2016 Summer Concert Program Notes

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"A Kid In SoCal"
8:00 PM Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Dr. Jorge Garcia, Conductor
Rev. Larry Hintz, Announcing
Opening Ceremony
    Fanfare for Tomorrow
    Presentation of the Colors
    National Anthem
Sunday School March ............................................................. Dr. Jorge Garcia
Allegro from Bassoon Concerto .................................................... W.A. Mozart
Bassoon Soloist: Kristen Matthews
Starlight Express .............................................................. Andrew Lloyd Weber
Lady of Spain ........................................................................................ T. Evans
Afternoon Programs ............................................................... arr. Jorge Garcia
Comedianís Gallop ....................................................................... D. Kabalevsky
-- Intermission --
In a Chinese Temple ......................................................................... A. Ketelbey
The Loveliest Night of the Year ............................................................. J. Rosas
Vocal Soloist: Mary Stone & Isaac Gonzalez
Super Heroes ........................................................................... arr. Jorge Garcia
Medley from "Let It Be" ..................................................... Lennon/McCartney
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 and currently owns his own publishing website, Talent Music Publishers.  In 2008 he received his doctorate in Music Education with an emphasis on Lifelong Learning.  He has given presentations in several countries including the International Conference on Lifelong Learning in Budapest, Hungary.  He directed ther Faith Orchestra Camp, Davao, Republic of the Philippines during the summers of 2013 to 2014.  He joined the Pomona Concert Band in 2005 playing tuba.