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.
Mission Peak Band
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.
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.
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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