2008 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"Audience Favorites"
8:00 PM Thursday, August 7th, 2008
James Christensen, Guest Conductor
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Program will be selected from the following:
Barnum & Bailey's Favorite ................................................. Karl L. King
Carousel Waltz ............................................................... Richard Rodgers
Cheerio March ..........................,......................... Edwin Franko Golsman
Curtain Call ................................................................ James Christensen
God Bless America ................................................................ Ervin Berlin
Good Ol' USA .............................................................. James Christensen
The Homefront ............................................................ James Christensen
Liberty Bell March ....................................................... John Philip Sousa
Sandpaper Ballet ........................................................... LeRoy Anderson
Sound of Music Selections ............................................. Richard Rodgers
Tribute to Artie Shaw .......................................................................          
      James Lytthans, Clarinet Soloist
Trumpeters Lullaby ........................................................ LeRoy Anderson
      Allan Small, Trumpet Soloist
The Typewriter ............................................................... LeRoy Anderson
America the Beautiful ............................................. arr. Carmen Dragon

James Christensen James Christensen is well known throughout the U.S. & Canada as a conductor, composer, arranger, adjudicator and clinician.  Over 400 of his works have been been published.  During his 37 years with Walt Disney Productions he produced music that is now familiar to patrons of the Disney theme parks and movies, In addition he has conducted numerous bands and orchestras including the San Diego Symphony, the Winnepeg Symphony, the L.A. Chamber Orchestra, the Radio City Music Hall Orchestra, and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.  Earlier in his career he conducted the University of Wisconsin Marchng Band.

We are indeed fortunate that he again has accepted our invitation to conduct this evening's Summer concert with the Pomona Concert Band.