OWO member information


Rehearsals are Monday nights 7:30PM – 9:30pm in Studio B, across from the Smith Center at Ohlone College.
Registration for fall is now open! Please register ASAP.

Fall 2018 rehearsals start Monday, August 13, 2018
Concert set list and YouTube playlist
No rehearsals on September 3 or November 12

Spring 2019 rehearsals start Monday, January 14, 2019.
Dress rehearsals (the Monday prior to a performance) are required for all musicians.



FALL: Sunday, October 28, 2018 • 7:30pm (formal dress – see below)
HOLIDAY: Saturday, December 1, 2018 • 1pm (festive dress – see below)
WINTER: Sunday, March 10, 2019 • 7:30pm (formal dress – see below)
SPRING: Sunday, May 5, 2019 • 7:30pm (formal dress – see below)

Concert dress
Before 6pm – dark dress
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 dress
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 dress
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 continues to impact parking. The map to the right is current as of August 2018.

Check 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, Chris Nalls
Librarian: Rich Lamb
Outreach: Kathy Switky
Program Notes: Kathy Boster
Members: Barb Gurnari, John Taylor, Ken Walter

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