band in concert Saturday, December 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. The Concert Band will feature nine pieces by various composers. Directed by Dr. Beth Zamzow, the Kirkwood Concert Band is a cooperative effort between Kirkwood students […]

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Vocal Ensembles Concert Set for Friday, December 6

Kirkwood Community College Performing Arts presents the Vocal Ensembles Concert Friday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. The Vocal Ensembles Concert features the Kirkwood Concert Chorale directed by Dr. Fred Kiser and the Kirkwood Vocal Jazz Ensembles – Jazz Transit, and RSVP directed by Ray Salucka. Enjoy a […]

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Local Jazz Prodigy to Perform with Kirkwood Jazz Bands

Iowa City native, Gabe Medd will be featured with the Kirkwood Community College jazz ensemble, combos, and CR Jazz on Friday, November 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Coralville Center for Performing Arts. Medd, an accomplished trumpet player, performed his first gig at the age of 10. Now 22 years of age, his resume includes […]

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Kirkwood Presents Terrence McNally Play, October 10-13

Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams Kirkwood kicks off its performing arts series with a production of Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams, a play by award-winning author Terrence McNally at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, October 10-13. Kirkwood students bring to the stage the comedic story about how far one will go […]

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