Conductor and Musical Director
Mrs. Linda W. Taylor has been a member of the Pomona Concert Band since 1968.
During that tenure she has held the Solo Clarinet chair, was Assistant Conductor for several
seasons, and since 1983 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. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Jorge Garcia, Pomona Concert Band Assistant Conductor, has been involved in music education
since 1969. He has taught music on all levels from college to kindergarten. 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. He is a published composer and has written
several pieces for the Pomona Concert Band and the Golden State British Brass Band.
He is a well-known lecturer in the areas of Classroom Motivation, and "Cultural Trusteeship" by
Third-Age Learners. He received his doctorate in Music Education with an emphasis on Lifelong
learning in 2008. He has given presentations in several countries and was a speaker at the
International Conference of Lifelong Learning in Budapest, Hungary, and the International Handbells
Conference in Brisbane, Australia.
In the fall of 2011 he was a guest lecturer at the University of Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines,
lecturing on the children's books of C.S. Lewis. He will be director of the newly formed Faith
Music Camp in Davao, The Republic of the Philippines, in May of 2013. He joined the Pomona Concert
Band in 2005 playing tuba.. email@example.com.
Board of Directors
- Allan Small, President - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tim Hite, Secretary
- Kerry Kline, Treasurer
- Tom Laffey, at large member
- Norm Taylor, at large member
- Greg Cosner, at large member
- Miyoshi Feliciano, at large member
- Dave Schaafsma, Publicity & Webmaster
- Sheila Lafor, at large member
- Jeff Lewis, Librarian
- Steve Collins, Equipment Manager
- Richard Hiestand, Uniform Manager and Assistant Librarian
- John Kibbler, Legal Advisor
Band's Mailing Address
Friends of the Pomona Concert Band
P.O. Box 2753
Pomona, CA 91769