Concerts

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Oldies

Fall Concert
The North Oakland Concert Band presents “Oldies.” Highlights include “The Genius of Ray Charles” by Michael Brown, “Irving Berlin Show Stoppers” arranged by John Cacavas, and “Opening Night on Broadway” by Michael Brown.

This concert will be Live Streamed by ONTV. Instructions and a link will be emailed to everyone on our mailing list prior to the concert.
Location: Lake Orion High School
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Time: 7:30 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: Postponed Until Fall 2021
Time: 6:15 PM
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Amazing Grace

Holiday Concert -
CANCELLED
Vesuvius

Winter Concert -
CANCELLED
The North Oakland Concert Band presents “Vesuvius”. Highlights include “Symphony No. 1 Lord of The Rings – Gandalf” by Johan De Meij, Gustav Holst’s “Second Suite”, and Vesuvius by Frank Ticheli.
Location: Lake Orion High School
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Spring Musicale

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: Recordings coming soon
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Promising Skies - Featuring Carl Grapentine - Narrator - CANCELLED
The North Oakland Concert Band presents “Promising Skies.” This concert includes “Uranus” from Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” and “Promising Skies” by Robert Smith. Carl Grapentine will join us to narrate “The Lincoln Portrait” by Aaron Copland.  Carl is recently retired from WFMT Classical Radio in Chicago and is the long-time announcer of The Michigan Marching Band and UM Football. Our special guests are the winners of this year’s NOCB concerto competition.
Location: Lake Orion High School
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Movie Night - Summer Concert
Bring a lawn chair and join the North Oakland Concert Band for “Movie Night." This program features a mix of movie themes including Zimmer’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Man of La Mancha” by Mitch Leigh. Movie soundtrack marches include John Williams’ “Raiders March” and “Star Wars Imperial March”, Silvestri’s “Captain America March,” and “Bond … James Bond” arranged by Stephen Bulla.
Location: Wildwood Amphitheater
Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM
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