2006 Summer Concert Program Notes

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Concert in the Park
8:00 PM Thursday, July 20th, 2006
Dr. Anthony Mazzaferro, Guest Conductor
Opening Ceremony
Program to be selected from the following:
American Folk Rhapsody #3 ......................................... Clare Grundman
Big Band Classics .............................................................. Eric Osterling
Bullets & Bayonets ....................................................... John Philip Sousa
Commanders of the Legion .......................................... John Philip Sousa
Corcoran Cadets .......................................................... John Philip Sousa
Down a Country Lane ...................................................... Aaron Copland
Fantasy on American Sailing Songs .............................. Clare Grundman
Instant Concert ................................................................ Harold Walters
Men of Ohio ..................................................................... Henry Fillmore
Symphonic Marches .......................................................... John Williams
America the Beautiful ............................................. arr. Carmen Dragon

Anthony Mazzaferro Dr. Anthony "Tony" Mazzaferro brings to our podium a musical background that is both deep & broad.  He earned his music degrees from San Francisco State University, Northwestern University, and Arizona State University.  He is currently Chair of the Music Department at Fullerton College where he conducts the Symphonic Winds and the Fullerton Community Band as well as teaching Tuba and Euphonium.

He has conducted numerous honor bands and orchestras throughout the Western and Midwestern U.S., Canada and New Zealand.  He has adjudicated music festivals from Texas to Singapore.  Locally he has conducted the Claremont Winds, a highly selective ensemble, for the past ten years providing the area with exceptional performances of the finest in band literature.