2015 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"American Flourish"
8:00 PM Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Linda W. Taylor Conductors Dr. Jorge Garcia
Pomona Councilman John Nolte, Announcing
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Fanfare for the Common Man ................................................... Aaron Copland
Fantasy on American Sailing Songs ....................................... Clare Grundman
Trumpets Wild ............................................................................. Harold Walters
Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company ......................... John Philip Sousa
Tie A Yellow Ribbon ......................................................................... Brown/Cole
Salute to the Chief March ................................................................. Lee Brooks
-- Intermission --
American Flourish ................................................................... Robert W. Smith
Flight of the Bumble Bee ........................................ Rimsky-Korsakov/Lecooeur
Marinba Soloist: Lucas Critchfield
76 Trombones ................................................................................. Willson/Lang
Armed Services Salute .............................................................. arr. Bob Lowden
Bandology ...................................................................................... Eric Osterling
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.