Concerts

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“A Salute to Our Greatest Generation” Fall Concert
Join the North Oakland Concert Band for A Salute to our Greatest Generation. This concert will take us back to World War II and feature selections from James Barnes’s “Lonely Beach Normandy 1944” and Nigel Hass's “Chansons de Normandie.” On the lighter side, we will feature show tunes from this memorable era: “South Pacific” and “Victory at Sea” both by Richard Rogers. Our special guest for this concert is the Chiffon Sisters, who sing in the style of the WWII era Andrews Sisters.
Location: Lake Orion High School
Date: Sunday October 22, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM
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“Fundraiser for NOCB” Featuring the North Oakland Dixieland Band
The North Oakland Dixieland Band will present a wine and cheese concert to benefit the North Oakland Concert Band. This popular annual fundraising event will feature traditional swing and jazz music performed in a casual cabaret setting.
Location: Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017
Time: 6:15 PM
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“Rejoice” Holiday Concert
The North Oakland Concert Band presents Rejoice!.  Highlights include “Fairytale of New York”, “Twas In The Moon of Wintertime”, and John Wasson’s “Festival Fanfare for Christmas.” Our special guest will be the very talented Lake Orion High School Choir under the direction of Bryce Thompson. This will be a special holiday show not to be missed!
Location: Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church
Date: Sunday, December 3, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM
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“On Stage and Screen” Winter Concert
Join the North Oakland Concert Band for On Stage and Screen. This program features movie themes including John Williams’s “Superman March” and “Scherzo for X-Wings.” We will also be performing stage productions such as “Romeo and Juliet” arranged by Johan de Meij, and will  feature our very own NOCB trumpet players, Eric Kozlowski and Christy Husted, who will perform “Carmen Fantasia” by Donald Hunsberger.
Location: Lake Orion High School
Date: Sunday, February 25, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM
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Small Ensemble Concert
Come and join us as the North Oakland Concert Band presents “A Spring Musicale,” an afternoon of music performed by small ensembles from the NOCB. This annual benefit concert will feature band members and friends performing a variety of works in a casual concert setting. Beer, wine and snacks will be served.
Location: Orion Center
Date: Sunday, March 25, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM
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“Wind Contrasts” Spring Concert
The North Oakland Concert Band presents Wind Contrasts. Highlights of this concert include Lerner and Lowe’s “My Fair Lady”, “Slava” by Leonard Bernstein, and Percy Grainger’s “Lincolnshire Posy.” Our special guests will be the winners of this year’s NOCB Concerto Competition.
Location: Lake Orion High School
Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM
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“Summer Time” Summer Concert
Bring a lawn chair and join the North Oakland Concert Band for Summer Time!  This program features a mix of movie themes including “The Wizard Of Oz”, John Williams’s “The Cowboys”, and “Silverado” by Bruce Broughton. We will also perform jazz tunes “Strike Up the Band” and “Swing the Mood.”
Location: Wildwood Amphitheater
Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
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