2008 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"Color My World"
8:00 PM Thursday, July 24th, 2008
Linda W. Taylor Conductors Jorge Garcia
Edmund Fry, Rose Tree Cottage, Announcing
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Purple Carnival ................................................................. Harold Alford
The Blue and the Gray .................................................. Clare Grundman
The Golden Years ............................................................ Leroy Anderson
Mountain Greenery ....................................................... Richard Rodgers
Ringling Brothers Golden Jubilee ............................................. John Post
-- Intermission --
Whitewater Festival .......................................................... David Schaffer
Blues in the Night ............................................. Harold Arlen / arr. Beck
Deep Purple .................................................. Peter De Rose / arr. Beeler
Tie A Yellow Ribbon ....................................................... L. Russell Brown
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows ........................................... Paul Herforth
Black Horse Troop ...................................................... 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.