Thursday, March 8, 2012

Some cool musical events at Ohlone College in Fremont CA

Friday, March 9, 2012 8 pm
Mission Peak Brass Band, Jackson Theatre
Ohlone's Mission Peak Brass Band, directed by Tony Clements, presents a concert featuring pieces covering a wide variety of musical styles. Included will be "Send in the Clowns" by Stephen Sondheim, featuring flugelhorn soloist Cliff Mercer; "Suite from Porgy and Bess" by George Gershwin; the "Die Fledermaus Overture" by Johann Strauss; "The Beatles Go Brass" by Lennon and McCartney; and more.

Sunday, March 11, 2012 2 pm
Ohlone Wind Orchestra, Jackson Theatre
California's Premier Wind Orchestra, directed by Tony Clements, presents a program of classics and modern music for wind ensemble, featuring Bay Area composer George Roumanis' "Super Big Band Evolution." Other works include Weinberger's "Polka and Fugue from the Opera 'Schwanda the Bagpiper'," Stephen Bulla's arrangement of selections from Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd," Steven Reineke's "The Witch and the Saint," Jan Van der Roost's "Sinfonietta," and more.

Sunday, March 11, 2012, 5 pm
Ohlone Symphony Orchestra, Jackson Theatre
The Ohlone Symphony Orchestra, directed by Larry Osborne and the Mission College Symphony, directed by Joseph Ordaz will perform a combined concert featuring Brahms' "Academic Festival Overture" and Sibelius' "Symphony No. 1." Additional works to be performed are Eckl's "Gypsy Concerto for Cello" with Rebecca Roudman, soloist and the first movement from Beethoven's "Piano Concerto No. 3" with Brad Arington, soloist.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 7:30 pm
Ohlone Community Band, Jackson Theatre
The Ohlone Community Band, directed by Tony Clements, presents its Winter Concert. The Band will celebrate Women's History Month with Anne McGinty's "The Red Balloon" and Julie Giroux's "Il Burlone." Other works include Arthur Pryor's "Thoughts of Love," featuring trombone soloist John Monroe; Philip Sparke's "The Sun Will Rise Again," with guest conductor Chris Nalls, dedicated to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011; and more.

Saturday, March 17, 2012 8 pm
Ohlone Chamber Singers, Jackson Theatre

Sunday, March 18, 2012 3 pm
Ohlone Chamber Singers, St Jude's Episcopal Church, 20920 McClellan Road, Cupertino

Join the Ohlone Chamber Singers, directed by Michael Morris in their 12th Annual Masterworks Concert, dedicated to those who have served in the armed services. The featured work is a new composition for choir, baritone soloist, trumpet soloist, and string ensemble called "Songs of Love and War" by composer Paul Moravec. The texts are taken from four letters to and from American servicemen and their families written during the Civil War, WW I, WW II, and the Vietnam war.

Staff Tickets: $5 for Community Band; $15 for Chamber Singers; $10 for all others.

Box Office: 510-659-6031
http://www.smithcenter.com
Box Office Hours: Tu-Th: noon to 7pm, Fri/Sat: noon to 5 pm
And one hour before all performances

To get more information click here:
http://www2.ohlone.edu/instr/music/concerts.html

Music Department at Ohlone College