Band Director News

Attention New Marching Panthers: The new member orientation powerpoint presentation is available on Charms. 

Congratulations to our students and staff on being selected as one of this year's National Winner of the “Blue Ribbon Award” for Programs of Excellence, presented by the National Band Association! 

Our Band Boosters have been awarded the 2019 Music for All: Advocacy in Action Silver Award for a Parent-Booster Engagement Program. In the inaugural year of this program, MFA received a record-setting 95 submissions from 65 programs representing music programs, schools, and communities across the United States. Visit  to view all the winners! 

Please congratulate the following students who have been selected as ILMEA District and All State Musicians when you see them!

Honors Band - Trey Crouse (Alto Saxophone), Ale Jenkins (Clarinet), RyAnne Mikos (Flute)
All State Band - Steven Owens (Baritone Saxophone)
Honors Orchestra - Zoya Stoll (Trumpet), Hannah Risberg (Flute), Riley Bigham (Bassoon)
All State Orchestra - Austin Dichsen (Oboe), Jake Baron (Trombone), Evan Smith (Bass Trombone)
Honors Jazz Band - Kalum Klausner (Baritone Saxophone)

Booster News

The next General Booster Meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 23 at 6:30 PM in the Smiley Cafeteria. Please come and assist with the continued success of the OTHS Band programs.

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Fri August 23

  Blue and Gold Football Game

Sat August 24

  Yard Sale/Mattress Sale

Wed August 28

  Fall Play Auditions 12:00 PM

  Feeder Band Practice 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fri August 30

  Feeder Football Game

Sat September 07

  MEMC Marching Classic

  Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser- D90

Sat September 21

  Edwardsville Competition

  Football Game 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sat September 28

  BOA Iowa

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