2006 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"As American as Mom and Apple Pie"
8:00 PM Thursday, July 6th, 2006
Linda W. Taylor Conductors Jorge Garcia
Opening Ceremony
Fanfare for the Common Man ......................................... Aaron Copland
A Festive Overture ................................................................ Alfred Reed
Forty Fathoms ................................................................. Harold Walters
Tuba Soloists:  Jorge Garcia & David Schaafsma
Esprit de Corps .................................................................... Robert Jager
On a Hymn Song of Philip Bliss ..................................... David Holsinger
An Irish Rhapsody ........................................................ Clare Grundman
The Klaxon ....................................................................... Henry Fillmore
-- Intermission --
Olympic Fanfare ................................................................ John Williams
Shenendoah ....................................................................... James Ployhar
Guest Conductor:  Anthony Bonner
Eubie ..................................................................................... Eubie Blake
Fugue on Yankee Doodle ............................................ John Philip Sousa
Showboat Selections ............................................................. Jerome Kern
Rifle Regiment ............................................................. John Philip Sousa
America the Beautiful ............................................. arr. Carmen Dragon

Linda W. Taylor Linda W. Taylor, PCB Conductor, has been a member of the Pomona Concert Band for 38 years.  During that tenure she has held the Solo Clarinet chair, was Assistant Conductor for several seasons, and for the past 23 years has played in the Tuba section.  In March, 2006, she was appointed Conductor and Musical Director of the band.  In addition to playing in the PCB she plays in the Claremont Winds, is a founding member and co-manager of the Golden State British Brass Band, and is a founding member of the Promenade Brass.  She has also played with the San Gabriel Valley Symphony, the La Mirada Symphony, the Colorado Brass Band, and with several brass bands in England.  Prior to her retirement in 1998 Linda taught Instrumental Music in the Baldwin Park Unified School District for 30 years.