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Hannah Herschkowitz, left, as Senga and Jed Peterson as Ever in “Dancing Lessons.” Photo submitted The Public Theater kicks off the second half of its season with “Dancing Lessons,” a delightfully unpredictable romantic comedy that will play live March 11-20 at the theater, 31 Maple St. in Lewiston, or via video-on-demand March 15-20. March 20. …

With fingers crossed and a Panglossian belief that this can be the best of all possible theatrical worlds, here is my careful curation of what will be worth it in a season perhaps this time around. ‘The merchant of Venice’ To stage this Shakespearian problem play is tantamount to a provocation these days. That’s why …

DARIEN – The Darien Arts Center is hosting a spring concert to give residents a taste of live music at a historic venue – with the help of two beloved musical groups with local ties. The concert is scheduled for March 25 and will take place at a concert hall in Norwalk, the Wall Street …

A Carlsbad Boy Scout who is an avid musician wants to introduce more kids to music. Ian West, 17, a member of Boy Scout Troop 777 and a drum major at La Costa Canyon High School in Carlsbad, is determined to reverse declining enrollment in his school’s marching band and other music programs before he …

Returning to an in-person format for the first time since 2019, Jazz at Lincoln Center today announced the 27th annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival, the flagship program of the nation’s largest jazz education network. world. Built on the non-profit JALC’s 34-year history of jazz education excellence, Essentially Ellington has nurtured …

Connecting to music has always been easy for Teri Bracken, the force behind indie-pop band Brontë Fall. Growing up in Chicago, Bracken said he heard singing in his house from an early age. “I’ve always loved music since I was born,” Bracken said. Bracken learned that music was more than a thing she loved when …

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — If there’s a budding artist in your household, American Stage Education recently opened registration for summer camp for kids and teens. According to American Stage staff, students will experience theater activities such as choreography, directing, ensemble exercises and music in the classroom during the camp, which begins in June. “Campers will …

Christina and Chase Sanders with Stuart and Lisa Sides at Urban Seafood. When it came time to end his tenure on the Feed Lake Highlands Board, Stuart Sides had his eyes open for another organization that would make a difference in the lives of his neighbours. KidLinks was the perfect match for his benefactor’s heart …

Hello. Here are some of the best stories from the region. WEATHER It’s going to be beautiful and inviting today with blue skies and lots of sunshine. The temperature, however, will remain cold as we remain in the 30s. CLICK HERE to check your local forecast. NEWS Area college admissions more flexible during COVID College …

Steve Salas, founding member of pioneering Eastside rock band Tierra and early Chicano rights activist, has died at 69. Salas, who died Thursday, had been battling myeloma for two years and recently contracted COVID-19, his family said. The musician was predeceased by his brother Rudy, the singer and co-founder of Tierra, who died in 2020, …

When Iowa is the center of attention, it’s usually for one of two reasons. Un: It’s an election year. Two: Someone revived the perennial 1957 Broadway hit, “The Music Man.” At this particular moment, it is the latter. The splashy big-star revival starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, and directed by Paterson native Jerry Zaks, …

Although it started out as a dark take on the Archie Comics franchise, Riverdale has become its own niche of grim stories laced with levity in the form of jokes and songs. Riverdale might not technically qualify as a show-like “music series” like Joybut it has its fair share of musical moments. RELATED: Riverdale: 10 …

It was common to see Bob Nickel accompanying a school musical group on the piano, or with the group in a parade (above, far left). Supporters raise money to restore the auditorium in memory of Bob Nickel, who died on February 2 Bob Nickel, a longtime business teacher, principal and musician, retired last summer before …

Musical theater returns to the Central Auditorium stage this week as the Midland High School Drama Club performs ‘The Hello Girls’. The play, which runs at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, tells the story of America’s first female soldiers who fought for equality on the war front as well as on the home front. Director …

Dr. Josh Boyd, group director at Newnan High School, has been named 2022 Music Educator of the Year. Boyd accepted the award Thursday at the Georgia Music Educators Association’s annual conference in Athens, where he was honored as “both an exemplary leader and an outstanding member of his community.” “Every music educator in Georgia has …

