Ohlone College Band Program Presents:

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Ohlone Community Band (OCB) in Concert – Suite Celebration (aka “How Suite It Is!”)

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Ohlone Community Band (OCB) – Suite Celebration (aka “How Suite It Is!”)

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 • 7:30pm

The Ohlone Community Band presents a selection of famous suites composed for wind band, from Holst’s classic First Suite in Eb (1909), Gordon Jacobs’ tribute to the Elizabethan period William Byrd Suite (1924), Persichetti’s dance piece Divertimento (1950), and Michael Mikulka’s contemporary First Suite for Wind Band (2016). Along with military band pieces and concert medleys to round out the performance. How Suite It Is! Directed by Tony Clements.

For more information, visit OhloneCommunityBand.org.
Special Weekday Prices – Tickets $10/$5 at the door or www.SmithCenter.com
Parking is $4

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OCB Still Has a Couple of Openings for Fall 2016 / Spring 2017

OCB Opening Night for Fall 2016 was Wednesday, August 2
Ohlone College – TV Studio B (Room SC-144) – Fremont Campus

The Ohlone Community Band (OCB) still has a couple of openings for the Fall 2016 & Spring 2017 Seasons (mostly due to Members moving for job changes). We rehearse on Wednesday Nights in TV Studio B (Room SC-144) at Ohlone College in Fremont from 7:30PM to 9:30PM.

Needed are:
Flute (1)
Bb Clarinets (3 or 4)
Bassoons (1)
French Horn (1 more)
Trumpet/Cornet (1 more – All OCB Trumpets play Cornets where required)
Mallet Keyboards (2)

Contact Dan Smith or Tony Clements for more details.

Generally, new members may sit in on a rehearsal and will be asked to privately sight-read a piece selected from standard band literature as audition for the conductor at break. (Exception – You are brought on board by a Section Principle)

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Ohlone College Bands – Fall 2016 Concerts!

You are invited to join Maestro Tony Clements and the Ohlone College Bands for our Fall 2016 Concerts at the Smith Center at Ohlone College in Fremont, CA.

The Ohlone Wind Orchestra (OWO) – Mysteries of Life

Sunday, October 30, 2016 • 2pm
Beginning with the opening fanfare of “Fate,” Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony Finale, the Wind Orchestra’s fall concert explores the mysteries of life. The program also features Mark Camphouse’s Elegy, a moving tribute to the composer’s father, and Lauridsen’s contemporary setting of the sacred Magnum Mysterium. Lighter works include a medley of Italian movie themes and pieces from Leroy Anderson and Igor Stravinsky.

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

 Ohlone Community Band (OCB) – Suite Celebration (aka “How Suite It Is!”)

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 • 7:30pm
The Ohlone Community Band presents a selection of famous suites composed for wind band, from Holst’s classic First Suite in Eb (1909), Gordon Jacobs’ tribute to the Elizabethan period William Byrd Suite (1924), Persichetti’s dance piece Divertimento (1950), and Michael Mikulka’s contemporary First Suite for Wind Band (2016). Along with military band pieces and concert medleys, the performance will be a real audience-pleaser.

For more information, visit OhloneCommunityBand.org.
Special Weekday Prices – Tickets $10/$5 at the door or www.SmithCenter.com
Parking is $4

 Mission Peak Brass Band (MPBB) – Fall Formal

Friday, November 4, 2016 • 8pm
We kick off the brass band season with a concert of flourishes and formality, including a beautiful transcription of the moving Finale from Mahler’s Symphony #2, Dave Adams’ transcription of Saint Saens’ Finale from “Hail! California,” and Karl King’s march Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite. The concert also includes Eric Whitacre’s Seal Lullaby (featuring flugelhorn soloist Cliff Mercer) and Irving Berlin’s Top Hat, White Tie and Tails.

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

Ohlone College Band Program – OTE, MPBB, OCB & OWO –
9th Annual Holiday Extravaganza

Saturday, December 3, 2016 • 1pm
We kick off the Holiday Season with each of the four Ohlone College Bands performing a wide variety of Traditional and Modern Holiday Favorites. Starting off with a Holiday Fanfare performed by close to 100 Brass Players from all four ensembles, and featuring our 2nd Annual Baton Auction (with the winner conducting the Ohlone Wind Orchestra playing Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride), this is the highlight of our year of music presented by the Band Program.

Tickets $15/$10 at the door or www.SmithCenter.com
Parking is $4

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