Concerts

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A Tribute to Bernstein, Fall Concert
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth. Celebrate with the North Oakland Concert Band at our Fall Concert, “A Tribute to Bernstein.” Featured vocalists will be soprano Pia Broden-Williams and tenor Glen Holcomb. Highlights include “Overture to Candide” and “Glitter and Be Gay” from Candide, as well as “Somewhere” and “Something's Coming” from West Side Story.
Location: Lake Orion High School
Date: Sunday October 21, 2018
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 10, 2018
Time: 6:15 PM
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Wondrous Night, Holiday Concert
The North Oakland Concert Band presents “Wondrous Night,” our annual Holiday Concert. Highlights include “Christmas Variants,” “Jingle Them Bells,” and Sammy Nestico’s arrangement of “A Fireside Christmas.” We will be featuring our very own Phillip Mallender on French horn performing “Concerto No. 2 in E-Flat Major” by Mozart.
Location: Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church
Date: Sunday, December 2, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM
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Musical Fireworks, Winter Concer
Join the North Oakland Concert Band for “Musical Fireworks.” We welcome back clarinetist Dave Bennett for his third time performing with our band. Dave will be performing two of his original compositions arranged for band by his piano player Jeff Kressler - “Blood Moon” and “Falling Sky.” Dave will also be performing “Georgia On My Mind” and Artie Shaw’s “Concerto for Clarinet.” This concert will also include show tunes such as “Spartacus” and “Beauty and the Beast.”
Location: Lake Orion High School
Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019
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 24, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM
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Impressions, Spring Concert
Highlights of our Spring Concert, “Impressions” include Sousa’s “The Picadore” and “Pines of Rome” by Ottorino Respighi. For the fifth consecutive year, our special guests will be the winners of our annual concerto competition for high school seniors. Please come out and support the next generation of talented musical performers.
Location: Lake Orion High School
Date: Sunday, May 19th, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM
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Summer Time, Summer Concert
Bring a lawn chair and join the North Oakland Concert Band for “Summertime.” This program features a mix of musical medleys including George Gershwin’s “Summertime,” “Fiddler On The Roof,” and “Sinatra in Concert.” We will also perform marches by John Philip Sousa - “Who’s Who in the Navy Blue” and John Williams - “Midway March.”  Lucas Roll, from the NOCB's trombone section, will be the featured soloist at this concert.
Location: Wildwood Amphitheater
Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
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