A new University of Minnesota course offered this semester will teach students the practice of Indigenous mapping as a way to explore the University’s relationship to systemic racism and settler colonialism. “Thinking of a map in a history textbook,” Nora Livesay said, “what you don’t see is the map from the Indigenous peoples’ perspective.” Livesay …

Through: D. Scott Fritchen It started with the drums. Between those breathtaking sunrises and sunsets in Nassau, Bahamas, Kyle Alcine seated playing his drums. He played to block out violence, he played to escape poverty, but most importantly, he played drums because he enjoyed the familiar feel, cadence and rhythm. Many talented children ended up …

Band Called Stereo – from high school to studio and back A new group of Byron, Group called Stereo, have recently recorded and released the first single from their new album. Nothing out of the ordinary about that, other than the fact that two of the members just finished tenth grade and the other two …

I am concerned about the state of democracy in the United States of America. And, to be clear, I’m not saying this because I hate our great nation. I am not naturally pessimistic. However, it seems to me that many of our fellow citizens do not really know what we have here. The rare and …

SUMTER, South Carolina Like many school systems across the United States, the Sumter School District is stretched thin with the current spike in coronavirus infections, but an “everyone on deck” approach is helping to make staffing shortages more manageable. Superintendent Penelope Martin-Knox said Thursday that district staff cover even absent teachers to maintain teaching consistency. …

It was minutes away from 2022 at Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan, but Adam levine talked about a long time ago. “We have a clock offstage, but it’s from 1986,” Levine joked. “It doesn’t display seconds, just minutes. I think it’s a Casio. The Maroon 5 frontman and former judge and coach of “The Voice” said …

DECATUR – Three groups of colleges and high schools from Decatur offered a little Christmas joy on December 8, to the delight of spectators and supporters of the Decatur music program. The hour-long program was part of the band’s annual Christmas concert at Lloyd Peterson Gym in Decatur. Three groups, under the direction of six-year …

Cristina Vazquez, a Roma teenager who grew up in a slum in Madrid, never imagined playing the violin. But today, she is the first violinist in an inventive orchestra bringing together about twenty other disadvantaged young people, who play with instruments made from recycled materials. Its violin is made from colorful soda cans, while a …

Mike and Meredith Braun are a harmonious couple. Literally as well as figuratively. The husband and wife couple share a love of education and both work for the Pulaski County school system in different capacities. Mike is in the central office as the high school instructional supervisor, as well as the district arts coordinator, and …

A decade of state titles for the Cabell County group by: Spencer Adkins Posted: Dec 21 2021 / 22:13 EST / Update: Dec 21 2021 / 22:14 EST BARBOURSVILLE, WV (WOWK) – Tuesday, December 21, 2021 has been declared “Timothy James” day in the village of Barboursville by Mayor Chris Tatum. James is the principal …

Axl Rose, Tom Keifer and several other rock legends this week mourned the loss of famous vocal coach Ron Anderson, who died Sunday at the age of 75. Anderson, who describes himself as a “celebrity voice trainer,” has coached some of rock’s best-known singers, including Rose, Keifer, Chris Cornell, Myles Kennedy and Ozzy Osbourne. He …

On Tuesday evenings, a musical group composed mostly of adult musicians from central Ohio meet in the Licking Heights High School group room to practice together. The Brass Band of Columbus (BBC) is now using the high school’s new music education space. Previously, the group rehearsed at Dublin Jerome High School, where BBC principal Brian …

Imagine composing a 6.5 minute jazz piece for 15 instruments, with a vibraphone. Now imagine doing this in your final year as a double major in Business and Music. Senior Binghamton’s “Kolymbithres” Julian Cubeiro premiered on November 18, performed by the Harpur Jazz Ensemble at the Anderson Center on campus. “The piece displays all the …

Photo: Virginia Sherwood / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Last week, the most unlikely genre of the past decade – the live-action television musical – made a comeback to air on NBC. Annie live! Of course, it was a night of escape for its young stars, including the wonderful Celina Smith, but the stealth …

BRATTLEBORO — The Vermont Jazz Center’s Big Band will present their annual scholarship gala on Friday, December 3 at 8 pm. This year, the group will feature singer Amanda Carr, who has performed with the Boston Pops Orchestras, Artie Shaw and Glenn Miller, and many more. The VJC Big Band, led by Music Director Rob …

