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 Up Coming Concert.....

North Oakland Concert Band

 North Oakland Concert Band Presents “Summer Nights”

 Lake Orion, Michigan, July 26, 2014—

 The North Oakland Concert Band will present “Summer Nights” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at the Wildwood Pavilion (2700 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion). The program features several marches by John Philip Sousa, as well as a lively array of popular selections perfect for a summer night. The North Oakland Dixieland Band will take the stage at intermission to perform traditional jazz and swing selections. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an evening of free music.

About the North Oakland Concert Band:

 The North Oakland Concert Band, comprising more than 80 dedicated musicians, is one of Michigan's leading wind ensembles. Under the direction of Annette Kline, the band entertains, educates and inspires audiences by skillfully performing an appealing variety of classic and modern concert band music.


About the North Oakland Dixieland Band:

 The North Oakland Dixieland Band specializes in traditional jazz and swing music from 1900 to 1960.  The band’s front line consists of clarinet, cornet, tenor sax and trombone; the rhythm section includes piano, tuba, banjo, guitar and drums. The nine-member ensemble is based in Lake Orion, and performs frequently throughout southeast Michigan.

  

                   
Tuesday - August 5th, 2014 7:00 pm

 Wildwood Pavilion, Lake Orion

 Program

Manhattan Beach…………..…………..……..John Phillip Sousa

The Water is Wide……………….……………..………….Rick Kirby

 La Virgen De La Macarena…………….…...Arr. Charles Koff

 Soloist- Eric Kozlowski

 Satchmo!.........................................arr. Ted Ricketts

 The Genius of Ray Charles….……………Arr. Michael Brown

 Intermission

 North Oakland Dixieland Band
(Selections to be Announced)

 Bullets and Bayonets……….……..……...John Phillip Sousa

 Shenandoah………………….……………..…………..Frank Ticheli

 Moon River……………………………….…....arr. Michael Brown

 Soloist: George Sinnott

 Porgy and Bess………………………….….…arr. James Barnes

 The Fairest of the Fair……………….….….John Philip Sousa


Contact: Drieka DeGraff     Phone: 248 594 4080

 Email: nocbband@gmail.com

 

   

 

 

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 NEW MEMBER INFORMATION
We are in need of Percussionist.  - Please contact us through the Contact NOCB page.
We are currently full in each of our sections, but will take inquiries for future needs.  Please go to the Contact NOCB page, fill out the form and make sure to give us a brief  description of your performance background.    Thank you for your interest in the North Oakland Concert Band.


The North Oakland Concert Band, comprising some eighty dedicated musicians with
wide-ranging talents and musical experiences, is one of Michigan's leading wind bands.  With roots deep in the Lake Orion and Oxford area, the band draws audiences from the entire Southeast Michigan area, offering eight or more concerts every year, including outdoor programs in area parks during the summer months. Led by long-time musical

director, Annette Kline, the musicians of the NOCB delight in performing a broad selection of concert band music, with styles ranging from traditional marches and classical transcriptions, to modern works written especially for the concert band; from Big Band favorites to light Jazz.

The musicians of the North Oakland Concert Band come together each week to share
music, an essential part of life for each member, no matter what their individual profession or career. The goal is to improve their musical skills, to experience the joy of ensemble playing, and then to share the result with audiences of all ages who enjoy hearing the artistry of passionate performers. Entering their 36th concert season, the North Oakland Concert Band looks forward to providing music that amazes, surprises and moves the hearts of their growing base of loyal listeners throughout the Great Lakes area.

 

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