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Posted on April 14th, 2023
Pomona Concert Band 2023 Spring Concert
Dear Friends of the Pomona Concert Band and Supporters,
The Pomona Concert Band proudly presents their annual Spring Concert titled "Fanfare and Flourishes" on Friday, May 12th, 2023 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 concert is to be directed by Linda W. Taylor, Jorge Garcia and Kerry Kline. The Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be newspaper columnist and author 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 feature a wide range of music and along with featured soloists. The band will open the concert with Rimsky Korsakov's "Procession of the Nobles" and will start the second half with "Fanfare and Flourishes" by James Curnow. Two soloists will be featured during the evening in "Rhapsody for Flute" by Stephen Bulla, with flautist Alfred Barcenas, and in "Embraceable You" by George and Ira Gershwin, with tenor vocal by Isaac Gonzalez.
Other pieces to be featured on the program are "Selections from West Side Story" arranged by W.J. Duthoit, "O Magnum Mysterium" by Morton Lauridsen, "In Joyous Flight" by Patrick Rosell, "Pineapple Poll Suite" by Gilbert and Sullivan, "At the Movies with Danny Elfman" arranged by Justin Williams, and "Glory of the Yankee Navy" by John Philip Sousa.
Don't miss this 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 Palomares Park on May 12th 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.