2014 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"Artist Pallet in Music"
8:00 PM Thursday, July 17th, 2014
Dr. Jorge Garcia, Conductor
Reverend Larry Hintz, Announcing
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare for Tomorrow
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Purple Pageant March ..................................................................... Karl L. King
Scenes from "The Louvre" ................................................... Norman Dello Joio
      1. The Portals
      2. Children's Gallery
      3. The Kings of France
      4. The Nativity Paintings
      5. Finale
Blues in the Night ................................................................. Harold Arlen/Beck
Deep Purple ........................................................................ Peter DeRose/Beeler
The White and Red Rose March ................................................ Joseph DeLuca
-- Intermission --
Golden Gate March ...................................................... Edwin Franco Goldman
Reflections of the Middle Kingdom ............................................... Jorge Garcia
Copper State March ..................................................................... Cleon E. Dalby
Tie A Yellow Ribbon ............................................................... Irwin Levine/Cole
The Purple Carnival March ...................................................... Harry L. Alford
America the Beautiful ........................................................ arr. Carmen Dragon

Jorge Garcia Dr. Jorge Garcia is the Assisant Conductor for the PCB and has been involved in music education since 1969.  He has taught music on all levels from Kindergarten through college.  He has conducted several honor groups including the Memorial Orchestra for President Chiang Kai-shek, the Sino-American Honor Band, and The Taiwan Youth Symphony Orchestra as well as various honor bands and orchestras in Southern California.  He is a published composer and has written pieces for the Pomona Concert Band and the Golden State British Brass Band.  In 2008 he received his doctorate in Music Education with an emphasis on Lifelong Learning.  He is a well-known lecturer in the areas of Classroom Motivation, "Hymnody in the 21st Century Church," and "Cultural Trusteeship" by Third-Age Learners.  He has given presentations on Lifelong Learning at several conferences in the United States and abroad including Hungary, Canada and The Philippines.  He has also been a mentor teacher for the Christian schools in Taiwan.  He joined the Pomona Concert Band in 2005 playing tuba.