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What's New With STEW?

Stew recently returned from touring with the Glenn Miller Orchestra in Australia as their lead trombonist. He also toured with the orchestra in 2014, to Australia and Tasmania. They will be touring New Zealand,  October  thru  mid - November,  although  Stew  is unable to go due to his own band and teaching commitments.


Mr. Undem will again be teaching at California Baptist University Riverside - as Low Brass Studio Professor, and California State University San Bernardino Winter Quarter 2015, as Director of both the CSUSB Brass Ensemble, and the Studio Jazz Ensemble.


Stewart has signed on for his 35th season (2015 -2016) with the Redlands Symphony on Bass Trombone.  He also taught a Master Class representing the Redland Symphony at Rancho Mirage High School for the Performing Arts.


"Jambalaya Stew"  New Orleans style jazz band has been playing  golf tournament engagements in Palm Desert, as well as shows  at Monarch Beach, and special events for charity organizations. His Big Band, "STEWART" also is hired out to do special concerts and shows supporting name artists.


Stewart Undem owns and operates his own entertainment service, Stewart Undem Orchestras and Entertainment out of Redlands, CA. He has worked as Producer of the Lake Arrowhead Village Entertainment, and the "Center Stage" Concert series at Lake Arrowhead Village 1984 - 2009. In 2009, he had a record of 52 Tribute Bands performing the concert series.  His live music entertainment service can provide sound equipment and sound engineer, lighting, and staging for your concert series. He also works with the Aliso Viejo concert series.


Please Call Stewart Undem Orchestras and Entertainment or Email info@undemorchestras.com  to book any of the popular tribute bands listed, as well as for pricing and help getting the artist for your upcoming concert series line up.




Octoberfests are booking up for "Stewedshiedzel" and "Bavarian Stew" German Bands for September and October 2015. Unfortunately, the Vegan Octoberfest, October 3 & 4, is off for us this year, as we have other commitments on those dates.   We have a new Public Oktoberfest with the "Stewedshedzel" German Band at Corpus Christi Christian Catholic Church in Aliso Viejo, on September 26, 2015. Also, on September 26th, we have "Bavarian Stew" German Band playing the Eagle Rock public Oktoberfest at the Solheim Lutheran Home.


Again, join the high energy German / Bavarian show bands "Stewedshiedzel" and "Bavarian Stew", celebrating the Public Oktoberfests dates listed on this page.


We not only play authentic German/Bavarian and European music, but we also add a little humor to some selections in our show for the guests to enjoy, as well as swing, Latin, and Rock and Roll. Please refer your friends to this website, www.undemorchestras.com so they too can mark down our public dates for Oktoberfesting!


The two German/Bavarian bands! as well as Bavarian dancers, are available for private parties. Book now! (Addresses for private events not listed.)                                                                                                                                                   

Saturday, September 19th  Reseda -  Private Party


Saturday, September 26th  Aliso Viejo - Corpus Christi  Christian Catholic  Church   Public Oktoberfest         "Stewedshiedzel" German Band  (6-10 pm - 27231 Aliso Parkway - 92656 )


Saturday, September 26th   Eagle Rock - Oktoberfest - Solheim Lutheran Home   Public  Oktoberfest "Bavarian Stew" German Band  (5-9pm Đ 2236 Merton Ave., LA- 90041 )


Saturday, October 3rd  Lytle Creek - Mt. Lakes Resort Oktoberfest    Call  For Info.  909-887-7070  "Stewedshiedzel" German Band   ( 12-4pm - 277 N. Lytle Creek Road - 92358)


Sunday, October 4th Pasadena  -- Ocularfest  - Private Party      "Stewedshiedzel" German Band     


Friday, October 9th   Redlands - Mission Commons Oktoberfest     Call for Info. 909-793-8691  "Bavarian Stew" German  Band    (1:30 - 3pm)


Saturday, October 10th    Arcadia, Matt Denny's Ale House  Public Oktoberfest  "Stewedshiedzel"  German Band      (2:30 - 9:30 P.M. - 145 E. Huntington Dr. - on  Saturday this year!)


Saturday, October 17th   Laguna Woods - St. Nicholas Catholic Church Public Oktoberfest  "Stewedshiedzel" German Band  (1:30 - 7:30 P.M. - 24252 El Toro Rd. - 92658)    


We are dedicated to our clients, which have included:

Alpine Village Oktoberfest, Torrance, CA  (14 piece German/ Bavarian band!)

