Massillon Instrumental Music News

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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Senior Show 2016

Our annual Senior Show hit the field with songs from the last four years, selected and choreographed by some of our Class of 2017 members. …

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Movie Show - 2016

For our movie-themed show, the MTSB selected a medley of classic hits from classic movies. Can you identify these songs in our playlist? …

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MJHS Marching Night (Patriotic Show)

An evening of patriotic songs was on tap at halftime on Friday, September 30.  After the traditional Fanfare, Tiger Rag, and Carry On, the band performed "American Patrol".  The MTSB was then joined by over 100 7th and 8th graders from the MJHS Bands to perform "You're a Grand Old Flag" and "America the Beautiful".  To close the show, the visiting Austintown Fitch Marching Band …

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Tiger Band Review 2016 Video

The savannah spread out as far as the eye could see as the MTSB performed a Lion King themed show at the 2016 Orin "Dykae" Ford Tiger Band Review.  The band, in full costume, performed Just Can't Wait to Be King Hakuna Matata The Lion Sleeps Tonight Circle of Life …

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Ellington Show - 2016

The MTSB brought the sounds of Duke Ellington to the home opener in Paul Brown Tiger Stadium on Friday, September 9, 2016.  To the delight of the crowd, the band performed three Ellington standards: It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got That Swing) Take the 'A' Train Caravan …

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MassMu to Exhibit Paul Brown and the Massillon Tiger Swing Band

The new exhibit in the Massillon Museum’s second floor football gallery will be Paul Brown and the Massillon Tiger Swing Band. The public will first be able to see the exhibit on Saturday, August 20. In addition to being on view during regular Museum hours Tuesday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., the second-floor gallery will remain open until 7:00 …

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