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Music Concerts Fall 2012
- Ohlone College Music Department

October 2012

Ohlone Wind Orchestra

Ohlone Wind Orchestra Fall Concert, October 14, 2012 flyer.California's Premier Wind Orchestra, directed by Tony Clements, presents a program of classic and innovative music for band. Headlining the program is Gustav Holst's orchestral suite, The Planets, transcribed in its entirety for band by Merlin Patterson.

In addition the band will perform:

  • Joseph Willcox Jenkins' classic American Overture,
  • Ian Polster's Serenade for Band,
    and
  • Jukka Viitasaari's prize-winning Strange Dreams.
  • Sunday, October 14, 2012
  • 5:00pm
  • Tickets purchased in advance:
    • $12 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Tickets purchased at the door:
    • $15 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Ohlone Wind Orchestra Fall Concert flyer

Mission Peak Brass Band

Mission Peak Brass Band Fall Concert, October 19, 2012 flyer.The Mission Peak Brass Band, directed by Tony Clements, brings the British Brass Band tradition to the Smith Center in this Fall concert. The featured work is Curnow's Ragtime for Horns and spotlights the Tenor Horn section.

Other music includes:

  • Prokofiev's March, Op. 99,
  • Bulla's Festive Prelude,
  • Vaughan Williams' English Folk Song Suite,
  • Richards' arrangement of Simple Gifts,
    and
  • Powell's Chicken Run (from the movie of the same name).

Dr. James Latten is guest conductor.

  • Friday, October 19, 2012
  • 8:00pm
  • Tickets purchased in advance:
    • $12 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Tickets purchased at the door:
    • $15 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Mission Peak Brass Band Fall Concert flyer

November 2012

Ohlone Community Band

Ohlone Community Band Fall Concert, November 7, 2012 flyer.The Ohlone Community Band, directed by Tony Clements, presents their first Fall Concert, featuring film music from Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

Other music includes:

  • The White Ensign by Nowak;
  • Sparke's The Roaring Forties;
  • Grainger's Colonial Song;
  • Nocturne, Op. 9, No. 2 by Scriabin;
  • the well-known Dance of the Hours (from La Gioconda) by Ponchielli, which should leave the audience thinking of the Disney's original Fantasia (with the dancing ostriches);
  • and more.

Ohlone Music Department's Applied Showcase

Applied Showcase, November 16, 2012 flyer.The Applied Showcase will feature music students of Ohlone College. Come support your friends!

  • Friday, November 16, 2012
  • 7:30pm
  • Ohlone College, Room 2133, Building 2, first floor, Fremont campus
  • Free!
  • Applied Showcase flyer

Chops Big Band

Chops Big Band Fall Concert, November 30, 2012 flyer.In their Fall Concert, the Chops Big Band, directed by Ken Crowell, will play a show they affectionately call "Unnumbered, in the front." It will feature a collection of works from their library, including:

  • It's Like That95 or 64, and Brand New Year by Jeremy Levy;
  • Funk In Deep Freeze by Hank Mobely;
  • Feeling Good by Anthony Newley;
  • It's You Or No One arranged by Rob Lussier;
  • Summertime by George Gershwin;
    and
  • Just One Of Those Things by Cole Porter
  • Friday, November 30, 2012
  • 8:00pm
  • Tickets purchased in advance:
    • $12 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Tickets purchased at the door:
    • $15 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Chops Big Band Fall Concert flyer

December 2012

Ohlone Community Chorale

Ohlone Community Chorale Holiday Prelude, December 1, 2012 flyer.The Ohlone Chorale, directed by Darryl Guzman and accompanied by Margaret Bellisomi, performs a concert entitled "Holiday Prelude."

Traditional favorites of the season; Craig Courtney's A Musicological Journey Through the Twelve Days of Christmas; and John Leavitt's Missa Festiva, a contemporary "mini-mass," will be featured in a light-hearted, uplifting and enjoyable concert by the Ohlone Community Chorale a joyous prelude to your holiday season!

Jazz Combos

Jazz Combo Class Concert, December 6, 2012 flyer.The Ohlone Jazz Combo class, led by Tim Roberts, will transform the Jackson Theater into a jazz club when they present their final concert of the semester. Ten different singers will lead their rhythm sections through tunes made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Chet Baker, and many more. Come by for a smooth, relaxing evening.

  • Thursday, December 6, 2012
  • 7:00pm
  • Tickets purchased in advance:
    • $12 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Tickets purchased at the door:
    • $15 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Jazz Combo Class Concert flyer

Rock Combos

Rock Combo Class Concert, December 7, 2012 flyer.The Ohlone Rock Combo class, led by Tim Roberts, will give its final concert of the semester. Big songs, small songs; loud songs, quiet songs; old songs, new songs. Diverse styles like rock, prog, hip hop, jazz/rock, funk, punk, and even a video game medley!

  • Friday, December 7, 2012
  • 7:00pm
  • Tickets purchased in advance:
    • $12 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Tickets purchased at the door:
    • $15 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Rock Combo Class Concert flyer

Ohlone Community Band, Ohlone Wind Orchestra, Ohlone Tuba Ensemble, Mission Peak Brass Band, Ohlone Clarinet Choir

5th Annual Christmas Extravaganza

Ohlone College Christmas Extravaganza Concert, December 8, 2012 flyer.Ohlone College presents the 5th Annual Christmas Extravaganza with Tony Clements as Director, featuring all five Ohlone Bands:

  • Ohlone Wind Orchestra, one of the premier wind bands in the country;
  • Mission Peak Brass Band, a traditional British style brass band;
  • Ohlone Community Band, one of the premier community bands in the Bay Area;
  • Ohlone Tuba Ensemble;
    and
  • newly-formed Clarinet Choir.

The concert will feature a variety of holiday and non-holiday favorites to appeal to our diverse audience and get your holiday season off to a joyous start.

Ohlone Chamber Singers

27th Annual Christmas at the Mission Concert: Hark How the Bells

Ohlone Chamber Singers Christmas at the Mission Concert, December 15-16, 2012 flyer.The Ohlone Chamber Singers, under the direction of Michael Morris, present the 27th Annual Christmas at the Mission Concert, "Hark How the Bells."

This year the Ohlone Chamber Singers will be joined by Celebration Chimes, the bell choir from the First Presbyterian Church of Livermore, and renowned harpist, Dan Levitan. Mr. Levitan will be performing with the Chamber Singers in the featured work, Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols.

  • Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 8:00pm
  • Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 4:00pm
  • Tickets purchased in advance:
    • $12 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Tickets purchased at the door:
    • $15 General
    • $10 Seniors, Staff, & Students
  • Old Mission San Jose, 43300 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA
  • Ohlone Chamber Singers 27th Annual Christmas at the Mission flyer