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Posted on December 7th, 2022
Pomona Concert Band December Holiday Concert
Dear Friends of the Pomona Concert Band and Supporters,
The Pomona Concert Band proudly presents their annual Holiday Concert titled "Christmas Around the World" on Friday, December 16th, 2022 at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held in the Palomares Park Community Center, 499 E. Arrow Hwy in Pomona and is sponsored by the City of Pomona. The finale to our 75th "Diamond Jubilee" Anniversary season, the concert will be directed by Linda W. Taylor, Jorge Garcia and Kerry Kline, with guest conductors Stephen Klein and Denny Duran-Flores. The Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Inland Empire newspaper columnist David Allen, and the color guard will be headed by Heriberto Feliciano, USAF, Retired. Refreshments will be served at intermission. The concert is FREE to the public.
The concert will include many of your favorite Christmas Carols arranged in very special ways. The numbers that the band will play will include: "Winter's Snow Fanfare" by Roger Duran and conducted by Denny Duran-Flores, "Rhythms of Christmas" by Frank Erickson, "Candlelight Carol" by John Rutter and arranged by Jay Dawson, "African Holy Night" by Robert W. Smith featuring the Percussion section, "Ukranian Bell Carol" by Richard Saucedo, and "Cowboy Christmas" arranged by Jeff Simmons. Other holiday favorites will include "The Christmas Song" by Mel Torme and arranged by Jerry Nowak, "A Christmas Celebration" arranged by Jack Bullock, "Rhapsody for Hanukkah" by Stephen Bulla and conducted by Stephen Klein, "Twas in the Moon of Wintertime" arranged by Anne McGinty, and the iconic "A Christmas Festival" by LeRoy Anderson will be our finale.
Celebrate and get a joyous start to your holiday season with a concert by one of the premier community Wind Bands in Southern California. The best part is that the concert is FREE. So bring your entire family and invite your friends to the Palomares Park Community Center on December 16th at 7:30 pm.
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Donations to the band are always welcome and appreciated. The community can help support the Pomona Concert Band by becoming a supporter of The Friends of the Pomona Concert Band at the FRIENDS level ($99 & under), PATRONS ($100+), BENEFACTORS ($500+) and DISTINGUISHED BENEFACTORS ($1,000+). All Donor's names will be included on every program and our website for the entire concert season. The Friends of the Pomona Concert Band is a registered charity under Internal Revenue Code Section 501 C (3). Checks may be made out to: Friends of the Pomona Concert Band, P.O. Box 2753, Pomona, CA 91769.