May 2023 Band Events

There are so many events on the Instrumental Music Calendar for May 2023, that we thought we’d list them all in one place!

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 perform in the OMEA Large Group Adjudicated Event.  This event is free and open to the public. No recording devices of any kind.

Performance times:
Freshmen Band – 8:55am
7th Grade Band – 9:45am
8th Grade Band – 10:35am

Junior High Band Concert (6th, 7th, 8th Grade Bands)

Wednesday, May 10 @ 7:00pm
Massillon Junior High School Auditeria

The annual spring concert by the 6th Grade Band, 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 Band Spring Concert

Thursday, May 11 @ 6:00pm
Washington High School Auditorium

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

Wind Orchestra Showcase

Thursday, May 11 @ 7:30pm
Washington High School Auditorium

Following the WHS Band Spring Concert, the WHS Wind Orchestra will perform their annual showcase concert. Free and open to the public.

4 Star Awards

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

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

5th Grade Band/Choir Concert

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

The Spring Concert performance from the 5th Grade Band and the 5th Grade Choir. 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. Boosters will provide hot dogs and snacks. 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 2023 and wish them the best of luck on their future pursuits, musical and otherwise.

Massillon Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 29 @ 9:30am
Downtown Massillon

The Memorial Day parade is the final opportunity to see the 2022 Edition of The Massillon Tiger Swing Band, and is the last time this year’s seniors perform as part of the band.  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.

Please join us for any and all of these performances as we close out the 2022-2023 school year!!