Championbands.org

 
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Champion band page!

The community, administration, and Band Boosters of Champion, Ohio are very proud of the success that the High School and Middle School bands have received at various musical events and competitions over the years.  In a high school with 400 students, the band program maintains a marching band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Pep Band, and Brass Quintet.  The high school Concert and Symphonic Bands consistently participate in OMEA Large Group Adjudicated events, and have received 36 State Superior ratings, and are very proud of the tradition that has been established over the years. Over the past 40 years, the band has traveled to Germany, Mexico, and Canada, and numerous destinations in the United States such as Nashville, Orlando, New Orleans, Washington D.C. The Champion High School Symphonic Band has performed twice at the University of Akron Band Clinic; first in 2013, and again in 2019.   The Symphonic Band has also performed at the Youngstown State University Wind and Percussion Invitational; first in 2012, and again in 2019.  The Champion High School “Marching Thunder” has performed at area Band Nights, Hiram College Football Games, Youngstown State University football games, and the Ohio State University Buckeye Band Invitational.  The Champion High School Percussion Ensemble was a featured performer at the Youngstown State University Percussion Ensemble Concert in 2018, and performed at The Ohio State University Percussion Ensemble Festival in 2019.  The Champion High School Clarinet Choir also performed at the 2018 Youngstown State University Clarinet Day. 

Champion High School Band members annually participate at OMEA Solo and Ensemble, consistently receive superior and excellent ratings in all class levels. Students also participate in the OMEA District 5 Honors Band, Henry H. Stambaugh Youth Concert Band, Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra, Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, Ohio Band Director’s Conference Honors Band, and The Ohio State University High School Honors Band, and the Cortland Community Band.  The Champion Middle School Bands have a reputation for consistently participating in OMEA Large Group Adjudicated Events, receiving Superior ratings.  Students in the Middle School band program constantly participate in OMEA Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Events and consistently receive Superior and Excellent ratings.  Students in the Champion Middle School band program also participate in the OMEA District 5 Middle School Honors Band, and The Ohio State University Middle School Honors Band.

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