Clinton Rosette choir director featured at band concert

The DeKalb Municipal Band’s second concert of the season will feature vocalist Gregor King, who will sing “Fly Me to the Moon,”“Feeling Good” and “Come Fly With Me.”

The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, at the Dee Palmer Band Shell in Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road in DeKalb. The band is under the direction of Kirk Lundbeck.

King received a bachelor’s degree in vocal music education with a French minor from Millikin University in Decatur. During his collegiate career, he competed in the international competition Harmony Sweepstakes (an a cappella singing competition) and also traveled to China during the 2008 Olympic Games to sing with his collegiate choir.

King serves as the choir director for Clinton Rosette Middle School in DeKalb. He recently directed the musical “Annie Jr.” and sings tenor for the St. Charles Singers.

Other musical selections on the program include “The Nutmeggers March,” “Light Cavalry,” “The Fantasticks,” “Knights Of The Road,” “Themes Like Old Times,” “The Midnight Flyer,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “Ellington (Tribute to the Duke),” “Serenata” and “His Honor.”

Admission is free; bench seating is available or bring a lawn chair or blanket. Guests are asked to follow CDC guidelines regarding places where people congregate by social distancing 6 feet apart and wearing a mask when this is not possible.

For more information about the band or to donate to “Help the Band Play On,” visit www.dekalbmunicipalband.com. Visit the band’s Facebook page for up-to-the-minute happenings and to learn of any weather cancellations.