On July 4, the Eastern Iowa Brass Band will perform a free concert on the lawn of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum. “Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music of one of Iowa’s premier bands,” read a press release from the Library-Museum.
Joining the Eastern Iowa Brass Band will be a Museum Docent dressed in character and reading the Declaration of Independence.
Over the years the Eastern Iowa Brass Band has won many awards in the North American Brass Band Association Championships.
This 35-member ensemble performs from a repertoire which features original works for brass band, as well as arrangements of well-known orchestral and wind band literature.
Featured soloists are frequently used in concert programs which also include marches, medleys, hymn tune arrangements, folk songs, Broadway show tunes and novelty features.