My Hero Academia’s Katsuki Bakugo was born on April 20, which means he’s a Taurus, strong and stubborn. The story of My hero university features Izuku Midoriya as the shonen hero, and many facets of Izuku’s personal history, bright personality, ambitions, and more are explored in detail. Much of this can be accurately described with …

Each week this series shares MarionMade! the stories of our many wonderful people, places, products and programs in the great Marion community. To read more of Marion’s positive stories, or to share some of your own, visit us on marionmade.org or on social media. Opportunities at Marion gave Emma Fitzpatrick the launching pad she needed …

SWEETWATER, Texas (KOSA) – When it became clear that Andrews’ squad wouldn’t be able to perform at the soccer game today, it looked like Andrews wouldn’t have a squad at all. It was then that several communities in West Texas came together to form this. In American sports, we like to use a lot of …

It’s time to admit it: everyone has a song that is their absolute jam, one that puts them on their feet or drums a beat on the nearest flat surface. For some, this jam comes from the anime, which is not surprising given the number of amazing songs that have been used as themes and …

Brothers Britt and Jack Espinosa, who grew up in Kingston, and their band Becoming Bristol will hold a benefit concert on December 4th at Bayside Community Church to support local charities and families during the holiday season. The Espinosa brothers haven’t played in Kitsap County for nearly three years and are eager to play in …

A Victorian Christmas Victoria Mansion will be open in all its seasonal glory from November 26 to January 9 for the 2021-22 holiday season. Closed Christmas and New Year’s Day. Photo file Exhibitions / Galleries David Petit, mixed media arts, until December 31, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. Maine Media, free online conversations on various subjects …

Five-member rock band Radiation Invasion took Lompoc’s big win on Sunday after being declared Battle of the Teenage Band champion at the Buellton Fall Fest weekend event held on along the avenue of flags. Students at Cabrillo High School – Mars Mohamed, 16, Jair Balderas, 16, Andy Ramirez, 17, Liana Lindsey, 16 and Steven Hubert, …

“Laugh, Laugh”, the hit single from Beau Brummels’ band, begins with a dismal harmonica whisper that recurs throughout the brief 1964 ballad. This harmonica was played by Declan Mulligan, an Irish singer, guitarist, bassist, and original member of a group that was seen as the foundation of what became the sound of San Francisco in …

(Alexandria, MN) The Alexandria Region High School Drama Department will bring a classic American novel Little Women to life at the AAHS Performing Arts Center from November 18-21. Based on the beloved novel by Louisa May Alcott, Little Women follows the March sisters and their journey to adulthood in Civil War-era New England. Imaginative and …

Four young musicians will represent Belmont County at Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade on November 25. The local Union school district was again chosen to send students. April Linard, director of the group, said this was the eighth consecutive year that Local Union students would march in New York City. Jessica McCormick, a junior from Belmont, will …

NEW | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS originally published: 10/31/2021 Chicago based indie pop rock group Salon won the ILMEA All-State Composition Award for their debut title song Bee EP in 2020. Now they’re back with a bolder, more realized signature sound on their debut album. Don’t shoot the messenger!, now available on major platforms. …

For John Sieger, Mike Hoffmann was more than a valued member of their Semi-Twang group. “The first time we recorded together I was like, ‘Wow, this guy is magic,’” Sieger said. “He was like a ray of sunshine, always positive,” Sieger continued. “He gave you more confidence than you thought.” Hoffmann certainly had a magical …

Last week, U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs ruled against the so-called students for fair admissions in her trial alleging that the UNC discriminates against white and Asian applicants. This is one of three pending lawsuits filed by the organization attacking affirmative action policies, including one against Harvard University which is currently under review by the …

NOTRaising a child can be a grueling task for any new parent, but for Adam Granduciel and his partner, actor Krysten Ritter, a name for a boy has clearly established itself as a favorite. In 2018, the year before their son was born, the couple met Bruce Springsteen backstage at one of his Broadway theater …

NEW | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS By Mary Ann Bourbeau originally published: 10/22/2021 Richard H. Blake was one of the original stars of “A Bronx Tale, the Musical” when it opened on Broadway in 2016. It portrayed Lorenzo, a working-class bus driver in the 1960s with a racist character, trying to keep her 9 …

