Symphonic Band

The OHS Premier Symphonic Band, showcases musical talents within an esteemed ensemble. Our rigorous practices focus on the mastery of challenging music, scales, and exercises. As a member, you'll have the opportunity to participate in a range of performances including Pep Band, Jazz Band (by audition) and Solo and Ensemble Festival. We take pride in our participation in the State Band Festival, and we invite you to join us on our professional journey.

Concert Band

Concert Band membership is contingent upon successful completion of MS Band, 6-8 Grades and Marching Band 1st Trimester. Throughout 2nd and 3rd Trimesters, the entirety of the year-long class commitment is fulfilled. In class, the Concert Band focuses on intermediate fundamentals, scales, and exercises while performing intermediate music. Membership in the Concert Band provides opportunities to audition for the Jazz Band and participate in Solo and Ensemble festival, as well as the option to join the Pep Band.

Schedule of Events - Winter 2023/24

May 17(Fri.) Jazz in the Park (TOP Pavilion) Jazz Band only 7:00pm
May 22 (Wed.) Swingout Performance 1:00pm
May 27 (Mon.) Memorial Day Parade (no seniors) meet at 8:00am Performance at 9:30am
May 23 or June 6 (Thurs.) Graduation Performance 7:00pm

Otsego Bands are Directed by:

Mitchell R. Piersma