Meet the Performing Artists

Christine Cleveland

A Charles City native, Christine is the Parish Music & Liturgy Coordinator / Pianist at Immaculate Conception Church and the Music Department Pianist for Charles City Community School Districts.

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Sonny Diesburg

Sonny is a Charles City native who currently resides in the Iowa City area. He plays music solely to make people smile and dance and never backs down from a good request.

Der Polka Prost

David Hutchins founded our band between 1979 - 1980, and with the exception of 2020 we've been going strong ever since. The band membership has continued to grow and expand over the years, although we have 3 original members still performing. We play traditional upbeat polkas, waltzes, schottisches, two-steps, and more!


As a band we really enjoy playing and having a great time together. We mostly play for special events and at nursing homes, assisted living areas, and senior centers in and around Charles City. However, we've traveled as far away as 75 miles to entertain - just because we love doing it!

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Sam Crosser

Residing in Osage, Iowa, Sam comes from a family of musicians dating back 4 generations. Sam currently plays with the local bands Nova Jazz, Island Fever and 5 Friends. Sam is also a member of the Piano Technicians Guild. When he's not playing piano, Sam is tuning them!


With his upbeat personality, Sam is a highly sought after solo artist, and is popular with his audience for his repertoire of jazz, rock, and gospel. Sam is available for special occasions, or for just plain having fun!