2008 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"The U.K. Revisited"
8:00 PM Thursday, July 17th, 2008
Linda W. Taylor, Conductor
Edmund Fry, Rose Tree Cottage, Announcing
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Eagle Squadron ............................................................... Kenneth Alford
Suite in Eb ........................................................................... Gustav Holst
      1. Chaconne
      2. Intermezzo
      3. March
Irish Washerwoman ...................................................... LeRoy Anderson
Loch Lomond ...................................................................... Frank Ticheli
Royal Air Force March Past ............................................ Walford Davies
-- Intermission --
Knightsbridge March ............................................................. Eric Coates
      Dr. James Lytthans, Conducting
Welsh Rhapsody ............................................................ Clare Grundman
Mac & Mac ..................................................................... Kenneth Alford
      Xylophone Duet: Jorge & Taylor Garcia
Magic of Andrew Lloyd Weber .............................................. arr. Barker
      Dr. James Lytthans, Conducting
Irish Tune from County Derry ......................................... Percy Grainger
Dambusters March ................................................................ Eric Coates
America the Beautiful ............................................. arr. Carmen Dragon

Linda W. Taylor Linda W. Taylor has been a member of the PCB for 40 yuears. During that tenure she has held the Solo Clarinet chair, was Assistant Conductor for several seasons, and for the past 25 years has played in the Tuba section.  In March, 2006, she was appointed Conductor and Musical Director of the band.  In addition to playing in the PCB she plays in the Claremont Winds, is a founding member and co-manager of the Golden State British Brass Band, and is a founding member of the Promenade Brass.  She has also played with the San Gabriel Valley Symphony, the La Mirada Symphony, the Colorado Brass Band, and with several brass bands in England.

Prior to her retirement in 1998 Linda taught Instrumental Music in the Baldwin Park Unified School District for 30 years.  During those years she garnered a long list of professonal honors and awards and guided the internship of ten new teachers.

In her spare time she and her husband, Norm (euphonium), enjoy traveling and playing with their dog, Smokey.