Meet the Musician
Chief Musician Jesse W. King,
Chief Musician Jesse King, a native of Albany, N.Y., joined the Navy Band in 2007. He earned a Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College in 2005 and most recently completed a Master of Music from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2008. King has spent summers studying with the Rekkenze Brass in Hof, Germany, and touring with the Youth Orchestra of the Americas with renowned conductors Benjamin Zander and Placido Domingo. His teachers include Eric Latini, Frank Gabriel Campos, Chris Gekker, Steve Hendrickson, and his father.
In addition to his duties as a musician, King also serves as a member of the Concert Band stage crew, assisting with the setup and stage management of many Concert Band concerts. In his free time, he enjoys working out with fellow members of the Navy Band and spending time with family and friends.