2009 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"Audience Favorites"
8:00 PM Thursday, July 30th, 2009
James Christensen, Guest Conductor
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Program will be selected from the following:
Crown Imperial .................................. William Walton / arr. W.J. Duthoit
Jalisco Olé .......................................................... arr. James Christensen
Hands Across the Sea ............ John Philip Sousa / arr. Frederick Fennell
The Liberty Bell ..... John Philip Sousa / arr. Keith Brion & Loras Schissel
Strike Up the Band ............. George & Ira Gershwin / arr. Leonard Moss
Phantom of the Opera ......... Andrew Lloyd Webber / arr. Warren Barker
On the Mall .............................. Edwin Franko Goldman / arr. M.L. Lake
Good Ol' USA ...................................................... arr. James Christensen
Walt Disney Overture ................................................. James Christensen
Curtain Call ........................................................................ John Wasson
A Disney Super Time .......................................... arr. James Christensen
Best Broadway Marches ..................................... arr. James Christensen
Hometown Celebration ............................................... James Christensen
Disney Movie Magic ............................................ arr. James Christensen
The Good Ol' West ............................................... arr. James Christensen
Amazing Grace ................................................... arr. James Christensen
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.