2017 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"Star Spangled Spectacular"
8:00 PM Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Linda W. Taylor Conductors Dr. Jorge Garcia
Mayor Tim Sandoval, Announcing
Opening Ceremony
    Sapphire Jubilee Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Star Spangled Spectacular .................................................... arr. John Cacavas
American Folk Rhapsody #3 .................................................. Clare Grundman
Serenata ..................................................................................... Leroy Anderson
An American in Paris ............................................................. Gershwin/Krauce
Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company ......................... John Philip Sousa
-- Intermission --
The Olympic Spirit ................................................................... Williams/Bocook
Festival of American Spirituals ........................................................ arr. Nowak
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy ............................................................... arr. Ployhar
Featuring the Trumpet Section
Armed Services Salute .............................................................. arr. Bob Lowden
Stars and Stripes Forever ...................................................... John Philip Sousa
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.