2006 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"Our Eclectic Concert"
8:00 PM Thursday, August 24th, 2006
Linda W. Taylor Conductors Jorge Garcia
Opening Ceremony
Festive Overture ...................................................... Dimitri Shostakovich
Bravura ................................................................................. C. E. Duble
Beautiful Colorado ......................................................... Joseph De Luca
Euphonium Soloist:  Norman Taylor
Amazing Grace .......................................................... arr. Frank Tichelli
Selections from "Cats" ........................................... Andrew Lloyd Weber
The Great Little Army ...................................................... Kenneth Alford
-- Intermission --
The Chimes of Liberty ........................................ Edwin Franko Goldman
Overture in B-flat ......................................................... Cesar Giovannini
Selections from "South Pacific" ......................... Rogers & Hammerstein
Beguine for Band ................................................................. Glenn Osser
Solid Men to the Front ................................................. John Philip Sousa
America the Beautiful ............................................. arr. Carmen Dragon

G. Stanton Selby G. Stanton Selby served the community of Pomona enthusiastically and energetically throughout his residence.  After graduating from San Jose State College and the University of Southern California with degrees in music he joined the faculty of Mt. San Antonio College.  Founding the Pomona Concert Band in 1947 he served as its Conductor for 57 years until his death in 2004.

He also served the City Pomona as Councilman and Mayor, and Chair of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.  In addition, he left the band with a collection of his original compositions and arrangements.