2010 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"PCB's Got Talent"
8:00 PM Thursday, July 29th, 2010
Five Band Members Conducting
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Under the Double Eagle ................................................... John Philip Sousa
Arthur Farr, Conducting
Procession of the Nobles ...................................... Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov
David Schaafsma, Conducting
Florentiner March .................................................................... Julius Fucik
Dr. James Lytthans, Conducting
"An American Symphony" from Mr. Holland's Opus .. M. Kamen/arr. Moss
Variations on "Scarborough Fair" ....................................... arr. John Moss
Chris Northrop, Conducting
The Thunderer ................................................................. John Philip Sousa
Kerry Kline, Conducting
-- Intermission --
Radetsky March ................................................................... Johann Strauss
Chris Northrop, Conducting
Jubilance ............................................................................ Cesar Giovanini
David Schaafsma, Conducting
Havendance ....................................................................... David Holsinger
Kerry Kline, Conducting
An Ashokan Farewell ............................................. Jay Ungar / arr. Custer
Arthur Farr, Conducting
Selections from "The Music Man" .................................... Meredith Willson
Dr. James Lytthans, Conducting
America the Beautiful ................................................. arr. Carmen Dragon

Arthur Farr graduated from California State University at Los Angeles in 1966.  He taught instrumental music at all levels in the Arcadia Unfied School District for 38 years.  He plays trumpet in PCB.

Kerry Kline, trombonist for PCB, recently moved from Florida to Southern California to pursue advanced studies in Music Education and Performance.  He brings with him several years of classroom experience in band and orchestra conducting.

Dr. James Lytthans has been a member of PCB for nearly 55 years, having joined at age 13.  He retired as a teacher of instrumental music from the Los Angeles Unified School District after 35 years of service.  He is an active professional clarinetist.

Christopher Northrop, a product of the Pomona Schools, is currently the band director at Fontana High School, a position he has filled for 12 years.  He graduated from Ganesha High School, earned his B.A. at California State University San Bernardino.  He plays trumpet in the PCB.

David Schaafsma, PCB tubist, attended California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, from 1971-76 and California State University Long Beach from 1977-78.  He is currently the Musical Director of the Long Beach Junior Concert Band, where he previously served as assistant director from 1976-1982.  He also founded and directed the Sound Machine of the Inland Empire Youth Band based in Upland and Chino from 1984-1999.  He is also an active band adjudicator throughout Southern California.