OWO member information

Fall 2017

Rehearsals are Monday nights 7:30PM – 9:30pm in Studio B, across from the Smith Center at Ohlone College.
Please register now for fall semester! Register here with Ohlone Community Ed.

Spring 2018 rehearsals start Monday, January 22, 2018.
*No rehearsals: 10/30/17, 2/19/18
Dress rehearsals (the Monday prior to a performance) are required for all musicians.


Concert dates, 2017-2018

Fall concert: Sunday, October 29, 2017 • 7pm (formal dress – see below)  LISTENING PLAYLIST
Holiday extravaganza: Saturday, December 2, 2017 • 1pm (note earlier time)
Winter concert: Sunday, March 25, 2018 • 2pm (dark dress – see below)
Spring concert: Sunday, May 6, 2018 • 2pm
 (dark dress – see below)


Concert dress – updated fall 2017

Before 6pm – dark
Men: Dark pants and dark sport coat (or dark suit), white dress shirt, long tie, dark dress shoes (polished), dark dress socks.
Women: Black top, black pants or skirt, or black dress, black shoes. Skirts and dresses should be below the knee.

After 6pm – formal
Men: black tuxedo, black dress shoes (polished), black socks.
Women: Dressy black top, black pants or skirt, or black dress, black shoes. Skirts and dresses should be below the knee.

Holiday Extravaganza – festive
Men: Sport coat, dress shirt (any color), colorful tie, dark pants, dark dress shoes (polished).
Women: Colorful tops with pants or skirt, or colorful dress. Skirts and dresses should be below the knee.
Santa hats are fine, but no antlers or blinking lights, please.

Special notes:
For the health of those who may have allergies or sensitivities, please refrain from wearing perfumes or colognes. 


Parking at Ohlone

Daily parking permits are $4 /day, available for purchase at electronic vending machines around campus. Semester parking permits ($40) can be purchased online (where it asks for student ID number, enter 0000000). Construction on campus has changed parking significantly – visit the Ohlone parking page for updates.


About our organization

Members of the Wind Orchestra are expected to:

  • Learn their parts during individual practice time so that we can focus rehearsal time on ensemble performance.
  • Register with Ohlone College Community Education, which allows the Music Department to provide necessary support for the group.
  • Attend each rehearsal, or to arrange for a qualified sub (in coordination with the section leader).
  • Attend all dress rehearsals and performances for the semester.

Advisory Board
Chair: John Monroe
Finance: Debbie Wetmore
Repertoire Committee: Mark Beyer, Phil Pollard
Outreach: Kathy Switky, John Taylor
Program Notes: Kathy Boster
Members: Barb Gurnari, Chris Nalls

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