2014 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"American Visions"
8:00 PM Thursday, August 28th, 2014
Linda W. Taylor Conductors Dr. Jorge Garcia
Pomona Councilman John Nolte, Announcing
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Band of America March ................................................................ Paul Lavalle
On A Hymn Song of Philip Bliss ............................................. David Holsinger
American Variations ......................................................................... Jerry Bilik
Shenandoah ............................................................................ arr. Frank Ticelli
Red, White and Brass ....................................................... arr. Rayburn Wright
Pomona March .......................................................................... Gabe Petrocelli
Gabe Petrocelli, Conducting
-- Intermission --
Buffalo Bill’s Centennial ............................................. Stephen Kent Goodman
Highlights from Frozen ................................................... arr. Sean O’Loughlin
Battle Hymn of the Republic ............................................... Wilhousky/ Neilson
Armed Services Medley ........................................................... arr. Bob Lowden
Stars and Stripes Forever ...................................................... John Philip Sousa
America the Beautiful ........................................................ arr. Carmen Dragon

G. Stanton Selby G. Stanton Selby served the community of Pomona enthusiastically and energetically throughout his residence.  After graduating from San Jose State College and the University of Southern California with degrees in music he joined the faculty of Mt. San Antonio College.  Founding the Pomona Concert Band in 1947 he served as its Conductor for 57 years until his death in 2004.

He also served the City Pomona as Councilman and Mayor, and Chair of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.  In addition, he left the band with a collection of his original compositions and arrangements.