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Posted on May 3rd, 2013
To the Friends of the Pomona Concert Band,
Pomona Concert Band Announces Our Annual Spring Concert
The Pomona Concert Band announces its Annual Spring Concert titled "Musical Masters, Past and Present," to be held at the Palomares Park Community Center, 499 E. Arrow Hwy in Pomona on Friday, May 10th, at 7:30 pm. The concert is sponsored by the City of Pomona Community Services Department. Mr. Edmund Fry, of the Rose Tree Cottage in Pasadena, will be the Master of Ceremonies.
The concert will cover music composed from 1543 through the present. Included will be "The Earl of Oxford's March," "Overture to the Magic Flute," "Fingel's Cave," "The Golden Age of Broadway," and "Quiet City," which will feature Viki Bertram on English Horn and Douglas Mckenna on Trumpet. "Soaring With John Williams" and some Sousa marches will also be among the numbers featured.
This promises to be an evening filled with wonderful music and special treats for the audience. The concert is FREE to the public, so bring your family, friends and neighbors for a great evening of entertainment.
The Pomona Concert Band will have two additional performances during the month of May. The band will perform on Sunday May 19th at 1:00pm at the Poway Community Band Festival in Old Poway Park, just north of San Diego. Also on Monday May 27th at 8:30am during the Memorial Day Program at the Pomona Cemetery, 502 E Franklin Ave in Pomona. Both performances are open and FREE to the public, so if you are in the neighborhood, you are invited to pull up a folding chair and enjoy the music.
The Pomona Concert Band is under the baton of Linda W. Taylor, Conductor and Musical Director, Dr. Garcia, Assistant Conductor and Douglas Mckenna will be a guest conductor. Band members come from Pomona and more than twenty surrounding communities to make music together. The Pomona Concert Band was founded by G. Stanton Selby in 1947 and has represented the City of Pomona in countless events and performances over the years, including tours of Europe and Japan in 1985 and 1988.
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