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Santa Maria – The Allan Hancock College Concert Band will perform a Fall Pops Concert on
Saturday evening, November 5th, 2016 at 7:30 PM. The concert will feature an eclectic mix of
musical selections including: Dawn of a New Day, Folk Dances, “Die Fledermaus,” Gee, Officer
Krupke, Persuasion (a saxophone solo featuring David Becker), The Dam Busters March, Big
Band Favorites, Selections from the Great Race and as always, an encore.
Mr. Gary Thompson and Mr. Greg Stoll will share the conductor’s duties for this concert. The
band, composed of AHC students plus numerous adult members of the community enrolled
under the Community Education program, features 80+ musicians in a standard “wind band”
style configuration with a full percussion section. The concert is performed in a large church
with very comfortable seating and plenty of free parking.
There are advanced sales of tickets, and there is an admission charge for this event for the
general public and students, faculty and staff of AHC. Tickets are available from any band
member or by calling the number listed below. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Student members of local High School and Junior High School bands are welcome at this
concert free of charge.
The concert will take place at 7:30 PM on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at the First Baptist
Church, 2970 Santa Maria Way, Santa Maria, CA. A pre-concert verbal description of the music
will be given beginning at 7:15PM by our musicologist, Sandy Eastman. For more information
regarding the Hancock College Concert Band or this concert, please call (805) 922-6966,
extension 3252.