Mason City Bands

Mason City, Iowa

The Mason City Bands website is a resource for Mason City band students grades five through twelve. Students and their families may use the website to access schedules, performance information, and important band announcements. Information about the MC band program and directors is also available.

Mason City Band News

Lincoln 5/6 Students Selected for River City Honor Band

Thirteen Lincoln band students were selected to the 2019 River City Honor Band. We are so proud of their accomplishments and their work preparing for the honor band.

Lincoln students selected to 2019 River City Honor Band
Lincoln students selected for 2019 River City Honor BandFRONT ROW: Amiyah Whaley, clarinet; Peyton Miehe, f horn; Patrick Letscher, trombone; Sofia Emami-Ahari, oboe; Carson Hammond, trumpet; Drew Hobart, alto saxophone; Kyan Gutierrez, tuba; BACK ROW: Adam Buhr, euhonium; Ryleigh Penn, clarinet; Danielle Bolz, alto saxophone; Maggie Berding, trombone; Jackson Morud, trombone; Michael Hammond, f horn;

5th Grade F Horn Players
Student Volunteers at 5-8 Solo Festival

  • Congratulations to the following MC Instrumental Music students for being selected for All-State:
    • Band Selected -
      • Britta Elsbernd, Oboe
      • Bryce Kleven, Trumpet
      • Ben Swegle, French Horn
      • Tim Read, Tuba
    • Band Alternate -
      • Emma Garrett, Clarinet
      • Miles Kramer, Alto Saxophone
      • Bailey Gunderson, Alto Saxophone
    • Band Recalled -
      • Kaitlyn Walthall, Trumpet
    • Orchestra Selected -
      • Kaitlyn Broske, Violin
      • Maylee Ariston, Cello
    • Orchestra Alternate -
      • Chloe Ihlenfeldt, Viola

Congratulations, Mr. Kramer!

Golden Apple Award Winner (11/27/18)

Mr. Kramer was nominated for the Golden Apple Award by MCHS flute student, Megan Johnson. Mr. Kramer is very deserving of this award. Congratulations!

Click the photo to the left to view Mr. Kramer's presentation and interview

Upcoming Band Events


4 - State Large Group Contest, Orchestra and Concert and Symphonic Bands, Location TBD

6 - MCHS Orchestra SPRING Concert, Mohawk Performance Hall, 7:30 pm

12 - MCHS Concert and Symphonic Bands SPRING CONCERT, Mohawk Performance Hall, 3:00 pm

14 - 5-8 Orchestra SPRING CONCERT, Mohawk Performance Hall, 7:30 pm

23 - 7-8 Combined Middle School Band, Southbridge Mall, 6:00 pm

24 - Fine Arts Festival, Lincoln Intermediate, Assembly performance during school day

24 - MCHS Orchestra Band Festival Performance on the Downtown Plaza, Time TBD

25 - Mohawk Marching Band, 81st Annual North Iowa BAND FESTIVAL Parade, 10:00 am

25 - MCHS Jazz Band I, 81st Annual North Iowa BAND FESTIVAL, Downtown Plaza, 1:15 pm

27 - Concert Band, Memorial Day Services, Elmwood Cemetery, 9:15 am


2 - Symphonic Band, COMMENCEMENT CONCERT, MCHS Gymnasium, 12:30 pm

For a complete list of MC Band Events visit: 2018-19 MC Band Calendar of Events