Upcoming Performances

Theme art SS2023
Getting away lets our spirits soar. Our spring show is May 20 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

“Let’s Get Away from It All,” our 2023 Spring Show

Getting away is a theme that strikes a chord in all of us. What do we want to escape? Maybe it’s a dull routine, a relationship problem, or even an embarrassing past mistake. The Harmony Hawks present a musical production on this theme with works from some of the iconic songwriters of American popular music. The show will feature the Harmony Hawks Chorus, guest quartet Corridor 4, and special musical guests from Prairie Point Middle School. Our musical journey is sure to provide a needed break in your routine, and lift your spirits.

Our 2023 Spring Show will be presented at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 20 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. located at 1340 Third Avenue SE in Cedar Rapids. Seating is general admission. Cost is $15 per ticket for adults, $5 for students and the parents of students performing on the show. Tickets will be available at the door, cash or check sales only.

An Afterglow will be held in the church’s Wesley Center following the performance with light refreshments (non-alcoholic), fellowship and more barbershop singing. Admission is free for show performers and workers, and for $5 for other guests. Tickets are needed for admission.

All spaces at St. Paul’s Church are handicap accessible. Enter on the Second Avenue side where an elevator and handicapped parking spaces are located

Tickets may be ordered in advance online at ShowTix4U.com at this direct link:

Discounted group tickets ($12 per ticket for groups of 10 or more) are available by calling Mary Huneke at 425-478-4793 between 9:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Have your credit card available.

Weekly Updates

Weekly Update for June 5

These are some of the guys who performed at the Memorial Day observance at Cedar Memorial Cemetery May 31. Several hundred attended this event which is becoming an annual tradition.

Rehearsal Plan for June 7

Tuesday Songs

  • Armed Forces Medley
  • America the Beautiful
  • Shenandoah
  • Isn’t She Lovely
  • God Bless the USA
  • Polecat that we know with peeling off quarteting members like a hot potato
  • Tag or two

Tribute to Heroes Details

  • When: Friday, June 17
  • Time: 6:00 – Arrive & Rehearse, 7:00 – National Anthem, approx. 7:45 – 3 songs
  • Where: The Hotel at Kirkwood
  • Attire: Black tux pants, red shirt, white tie, shiny shoes
  • See Larry Hlavacek if you are interested in eating and listening to the program
  • Keynote Speaker: University of Iowa Women’s Wrestling Coach Clarissa Chun

Golf Outing Details

SAVE THE DATE: Our annual golf outing will be Friday, August 12.  Join fellow members of our chorus in this fun event. Golfing ability is NOT a prerequisite to enjoy this event. It is a fun social time that just happens to include golf. Even if you do not have clubs, sign up and join us—-we will find clubs for you. The scoring will be set up in a four-person best shot format so all levels of golfers will have a good time.

  • WHEN: Friday, August 12 at 4 p.m.
  • WHERE: Airport National Golf Course, 3001 Wright Brothers Blvd East.
  • COST: $36 payable at the clubhouse
  • WHAT IS INCLUDED: Nine holes of golf with electric cart. Also included is a meal of either hamburger or brat, chips, and a 20 oz. soft drink. (Beer will also be available for purchase).
    • Long drive
    • Closest to the pin
    • Longest putt
    • Prize for every participant based on your team’s finish   

ALSO INCLUDED: Lots of fun, fellowship and singing!!!

We will have signup sheets at rehearsal soon.

If you would like to sign up now contact Bob Kerdus at 319 – 350 -7344 or email him at [email protected]

Upcoming Events (See the details on HarmonyHawks.org)

  • June 17 – Tribute to Heroes (Friday)
  • June 26 – Linn County Fair Sing-out (Sunday)
  • August 2 – Kernel’s National Anthem sing out
  • August 12 – Golf Outing
  • October 6-9 – CSD Fall Convention  
  • November 11 – Gospel Concert

Weekly Update

‘Silhouettes’ added to the website You can now access and download the PDF and tracks for “Silhouettes.” The past two weeks we have introduced this song. Long-time members may remember singing this in the past. This song was a favorite of the Doo Wop era, and it was made popular by The Rays in 1957. …

Update for May 16

A personal reflection on Saturday’s show From Gary Lindsay, webmaster. Those who saw me studying my music up to show time Saturday and at intermission might have already concluded that I did not feel totally ready to perform all our music. I had misgivings, some serious ones, and I don’t think I was alone in …