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Music Concerts 2015-2016
- Ohlone College Music Department

The Ohlone College Music Department and Ohlone College Community Education are proud of its performing bands and ensembles. Purchase tickets in advance through the Smith Center Box Office in order to avoid lines, or purchase them at the door the day of the concert.

(Updated November 12, 2015. Events may be added or changed throughout the season; all information and ticket prices subject to change without notice.)

October 2015

Ohlone Wind Orchestra
A Tour of Passion

The Wind Orchestra presents a selection of passionate works rooted in the gorgeous melodies of folk songs from around the world. Including Kozhevnikov's moving "Slavyanskya" Symphony No. 3, the overture from Rossini's famous Italian in Algiers, Arturo Marquez's lyrical Danzon No. 2, and Adam Gorb's delightful Yiddish Dances. The concert also includes Grainger's bucolic Colonial Song and Frank Ticheli's intimate and modern An American Elegy. Directed by Tony Clements.

November 2015

Ohlone Community Band
Stories: Adventure & Legend

Enjoy music from movies to classics, including Alfred Reed's 50s-era A Festival Prelude and John Williams' soundtrack of the 2014 film Lincoln and the toe-tapping march from the movie Midway. The adventurous wonders of nature are celebrated in Sunrise at Angel's Gate by Philip Sparke and contrasted in Steven Reineke's Into the Raging River. Hear principal trumpet Gene Boyle solo in Clifton Williams' Dramatic Essay. Also Jacob de Haan's The Saint and the City telling a Dutch legend in music, and more! Directed by Tony Clements.

Mission Peak Brass Band
Fall Colors

Experience the colors of music from many countries and genres. Hear movie music from Frozen, Lord of the Rings, and the moving Hymn to the Fallen from Saving Private Ryan. Including Pascual Perez Chovi's Pepita Greus, the contest march Mephistopheles, Chris Hazell's Kraken, and Victorian Snapshots - On Ratcliff Highway, Ray Steadman-Allen's mashup of Victorian melodies. Featuring the Mission Peak cornets on Cornet Carillon, and Doug Harris (E-flat soprano cornet) playing Mozart's Queen of the Night's Aria. Directed by Tony Clements.

December 2015

Music on the Hill

Directed by Janet Holmes.

Holiday Extravaganza
Ohlone Tuba Ensemble, Ohlone Community Band, Mission Peak Brass Band, and Ohlone Wind Orchestra

Join us for an afternoon of musical fun with the Ohlone Bands. Hear holiday favorites old and new. Bring the family, and take your chance in the raffle for the opportunity to conduct "Sleigh Ride"!

Jazz/Rock Ensembles

Applied Music Showcase

  • Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 7:00pm
  • Recital Hall (Room 3101), Building 3, first floor, Ohlone College, Fremont campus
  • Free concert
  • Event Parking: $4

March 2016

Mission Peak Brass Band

Ohlone Wind Orchestra

Ohlone Community Band

April 2016

Mission Peak Brass Band

May 2016

Ohlone Wind Orchestra

Concert in the Park - Ohlone Community Band and Ohlone Tuba Ensemble

  • Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 12:00pm
  • Performance Pavilion at Fremont Central Park, Lake Elizabeth, Fremont
  • Free concert

Jazz/Rock Ensembles

Ohlone Sings!

Directed by Sandra Peter.

Event Parking Permit: $4 (required at all times on the Ohlone College Fremont campus).

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