Ye Olde Towne Band
YOTB at Shoup Park on July 29, 2012

Our Conductor
2015 Concert Schedule
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Our Conductor

John DeLoach, conductor John DeLoach has been a long time member of Ye Olde Towne Band, serving in our trumpet section.  He has served as our conductor since 2004, following in the footsteps of his mentor and YOTB's previous conductor, Eldon Wiegman.

2015 Concert Schedule

YOTB Concert Poster Come and enjoy a free, old-fashioned band concert in a beautiful park setting. Each month, Ye Olde Towne Band of Los Altos provides an enjoyable concert presenting music ranging from rousing marches to popular musicals. Spend a lazy Sunday afternoon sitting on the grass listening to your favorite concert music. A playground is available for the youngsters. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy.

Click on the small image at the left to download our concert poster (PDF, 66 kB)

Shoup Park

400 University Avenue, Los Altos, CA

1:30 to 3:30 PM
The last Sunday of each Summer Month

May 31

June 28
1st Half 2nd Half
Join The Circus by Cy Coleman & Michel Stewart
This Is My Country by Al Jacobs
Summertime by George Gershwin & Du Bose Heyward
Show Boat by Jerome Kern
The Peanut Vendor
by Moises Simon
Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers
A Leroy Anderson Portrait arranged by Eldon Wiegman
King Of The Road
by Roger Miller / arr. by Bob Mosley
The Stars and Stripes Forever March by John Philip Sousa
Colonel Bogey March by Kenneth J. Alford
Swingin' Songs Of Yesterday arranged by Eldon Wiegman
Estrellita / El Choclo by Manuel M. Ponce / A. G. Villoldo
Star Spangled Spectacular by George M. Cohen
Big Band Polka (Medley) arranged by Jerry Nowak
Old Timers Waltz arranged by M. L. Lake
The Liberty Bell March
by John Philip Sousa
Concert Finale
arranged by Eldon Wiegman
     America, The Beautiful America Battle Hymn of The Republic

    God Bless America Hosts of Freedom March

July 26
August 30
September 27

Los Altos Pet Parade
YouTube video of 2014 Parade Float

17 May 10:00 AM

Fourth of July
10:00 AM  Formal ceremony
10:30 AM Music starts
Shoup Park, Los Altos, CA

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade (November 30)
YouTube video of 2007 Parade Float

6 - 7:30 PM
Main Street, Los Altos, CA

Ye Olde Towne Band

Ye Olde Towne Band rehearses each Thursday evening from April through September.  Rehearsals start at 7:30 PM and run to about 9:45 PM.  We meet in the Garden House at Shoup Park (map), 400 University Avenue, Los Altos, California. Membership is open to musicians of all skill levels.  There are no auditions.  Our first rehearsal in 2015 will be in April 23.  Please check back for an actual date or e-mail Chairs are provided, but musicians should bring their own music stand.

Rehearsal Schedule

Interview of John DeLoach, Conductor, on Robert Emmett's KFJC Radio Show
July 25, 2009 interview narrative only (31 minutes, 14.5 MB)

"Since Yesterday" by Max Drexler World Premier
Since Yesterday by Max Drexler
July 29, 2012
Los Altos Ye Olde Towne Band
Brass Ensemble
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Past Concerts


Los Altos Ye Olde Towne Band - Trumpeter under Tree

Ye Olde Towne Band is sponsored by:

The City of Los Altos,
Jerome & Sylvia Drexler,
BridgePoint at Los Altos Resident's Association,
Los Altos Community Foundation (funded by the David and Lucille Packard Foundation)
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos, and Rotary Club of Los Altos

Ye Olde Towne Band is a member for the Association of Concert Bands
and is a licensed BMI/ASCAP performance band

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