The Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge, Iowa

Page 2 of photos of the March 13, 2016 program


The King Band's Assistant Conductor is Dr. David Klee.

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Dr. Klee conducted the march "McKinley's Own" by Karl L. King in 1923.

Watch and listen to the King Band as they perform
Mckinley's Own.

(about 50 mb MPG file)

Dr. Klee also conducted the band as they performed "Two Gaelic Folk Songs".
(1. Molly Malone 2. The Wearing of the Green)


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      Roger Netz, from Manson, long-time member of the Saxophone section in the King Band, led the audience in a sing-along of two traditional Irish favorites, “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling” and “Danny Boy”.

Listen to an mp3 portion of When Irish Eyes are Smiling.
Listen to an mp3 portion of Danny Boy.

Watch and listen to the King Band as they play and sing the favorite, McNamara’s Band, as arranged by former conductor Reginald R. Schive.

(almost 53 mb MPG file)

The band performed the march selection, “The Irish Brigade” by John Casto.

Listen to The Irish Brigade.
 (4.39mb mp3)

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      This concert closed in the usual way, with the playing of our National Anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner”.

         The next performance of the Karl King Municipal Band was April 3, the band’s annual Scholarship Concert and the Focus Concert for the college featuring the music of Central America.   (April 3 Concert)

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