WGI Percussion World Championships
Sunday: April 22, 2018
Congratulations to our current and alumni band members who participated in WGI Percussion World Championships this past weekend in Dayton, Ohio! Members of Infinity World competed in Percussion Independent World in the finals and came in 6th Place! And members of Infinity 2 (I2) competed in Percussion Independent Open in the finals and came in 3rd Place! Outstanding job by both teams! Thank you to the staff and techs of both teams who are huge supporters of our band program. We are lucky to have you and your talents working with our students!
WGI World Championships
Saturday: April 14, 2018
Congratulations to Oviedo Color Guard’s Varsity team on their successful trip to WGI World Championships in Dayton, Ohio! The team (which was just promoted to a higher and harder class a month ago) competed in Scholastic Open Class and made it to the finals and finished in 8th Place in the World! Way to go ladies! You represented Oviedo High School with such grace and dignity! You make us very proud!
FFCC State Championships
Sunday: April 8, 2018
Congratulations to both Color Guard teams on the incredible seasons they have had!
JV went undefeated all year in Scholastic AA Class and placed 1st at FFCC State Championships on Saturday, April 7th!
Varsity went undefeated in Scholastic A for both FFCC and WGI. Because of their consecutive success, they were promoted to Scholastic Open. At the FFCC State Championships on Sunday, April 8th, they placed 1st in their new class as well!
2018-2019 Percussion Auditions
Below is packet information for all returning and incoming percussionists wanting to audition for a spot on the OHS Drumline for the 2018-2019 school year. Please distribute to your 8th graders zoned for or planning to become members next year.
We will have 3 percussion camps for ALL percussionists in the OHS Band.
- May 2, 2018 – 6-9 pm
- May 9, 2018 – 6-9 pm
- May 15, 2018 – 6-9 pm
We will have percussion instructors, and directors here to help teach and review this packet and hold auditions to set the line PRIOR TO THE SUMMER.
The OHS Percussion section meets weekly over the summer months on Wednesdays, times right now are TBD and more information is forthcoming.
Students should not feel overwhelmed by this packet! We take all interested 8th graders and work with them to make them the best possible percussionists.
- Students interested in Mallet Percussion (example, marimbas, xylophone, bells, and synthesizers) will have a separate packet that will be sent out shortly.
- Any students with a piano background are strongly encouraged to play in the front ensemble.
Any Questions? Please email Mr. Kolodinsky – email@example.com