Band Events - May 2022

There are so many events on the Instrumental Music Calendar for May 2022, that we had to start in April!

 

OMEA Large Group State Contest - Symphonic Band & Wind Orchestra

Saturday, April 30
GlenOak High School - Canton

The WHS Symphonic Band and WHS Wind Orchestra will compete in the OMEA Large Group State Contest.  Contest is free and open to the public. No recording devices of any kind.

Performance times:
Wind Orchestra - 9:00am
Symphonic Band - 10:40am

 

Navy Band Concert

Tuesday, May 3 @ 7:30pm
Washington High School Auditorium

The United States Navy Concert Band presents a special performance in Massillon as part of their Spring 2022 tour.  The premiere wind ensemble of the US Navy presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire. As the original ensemble of the Navy Band, the Concert Band has been performing public concerts and participating in high-profile events for more than 95 years.

This concert is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets are available at massillon-band.ticketleap.com/us-navy-concert-band-performance

 

Junior High Band Concert

Wednesday, May 11 @ 7:00pm (Incoming freshmen band student/parent meeting at 6:15)
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.

Note: the meeting for incoming freshmen band students and their parents has been moved to 6:15pm, prior to the concert.

 

WHS Band Spring Concert

Thursday, May 12 @ 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 12 @ 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.

 

OMEA Large Group Contest - Junior High & Freshmen

Friday, May 13
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.

Performance times:
8th Grade Band - 6:45pm
7th Grade Band - 7:45pm
Freshmen Band - 9:15pm

 

4 Star Awards

Monday, May 16 @ 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.

 

Intermediate School Band Concert

Wednesday, May 18 @ 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.

 

JazzFest

Thursday, May 19 @ 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 24 @ 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 2021 and wish them the best of luck on their future pursuits, musical and otherwise.  Graduation is open to the public unless it has to be moved indoors.

 

Massillon Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 30 @ 9:30am
Downtown Massillon

The Memorial Day parade is the final opportunity to see the 2021 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 2021-2022 school year!!