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May is typically a very busy month for the Massillon Instrumental Music Program, and 2017 is no exception!

On the schedule this May:


Junior High Band Concert

Wednesday, May 3 @ 7:00pm
Massillon Junior High School - Auditeria

The annual spring concert by the 7th Grade Band and the 8th Grade Band. Following the concert will be a meeting for all incoming freshmen band students and their parents. Free and open to the public.


WHS Symphonic & Freshmen Band Spring Concert

Thursday, May 4 @ 7:00pm
Washington High School - Auditorium

The WHS Symphonic Band and the WHS Freshmen Band will perform their Spring Concert. Free and open to the public.


OMEA Large Group Contest - Junior High & Freshmen

Saturday, May 6
Hoover High School, North Canton

The 7th and 8th Grade Bands from MJHS and the WHS Freshmen Band will compete in the OMEA Large Group Contest.  Contest is free and open to the public. No recording devices of any kind.
Freshmen Band: 9:30am
7th Grade Band: 11:00am
8th Grade Band: 1:15pm


Wind Orchestra Showcase

Thursday, May 11 @ 7:00pm
Washington High School - Auditorium

The WHS Wind Orchestra will perform their annual showcase concert. Free and open to the public.


Dancing with the Massillon Stars

Saturday, May 13 @ 7:00pm
Lion's Lincoln Theatre

This event features several Massillon "celebrities" in a "Dancing with the Stars"-style competition to raise money for the Lion's Lincoln Theatre.  Director Jason Neel is one of the local celebrities who will be hoofing it up on the stage for this worthwhile cause.  More information about the dancers, as well as donation links, can be found on the Lincoln Theatre website.

Mr. Neel says, of his time in the spotlight, "It's going to be epic...one way or another!"


4 Star Awards

Monday, May 15 @ 6:30pm
Washington High School - Auditorim

The annual celebration of the outstanding work of all the Instrumental Music students this year.  A reception follows in the cafeteria.  Open to all high school band students and their families.


Intermediate School Band Concert

Wednesday, May 17 @ 7:00pm
Massillon Intermediate School - Auditeria

The Spring Concert performance from the 5th Grade Band and the 6th Grade Band. Free and open to the public.



Thursday, May 18 @ 6:00pm
Washington High School - Cafeteria

Performance from the Massillon Junior High Jazz Band and the Washington High School Jazz Orchestra. Hot dogs and snacks provided by the boosters. Free and open to the public.


WHS Graduation

Tuesday, May 23 @ 6:00pm
Paul Brown Tiger Stadium

The Freshmen Band will be providing the processional and recessional music as we bid farewell to the Class of 2017 and wish them the best of luck on their future (hopefully musical) pursuits.  Graduation seating is by invitation only.


Massillon Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 29 @ 9:30am
Downtown Massillon

The annual Memorial Day parade features the Massillon Tiger Swing Band, and is the final opportunity for this year's Seniors to march as part of the MTSB.  Please note that the parade route has been changed this year. The parade will head down Lincoln Way from Eighth Street NE to Erie Street S, ending on Tremont Street SW.  The Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the Veteran's Memorial at the corner of First and Tremont Streets SE.
More information in the Massillon Independent


Please join us for any and all of these performances as we close out the 2016-2017 school year!!

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