HBO Band

Howard Bloemker Orchestra- Est. 1947

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In addition to concerts, dinner/dances, receptions, etc...

The HBO Band has a choice of the following 1 to 1 1/2 hr. program** offerings:

1.  Big Band Favorites

Relive the music from the Big Band Era

2. The Musical Quizzical

 What’s a Musical Quizzical?  A unique program that is a fun competition--perhaps a “battle of the sexes”-- combining both music and quiz questions about the songs played ...


3. Stage and Screen Selections:

Relive the classic (or not so classic) songs from Broadway musicals, TV and Movies.  See if you can guess the titles and/or some information about each.


4. American Musical Odyssey 1 – 1800s through the Swing era

Follow the musical styles that evolved from the 1800s through the Swing era of the 1930s with  some  accompanying historical commentary.


5.  American Musical Odyssey 2 – The Swing era to the early 1980s

 Follow the musical styles that evolved from the Swing era of the 1930s through the 1970s with some accompanying historical commentary.


6.  Going Places

Let's travel musically to familiar places, real or fictional.  Try to guess the song titles and/or information about the song on this trip.


7.  Nature's Wonders

Join us musically through the seasons in exploring Mother Nature's environment and her effects.


 8. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans

 Join us on the levee for some rags, drags, blues, and stomps--Dixieland style.


9. Buffett, Beatles, and Big Band

A song variety including selections from various programs.


Ask about our seasonal and other special programs. 

 **NOTE: This is a set time frame (e.g. 1-2PM or 1-2:30PM)