2017 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"PCBs Got Talent #2"
8:00 PM Thursday, August 10th, 2017
Featuring Conductors From Within The Band
Opening Ceremony
    Sapphire Jubilee Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
        Kerry Kline, Conducting
Flourish for Wind Band ........................................................ Vaughan Williams
Karen Greenwood, Conducting
Whispers from Beyond ............................................................. Rossano Galante
Kerry Kline, Conducting
A Hymn to New England ............................................. John Williams/Lavender
Christopher Northrop, Conducting
Polonaise Americaine ............................................................ Carpenter/S. Klein
Stephen Klein, Conducting
Old Comrads ...................................................................... C. Teike/Laurendeau
Christopher Northrop, Conducting
-- Intermission --
Joy Revisited .................................................................................. Frank Ticheli
Sarah Silva, Conducting
At Dawn They Slept .......................................................................... Jay Bocook
David Schaafsma, Conducting
Allerseelen ..................................................................................... Strauss/Davis
James Lytthans, Conducting
Susperes de Espana ............................................................................ A. Alvarez
Christopher Northrop, Conducting
Lindberg Variations ................................................................... Robert Sheldon
Kerry Kline, Conducting
The White Plume March ........................................................ John Philip Sousa
David Schaafsma, Conducting
America the Beautiful ......................................................... arr. Carmen Dragon
Miyoshi Feliciano, Conducting

Kerry Kline, trombonist for PCB, recently moved from Florida to Southern California to pursue advanced studies in Music Education and Performance.  He brings with him several years of classroom experience in band and orchestra conducting.

Karen Greenwood ...

Christopher Northrop, a product of the Pomona Schools, is currently a music teacher in the Fontana Unified School District, a position he has filled for 15 years.  He graduated from Ganesha High School, earned his B.A. at California State University San Bernardino.  He plays trumpet in the PCB.

Stephen Klein is the instructor in euphonium and tuba at Pomona College, and serves as Associate Conductor.  He received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and his M.A. from the Eastman School of Music, and has been an active free-lance musician and teacher in Southern California since leaving the Air Force Band of the Golden West where he was tuba soloist and principal arranger.

Sarah Silva ...

David Schaafsma, PCB tubist, attended California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, from 1971-76 and California State University Long Beach from 1977-78.  He is currently one of the Assistant Directors of the Ontario/Chaffey Community Show Band.  He founded and directed the Sound Machine of the Inland Empire Youth Band based in Upland and Chino from 1984-1999.  He also was the Musical Instructor for the Long Beach Junior Concert Band from 1975 to 1982 and again from 2008 to 2012.

Dr. James Lytthans has been a member of PCB for nearly 60 years, having joined at age 13.  He retired as a teacher of instrumental music from the Los Angeles Unified School District after 35 years of service.  He is an active professional clarinetist.

Dr. Miyoshi Feliciano has played trumpet for 41 years, including 12 years with the Pomona Concert Band.  She is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, with a major in Film Scoring.  She subsequently received her doctorate degree in Chiropractic in 1995 and has a private practice in Whittier, California.