April 17, 2013

Owens Concert Band to Host Spring Pops Concert, April 28

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 Spring Pops Concert on Sunday, April 28.

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 a medley of Broadway Show selections by Andrew Lloyd Webber as well as such music as “Broad Stripe and Bright Stars”, “Sea Song Fantasy”, “Songs of Old Kentucky” and a tribute to jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson titled “Maynard Madness”, among others.

For more information about the Spring 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 www.owens.edu.