2013 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"PCBs Got Talent I"
8:00 PM Thursday, August 8th, 2013
Featuring Four Conductors From Within The Band
Opening Ceremony
    Carmina Burana Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
        Arthur E. Farr, Conducting
A Festive Overture ...................................................................... Alfred Reed
Lucas Critchfield, Conducting
The Silent Hills of My Childhood .......................................... George Farmer
Kerry Kline, Conducting
Marche Militaire Francaise .......................... Camille Saint Saens/arr. Lake
David Schaafsma, Conducting
Africa: Ceremony, Song & Ritual ....................................... Robert W. Smith
Christopher Northrop, Conducting
Hostrausers March .......................................................... C. Paris Chambers
David Schaafsma, Conducting
-- Intermission --
Bullets and Bayonets ........................................................ John Philip Sousa
Frank Rhodes, Conducting
Dedicatory Overture ............................................................. Clifton Williams
Douglas Mckenna, Conducting
The Blue and the Gray ........................................................ Clare Grundman
Lucas Critchfield, Conducting
Highlights from "Hello Dolly" ....................... Jerry Hermann/arr. Cacavas
David Schaafsma, Conducting
Malaguena ......................................................................... arr. John Cacavas
Christopher Northrop, Conducting
Barnum & Baileys March .......................................................... Karl L. King
Douglas McKenna, Conducting
America the Beautiful ................................................... arr. Carmen Dragon
Arthur E. Farr, 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.

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.

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.