Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Rehearsals Begin January 10th!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
A reminder that rehearsals begin January 10th, 2012.
7:30 to 9 pm @ the Calvary Bible Chapel  on Alexis Road
See you then!
... and remember to practice!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Reminders


  • Tuesday - November 22nd, 2011 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm -  Dress Rehearsal - Franciscan Theatre at Lourdes University- Sylvania, OH
  • Sunday - November 27th, 2011 - 2 pm to 4 pm - Fall-Winter Concert - Franciscan Theatre at Lourdes University- Sylvania, OH
  • Tuesday - Noveember 29th, 2011 -  NO REHEARSAL
  • Sunday - December 4th, 2011 - 6 pm to 7 pm - Christmas Concert - Calvary Bible Chapel - Toledo, OH
  • Tuesday - December 6th, 2011 - 6 pm to 9 pm - Annual Library Maintenance (Day 1)
  • Saturday - December 10th, 2011 - 9 am to 12 pm - Annual Library Maintenance (Day 2)

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Popeye The Sailor 029 - The Spinach Overture.mp4

Poet and Peasant Overture - Popeye unlocks the previously unexplored artistic benefits of spinach.

Monday, September 26, 2011

The new concert season is upon us!

new folders
new music
new members
new snacks

same time:   7:30 - 9pm

new you Tuesday!

Race for the Cure


 The band played for 20,000 people on Sunday, at the Northwest Ohio Race for a Cure.  A wonderful time was had by all.  (If you have any good pics of us played we'd love to see them, we were busy playing.)

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Race for a cure

Children's park Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Toledo, Ohio 43609 http://m.google.com/u/m/wcRXd9


Monday, August 29, 2011

Friday, August 26, 2011

German American Festival 2011

This Saturday from 2-6 pm the PAC Band will be performing at the German American Festival at Oak Shade Grove in Oregon, OH.


Thursday, August 18, 2011

Uniforms from 1950`s

I love the blue vest!



Thursday, August 11, 2011

Roger Barnes (Jan 7, 1932 - Aug 10, 2011)


Roger G. Barnes, age 79, a lifelong resident of Sylvania, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at Ebeid Hospice Residence, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born January 7th, 1932 in Sylvania to the late Elta and Beulah (Grise) Barnes, Roger was the eldest of four sons. He was a 1950 graduate of Burnham High School. In 1957, Roger married Patricia Ann Schultz with whom he recently celebrated their 54th anniversary. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, and spending time with his grandchildren. A longtime member of Highland Meadows Golf Club, Roger was also an avid golfer. Operating The Roger G. Barnes Company for 32 years, he distributed custom engineered building products to schools, churches, and other industries. Roger's memberships were many and included: serving as Past President of the Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce in 1981, Director of the Memorial Lutheran Chancel Choir for 34 years, directing the Seaway City Sweet Adeline Chorus to two successive regional championships and an 8th place finish in their first international competition in 1974, directing the Toledo Barbershop Chorus and later was a founder and the first Director of the Maumee Valley Chapter Chorus of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A., member of the Toledo P.A.C. concert band, a member of the Zenobia Shrine Sylvania Pyramid Lodge and the Shrine Brass Band, a member of Olivet Lutheran Church- actively involved
in the music ministry and a member of their choir, directing the Toledo Civic Chorus, as well as the Toledo Hospital nurses choir. Roger's memory will live on in the hearts of his beloved wife: Pat; his sons: David (Karen), Brian (Susan), and Jeffrey (Annette); step-mother: Christine Barnes; grandchildren: Sarah, Annie, Nicole, Alex, Hannah, Jake, and Joseph; and brother: Dean Barnes. Visitation will be at the Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St., Sylvania, on Sunday, August 14, 2011 from 2:00 PM until 7:00 P.M. The funeral service will be at Olivet Lutheran Church, 5840 Monroe St., on Monday at 11:00 A.M, where friends are welcome to gather after 10:00 A.M.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer
Society.

A tribute video in celebration of Roger's life may be
viewed at www.reebfuneralhome.com.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Roger Barnes


Roger Barnes
1/7/1932  to 8/10/2011
Roger Barnes passed away this morning.
Roger was the Vice president of the PAC Band for the past 4 years and an active member of the band for more than a decade.  Roger was a wonderful musician.  He was vocalist and  director of choirs - Roger and his wife Pat performed Beautiful Ohio with the band at a winter concert in 2006. When he joined the band he had not played his trombone since college, but quickly made progress.  He is greatly missed as a friend and a musician.

 Details of funeral arrangements will be forwarded as soon as they are known.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

No rehearsal on tuesday july 26th

Stas & I just found out that the church is booked for this Tuesday July 26. They are having a vacation bible school during our rehearsal time.  I wish I could have passed this along sooner, but that's sometimes how things go for us.  So... no rehearsal on the 26th.  See you in August!

