Band News

Large Group State Contest

The WHS Wind Orchestra has qualified for the Ohio Music Education Association's Large Group State Adjudicated Event and will be competing on Saturday, April 28, 2018.  "State Contest" will be held at GlenOak High School, and the Wind Orchestra is scheduled to perform at 11:35am. …

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May 2018 Band Events

There is always a lot going on in May for the Massillon Instrumental Music Program, and 2018 is no exception! On the schedule this May: Symphonic & Freshmen Bands concert, MIS/MJHS concerts, Wind Orchestra Showcase, JazzFest, and the Memorial Day Parade! …

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GlenOak Jazz Festival

The WHS Jazz Orchestra will be performing at the GlenOak Jazz Festival on Monday, March 19, 2018!   In addition to the WHS Jazz Orchestra, this band concert will feature the Lake High School Jazz Band, the Oakwood MS Jazz Band, and GlenOak Jazz I & Jazz II.  Performing with the GlenOak and Oakwood bands will be featured guest artist Scott Garlock on trombone. The Jazz …

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Large Group Contest

The Wind Orchestra and Symphonic Band are heading to the OMEA Large Group Contest on Saturday, March 3 at Lake High School. …

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2017 Holiday Concerts

The Massillon Bands 2017 Holiday Concert season features the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade bands, Freshmen Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Orchestra. We close with the Jazz Orchestra/Washingtonians showcase at the Lion's Lincoln Theatre. Come out to any or all of these special shows and get your holiday started on the right note! …

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Shrek/Junior High Marching Night

More than 100 student musicians from the Massillon Junior High School 7th and 8th grade bands joined the Massillon Tiger Swing Band on the field and performed songs from the movie "Shrek". …

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60th Anniversary Tiger Band Review

The 60th Anniversary Orin "Dykae" Ford Tiger Band Review hits the field on Saturday, September 23, 2017!! This year's review welcomes bands from (in alphabetical order): Cuyahoga Falls Dalton Dover    Gahanna Lincoln      Oberlin Wadsworth    Westerville Central    Wooster    ...and features your own Massillon Tiger Alumni …

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2017 Four Star Awards

The 4 Star Awards for the 2016-17 school year were held on Monday May 15. This annual event is an opportunity to thank all the students who participated in the band programs, making those programs successful. It is also a time to recognize outstanding efforts, award scholarships, and bid farewell to our Seniors. …

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Piorkowski named Oustanding Senior Boy

Quinn Piorkowski was named Outstanding Senior Boy at the WHS Honors Ceremony on May 10, 2017. Quinn is the son of Sheryl and Brian Piorkowski, is a four year member of the Massillon Tiger Swing Band, serving as squad leader, and is a member of the Wind Orchestra. The titles of Miss Massillonian and Outstanding Senior Boy are awarded based on academic performance, leadership ability, …

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Matthews to join Marine Band

Dawson Matthews, a member of the Massillon Band program, recently passed his audition to join the United States Marine Band program. Very few high school seniors qualify to play with the United States Marine Band — in fact, Dawson believes he is the first high school senior from Stark County to pass the audition in over six years! Matthews, who plays french horn in the WHS Wind Orchestra and …

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