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

The 2022 Winter Concert Series finished with the Scholarship Concert.

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April 3, 2022 -

This April 3rd concert was the Bandís annual Concert when the Karl L. King Memorial Education Foundation Scholarships are awarded.
This program was held in the Fort Dodge Middle School Auditorium.

 Information about the
Karl L. King Memorial Scholarships

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Conductor Jerrold P. Jimmerson began the program by conduction the band in performing The High School Cadets,
a march composed by John Philip Sousa.

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The second number in this concert was Excerpts from Appalachian Spring,
a tune written by Aaron Copland and arranged by Robert Longfield.

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Next tune offered was the 1912 waltz Spirit of Springtime by Karl L. King.

Listen to Spirit of Springtime
Listen to the band performing a portion of  Karl King's Spirit of Springtime.

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Paul Bloomquist next introduced the three scholarship applicants.
They are, from left:  Abigail Holshlag, a trumpet player from New Hampton
Rebecca Rainwater, an alto saxophone player from Des Moines
and Jack Hannon, a trombone player from Winterset.

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This photo shows the three scholarship applicants performing Karl King's Drake Relays march with the King Band.

Drake Relays March
Listen to Drake Relays march.

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Next on the program was Make our Garden Grow (from Candide) by Leonard Bernstein and arranged by Joseph Kreines.

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Dan Cassady, Assistant Conductor of the Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge, led the band in the playing of
Highlights from West Side Story composed by Leonard Bernstein and arranged by Ted Ingram.

Jack Hannon and Rebecca Rainwater currently attend Iowa Central Community College,
and they won the $500 scholarships for ICCC students who participate in instrumental music.

Abigail Holshlag was the winner of the $1000 scholarship and she plans to attend the University of Northern Iowa and major in music,
so she was asked to perform her solo during this evening's program.

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You may enjoy listening and watching Abigail as she performs her solo 
for this Sunday afternoon audience.

(119 MB RGB format video file)

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Easter Monday on the White House Lawn by John Philip Sousa and edited by R. Mark Rogers was the next selection.

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The Galop on this program was Karl King's 1913 galop Emporia.

Karl King's Galop - Emporia
Listen to the galop Emporia.

The final tune on the program was Karl King's 1911 March which he named Eternal Youth.

Eternal Youth March
Listen to the band perform Karl King's march Eternal Youth.

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The Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge, Iowa finished the afternoon by playing our National Anthem.

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