OCB Season Opener Tonight!

Come Join Us! 7:30PM in TV Studio B (SC-144 – Entrance is across from the Smith Center Lobby) on the Ohlone College Fremont Campus.

Next Rehearsal – Wednesday, January 31 at 7:30PM.

See You There!

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Ohlone College Bands Announce Spring 2018 Performance Calendar!

Mark Your Calendars!

OWO = Ohlone Wind Orchestra (Our Professional-Level Symphonic Band)
OCB = Ohlone Community Band (Our Advanced Community-Level Symphonic Band)
MPBB = Mission Peak Brass Band (Our British-Style Brass Band)
OTE = Ohlone Tuba Ensemble (Our Large Tuba & Euphonium Ensemble)

Set 3 – 2018
March 23 (Friday) @ 8:00PM = MPBB (Smith Center for the Performing Arts)
March 25 (Sunday) @ 2:00PM = OWO (Smith Center for the Performing Arts)
April 4 (Wednesday) @ 7:30PM = OCB (Smith Center for the Performing Arts)

Set 4 – 2018
May 4 (Friday) @ 8:00PM = MPBB (Smith Center for the Performing Arts)
May 5 (Saturday) @ Noon = Pops in the Park! (OTE & OCB – Performance Pavilion in Fremont Central Park)
May 6 (Sunday) @ 2:00PM = OWO (Smith Center for the Performing Arts)

Details to follow ….

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Time to Register for The OCB Spring 2018 Season!

Ohlone Community Band Musicians, Returning Members & New Prospects:

Time to get the Band back together! And we have a few more chairs we need to fill in order to do justice to the amazing repertoire selected by out Repertoire Committee.

Season Opener Downbeat on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 – 7:30PM to 9:30PM in TV Studio B (Room SC-144) in the Smith Center Complex on the Ohlone College Fremont Campus.

Please arrive early for set-up and passing out all of the pieces for the April 4, 2018 Concert.

Parking is still $4.00. Best to Park in the South Garage (Pine St off of Mission Blvd).

Registration for the Spring Semester is open – still $165. To sign up for Ohlone Community Band – Spring 2018 – Click Here (or Copy & Paste to your Web Browser):

https://ohlone.augusoft.net/index.cfm…

(and you will to be taken to the page containing all the Spring offerings for the Ohlone College Band Program – then select the appropriate ensemble). Returning members – please use your Community Education Sign-In from past semesters. New members will need to create a new sign-in. Let me know if you have any questions.

[As in the past – if you are also a member of the Mission Peak Brass Band (MPBB) – Please register for that one first, as it is tougher to meet the minimum registrations for this smaller Band.]

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10th Annual Holiday Extravaganza – Dec 2, 2017 at 1:00PM

The Ohlone College Bands present the 10th Annual Holiday Extravaganza!

Saturday, December 2, 2017 • 1:00 pm • Smith Center, Ohlone College, Fremont, California

Kick off your Holidays with the Ohlone Tuba Ensemble, Ohlone Wind Orchestra, Ohlone Community Band and Mission Peak Brass Band performing your Holiday Favorites!

Bring the Family – Sing Along with the expanded Tuba Ensemble – Then join our drawing for a chance to win a special conductor’s baton – and use it to conduct the Ohlone Wind Orchestra performing Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride!”

The Musicians will host a Reception in the Art Gallery following the concert.

Tickets $15/$10 at the door  or online at:
http://www.ohlone.edu/org/smithcenter/music/#dec

Parking is $4.

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OCB in Concert – Wednesday – October 11, 2017

Ohlone Community Band: Dedications & Commemorations

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 • 7:30 pm • Smith Center, Ohlone College, Fremont

The band presents works dedicated to a mother, With Quiet Courage; a wife, Song for Lyndsay; and names on the Vietnam War Memorial, Black Granite. They’ll lighten the mood with Gypsy dances and celebrations of new buildings and the arrival of Spring. From Victor Herbert and Alfred Reed to contemporary composers, it will be a moving and enjoyable evening for the whole family.

Special weekday prices: tickets $10/$5 at the door or www.SmithCenter.com. Parking is $4. For more information, visit ohlonecommunityband.org.

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