Municipal Band plays its last park concert of summer

Staff photo by Clay Schuldt Don Jirak conducts the New Ulm Municipal Band in their final Wednesday Night in German Park concert of the summer, as an appreciative crowd listens from the hillside.

NEW ULM–The New Ulm Municipal Band concluded its Wednesday night concert series in German Park with performances dedicated to popular marches.

The band opened with “Amparito Roca” by Jaime Texidor and closed with “Stars and Stripes Forever” from John Philip Sousa.

This Municipal Band celebrates 73 years of making beautiful music together. The Municipal Band consists of over 50 members ranging in age from 13 to 90.

Though last night was the band’s last preformance in the summer series, they will performe again during Hermann Fest at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 in Harman Park.