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Posted on February 12th, 2023
Pomona Concert Band Winter Concert
Dear Friends of the Pomona Concert Band and Supporters,
The Pomona Concert Band proudly presents their annual Winter Concert titled "Meet the Band" on Friday, February 24th, 2023 at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held in the Palomares Park Community Center, 499 E. Arrow Hwy in Pomona and is sponsored by the City of Pomona. The concert is to be directed by Linda W. Taylor, Jorge Garcia and Kerry Kline. The Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be the ever-popular Edmund Fry of the Rose Tree Cottage in Pasadena, and the color guard will be headed by Heriberto Feliciano, USAF, Retired. Refreshments will be served at intermission. The concert is FREE to the public.
The concert will feature soloists and sections of the band. The French Horn section will be highlighted in "An American Overture" by Joseph W. Jenkins, the Woodwinds are featured in "Mock Morris" by Percy Grainger and in "The Basses Are Loaded" by Kelly Bennette, which will also shine a spotlight on the Low Brass section. Soloists are featured in "Gloriana" by Jay Bocook, with Jeff Lewis on the Organ, and in "As Time Goes By" arranged by Warren Barker, with tenor vocal by Isaac Gonzalez. Also featured on the program is a tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth with "I Vow To Thee My Country" by Gustav Holst. Other pieces slated to be performed include "Fanfare from La Peri" by Paul Dukas, "Rephrygeration" by Todd Salter, "Otter Point Holiday" by Robert Sheldon, "Esprit de Corp" by Robert Jager, and "The Gallant Seventh March" by John Philip Sousa.
Don't miss this concert by one of the premier community Wind Bands in Southern California. The best part is that the concert is FREE. So, bring your entire family and invite your friends to Palomares Park on February 24th at 7:30 pm.
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Donations to the band are always welcome and appreciated. The community can help support the Pomona Concert Band by becoming a supporter of The Friends of the Pomona Concert Band at the FRIENDS level ($99 & under), PATRONS ($100+), BENEFACTORS ($500+) and DISTINGUISHED BENEFACTORS ($1,000+). All Donor's names will be included on every program and our website for the entire concert season. The Friends of the Pomona Concert Band is a registered charity under Internal Revenue Code Section 501 C (3). Checks may be made out to: Friends of the Pomona Concert Band, P.O. Box 2753, Pomona, CA 91769.