Fine Arts

Honors Band

   Recently, 12 band members from John Marshall participated in the Region 1 Honor Band, a group made up of chosen band members from high schools in Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel and Tyler counties. To participate,  each student had to be recommended by the band director at each school. Selected students took part in the two-day event, spending nearly 20 hours practicing on a…

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Band Christmas Concert Held Special Meaning This Year

Under the direction of Tracey Filben, Director of Bands, the Steel Drum and Concert Bands performed their annual Christmas Concert. The 14-member Steel Drum Band started the concert with three well-known Christmas tunes that were arranged specifically for the steel drums by the talented arranger Josh Garrett. The Concert Band played several traditional Christmas songs…

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Marshall County Strings Concert

The Marshall County Strings students recently performed     at John Marshall High School’s Center for                 Performing Arts. Senior Marisa Tordella (shown right) has been in strings since fifth grade, and has enjoyed her time in the program. “I love playing the violin because it is my way of disconnecting from reality,” Tordella said.

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Band and Choir Busy this Holiday Season

The John Marshall Band and Choir have been busy performing all over the Northern Panhandle.  Not only will they have their own Christmas concerts, they will take their shows on the road and entertain in numerous venues.  On December 23, a group of John Marshall band students will play at the B.E. Taylor Concert at…

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