2010 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"Sunday in the Park"
8:00 PM Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
Dr. Jorge Garcia, Conductor
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Fanfare for Elegance .......................................................... Jorge Garcia
Revelation March ................................................................ Jorge Garcia
An Outdoor Overture ....................................................... Aaron Copland
One Beautiful Day .................................................................. R. Hildreth
The Best Things in Life Are Free ........................................... Lew Brown
-- Intermission --
Highlights from "The Prince of Egypt" ....................... arr. Jorge Garcia
Zueignung ............................................... Richard Strauss / arr. A. Davis
Sunday School March ......................................................... Jorge Garcia
Goin' Home ......................................................................... Jorge Garcia
When Day Is Done ................................................................. R. Katscher
America the Beautiful ............................................. arr. Carmen Dragon

Jorge Garcia Jorge Garcia, has been involved in music education since 1969.  He has taught music on all levels from Kindergarten through college.  Included in his conducting experiences are The Memorial Orchestra for Chiang Kai-shek, Sino-American Honor Band, and The Taiwan Youth Symphony Orchestra as well as various honor bands and orchestras in Southern California.  He is a published composer and has written several pieces for the Pomona Concert Band and the Golden State British Brass Band.  He is a well-known lecturer in the areas of Classroom Motivation, "Hymnody in the 21st Century Church," and "Cultural Trusteeship" by Third-Age Learners.  He received his doctorate in Music Education with an emphasis on Lifelong learning last summer.  He has given presentations in several countries and was a speaker at the International Conference of Lifelong Learning in Budapest, Hungary, in the fall of 2007 as well as a mentor teacher for the Christian schools in Taiwan.  He joined the Pomona Concert Band in 2005 playing tuba.