Tonight's Concert Cancelled

Due to the heat, tonight's concert has been cancelled.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Details for Friday at Lake Township

This Friday's concert is in Lake Township at

Concert starts at 6:30 PM. Try to be there at 6 PM. Stands will be provided.

THIS IS NOT FRIENDSHIP PARK IN POINT PLACE.


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Great Concert!


Band members,
I want to thank everyone for a wonderful job on Sunday. Great music! In spite of the heat and other obstacles we had a lot of fun. It is always a good time with the PAC Band.  We were presented with some new opportunities that I look forward to sharing with you on Tuesday.  If you have any pictures or videos that you would like to share from Sunday, please forward via email, or post on Facebook page.

Reminders:
1. Rehearsal this Tuesday  July 12th.
2. Concert this Friday July 15th at Lake Township at 6:30 PM.  
3. No practice Tuesday July 19th
4. Concert Wednesday July 20th at Olander Park in Sylvania, OH at 7:00 PM

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Redesigned website

Hope you like the changes to the website.
Redesigned music and video galleries coming soon...

Some History

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Monday, June 20, 2011

Spagetti Dinner/Concert at Friendship Park Senior Center


There is a spaghetti dinner this on June 21st at the Friendship Park Center in Point Place.  The PAC Band will be performing from 7-8:30 pm.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

CANCELLED - CONCERT AT KINGSTON REHABILITATION CENTER

Tonight's Concert at Kingston Rehabilitation Center Cancelled Due to Heat Advisory.



Monday, June 6, 2011

Concert this Tuesday: Kingston Care Center-Sylvania

The band will be performing this Tuesday, June 7th at the courtyard at the Kingston Care Center in Sylvania from 6:30 - 7:30pm.

Kingston Care Center - Sylvania
4121 King Road
Sylvania, Ohio 43560



http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ie=UTF8&q=kingston+rehabilitation+centre+sylvania,+oh&fb=1&gl=us&hq=kingston+rehabilitation+centre&hnear=0x883c7db10558ac73:0x33e40d71325f239f,Sylvania,+OH&cid=0,0,6556639135978515752&z=16&iwloc=A

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Memorial Day 2011

The Polish American Concert Band will be participating in the memorial day services at  Mt. Carmel Cemetery (corner of Lagrange and Manhattan).


Music begins at 9:15 AM 
Memorial Day

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Polish Classes


START AGAIN AT SKI’S ON THURSDAY, APRIL 28th

8-WEEK ELEMENTARY POLISH CLASS
(For those with some or minimal knowledge of the Polish language)

Every Thursday
Classes start at 6:30 PM

Now’s your Chance to Learn or Improve your Polish! It’s Fun!


YOU CAN ENROLL NOW – E-MAIL OR CALL (419) 882-1199

Two ways to enroll  - Full Program Registration or by Individual Class

1) Full Program Registration – Includes Dinner each week, all classes and class materials -  $129

2) Individual Class – Pay only for those classes attended. No dinner. Class materials provided.   
                                   $10 per class + $20 registration fee.
Meet the Instructor
                                   
Malgorzata (Maggie) Ziemniak Fortner was born in Lodz, Poland and spent all of her childhood there being very active in the local girl scouts. She studied at the University of Lodz in Lodz, Poland for 5 years receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Geography and later her Master’s Degree in Political Geography and Regional Studies.
               Maggie has traveled extensively throughout Poland and Europe. She visited the United States in the summer of 2002 and moved to Bryan, Ohio in 2003 where she still
Maggie           resides.
                                  She has a bright, bubbly personality and you can count on her classes being both
          productive as well as enjoyable.
ENROLL NOW! FILL OUT THE REGISTRATION FORM BELOW
NAME __________________________________________________________
ADDRESS_______________________________________________________
CITY______________________  STATE________________ ZIP ____________
PHONE________________________ E-MAIL ___________________________
I wish to enroll in the:     
___ Full Program Registration - $129. (Minimum $20 non-refundable deposit required)           
                               (Includes Dinner each week, all classes and class materials)
___ Individual Class Registration - $20 Registration Fee (paid at time of sign-up)+ $10 per Class
              ($10 class fee paid when attending class – class materials included. No dinner)
(Minimum $20 non-refundable deposit fee required at time of sign-up)

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

PART OF THIS SUMMER'S REPERTOIRE: "OVER THERE"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-z98aBCe8E

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

This Saturday : Toledo International Festival

Saturday 3/26/11

  • Erie Street Market stage
  • 5:30 pm down beat








Music from the following:

