2007 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"Postcards From The U.K."
8:00 PM Thursday, July 19th, 2007
Linda W. Taylor, Conductor
Edmund Fry, Rose Tree Cottage, Announcing
Opening Ceremony
Eagle Squadron .............................................................. Kenneth Alford
Nimrod ........................................................................ Sir Edward Elgar
Sax-O-Rhapsody ................................................................... Eric Coates
Saxophone Soliost:  John Kibbler
English Folk Song Suite ..................................... Ralph Vaughn Williams
1. Seventeen Come Sunday
2. My Bonnie Boy
3. Folk Songs From Somerset
Highland Cathedral ............................................................. arr. Peaples
Bagpipe Soliost:  Richard Cook
Padstow Lifeboat ......................................................................................
-- Intermission --
On The Quarterdeck ....................................................... Kenneth Alford
First Suite in E Flat ............................................................. Gustav Holst
Chaconne & March
Calon Lan ........................................................................... arr. Eric Ball
Euphonium Soliosts:  Gustavo Dimas & Norman Taylor
Pineapple Poll ............................................................ Sir Arthur Sullivan
Jasper's Dance & Finale
Phantom of the Opera ........................................... Andrew Lloyd Webber
Old Panama ..................................................................... Kenneth Alford
America the Beautiful ............................................. arr. Carmen Dragon

Richard Cook Richard Cook has been playing and teaching Celtic Wind instruments in Southern California for over thirty years.  In addition to Scottish Highland Pipes, he plays Irish Uilleann Pipes, Irish Wooden Flute, Irish Whistle, Bodhran, Spanish Gaita, Bulgarian Gaida, and Scottish Small Pipes.  He plays in a Scottish Pipe Band, an Irish folk group, and a Bulgarian ensemble.  He has a lengthy list of credits including TV & movie soundtracks, recordings, and live appearances.  He may be contacted for bookings & instruction at www.celticpiper.net.