STOWE, Vermont (AP) – The second daughter of Maria von Trapp, whose Austrian family was famous for being portrayed in the beloved musical film “The Sound of Music”, has died. She was 90 years old. Eleonore “Lorli” von Trapp Campbell died Sunday in Northfield, Vermont. The death was confirmed by The Day Funeral Home in …

During Hispanic Heritage Month, which ran from September 15 to October 15, some Baldwin residents discovered the monolith that is the Hispanic community at school and library events, while others didn’t were unaware of this ethnic celebration. Residents took to social media to discuss the Hispanic heritage celebrations at Baldwin. David Feldman wrote: “When I …

NEW ULM – Donald Charles Wilfahrt, 96, passed away peacefully on October 8, 2021 surrounded by his family after a brief COVID-19 illness. A private funeral service will be held at the Catholic Cemetery in New Ulm with Father Shawn Polman as officiant. The Comrades of Valor Guard of Honor of the New Ulm Region …

Neal candies/ The heraldDrum Major Haley Lorey leads the Marching Rangers in their practice Tuesday night. By CANDY [email protected] FERDINAND – As the sun set on Tuesday evening, a large group of Forest Park students could be seen walking with precision across the school grounds while humming to music they spent weeks learning. Drum majors …

The Arlington Heights Community Concert Band, in partnership with District 214 Community Education, presents the first of four indoor concerts at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 24. The fall concert will feature the premiere of the group’s new conductor, Pietro Pisello, who is in his eighth year of music education and is currently the group …

Chicago, the second longest-running show in Broadway history, is a dark satire on happy murderers that argues that “in this city murder is a form of entertainment.” Winner of six Tony Awards, it is based on a 1926 play of the same title by journalist Maurine Dallas Watkins, on real criminals and the crimes she …

A local Halloween concert / party will be hosted by indie pop group 50 Fifty on October 29, according to a press release. Made up of Etowah High School graduates Kylan Smith and Daniel Fulmer, the group will host the event at 210 At The Tracks in downtown Gadsden, the statement said. Doors open at …

Nick Pulizzi has been a musician for as long as he can remember and recent COVID-19 shutdowns have forced the guitarist and singer to connect more intimately with his creative side. Because his band, Mad River Junction, was forced to stay home instead of scheduling concerts in Rome, Utica, Syracuse and the surrounding areas, his …

When did I find out that I could sing, that I could harmonize? Was it a special gift? I remember singing in elementary school. I tried out the role of Nanki-Poo in “The Mikado” and found myself in the chorus. And, in “I Hear America Singing”. I played the main role – Walt Whitman. Ms. …

A pair of Mechanicville brothers who led separate WWII-era bands that repeatedly appeared on the music charts, and a North Country musician who toured the United States and recorded numerous albums during a 56-year career, are among those in third class to be inducted into the Capital Region’s Thomas Edison Music Hall of Fame at …

Savannah Muniz, 17, Emari Johnson, 17, and Zachary Rivera, 17, Odessa high school students, play an original song called “Bleu’s Clues” written together during the International Baccalaureate music class at Odessa High School. In Seth Bedford’s International Baccalaureate Music Course, students research well-known songs, research them, and write their own songs. Bedford, the Odessa High …

Alfred “Pee Wee” Ellis, the funk music pioneer and music director of James Brown who grew up in Rochester, died on September 23 at the age of 80. Mr. Ellis, a saxophonist, co-wrote two of Brown’s iconic songs, “Cold Sweat” and “Say It Loud” (I’m Black and I’m Proud), among dozens of others. He also …

Fahima Band Ali, a student at Webster University, knows how difficult it can be for immigrants to settle in a new country. Originally from Afghanistan, she shares her struggles and personal experiences in the United States with newcomers to her country. | photo of Ursula Ruhl Despite heavy media coverage, many Americans are far from …

“Just in case you didn’t know, this is her first gig with a band.” Guitarist Charlie Sexton introduced Calder Allen, a young singer-songwriter making his ACL Fest debut in Tito’s tent on Sunday afternoon, to a crowd that probably didn’t know Allen. They might have known everyone on stage: in addition to Sexton, whose daily …

