Massillon Instrumental Music News

A Century of the Massillon High School Band

Our own Bob Wenzel, the voice of the Tiger Swing Band, will be speaking at the Massillon Museum's Brown Bag Lunch series on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at noon.   His topic will be "A Century of the Massillon High School Band".  …

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2014 Four Star Awards

The 4 Star Awards for the 2013-14 school year were held on Monday May 19.  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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Wicks, McCullough Honored

At the WHS Honors Ceremony on May 14, Massillon Tiger Swing Band's own Taylor Wicks and Dan McCullough were named Miss Massillonian and Outstanding Senior Boy, respectively. Miss Wicks has been a four-year member of the band and has served as a Section Leader. She was a student director at last fall's Senior Show, where she led the band in a rendition of Funkytown, by Lipps, Inc.  Upon …

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MTSB Drumline Cadences

Nothing gets the excitement built up quite like hearing the band approaching, with that powerful drumline pounding out a cadence to announce their presence. Here are some of the cadences that are played by the MTSB. …

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Buckeye Invitational 2013

The Massillon Tiger Swing Band were the guests of The Ohio State University Marching Band on October 12, 2013, at the Buckeye Invitational.  This event, held at Ohio Stadium on the campus of The Ohio State University, featured bands from thirty-three high schools across Ohio. …

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Senior Show - 2013

At the halftime of the Massillon - SVSM game on October 25, 2013, the MTSB presented the annual "Senior Show".  This evening a group of seniors, chosen by their peers, lead the band.  They select the music, design the show,  teach the music/choreography, and direct the band during the performance. …

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The Force is Strong with this Band

October 18, 2013 saw the MTSB perform an extra long halftime show, featuring music from all six Star Wars movies. …

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2013 Pregame

The 2013 version of the pregame routine features traditional songs and formations as well as the much talked about "floating tigers" formation.

Rock Show/Junior High Marching Night 2013

During halftime at the Akron Firestone game on October 4, 2013, the Massillon Tiger Swing Band, plus the MJHS 7th & 8th Grade Bands, performed their "Rock" show. …

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MTSB 75th Anniversary Show

On September 20, 2013, a combined MTSB/Alumni Band celebrated the 75th Anniversary with a special halftime show. …

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