  • WARZAWIANKA
  • POLSKIE KWIATY
  • TESKNOTA ZA OJCZYZNA
  • POLONEZ, POZEGNANIE OJCYZNY
  • BOZE COS POLSKE
  • Z PIESNI NARODOWYCH
  • UNITA POLKA
  • MARCH MILITAIRE

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Performance Highlights from the 2010 Toledo Sister Cities International

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BWg-qyNPKo

UPCOMING EVENTS


  • Saturday - March 26th 5:30 - 6:00 PM Toledo Sister Cities International Festival - in the Civic Center Promenade at the Erie Street Market.
  • Tuesday - June 7th - 6:30 - 8:00 PM - Kingston Rehabilitation Center - Sylvania, OH
  • Tuesday - June 21st - 7:00-8:30 PM - Spaghetti Dinner, Friendship Park Senior Center - Point Place - Toledo, OH
  • Sunday - July 10th - 12:30-2:00 PM - Lagrange Street Festival - Toledo, OH
  • Friday - July 15th - 6:30-8:00 PM - Lake Township - Music in the Park Concert Series
  • Tuesday - August 9th - 7:00-8:30 PM - Ice Cream Social - Eleanor Kahle Senior Center - Toledo, OH
  • Saturday - August 27th - 2:00-6:00 PM - German American Festival - Oregon, Ohio

Thursday, March 3, 2011

beans

A special thanks to Nick Bishop for the snack after rehearsal.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Tonight's rehearsal cancelled

Keeping with tradition of cancelling rehearsal when TPS is closed, tonight's PAC Band rehearsal has been cancelled.
Keep safe.
Happy Tuesday.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Troy steps down as librarian, Tim steps up.

Many thanks go out to Troy McCarthy for his 4 years of service as the librarian to the PAC Band.
Tim Bohls is officially the new librarian of the band.  If you have any issues with your folder or music make sure to see him.

Timothy Edward Bohls Jr., Ethnomusicologist 

Monday, February 14, 2011

Congratulations Tanya and Jim !

http://www.toledoblade.com/article/20110211/LOG01/102100395

reminder: elections tomorrow

Reminder that we're supposed to have elections tomorrow at rehearsal.  See you then.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Lots-o-Fun

Fun rehearsal last night.  We played through quite a bit of music and I enjoyed being able to play my tuba.  Hopefully the weather is “good” again next week.   See you then.

 

-Nathan

Rare sighting of Dick Folta on Bass Drum

Monday, January 31, 2011

REHEARSAL CANCELLED FEBRUARY 1ST, 2011 !

DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER, TOMORROW'S REHEARSAL IS CANCELLED.  SEE YOU NEXT WEEK.

BE SAFE.

-Nathan

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Happy New Year

Great first rehearsal of the year.  We had some new members tonight, and  I am really excited for this year.
We are always looking for more people to join.  See you Tuesday.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Richard Flowers

Richard Alphonse Flowers, 81 years, of Temperance, MI, died Wednesday, January 12, 2011, in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo. He was born in Toledo to Alphonse and Victoria (Gorzelski) Kwiatkowski July 6, 1929. He married Phyllis (Hejnicki) July 26, 1958, who died January 4, 2001, after 42 years of marriage. A devoted husband and father, Richard is survived by his children, Nancy Flowers, Mary Jo (John) Roberts, Suzanne Flowers and Paul Flowers; grandchildren, Nathan, Gabriel and Jacob Roberts. He is also survived by Helen Mandeff Domalski Flowers, who he married in October, 2003. He worked at Jeep Daimler Chrysler in production scheduling over 37 years retiring in 1989. He was a 1947 Woodward High graduate and attended The University of Toledo 3 years. He entered active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps in 1950 with Toledo's 8th Infantry Battalion. At Woodward High he played Clarinet in the band and at that time also began playing with the Polish American Concert Band until his death. He also played with the UT band, the U.S. Marine 8th Infantry Battalion band, the U.S. Marine band in San Diego, CA and other bands around Toledo. He enjoyed his music, gardening and belonged to a number of plant societies. He was a long time member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Temperance, MI. Visitation will be held at Bedford Funeral Chapel 8300 Lewis Avenue, Temperance, MI, on Sunday, January 16, from 2 until 8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church at 11 AM where he will lie in state after 10 AM. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.






http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/toledoblade/obituary.aspx?n=richard-alphonse-flowers&pid=147803885&fhid=6282

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

REHEARSAL CANCELLED TONIGHT JAN 11TH, 2011 !

DUE TO WEATHER, REHEARSAL IS CANCELLED FOR TONIGHT.  TUESDAY JANUARY 11TH, 2011.  SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY. BE SAFE.

-NATHAN