2017 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"Overture"
8:00 PM Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Dr. Jorge Garcia, Conductor
TBA, Announcing
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare for Tomorrow
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Looney Tunes Overture ..................................................... arr. by Bill Holcombe
Overture to Candide ........................................ Leonard Bernstein/Walter Beeler
Riders for the Flag ..................................................... John Philip Sousa/Fennel
Overture from "Kismet" .......................................................... arr. Walter Beeler
The Picador March ................................................................. John Philip Sousa
-- Intermission --
Magic Flute Overture ...................................... Wolfgang Mozart/M. Hannickle
The Loyal Legion March ........................................................ John Philip Sousa
Prelude from "Die Meistersinger" ........................ Richard Wagner/Kent Moss
Sunlit Summits Overture ...................................................................... G. Ogden
The Free Lance March .......................................... John Philip Sousa/Goldman
America the Beautiful ........................................................ arr. Carmen Dragon

Jorge Garcia Dr. Jorge Garcia is the Assisant Conductor for the PCB and has been involved in music education since 1969.  He has taught music on all levels from Kindergarten through college.  He has conducted several honor groups including the Memorial Orchestra for President Chiang Kai-shek, the Sino-American Honor Band, and The Taiwan Youth Symphony Orchestra as well as various honor bands and orchestras in Southern California.  He is a published composer and has written pieces for the Pomona Concert Band and the Golden State British Brass Band and currently owns his own publishing website, Talent Music Publishers.  In 2008 he received his doctorate in Music Education with an emphasis on Lifelong Learning.  He has given presentations in several countries including the International Conference on Lifelong Learning in Budapest, Hungary.  He directed ther Faith Orchestra Camp, Davao, Republic of the Philippines during the summers of 2013 to 2014.  He joined the Pomona Concert Band in 2005 playing tuba.