Culture 4 A logo cause. Advertising TORRINGTON (press release) – The John Brown Project, a community arts initiative of Culture 4 A Cause, received generous funding from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts (which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency) through two separate …

Tea time after school caused a stir when K-On! debuted in 2010. The band’s songs hit the Oricon charts several times, with the band itself quickly becoming a household name in the early 2010s. The success of the anime only bolstered its popularity. ‘After School Tea Time, creating a major cultural shift in the anime …

When I was first invited to see HONK! THE UGLY DUCKLING MUSICAL, I didn’t know it was a full-fledged MTI production. I thought this show was going to be strictly for little kids – it would be fun and the cast would be your typical middle school / high school cast, but I was so …

Welcome to the weekend. Britney Spears, Abortion, Haitian Refugees: We covered a lot of ground on the show this week. Was there an episode that stood out for you – or an episode that you would like us to follow? Let us know. We always love to hear from you. As the Northern Hemisphere settles …

This is an example of one of John Philip Sousa’s compositions sold as sheet music. submitted photo Ripon has hosted events for a number of prominent visitors including politicians, writers, movie stars, singers, educators and more. One of the highlights over 90 years later is the reception and events organized by the city for Lieutenant …

SWARTHMORE – Spotlight Theater is back on stage, producing live theater and starting this year’s season with a tender, upbeat and imaginative family performance suitable for all ages, “Junie B. Jones, Jr. The Musical,” at 8 p.m. on October 1. , 2, 8 and 9 and 2 p.m. on October 3 and 10. The community …

From Texan tunes just a stone’s throw away to the spicy beats of Zydeco, there’s something for every musical interest at this year’s Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival in downtown Conroe. The downtown street festival, now in its 32nd year, runs from Friday evening October 8 through Sunday afternoon October 10. The family-friendly event features non-stop …

The Midland High School Music Parents Association is once again working to meet the needs of the school’s orchestral, orchestral and choir programs. “Our goal is to support principals and cover expenses beyond what the (school) district covers,” said Karin Pelletier, co-chair of the organization. These expenses include, among other things, the purchase and maintenance …

Wooster American Legion Post 68 recently hosted an Appreciation Dinner, where the two boys he sponsored to attend Buckeye Boys State this summer talked about their experiences. Dinner was at the Des Dutch Essenhaus restaurant in Shreve. Following:Public continue to debate Wooster School District’s mask mandate Each summer, Post 68 sponsors qualified Wooster High School …

– Photo courtesy of the Central Iowa Department of Music and Drama Emma Anderson couldn’t describe her enthusiasm for being a part of the next Iowa Central play on a normal scale. No, the Manson native had another number. “If I measured my arousal on a scale of 1 to 10, I would probably be …

Donald H. Mackaman, 91, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away on Friday September 17, 2021 at the Suites of Ankeny in Ankeny, IA. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the First Congregational Church in Marshalltown. Visitations will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, September …

Life should not be viewed through the single lens of a diagnosis, but through the spectrum of potential, promise and purpose. This is the motto of Blue Spectrum, a group that covers a wide variety of music and supports people who have challenges associated with autism spectrum disorder. Zayne Harshaw, a Gahanna resident who was …

By Joan Tupponce On September 26, Tony-nominated producer Blair Russell will be watching anxiously, waiting to see if the show he co-produced, “Slave Play,” wins the award for Best Game at the 74th annual Tony Awards. The play, written by Jeremy O. Harris, debuted on Broadway in October 2019 and ended in January 2020. “It’s …

Bloomington is without a doubt a quintessential college town, with rolling hills and stunning scenery. A city of “both dreamers and doers”. Home of Indiana University Hoosiers. But is the city of 85,000 inhabitants in southern Indiana, in the heart of America, really the ultimate utopia for an 80s rock star? This is what some …

The Buffalo-based Western New York Blues Society is looking to revive its annual festival with a vibrant show at the Hemlock Fairgrounds. The lineup highlights a variety of blues styles and musician experiences by featuring headliner Popa Chubby, as well as rising young musician Veronica Lewis and the Buffalo Music Hall of Famer Patti Parks. …

In a year filled with multiple musical adaptations, including In the heights and the next one Steven spielberg interpretation of West Side Story, we have Dear Evan Hansen stepping out during Suicide Prevention Month, timing that seems to fit like a glove. Adapted from the Tony Award-winning musical of the same name, the film focuses …

