2013 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"PCB's Got Talent II"
8:00 PM Thursday, August 15th, 2013
Featuring Four Conductors From Within The Band
Opening Ceremony
    Carmina Burana Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
        Arthur E. Farr, Conducting
Fall River Overture ............................................................... Robert Sheldon
Kerry Kline, Conducting
Estampie ............................................................................... Francis McBeth
Douglas Mckenna, Conducting
Cantilena For Winds ........................................................... John Edmonson
Lucas Critchfield, Conducting
Cumberland Cross ................................................................. Carl Strommen
Kerry Kline, Conducting
Valdres March .................................................................... arr. G.C. Bainum
Christopher Northrop, Conducting
-- Intermission --
Poor Wayfaring Stranger ..................................................... Andrew Boysen
Kerry Kline, Conducting
The Great Locomotive Chase ............................................... Robert W. Smith
Frank Rhodes, Conducting
Symphonic Beatles ........................................................... arr. John Cacavas
Christopher Northrop, Conducting
Man of La Mancha Selections ............................ Mitch Leigh/arr. Erickson
Lucas Critchfield, Conducting
Star Trek Through the Years ................................................ arr. John Moss
David Schaafsma, 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.

Douglas Mckenna, is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music where he earned his Master's Degree in Trumpet Performance.  He is currently the Instrumental and Vocal Instructor at Montclair High School.  Under his direction and leadership, the music program has grown from 45 to 200 musicians in the last four years.

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.