Band Director News

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  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 Thursday,  February 7 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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Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 9 AM to 4 PM
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Fri February 22

  Frolics 12:00 PM

Sat February 23

  Frolics 12:00 PM

Mon February 25

  Musical Rehearsal 2:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Tue February 26

  Flute Night - McKendree 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  Booster Board Meeting 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  Solo & Ensemble Concert 6:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Wed February 27

  Percussion Night - McKendree 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  Percussion Tech Class 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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