2011 Summer Concert Program Notes

< Previous View Printable Version of this Page Printable Page Next >

"PCB's Got Talent"
Concert Sponsored by Arby's Roast Beef
8:00 PM Thursday, August 4th, 2011
Featuring Four Conductors Within The Band
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Entry March of the Boyars ........................................ Halvorsen/arr. Barnes
David Schaafsma, Conducting
Air for Band ........................................................................ Frank Erickson
Chant and Jubilo ......................................................................... F. McBeth
Douglas A. Mckenna, Conducting
On a Hymnsong of Lowell Mason ....................................... David Holsinger
Firebird Suite ................................................. Igor Stravinsky/arr. Longfeld
Chris Northrop, Conducting
Slidin' Saints .............................................................. arr. Jim Christiansen
David Schaafsma, Conducting
-- Intermission --
Holst Second Suite March ........................................................ Gustav Holst
Shenendoah ..................................................................... arr. Frank Ticheli
Ayers of Agincourt ............................................................... Richard Meyer
Arthur Farr, Conducting
Phantom of the Opera ............................ Andrew Llyod Weber /arr. Murtha
David Schaafsma, Conducting
Duke of Cambridge March ................................................ Malcolm Arnold
America the Beautiful ................................................. arr. Carmen Dragon
Chris Northrop, Conducting

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.

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 has also an active band adjudicator throughout Southern California.