December Concert 2018: American Portraits

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Date(s) - 12/16/2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

John and Jean Knox Center for the Performing Arts


Kick off your holiday season with a free afternoon of music that celebrates great leaders in American history!

Stay after the concert for refreshments and mingling with the musicians.

Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3 PM :

Knox Center for the Performing Arts, Contra Costa College 
Geoffrey Gallegos, Conductor.    Sue Crum, Assistant Conductor. Jason Berner, Narrator.


  • Mayflower Overture – Ron Nelson
  • Arlington – Paul Murtha
  • A Jefferson Portrait – Elliot Del Borgo
  • Lincoln Portrait – Aaron Copland
  • Sousa Portrait – Robert E. Foster
  • On the Trail – Ferde Grofè, arr. David Bennett
  • America the Beautiful – Samuel Ward, arr. Carmen Dragon
  • Holiday Portraits – arr. Sean O’Loughlin


West County Winds is preparing for their first concert of the season! Come join us, listen to the music, enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages after the concert, and meet the players.

As always, admission to the concert is free!

The concert is held on the beautiful Contra Costa College campus, at the John and Jean Knox Center for the Performing Arts (pictured below).

John Jean Knox Center for the Performing Arts

To look up directions, click on this link: GoogleMaps

Click “Directions” on the lefthand side under the photo.

Enter your starting location into box “A”, then click “Get Directions”.

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