2013 Summer Concert Program Notes

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Concert Sponsored by The Pomona Host Lions Club
8:00 PM Thursday, July 24th, 2014
Linda W. Taylor Conductors Dr. Jorge Garcia
Mr. Edmund Fry, Announcing
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Flourish for Wind Band ........................................................ Vaughan Williams
Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo ................................................... Malcolm Arnold
2 Irish Songs ............................................................................. Clare Grundman
Scottish Rhapsody .................................................................... arr, Eric Leidzen
Aces High March ......................................................................... Ron Goodman
-- Intermission --
Elizabeth of England Grand March .............................................. Haydn Wood
Deir In De ............................................................................. arr. Warren Barker
Mars from the Planets ..................................................................... Gustav Holst
Andrew Lloyd Webber ..................................................... Andrew Lloyd Webber
The Vedette March ...................................................................... Kenneth Alford
America the Beautiful ........................................................ arr. Carmen Dragon

Linda W. Taylor Linda W. Taylor joined the Pomona Concert Band in 1968.  During her years of membership she has held the Solo Clarinet chair, was Assistant Conductor for several seasons, and then 27 years ago moved to the Tuba section.  In March, 2006, she was appointed Conductor and Musical Director of the band.  In addition to playing in the PCB she plays in the Symphonic Winds of the Pacific, is a founding member and co-manager of the Golden State British Brass Band, and is a founding member of the Promenade Brass.  She has also played with the San Gabriel Valley Symphony, the La Mirada Symphony, the Colorado Brass Band, and with several brass bands in England.

Prior to her retirement in 1998 Linda taught Instrumental Music in the Baldwin Park Unified School District for 30 years.  During those years she garnered a long list of professonal honors and awards and guided the internship of ten new teachers.

In her spare time she and her husband, Norm (euphonium), enjoy traveling and playing with their dog, Smokey.