June 10, 2023 - 3 PM

Gottschalk Music Center Concert Band

Matthew Cover, Conductor

Florentiner March Julius Fučík
Encanto Robert W. Smith
English Dances (movements 1 and 2) Malcolm Arnold
An American in Paris George Gershwin arr. Jerry Brubaker
A Holst Hymn “I Vow to Thee, My Country” arr. Robert W. Smith
Disney Spectacular arr. John Moss
The Mad Major March Kenneth J. Alford

Formed in 1989 and based in Modesto, the Gottschalk Music Center Concert Band has performed at the Golden Gate Park Band Festival in San Francisco, the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans, and the New York Wind Band Festival in New York City at Carnegie Hall in addition to numerous concert venues throughout California’s Central Valley. The conductor and originator of the band, Ernesto E. Bucio, conducted every concert since 1989 until his death in 2011.

GMCCB is carrying on in his tradition with a dedication to quality concert band literature under the direction of Matthew Cover, who is also the Director of Instrumental Music and Performing Arts Academy Coordinator at Modesto High School. For further information, contact Karen Bucio at buciok@aol.com.