September 27, 2012

Owens Concert Band to Host Fall Concert Featuring Toledo School for the Arts, Oct. 14

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area residents are invited listen to array of musical selections ranging from Broadway Show songs to patriotic- and pop culture- themed numbers as the Owens Community College Concert Band presents its annual Fall Concert on Sunday, Oct. 14.

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.

Selections presented by the Owens Concert Band, which is comprised of Owens students and employees and community members, will include songs from “The Jersey Boys” and “Star Trek Thru the Years” as well as “An American Fanfare”, “Southwest Saga”, “In the Mood” and “Sabre and Spurs”, among many others.

In addition, the Toledo School for the Arts Studio Winds will join the Owens Concert Band on stage to perform the music selections “American Salute”, “New York: 1927”, “Moravian Dance” and “The Center Ring”. Sharing the conducting duties for the combined bands will include Toledo School for the Arts Director Jay Welnec, Owens Adjunct Instructor in Fine and Performing Arts and Concert Band Conductor Fred Dais and retired Commander of the 555th Air Force Band Lt. Col. Robert Krichbaum.

For more information about the Fall 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