2012 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"PCB's Got Talent"
8:00 PM Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Featuring Four Conductors From Within The Band
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
        Douglas A. Mckenna, Conducting
Flourish for Winds ................................................................ Gary Fagan
Blessed Are They from "A German Requiem" .... Brahms/arr. Buehlman
Chris Northrop, Conducting
Jupiter from "The Planets" ................................................. Gustav Holst
Douglas A. Mckenna, Conducting
Solas Ane (Yesterday's Joy) ........................................... Samuel R. Hazo
An Irish Rhapsody ........................................................ Clare Grundman
Kerry Kline, Conducting
-- Intermission --
War March of the Tartars ......................................................... Karl King
Overture for Winds ............................................................ Charles Carter
Arthur E. Farr, Conducting
Rhapsody for Flugelhorn ................................................. Sammy Nestico
Soloist: David Evans
Chris Northrop, Conducting
October ............................................................................... Eric Whitacre
Kerry Kline, Conducting
Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass ...................................... Herb Alpert
America the Beautiful ............................................. arr. Carmen Dragon
Douglas A. Mckenna, Conducting

Arthur E. 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.

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.