March 2017 Concerts from the Ohlone College Bands
You are invited to join Maestro Tony Clements and the Ohlone College Bands for these exciting performances ion the Jackson Theater of the Smith Center at Ohlone College in Fremont.
Ohlone Community Band – Dances, Songs, and Stories
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 • 7:30pm
The Ohlone Community Band presents an eclectic program, including Holsinger’s Havendance, Knox’s Sea Songs, and Wittrock’s Lord Tullamore, a collection of Irish tunes. Also Reineke’s Fate of the Gods, based on Nordic myth, Grainger’s The Immovable Do, and more. It’s a variety of music to lighten the winter blues.
Special weekday prices – tickets $10/$5 at the door or www.SmithCenter.com. Parking $4.
For more information, visit OhloneCommunityBand.org.
Ohlone Wind Orchestra – American Nostalgia
Sunday, March 26, 2017 • 2pm
This concert will take you back to simpler times with Robert Russell Bennett’s Suite of Old American Dances, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Paul Dukas, and John Williams’ marvelous Harry Potter Symphonic Suite. The trip down memory lane continues with Noah Luna’s The Wireless, Pastime: A Salute to Baseball by Jack Stamp, and thegorgeous music of Brian Balmages and Joseph Curiale.
Tickets $15/$10 at the door or www.SmithCenter.com. Parking is free on Sundays.
For more information, visit OhloneWindOrchestra.org.
Mission Peak Brass Band – Fanfares, Films, and Fun
Friday, March 31, 2017 • 8pm
Original brass band music includes Sparke’s Fanfare, Romance and Finale, Lovatt-Cooper’s spectacular Fire in the Blood and British marches O.R.B. and Arnhem. Film themes feature Morricone’s Once Upon A Time in the West, with soloist Doug Harris on soprano cornet. The band will also perform Grainger’s Irish Tune from County Derry and Sparke’s splashy arrangement of ‘60s anthem MacArthur Park.
Tickets $15/$10 at the door or www.SmithCenter.com. Parking $4.
For more information, visit mpbb.org.
Time to Register with Ohlone College Community Education in order to play in any of our Three Band or the Tuba Ensemble.
On-Line Registration is open for the following:
Ohlone Community Band (OCB)
Ohlone wind Orchestra (OWO
Mission Peak Brass Band (MPBB)
Ohlone Tuba Ensemble (OTE)
Follow this Link to the Ohlone College Bands Page of the Ohlone College Community Education Registration Site:
If you need assistance – please contact Dan Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
See you all soon!
Thank You Friends for a Great Fall 2016 Season! Some challenging music & wonderful audiences!
Our Spring 2017 kicks off on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.
Same Time: 7:30PM to 9:30PM
Same Place: TV Studio B (Room SC-144) on the Ohlone College Fremont Campus.
Due to some of our members experiencing job & life changes – we will have a few openings:
1 – Flute
4 – Bb Clarinets
1 – 2nd Bassoon
1 – Bass Clarinet or Tenor Saxophone
2 – Trumpets/Cornets (Our players use both instruments)
1 – Trombone
1 – Tuba
2 or 3 Concert Percussionists (with one who can play Drum Set)
Our Director Tony Clements at: email@example.com or
Our Advisory Board Chair Dan Smith at: firstname.lastname@example.org
See you in January!