Massillon Instrumental Music News

2018 Four Star Awards

The 4 Star Awards for the 2017-2018 school year were held on Monday May 21. 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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Karoline Smith named Miss Massillonian

Massillon Tiger Swing Band's own Karoline Smith was named 2018 Miss Massillonian at the WHS Honors Ceremony on May 16. The award is a 70+ year tradition in the Massillon City Schools, starting in 1941 and is based on academic performance, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, and volunteer work. …

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2018 MTSB Uniform Fittings

Uniform fittings for the 2018 Tiger Swing Band will be held at the end of May and beginning of June. Seniors - May 30, Juniors - May 31, Sophomores - June 4, and Freshmen - June 5&6 (by appointment). …

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Junior High and Freshmen Bands to Contest

The 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band, and Freshmen Band are all headed to the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) Large Group Adjudicated Event on Saturday, May 12. This event, also known as "contest" will be held at North Canton Hoover High School.  …

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MTSB Alum Collaborates on Feature Film

[kent.edu] While most students spent Spring Break on the beach, Brandon Salewsky composed an original piece of music for a feature film and helped complete post-production sound editing. At work in Kent State University at Stark’s state-of-the-art music technology studio in the newly expanded Fine Arts building, Salewsky was happy to spend his days at computers and mixing boards. …

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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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Booster Leadership Opportunities

It's that time when we start thinking about the Band Booster leadership for next year.  We are looking for people who would be interested in serving as booster officers or booth chairs for the upcoming season. …

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Percussion Concert

Sit back, relax, and enjoy an evening of percussion! 6th through 12th grade Percussion Ensembles will be performing in addition to some featured percussion soloists from Massillon Junior High and Washington High School. The concert will be held at Washington High School auditorium on Tuesday, April 10 at 7:00pm. It is free and open to the public, and all 5th grade percussionists are highly …

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Junior High Solo and Ensemble Contest

Members of the Massillon 7th and 8th grade bands will be participating in the Ohio Music Education Association's (OMEA) Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Event on Saturday, April 7th at Tuslaw High School.  …

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