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Honors

2018

*Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America" for 2018. 
 

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class AA (Straight Superiors)

Concert Band - Excellent Rating, Class B

Symphonic Band - Superior Rating, Class C (Straight Superiors)

2017

*Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America" for 2017. 
 
 *April, 2017 - Wind Ensemble and Concert Band Atlanta Tour.  Both bands received a Gold rating.  Wind Ensemble percussionists received the award for Outstanding Percussion Section.
 

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class AA

Concert Band - Excellent Rating, Class B

Symphonic Band - Excellent Rating, Class C

2016 

*Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America" for 2016. 
 
*April 6-10, 2016 - Wind Ensemble and Concert Band Boston Tour.  Both bands received a Gold rating and the Adjudicator's Award.  The bands also received the Sweepstakes Award, given for the highest combined score from two or more ensembles from the same school for all participating schools.

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class AA (Straight Superiors)

Concert Band - Superior Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Superior Rating, Class D (Straight Superiors)

 
2015

*Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America" for 2015.

*November 22-27, 2014 - The Perrysburg Marching Yellow Jackets performed in the Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida.

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class AA

Concert Band - Excellent Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Superior Rating, Class D (Straight Superiors)

2014

*Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America" for 2014.

*March 21-25, 2013 - Wind Ensemble Chicago tour. The Wind Ensemble was one of 11 performing ensembles for the World Strides Heritage Festival and received a Gold Rating and the Adjudicators Award.

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class A (Straight Superiors)

Concert Band - Excellent Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Excellent Rating, Class D

2013

*Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America" for 2013.

*March 21-25, 2013 - Wind Ensemble Atlanta tour. The Wind Ensemble was one of 14 performing ensembles for the World Strides Heritage Festival and received the Outstanding Band Group award, along with the Adjudicators Award, given to the Grand Champion of the festival - earning the highest score of all performing groups.

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class AA

Concert Band - Superior Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Excellent Rating, Class D

2012

*Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America" for 2012.

*March 24, 2012 - Wind Ensemble Philadelphia/New York City tour.

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class A

Concert Band - Excellent Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Excellent Rating, Class D

2011

*Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America" for 2011.

*April 4, 2011 - Marching Yellow Jackets perform on Main Street USA, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida.

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class A

Concert Band - Excellent Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Excellent Rating, Class D

2010

*Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America" for 2010.


*March 6, 2010 - Wind Ensemble performs in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, in New York City

*January 28, 2010 - Wind Ensemble selected to perform at the Ohio Music Education Association Professional Development Conference. The group also served as a demonstration band for a clinic titled "Making the Most of your March."

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class AA

Concert Band - Excellent Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Superior Rating, Class D

2009

*Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best 100 Communities for Music Education in America" for 2009.

*April 26, 2009 - Ohio State University Jazz Festival, Columbus, Ohio. The Jazz Band received a superior rating. A.J. Bihn received an outstanding soloist award along with a full-ride scholarship to the OSU summer jazz camp. 13 students were named to the All-Star honor group in recognition of outstanding individual performance - A.J. Bihn, Chase Maenle, Jamie Lauback, K.J. Jablonowski, Melissa Hildebrandt, Joe Lueck, Eddie Bean, Steven Echard, Brandon Saner, Liz Byrd, Jason Scott, Adam Cummins, and Tom Fry.

*April 3-5, 2009 - National Adjudicators Invitational, Chicago, Illinois. The Concert Band received an Excellent rating and the Wind Ensemble received a Superior rating as well as being named Grand Champion for the festival. The Wind Ensemble percussionists received the outstanding percussion section award and flautist Elizabeth Leimkuehler received an outstanding soloist award.

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class AA

Concert Band - Excellent Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Excellent Rating, Class D

*State Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Excellent Rating, Class AA

2008

* Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best 100 Communities for Music Education in America" for 2008.

*April 10-13, 2008 - Dixie Classic National Adjudicators Invitational, Atlanta, Georgia. The Concert Band received an Excellent rating and the Wind Ensemble received a Superior rating. Each group performed in the Woodruff Arts Center, home to the Atlanta Symphony.

*April 6, 2008 - Ohio State University Jazz Festival, Columbus, Ohio. The Jazz Combo of Joe Sneider, AJ Bihn, Josh Simmons, Eddie Bean and Ryan Williams received a Superior rating.

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class AA (Straight Superiors)

Concert Band - Excellent Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Excellent Rating, Class D

*State Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Excellent Rating, Class AA

2007

*Perrysburg School District and Community selected as one of the "Best 100 Communities for Music Education in America" for 2007.

*March 29-April 3, 2007 - Heritage National Invitational Band and Orchestra Festival of Gold, Boston, Massachusetts. The Wind Ensemble performed in Boston Symphony Hall and placed third out of seven bands at the festival.

*April 20-21, 2007 - King's Island Music Festival, Cincinnati, Ohio. The Concert Band received a rating of Excellent for their performance.

*April 15, 2007 - Ohio State University Jazz Festival, Columbus, Ohio. The Jazz Band received a Superior rating.

*January 20, 2007 - Bowling Green State University New Music Reading and Director Clinic. Wind Ensemble selected as one of five Ohio high school bands to perform for the regional clinic.

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class AA (Straight Superiors)

Concert Band - Excellent Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Superior Rating, Class D

2006

*March 22-26, 2006 - Wind Ensemble and Concert Band traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in the Heritage Music Festival. The Concert Band received a Silver rating and the Wind Ensemble took home the Gold along with the Adjudicator's Award, Outstanding Instrumental Group and the Instrumental Sweepstakes trophy.

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating, Class A (Straight Superiors)

Concert Band - Good Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Good Rating, Class D

*State Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Excellent Rating, Class A

2005

*The Perrysburg music program was named a finalist in the Grammy Signature Schools Program. This program, established by the Grammy Foundation, recognizes music programs across the country that excel in their offerings and quality of ensembles. One hundred schools are picked as finalists, and about forty schools are chosen to receive monetary grants of varying amounts.

*April 8-10, 2005 - Wind Ensemble participated in the Dixie Classic Music Festival, Chicago, Illinois. The group received a rating of Excellent for their performance. Bands from Indiana, Texas, Tennessee, and Louisiana also performed at the festival.

*District Contest Results:

Wind Ensemble - Excellent Rating, Class A

Concert Band - Excellent Rating, Class C

Symphonic Band - Excellent Rating, Class D

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