Holiday Concert 2016

2015 Poster_v2 (1)Walnut Creek Concert Band
Holiday Concert
Featuring a new Holiday Program and a special gift to the Walnut Creek Community, the West Coast Premiere of James Beckel’s Concerto for Trombone
with the composer as soloist
December 1, 2015 – 7:30PM
Lesher Center for the Arts – Walnut Creek, CA


Harvey Benstein, Music Director and Conductor

Tickets available from the Lesher Arts Center Box office, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA  94596, 925-943-7469 or online at:

Christmas Fanfare         James Beckel
Concerto for Trombone  James Beckel

West Coast Premier, Walnut Creek Concert Band commissioning partner
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring J.S. Bach

Round Me Falls the Night Vincent Persichetti

8th Candle Steve Reisteter

Minor Alterations: Christmas Through the Looking Glass – David Lovrien

All I want for Christmas is You Mariah Carey

Christmas Festival Leroy Anderson

Mr. James Beckel is the Principal Trombonist with the Indianapolis Symphony. He is a graduate from the Indiana University School of Music. He is on the music faculty at DePauw University and the University of Indianapolis. In addition to these responsibilities he is a very active composer and arranger.