Arrowhead Country Club Oktoberfest, San Bernardino, CA

Boomtown/Silverton Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Club 33 Oktoberfest, Disneyland,  Anaheim, CA

Colorado Belle Casino, Laughlin, NV

Corpus Christi Catholic Church Oktoberfest, Aliso Viejo, CA

Crown City Brewery Oktoberfest, Pasadena, CA

Disneyland Park, Anaheim, Ca  (Elizabeth Taylor Birthday Party)

Downtown Disney Oktoberfest, Anaheim, CA

Descanso Gardens, Pasadena Pops Concert,  Montrose, CA

Eagle Rock Oktoberfest/ Solheim Lutheran Home,  Eagle rock, CA

Edgewater Casino, Laughlin, NV

Edwards Air Force Base (MWR) Oktoberfest, Edwards AFB, CA

Epic Entertainment  Agency, Palm Springs, CA

Event Entertainment, Palm Springs, CA

Fairbanks Ranch Country Club Oktoberfest, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Ft. Lewis Army Training Center (MWR) Oktoberfest, Ft. Lewis, CA

Hangar 24 "Brew Fest", Redlands, CA

Harrah's Casino,  Laughlin, NV

Indian Wells country Club, Indian Wells, CA

Jonathan Beach Club, Santa Monica, CA

Kilarny's Oktoberfest, Riverside, CA

Lake Arrowhead Village Oktoberfest, Lake Arrowhead, CA


Lake Elsinore Rotary/ Storm Stadium Oktoberfest, lake Elsinore, CA

Manchester Hyatt, Downtown San Diego, CA

Masonic Lodge Oktoberfest, Redlands, CA

Matt Denny's Ale House Oktoberfest, Arcadia, CA

Montrose/Verdugo Oktoberfest,  Montrose, CA

Mt. Lakes Resort Oktoberfest, Lytle Creek, CA

Noteworthy Entertainment, Rancho Mirage, CA

Old World (Private Party), Huntington Beach, CA

Palm Springs Oktoberfest, Spa Resort and Casino's,  Palm Springs, CA

Party Works Interactive, S. El Monte, CA

Ramada Express Oktoberfest, Laughlin, NV

Retina Institute Ocularfest, Pasadena, CA

Riverside Casino, Laughlin, NV

Royal Oaks Manor Oktoberfest, Bradbury, CA

Saint Nicholas Catholic Church Oktoberfest, Laguna Woods, CA

San Manuel  Indian Casino, Highland, CA

Sheraton Inaugural Oktoberfest, San Diego, CA

SPACE  X,  Hawthorne, CA  (New Location Event)

South Shores Church Oktoberfest luncheon , Monarch Beach, CA

Sun Lakes Country Club Oktoberfest,  Banning, CA

Sunrise Country Club Oktoberfest,  Palm Desert, CA

Vandenburg AFB  (MWR) Oktoberfest, Vandenburg, CA

Vegan Oktoberfest, Santa Monica, CA

Wilshire Country Club, Los Angeles, CA



About Stewart Undem

About Stew

Stewart Undem, Trombonist and CEO of Stewart Undem Orchestras and Entertainment is a graduate of California Baptist University Riverside. Mr. Undem teaches at California Baptist University Riverside, Low Brass Studio, and at California State University San Bernardino, Brass Ensemble.  This year marks his 35th season with the Redlands Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with the Stan Kenton All Star Band, led by Oliver Nelson, at the Lincoln Center in Washington, D.C., and was one of the recipients for the Outstanding Performer Award presented by Urbie Green. This was followed by a two year tour with the Harry James Orchestra as  bass trombonist and soloist. Stewart also was featured on Mr. James' final recording album. He has also performed on the Merv Griffin Show at Caesars in Las Vegas, and has backed artists including Frank Sinatra, George Burns, Joel Grey, Vickie Carr, Barry Manilow, Phyllis Diller and the Ink Spots. In addition, he has recorded with The Ventures, Helen Reddy as well as recorded and toured with the Ralph Carmichael Orchestra.  Stew Undem recently toured with  the Glenn Miller Orchestra  in  2014 and 2015 to Australia and Tasmania.


Stewart also spent some time playing for cartoon soundtracks at Hanna Barbara Studios, as well as for the Spike Jones Jr. Band.  For those who know Stew and his sense of humor, you'll know that these were perfect jobs for him!


Master Sergeant Stewart Undem served in the  562nd Air Force Band, The Air National Guard Band of the Southwest, 1983-2005. MSG Undem was the Small Ensembles Coordinator, Low Brass NCO, and Soloist. He also served in the U.S. Army Band, CONARCH, Ft. Monroe, VA 1966 - 1969, as Show Band Director and soloist.


He is also a member of American Federation of (Professional) Musicians Local 47 Los Angeles, and Local 7 Orange County.


When a member of the Redlands Sunrise Rotary, he was the Music Competition Chair for the Club. He is also a Paul Harris Fellow.