2007 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"A Traditional Concert in the Park"
8:00 PM Thursday, August 9th, 2007
Mr. Jorge Garcia, Conductor
Opening Ceremony
Themes from Offenbach ...................................................... arr. Johnson
Finale from "The New World" .................. Antonin Dvorak, arr. Leidzen
St. Louis Blues March ..............................................................................
The Glow Worm ................................................... Linche, arr. Fogelberg
Rush Street Tarentella ........................................................... Paul Yoder
Blues in the Night .............................................................. Harold Arlen
Barnum & Bailey's Favorite ............................................... Karl L. King
-- Intermission --
Ritual Fire Dance .................................................. Defalla, arr. Griessle
The Blue Danube ............................................... Strauss, arr. Laurendau
Light Cavalry Overture ................................ Von Suppe, arr. MacArthur
China Doll ...................................................................... Leroy Anderson
On the Trail .................................................... Ferde Grofe, arr. Bennett
The Billboard March .............................................................. John Klohr
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.