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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


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Doreen Anderson

Guest Conductor, Coe College Elementary Honor Bands
Cedar Rapids Public Schools

Doreen Anderson has been teaching instrumental music for 32 years at many area middle schools, including Belle Plaine, Cedar Rapids Taft, Cedar Rapids McKinley, Cedar Rapids Roosevelt, Central Lutheran, Marion, Mount Vernon, and Norway, as well as Jefferson High School. Mrs. Anderson is a highly sought after hornist, having performed with the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band for almost three decades, having had numerous performances with Orchestra Iowa and Theatre Cedar Rapids. She has also served as an advisor on the Iowa Ambassadors of Music tour to Europe multiple times.

Mrs. Anderson graduated from Norway High School and got her bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa. Doreen and Doug, her husband and favorite trombone player, have three grown children and the cutest grandchildren in the world.