The Iowa Legislature mentions Karl King

May 9th and 10th declared as Iowa School Band Days by Resolution 120

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Resolution 120 of the Iowa House of Reprentatives states:

WHEREAS, from the works of Robert Meredith Willson to the marches of Karl L. King,
Iowa has a long, strong, and proud tradition of band music; and

WHEREAS, music education within school band programs has repeatedly been proven to
positively influence student achievement in all curriculums; and

WHEREAS, comunity support for quality school music programs shows a dedication to
the sense of pride and community that school bands can provide; and

WHEREAS, school band programs demonstrate that a well-rounded music education can
be key to a student's success in life and learning; and

WHEREAS, the weekend of May 9 and 10, 2014, are state band contest days; and

WHEREAS, recognizing organizations like the Iowa Chapter of the American School Band
Directors Association and the Iowa Bandmasters Association will encourage music
excellence throughout our state; Now Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, that the House of
Representatives recognizes May 9 and 10, 2014, as Iowa School Band Days and congratulates
the talented and dedicated young musicians who are members of Iowa's school bands.

Adoption of House Resolution No. 120

                                                         Signed by the Honorable State Representative Scott D. Ourth

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