The Winds of March 2019

The Ohlone College Band Program, under the auspices of Ohlone College Community Education and the Ohlone College Foundation

“Keeping the Community in Ohlone Community College!”

present: 

The Winds of March 2019

 Mission Peak Brass Band

Take Flight!

Friday, March 8, 2019 • 8:00pm • Smith Center, Ohlone College, Fremont

The Mission Peak Brass Band presents a tasty “flight” of music for your listening pleasure. Soar with us, (and E.T.) in Fanfare & Flying Theme from E.T. The Extra Terrestrial by John Williams. We will reach new heights with Eagle Squadron March by Kenneth J. Alford and Where Eagles Sing by Paul Lovatt-Cooper. Additional pieces include Into the Future by Max Stannard and The Graces of Love by Oliver Waespi, among others. Our members have been practicing hard and certainly won’t be just winging it!

Tickets $15/$10 at the door or www.SmithCenter.com. Parking is $4
For more information, visit www.MPBB.org

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Ohlone Wind Orchestra

American Composers & Folks Songs

Sunday, March 10, 2019 • 7:30pm • Smith Center, Ohlone College, Fremont

Come out for an evening of delightful music as the Ohlone Wind Orchestra celebrates 20th century American composers. Music will include Where Never Lark or Eagle Flew by James Curnow, Elegy by John Barnes Chance, Mt. Everest by Rossano Galante, Suite from the Legend of Alcobaca by James Sochinski, and the haunting Ghost Train by Eric Whitacre. Also included will be the folk song favorites Walking Tune by Percy Grainger and English Folk Song Suite by Ralph Vaughn Williams.

Tickets $15/$10 at the door or www.SmithCenter.com. Parking is $4
For more information, visit www.OhloneWindOrchestra.org

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Ohlone Community Band – Free Concert!

The Best of Ohlone Community Band

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 • 7:30pm • Smith Center, Ohlone College, Fremont

The Ohlone Community Band presents a concert to beat all concerts! All of our band members and director have voted – this concert will include our favorite pieces over the last 10 years. Included will be such pieces as Silverado by Bruce Boughton, First Suite in Eb by Gustav Holst, Valdres March by Johannes Hanssen, Yosemite Autumn by Mark Camphouse, March from “1941” by John Williams, and The Witch and The Saint by Steven Reineke. Also, don’t miss the raucous drum feature from Riverdance by Bill Whelan.

All Seats Free of Charge! (Sponsored by a Donation from D/S Enterprises)
Free Tickets at the door or at the Smith Center Box Office on Campus. Parking is $4.
For more information, visit www.OhloneCommunityBand.org

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Ohlone College Bands – Holiday Extravaganza – December 1, 2018

This Saturday “On the Hill” at Ohlone College! All Four Ohlone College Bands conducted by Tøny Clements, plus the reignited Ohlone College Chamber Singers, conducted by Chad Cygan! Downbeat at 1:00PM (Rain or Shine!). Oh! And a chance to Conduct the Ohlone Wind Orchestra! Be There!

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Ohlone Community Band in Concert – October 17, 2018

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The Concerts of October 2018 – Ohlone College Bands

Fall 2018 Concerts from the Ohlone College Bands
All performances are at Ohlone College in the beautiful Smith Center
 
Ohlone Community Band
Pictures in Time
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 • 7:30pm

The Ohlone Community Band presents an evening of imagery created through music and time. Including A Dakota Rhapsody by Mark Camphouse – honoring the Dakota pioneering spirit and prairie landscapes, and Quintology by Gary Ziek (“The Science of Five”), Groove Music by Brian Balmages (highly rhythmic), Anne McGinty’s Riversong – inspired by Mark Twain’s entertaining stories of steamboats and adventure, and Amazing Grace arranged by Frank Ticheli.

Special weekday prices – tickets $10 (children under 14 free) at the door or www.SmithCenter.com. Parking is $4.
For more information, visit www.OhloneCommunityBand.org.

Mission Peak Band
Cornet-u-copia
Friday, October 19, 2018 • 8pm

The Mission Peak Brass Band kicks off the 2018-19 season with a bounty of quality brass music for your listening pleasure. From the rousing Music from The Incredibles by Michael Giacchino to one of John Phillip Sousa’s lesser-known marches, The White Rose March, this concert will cover a variety of styles, periods and genres. Featured musicians include Ken Walter on cornet, Keith Johns on soprano cornet, and Cliff Mercer on flugelhorn.

Tickets $15/$10 at the door or www.SmithCenter.com. Parking is $4.
For more information, visit www.MPBB.org.

Ohlone Wind Orchestra
Of Mount and Mountains
Sunday, October 28, 2018 • 7:30pm

Come join the Ohlone Wind Orchestra as they present an exciting evening of music including the operatic tale of Merry Mount Suite by Howard Hanson and the epic Night on Bald Mountain by Moussorgsky. Also included will be Elegy by Mark Camphouse, Downey Overture by Oscar Navarro, The Seal Lullaby by Eric Whitacre, Celebration Overture by Paul Creston, and the favorite El Camino Real by Alfred Reed.

Tickets $15/$10 at the door or www.SmithCenter.com. Parking is $4.
For more information, visit www.OhloneWindOrchestra.org.

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New Cover Photo Found & Posted!

OCB Friends -Thanks to Thomas Hsu with the Ohlone College Foundation, a Proud Sponsor and Working Partner of the Ohlone College Band Program – We have our new Cover Photo. (Special Thanks to OCB Concertmaster Phil Pollard for taking care of the actual Web Work needed to display the new photo.)

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