Ohio State School for the Blind Marching Band Schedule 2012-2013
Dan Kelley, Director; Carol Agler, Music Director;
Andrew Krumm, Arranger & Assistant; Jeffrey Schneider, Drill Writer
Updated November 16, 2012
August 5-10 Band Camp, Ohio State School for the Blind. Students arrive between 4:00-4:30 Aug. 5. The camp will end with the performance of our new half-time show at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 10 with an information/awards presentation after the show.
Field Rehearsals on Thursdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. Pick-up at 7:45 p.m.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 6:00 p.m. Millersport Sweet Corn Festival Parade, Millersport, OH. Marching Assistants are necessary. Depart 3:30 p.m.; return 9:30 p.m. We are the FIRST band in the parade.
Friday, September 7, 2012 7:30 p.m. Perform at Northland High School football game (vs. Rogers). Marching Assistants are necessary. Depart 5:30; Return 10:30, Pick-up 10:45 p.m.
Saturday, September 8, 2012 5:00 p.m. Otterbein/Cardinal Band Invitational. OSSBMB is the feature band. Marching Assistants are Necessary. Depart 3:00 p.m. Return 8:00 p.m. Our band performs 6:20-6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 11, 3:00 p.m. Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, Marching Assistants are appreciated. 1601 W. Broad St.; Perform a short concert. Depart 2:00 p.m.; Return 4:00 p.m.
Friday, September 14, 2012 7:30 p.m. Perform at Upper Arlington High School football game (vs. Thomas Worthington), 1650 Ridgeview Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43221 . Marching Assistants are necessary. Depart 4:00 p.m. Return 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 15, 2012 10:30 a.m. Preble County Pork Festival Parade, Eaton, OH. Depart 6:15 a.m. Line up 9:00 a.m. Depart 3:00 p.m. Marching Assistants Necessary. Pick-up 5:15 p.m.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 1:45 p.m. ARC Industries North performance;
6633 Doubletree Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43229. Depart 1:15 p.m. Return 2:45 p.m.
Friday, October 12, 2012, 7:30 p.m. Perform at Bexley High School football game, 326 S. Cassingham, Bexley OH 43209. 7:30 p.m.. Marching Assistants are necessary. Depart 5:20. Return 10:00 p.m. Pickup 10:15 p.m
Saturday, October 13, 2012 all day. Buckeye Invitational at Ohio State University Marching Assistants are necessary. Schedule TBA
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 8:00 p.m. Circleville Pumpkin Show Parade, Circleville, OH. Marching Assistants are Necessary. http://www.pumpkinshow.com Depart 5:30 p.m.; return 10:30 p.m. Pickup 10:45 p.m.
Thursday, November 1, 2012, 9:15 a.m. Ohio’s Annual Statewide Education Conference, Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High Street Columbus, OH 43215; Marching Assistants are Appreciated. Depart 8:20 a.m.; Return 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 5:30 p.m. OCALI Conference performance at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Goodale St. just east of High St.. Marching assistants are needed. 4:15 depart; 5:00 arrive; 6:15 depart; 6:40 return; Pickup 6:55 p.m.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 1:15 p.m. Perform at ARC South, 4395 Marketing Place, Groveport OH, 43215. Depart 12:30; Return 2:45.
Thursday, December 20, 2012, 6:30 p.m. OSSB Holiday Concert
Thursday, January 24, 2013 1:40 p.m. Perform at Hague Living Skills, 900 North Hague Avenue Columbus, OH 43204 Depart 1:00pm Return 2:45pm
Thursday, January 31, 2012, 6:10 Perform at Ohio School for the Deaf basketball game vs. Gilead Academy. 6:30 Boys Game Only. Depart 5:50. Return 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 12:45 p.m. Perform at ARC South, 4395 Marketing Pl., Groveport, OH 4321. Depart 12:00; Arrive ARC South 12:30. Perform 12:45 - 1:15. Load and leave by 1:30; Return by 2:10.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:10 p.m. Perform at Ohio School for the Deaf basketball game vs. Gilead Academy. 6:30 Boys Game Only. Depart 5:50. Return 8:00 p.m.
Friday, March 1, 2013, 1:00 p.m. Perform with Hathaway Brown Upper School Orchestra at OSSB.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 7:00 p.m. Perform at Battle of Worthington, Thomas Worthington High School, 300 West Dublin Granville Road. Depart 6:00. Return 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 11 1:30 p.m. OSSB Gymnasium. Perform a concert with Clark Montessori School Steel Drum Band and the OSSB Choirs.
Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6:30 p.m. OSSB Spring Concert
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
OR Donations may be submitted using paypal at http://www.ossbfoundation.org/ designating the funds for the music department.
ON THE WEB: * marks “Highly Recommended Videos”
*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
Music Director, OSSBMB Assistant Director
Ohio State School for the Blind
5220 N. High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43214