Show Band Concert Newsletter


Current Newsletter / The Show Band's September 18th Concert
Posted on September 7th, 2017
 

ONTARIO/CHAFFEY COMMUNITY SHOW BAND
http://www.showband.net
Dr. Gabe Petrocelli, Director
R. Jack Mercer, Founder

TO: Our Show Band Family
FROM: Your Band Director
WHAT'S UP? See You In September
WHERE? Ontario Town Square Bandshell
WHEN? Monday, September 18, 2017
WHAT TIME? 7:30 pm Sharp
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? $0000000000.00

Dear Friends and Music Lovers,

The Ontario/Chaffey Community Show Band will kick off their 2017-18 concert season on Monday September 18th at 7:30 p.m. with a show titled "See You In September."  We invite you to come out and enjoy the sunset with with some good music.  The city will provide 150 chairs for our fans or you can bring your lawn chairs and/or blanket and make your own spot in the grass in front of the Bandshell at the beautiful Ontario Town Square.  The square is located one block East of Euclid Ave. at the corners of "C" Street and Lemon and "B" Street and Lemon.  Come join in the fun.

The Show Band will perform music to celebrate the changing of the seasons, summertime into fall.  Great songs like "The Summer Wind," "Autumn Leaves," "September in the Rain," "The September of My Years," and "Unforgettable."  The show will feature new Show Band musician and vocalist Isaac Gonzalez as well as Marilyn Sherwood, a solo vocalist who has performed numerous times on the Show Band stage.  Also featured will be a vocal duet by Chris McAleer and Taunia Falasca along with instrumental solos by Mike Valentine on trombone, trumpeter John Knapp, and the soprano sax of PT Arnold.

Join us for a great night of music and enjoy a hot cup of FREE STARBUCKS COFFEE, and put some green stuff in the Hungry Tuba.  We will also have many of our DVD's available for a small donation.  The concert will be broadcast on local Ontario cable Channel 3.  Check your cable listings for the date and time.  For additional information regarding these performances or the rest of Show Band's upcoming concert season, please check our website at www.showband.net and follow the Show Band on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

The community can help support the Ontario Chaffey Community Show Band by becoming a patron of The Friends of the Ontario Chaffey Community Show Band Concert Society for $25.  Become a Bronze Baton donor for $50-$100; Steel Baton $150-$200; Silver Baton $250; Gold Baton $500; Platinum Baton $1,000 and Diamond Baton $2,500.  Individuals or businesses may also become a Show Sponsor for $2,500.  For more information on sponsoring a show, contact director Dr. Gabe Petrocelli at gabe@showband.net.  All Donor names will be included on every program and our website for the entire concert season.  Baton and Show Sponsors will also receive complementary DVDs of each performance.  The Friends of the Ontario Chaffey Community Show Band is a registered charity under Internal Revenue Code Section 501 C (3); EIN # 46-1422958.  Checks may be made out to: Friends of the OCCSB, P/O Box 1512, Ontario, CA 91762.

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The Ontario Chaffey Community Show Band was founded in 1985 by R. Jack Mercer and is now under the direction of Dr. Gabe Petrocelli with assistant directors David Schaafsma and Pat Arnold.  Band members represent at least two dozen communities throughout Southern California.  Adult and student musicians are invited to participate.  No auditions!  Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings from 7 to 9:00 p.m. at the Chaffey High School Jack Mercer Band Room.  The band performs monthly concerts in the historic Gardiner W. Spring Auditorium and at other venues throughout the community.  All performances are free to the public.

Your Band Director,
Gabe