Karl L King Municipal Band Essay

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The months of June and July are always busy and exciting ones for the Karl L. King Municipal Band with their summer concert series starting. The band will perform each Sunday evening, weather permitting, beginning June 12. The Conductor of the band is Jerrold P. Jimmerson, with Dr. David Klee as the assistant conductor. All concerts start at 7:30 p.m., and there is no admission charge, courtesy of the City of Fort Dodge. The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Bell Choir also sponsors an ice cream social prior to and during the concerts, featuring homemade ice cream and baked goodies for sale. Persons attending these concerts are reminded to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets, since no seating is available. On June 12, the King Band will begin their summer season with the annual Flag Day Concert. Many patriotic selections will be featured, including “Let Freedom Ring!” by Kenny Bierschenk.…show more content…
During that time, he performed with two of the top circus bands of that era, the Sells-Floto/Buffalo Bill Wild West Show, and the Barnum and Bailey Circus. Featured in performers on this concert will be Tim Miller of Humboldt, and David Swaroff of Dayton, will be performing King's composition, “Wood Nymphs Polka,” as a trumpet duet. This is only the beginning of the concert summer series. There will be five more from July 3, with a special Independence Day concert, through July 31 as well. Plan now to be in attendance at the Karl L. King Band Shell in Oleson Park each Sunday evening. In case of inclement weather occurring at the starting time, the concert may be
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