Carol Agler, Director;
Jeffrey Schneider, Drill Writer, Field Director
Updated September 25, 2013
Signature Drill: Script Braille “Ohio”
August 4-9 Band Camp, Ohio State School for the Blind. Students arrive between 4:00-4:30 Aug. 4. The camp will end with the performance of our new half-time show at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 9 with an information/awards presentation after the show. Marching Assistants are Necessary.
Field Rehearsals at OSSB on Thursdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. Pick-up at 7:45 p.m.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 6:00 p.m. Millersport Sweet Corn Festival Parade, Millersport, OH. Marching Assistants are necessary. Millersport Elementary School, 11850 Lancaster St, Millersport, OH 43046. We are the FIRST band in the parade.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 10:30 a.m. Perform for RSC Charitable Campaign event, 400 E. Campusview Blvd. 43235.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 7:00 p.m. Perform at Bexley High School (326 S Cassingham Rd., Bexley, OH 43209) football game vs. Centennial High School.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 4:00-6:00 p.m. Field rehearsal of Script Braille “Ohio” at Ohio Stadium practice field.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 4:00-6:00 p.m. Field rehearsal of Script Braille “Ohio” at Ohio Stadium practice field.
Friday, September 20, 2013 4:00-6:00 p.m. Field rehearsal of Script Braille “Ohio” at Ohio Stadium practice field.
Saturday, September 21, 2013 Perform Script Braille “Ohio” during half-time at the Ohio State University vs. Florida A&M football game at Ohio Stadium! Perform at 10 a.m. Skull Session at St. John Arena; Perform Script Braille “Ohio” at half-time;
Thursday, October 10, 2013, 1:50 p.m. ARC East, 6633 Doubletree Ave., 43229. Perform for clientele. Depart 1:15. Return 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 17, 2013, 8:00 p.m. Circleville Pumpkin Show Parade, Circleville, OH. Marching Assistants are Necessary. http://www.pumpkinshow.com Depart at 5:30 p.m.; return at 10:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 24, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Granville High School, 248 New Burg St, Granville, OH 43023. Perform at football game vs. Newark Catholic. Marching Assistants are needed. Depart 5:45. Return 10:00 p.m. Pickup 10:15 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10:00 a.m. OCALI Conference performance at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Goodale St. just east of High St.. Marching assistants are appreciated but not necessary. 9:00 am depart; 9:30 arrive; 10:30 depart; 10:50 arrive; Back to class by 11:30.
Thursday, December 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m. Holiday Concert, OSSB Auditorium
Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Spring Concert, OSSB Auditorium
Donations in the form of checks made out to “OSSB PTSF” with “music department” in the subject line can be mailed to
OSSB PTSF Treasurer
5220 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43214
To donate instruments contact Director Carol Agler @ firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone @ 614-537-5811.
ON THE WEB: * marks “Highly Recommended Videos”
*September 21, 2013—OSSBMB spells “Ohio” in Braille while THE Ohio State University Marching Band performs Script “Ohio.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMbB8CEyHHc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-rCyEyN9W0 Related article and video in Columbus Dispatch http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/life_and_entertainment/2013/09/21/heartfelt-script.html “Gametime” Interview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=criKz8D48sI
*October 13, 2012—OSSBMB at Ohio Stadium in The Buckeye Invitational as the feature band before The Ohio State University Marching Band performed their half-time show. OSSB Marching Band in The Buckeye Invitational
*Column “Mom, I Can Do This!” and Video “Guided by Music” by Rick Reilly by ESPN OSSB Marching Band on ESPN
*Today.com video by Kyle Miller OSSB Marching Band on MSN Today.com
*Seattle Times Video “Blind Marching Band Leads Parade” re: July 5, 2011 Lions Club International Parade of Nations OSSB Marching Band on Seattle Times
*Script Braille “Ohio” as well as the first part of the 2009 half-time show performed at Bandfest in Pasadena: OSSB Marching Band at Bandfest Part 1 and part 2 of that video: OSSB Marching Band at Bandfest Part 2
Marching.com article about the Rose Parade experience OSSB Marching Band at the Rose Parade
*KABC Los Angeles Video and article: OSSB Marching Band on KABC Los Angeles
National Education Association article: OSSB on NEA.org
American Profile Magazine article Dec. 26, 2009 OSSB Marching Band on American Profile Magazine.com Search site for “America’s Only Blind Marching Band”
Columbus Dispatch article Dec. 27, 2009 OSSB Marching Band on Dispatch.com
Ohio Congressional Record—Recognition OSSB Marching Band in the Ohio Congressional Record
Short North Gazette article Dec. 2009 OSSB Marching Band on ShortNorth.com
*The following link will take you to the CBS story that aired on November 7, 2008 OSSB Marching Band on CBSNews.com
The coverage by Steve Wainfort of Channel 4 is viewed at OSSB Marching Band on NBC4i.com
KTLA-TV Los Angeles news article quoting Linda Simon-Mietus paper about OSSBMB and its history. OSSB Marching Band on KTLA.com
Columbus Dispatch article OSSB Marching Band on Dispatch.com
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