March 1, 2012

Owens Concert Band to Host Winter Pops Concert, March 4

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area residents are invited listen to array of musical selections ranging from Broadway Show songs to patriotic-themed numbers as the Owens Community College Concert Band presents its annual Winter Pops Concert on Sunday, March 4.

The concert will begin 2:30 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre. Owens’ Toledo-area Campus is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township. The performance is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Musical selections presented by the Owens Concert Band, which is comprised of Owens students and employees and community members, will include “Repasz Band March”, “An American Spectacular”, “Flight of the Bumblebee”, “Tijuana Brass in Concert”, “Trombone Blues”, “Latin Celebration”, “The Lion King”, “Gypsy Caravan”, “Broadway Center Stage” and “A Scottish Portrait”, among others.

Additionally, Owens Community College Interim President John Satkowski will serve as celebrity conductor for the “Washington Post March” musical selection to conclude the concert performance.

For more information about the Winter Pops Concert, contact the College’s Fine and Performing Arts Department at (567) 661-7081 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7081.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit