2010 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"A Mediterranean Cruise"
8:00 PM Thursday, July 8th, 2010
Linda W. Taylor, Conductor
Mr. Edmund Fry, Tour Guide (Announcing)
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Italian in Algiers Overture ......................................... Gioacchino Rossini
Concertino in C ............................................................ CÚcile Chaminade
Flute Solist: Gavin Furuken
Fantasia on Lady of Spain ............................................... Tolchard Evans
Ballet Egyptien ............................................................ Alexander Luigini
Marche Lorraine .................................................................. Louis Ganne
-- Intermission --
Barber of Seville Overture ..........................,............... Gioacchino Rossini
Le Chant du Depart .................................................................... G. Alloir
Espana Rhapsodie .............................................. Emmanuel M. Chabrier
Theme from "Lawrence of Arabia" .................................. Maurice Jarre
Nobles of the Mystic Shrine .......................................... John Philip Sousa
America the Beautiful ............................................. arr. Carmen Dragon

Linda W. Taylor Linda W. Taylor has been a member of the PCB since 1968. During that tenure she has held the Solo Clarinet chair, was Assistant Conductor for several seasons, and for the past 25 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.  During those years she garnered a long list of professonal honors and awards and guided the internship of ten new teachers.

In her spare time she and her husband, Norm (euphonium), enjoy traveling and playing with their dog, Smokey.