OWO member information

Spring 2018

Rehearsals are Monday nights 7:30PM – 9:30pm in Studio B, across from the Smith Center at Ohlone College.
Please register for spring semester ASAP through Ohlone Community Ed: register here.

Spring 2018 rehearsals start Monday, January 22, 2018.
*No rehearsal on Presidents’ Day, Feb. 19, 2018
Dress rehearsals (the Monday prior to a performance) are required for all musicians.



Sunday, March 25, 2018 • 2pm (dark dress – see below)
Rehearsal playlist

Sunday, May 6, 2018 • 2pm (dark dress – see below)


Concert dress – updated fall 2017

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 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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