Band News

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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Statue of Liberty Performance

The MTSB performed at the Statue of Liberty on March 30, 2017.  The band played a show of (mostly) patriotic songs in front of an appreciative audience. After the performance many band members were approached by tourists to pose for photos! The video below shows the opening of the performance and features The Star Spangled Banner and Tiger Rag. View photos of the band's 2017 trip to …

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2016 Four Star Awards

The 4 Star Awards for the 2015-16 school year were held on Monday May 16. 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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Miss Massillonian/Outstanding Senior Boy 2016

Rebekah Sorensen was named Miss Massillonian, and Zac Lockwood was named Outstanding Senior Boy at the WHS Honors Ceremony on May 11, 2016. Miss Massillonian and Outstanding Senior Boy are awarded based on academic performance, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, and volunteer work. …

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Smithhisler named Top Educator

Congratulations to Jenn Smithhisler who was named WHS Top Educator at the 2016 Top 25 dinner. This award is chosen by the WHS administration, and is a testament to Mrs. Smithhisler's dedication to her students. …

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