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RagFest 2015 Shines in Fullerton

Ryan Wishner

Bob Pinscher

Bill Mitchell

Paul Orsi

David Ellsonbroight, Tom Marion, and Oliver Stein

1. Here are some photos of RagFest 2015. Stay tuned for a follow-up article and some additional photos, to appear here soon.
2. The November 2015 OCRS performance has been cancelled.
3. The first OCRS musical of 2016 has been scheduled for Saturday, February 20, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Location: FCLO Music Theatre rehearsal hall lobby, 218 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton. For more info., contact Eric Marchese at emarchesewriter@gmail.com or 714-836-1104.

Shirley Case

Performers from a tribute concert to Joseph F. Lamb at Bradford House in Placentia on Sept. 19, 2015

The Orange County Ragtime Society

2016 dates:
Saturday, February 20. Time: 1:30 to 4:30. Location: FCLO rehearsal hall, 218 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton.

Saturday, March 19. Time: 12 to 1:30 p.m. Location: Gallery at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, 1201 W. Malvern Ave., Fullerton.

Saturday, April 16. Time: 12 to 1:30 p.m. Location: Gallery at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, 1201 W. Malvern Ave., Fullerton.

~~~SPECIAL 5/14 SPECIAL EVENT: A Joplin Afternoon~~~
Saturday, May 14. Time: 2 to 4:30 p.m. Location: Bradford House, 136 E. Palm Circle, Placentia.
NOTE: This is a special concert event: “A Joplin Afternoon,” our annual performance dedicated to the works of Scott Joplin.

June 18, 2 p.m., Bradford House
July 16, Location & Time TBD
August 20, Location & Time TBD
September 17, special concert event dedicated to the works of composer Joseph F. Lamb. 2 p.m., Bradford House
November 19, Location & Time TBD

***Also on our calendar is RAGFEST 2016***
RagFest 2016 will be Saturday October 15 and Sunday October 16 at FCLO’s rehearsal hall. Times, ticket prices and performer lineup are TBA.

There is no cover charge or admission price for OCRS meets. Reservations are not required, but seating is first-come, first-serve. The format is 'open piano,' meaning that those with demonstrated ability performing ragtime (or ragtime-related music) are welcome to perform. See the OCRS page for further information!

OCRS 2015 Flyer
2015 OCRS Flyer PDF


The World Championship Old-time Piano Playing Contest & Festival


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