2009 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"Let's Dance!"
8:00 PM Thursday, July 9th, 2009
Linda W. Taylor Conductors Jorge Garcia
Councilman Stephen Atchley, Announcing
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Galop from Genevieve de Brabant ... Jacques Offenbach / arr. Bourgeois
Pineapple Poll Ballet Suite ......................... Arthur Sullivan / arr. Duthoit
      1. Opening Number
      2. Jasper's Dance
      3. Poll's Dance
      4. Finale
Dance of the Tumblers ............... Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
Russian Sailor's Dance ..................... Reinhold Gliere / arr. Erik Leidzen
-- Intermission --
Holiday in Paris ........................... Jacques Offenbach / arr. Merle Isaac
Jerae ................................................................................... Jorge Garcia
      Dance Solist: Taylor Jerae Garcia
Song of the Spirit Dance ..................................................... Leon Steward
Big Band Classics .............................................................. Eric Osterling
      Dance Solists: Jorge & Taylor Garcia
Stepping Along .................................................. Edwin Franko Goldman
America the Beautiful ............................................. arr. Carmen Dragon

G. Stanton Selby G. Stanton Selby served the community of Pomona enthusiastically and energetically throughout his residence.  After graduating from San Jose State College and the University of Southern California with degrees in music he joined the faculty of Mt. San Antonio College.  Founding the Pomona Concert Band in 1947 he served as its Conductor for 57 years until his death in 2004.

He also served the City Pomona as Councilman and Mayor, and Chair of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.  In addition, he left the band with a collection of his original compositions and arrangements.