The OCB Presents – Yet Another FREE CONCERT !!!!

October 16, 2019 – The Ohlone Community Band (OCB – Since 1977) Presents Yet Another FREE CONCERT !!!!

This time we are back On Campus in the beautiful Jackson Theater of the Gary Soren Smith Center for the Performing Arts “On the Hill” at Ohlone College in Fremont, California!

Come Join Us on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Downbeat is 7:30pm, and Complementary Tickets are available at the Smith Center Box (walk-up only). (Parking is still $4)

Our Director Tony Clements and the 60+ Members of the OCB are looking forward to presenting this Symphonic Band Tour de Force – with all the Music by American Composers!

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Ohlone College Bands – The Winds of October (2019 Edition)

The Ohlone College Bands, all part of the Ohlone College Community Education Music Program, present three exciting and varied Concerts for your listening pleasure this October.

All three Concerts will be held in the beautiful Jackson Theater of the Gary Soren Smith Center for the Performing Arts “On the Hill” at the Ohlone College Fremont Campus, 43600 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 @ 7:30pm – Ohlone Community Band (OCB – Since 1977)
FREE CONCERT – Tickets at the Smith Center Box Office or at the Door! Parking $4

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Friday, October 18, 2019 @ 8:00pm – Mission Peak Brass Band (MPBB)
Tickets $15/$10 Parking $4

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 @ 2:00pm – Ohlone Wind Orchestra (OWO)
Tickets $15/$10 Parking $4

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Ohlone College Bands – May Concerts Announced!

Mission Peak Brass Band – Brilliant Brass
Saturday, May 4, 2019 • 3:00pm • Foothill Presbyterian Church, 5301 McKee Rd, San Jose CA 95127
In the tradition of British-style Colliery Bands, The Mission Peak Brass Band is chuffed to present an engaging introduction to the brass band genre. The program promises to be chockablock full of musical styles – from the storytelling of George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and James Horner’s The Mask of Zorro to the ethereal Pie Jesu by Gabriel Faure, the rousing Spitfire & Hurricane March by F.S.Robson/S.Hague, and music by such well-known British composers as Philip Sparke, Ben Hollings, and Peter Graham. Our featured performers include John Monroe on Euphonium, Chris Wilhite on Flugelhorn, Dave Adams and Ken Walter on Cornet and Keith Johns on Eb Soprano Cornet. It’s going to be the bee’s knees!
Tickets $15 in advance and $17.50 at the door.
For more information, visit http://www.foothillpc.org/mission-peak-brass-band-2019
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Ohlone Wind Orchestra – Springtime Sketches
Sunday, May 5, 2019 • 7:30pm • Smith Center, Ohlone College, Fremont
Come join the Ohlone Wind Orchestra as they tell stories of war, romance, tradition, nature, and more – through music. Included are: Shaker Suite by Rayburn Wright (featuring the Ohlone College Brass Quintet and Shaker melodies from Appalachian Spring), the tragic yet romantic Riften Wed by Julie Giroux, the fast-paced Frenergy by John Estacio, the sacred hymns of Sacred Harp by Jay Bocook, the grandiose Marche Slave by Peter Tchaikovsky, the graceful and gritty Pageant by Vincent Persichetti, and more.
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 and Ohlone Tuba Ensemble – Pops in the Park
Saturday, May 11, 2019 • Noon • Performance Pavilion, Central Park, Fremont
Come join the Ohlone Community Band and the Ohlone Tuba Ensemble as they present a FREE Concert in the Park. First will be the one-of-a-kind Ohlone Tuba Ensemble – featuring over 20 tubas! Then the Ohlone Community Band takes the stage, featuring such pieces as: The Great Locomotive Chase by Robert W. Smith, Captain America March by Alan Silvestri, Fugue on Yankee Doodle by J.P. Sousa, The Incredibles by Michael Giacchino, Ben Hur by Miklos Rozsa, Bunch O’Bones by Richard Fote (featuring the trombone section), and Colonel Bogey March by Kenneth Alford (with free kazoos provided). Bring a blanket, a picnic basket, and enjoy the music!
FREE CONCERT!
For more information, visit www.OhloneCommunityBand.org
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March 13, 2019 – OCB Presents a FREE CONCERT at Ohlone College in Fremont!

The old saying goes: “FREE is Better then Cheap!” So – the Ohlone Community Band (OCB) invites One & All to join us in the Jackson Theater of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts “On the Hill” at Ohlone College in Fremont – for an amazing FREE Concert performed by the amazing Ohlone Community Band. The 60 Band Members and Conductor Tony Clements have put together a FREE Concert of Band Members’ Favorites representing the Last 10 Years of music played by the Band under Tony’s leadership. And though all tickets can be obtained at the Smith Center Box Office for FREE – there is nothing “cheap” about the quality of the Band Music that this 40+ year old Ohlone College Music Machine will provide on March 13.

March 13, 2019 – Doors Open at 7:00pm – Downbeat is at 7:30pm

The Ohlone Community Band (OCB) is a self-funded part of the Music Course Offerings of Ohlone College Community Education. Membership is open to all Brass, Woodwind, String Bass & Percussion Musicians. We rehearse every Wednesday evening, 7:30-9:30pm, in TV Studio B (SC-144) on the Ohlone College Fremont Campus. And – in the Fall of 2019 we will be moving into the beautiful new Band Room (Room 2317) that is part of newly-constructed Academic Core of the Ohlone College Fremont Campus.

For more information – contact Dan Smith at: dansmith@ohlone.edu

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OCB – FREE Concert – March 13, 2019 @ 7:30pm

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