Elizabeth Hering, the new teacher at McNary High School, tells how she moved to Oregon from Michigan to start teaching here at Keizer. Elizabeth Hering comes from across the country to become McNary’s new group teacher. When COVID-19 hit, many of us changed our lives in different ways, from choosing a new hobby or starting …

CARROLL – Bloom-Carroll High School freshman Chase Hamilton wanted to do something to help publicize the Columbus Honor Flight. So why not try to break the world record for most trumpeters in line at Ohio Stadium? Hamilton, 14, and 194 other trumpeters performed with the Ohio State Marching Band at halftime of the Buckeyes’ game …

MIAMI, Oklahoma. – Music will vibrate inside Rocket Park in Miami on Friday, as local band Until Now takes the stage. The concert, Rockin ‘in Rocket Park, is sponsored by the Ottawa County Musicians’ Tribute Committee. It is part of a series of live shows designed to help reintroduce area residents to the musical heritage …

Olivia Rodrigo performs “good 4 u” at the MTV Video Music Awards on September 12, 2021. John Shearer / MTV VMA 2021 / Getty Images for MTV / ViacomCBS hide caption toggle legend John Shearer / MTV VMA 2021 / Getty Images for MTV / ViacomCBS Olivia Rodrigo performs “good 4 u” at the MTV …

MESILLA – Mariachis, folkloric ballet and piñatas will be on display this weekend as the city hosts its annual party to celebrate Diez y Seis de Septiembre – Mexico’s Independence Day. The town of Mesilla has long celebrated the Mexican holiday in the historic plaza by sponsoring a fiesta. Mayor Nora Barraza said she remembered …

Mahogany Music Festival presents singer Vanessa Williams and a special concert on September 11 Posted on: September 7, 2021; Updated on: September 7, 2021By Carol JG Ward, [email protected], 803-777-7549 Back to basics. A chance to share their passion for music with other alumni of their alma mater. The opportunity to be on stage with other …

ODESSA – Dr Billy J. Spruill from Odessa, 54, drove his GIANT through the streets of gold while scratching his Hamer and Epihone on August 3, 2021. After a more than 70-plus bike ride km on 07/17/2021, a few days later, Billy was transported to El Paso for life where he battled a vaccinated case …

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of stories about the region’s high school theatrical productions for the 2021-22 school year. As the school year approaches, high schools in the Erie region are busy preparing for their upcoming theater seasons. Theater directors at Mercyhurst Preparatory School, General McLane High School and McDowell High School …

The rock maestro shocked the world on October 18, 2018, when he died of a tragic heart attack Monday marks the 59th anniversary of the birth of the late rock maestro Ayub Bachchu, known and admired by music lovers as a singer, guitarist, songwriter, songwriter, musician and founding leader of the popular band LRB. Born …

VISALIA, Calif. (KSEE) – High school marching bands face an uncertain future in the Visalia Unified School District, according to staff, students and parents. Several VUSD marching band directors say it’s because the district issued new Covid-19 guidelines to teachers on Friday, which included unexpected Covid-19 restrictions on marching band and the performing arts. The …

Cliff Dawson, the new director of the Braden River High School marching bands, stood before four members of the marching band in a small room with the metronome. He listened intently to the band members perform their respective parts of a quartet that will be part of this year’s walking show, “Renewal”. When they finished …

HORNELL – The 2021 session of the American Legion Auxiliary Empire Girls State program, held virtually from June 27 to July 3, featured a pair of Hornell natives. Empire Girls State is a one-week hands-on educational workshop focusing on Americanism and the political process sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary of New York State. The …

OLMSTED TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The echoes of brass and percussion from Olmsted Falls High School can only mean the Bulldog Marching Band is gearing up for another season. “We’re excited to see a full football season because last year we weren’t able to see any away games,” said Julie Budd, director of the Olmsted Falls …

On Saturday evening, 18 local high school marching bands gathered on the football pitch at Winchester Community High School to stage their shows in the Drums at Winchester Band competition. All these groups hope to be part of the “sweet 16” and win the best overall trophy at Indiana State Fair Band Day next Friday. …