Beginning Band classes for 5th graders

Classes for incoming 5th graders will be held on the following dates:

  • Monday, August 3
  • Tuesday, August 4
  • Thursday, August 6
  • Monday, August 10
  • Tuesday, August 11
  • Thursday, August 13

The daily schedule is:

  • 9:00am – 9:45am: Flute Group A & Trumpet Group A
  • 9:45am – 10:30am: Clarinet Group A & Trombone/Baritone Group A
  • 10:30am – 11:15am: Saxophone Group A
  • 11:15am – 12:00pm: Percussion
  • 12:30pm – 1:15pm: Clarinet Group B & Trombone/Baritone Group B
  • 1:15pm – 2:00pm: Flute Group B & Trumpet Group B

Contact me if you have questions.

Tom Giffin – FT Band Director
Cell 419 467-3564

JH Band Year End

H Band Students and Parents,

I just want to take a moment and thank you all for your work this past school year. Together we accomplished many great things that we could not have done on our own. Some of the highlights included…

  • Fall Pep Rally performance during school
  • JH Band Night with the Marching Generals and Lock-In
  • BGSU Honors Band (3 participants)
  • Holiday Concert
  • OMEA Junior High Honors Band (12 Participants!)
  • Winter Concert
  • OMEA Solo and Ensemble Contest (35 Events!)
  • OMEA Large Group Contest (Superior Ratings for both bands!)
  • AW Bands Chicken BBQ!
  • Many fun after school jazz band rehearsals

I enjoyed getting to know each student and working with them to achieve musical success. I also appreciate all of the sacrifices that parents have made to get students to after school events, encourage students improve on their instrument, serve as chaperones, pay for private lessons, and generally support the bands.

The future is VERY bright for the band program at Anthony Wayne. The bands have tremendous support from our administrators and are working together to make each year better than the last. We are truly focused on IMPROVING as a comprehensive band program and we look forward to the many more great things we will do together next year.

Now, go enjoy your summer!!

-Adam Ladd

AWJH Bands

Officer Elections in June

To All Anthony Wayne Band Boosters,

The next booster meeting will be held on Monday, June 1st at 7pm in the high school band room, when next Year’s AWBB Executive Board will be voting on. People for two of the four officer positions will be voted on. Please attend the meeting and vote.
We are still looking for Candidates and presently there has been only one nominee for Vice President submitted. Our other opening is for Secretary, which cannot be left empty and is a much needed Executive position.

Open Positions Officer Duties:

The Vice President shall assume the duties of the President in the absence of the President and assist in any way to facilitate the President in carrying out the purpose of the organization. The Vice President shall assume the office of the President in accordance with Section 4. (The VP shall be the President-elect and shall assume the office of President upon completion of the term of Vice President).

The Secretary shall keep accurate records of all booster meetings, make and provide a report of the minutes at all booster meetings, and handle all assigned correspondence.

If you are interested in putting your name on the Ballot please send me an e-mail:

Michael R. Perretti
AWBB President

2014 – 2015 DVD order form

The annual DVD video for the 2014 – 2015 school year will soon be ready for distribution.

The multiple disc set covers not only the marching season, including all parades, but also includes the concert season as well.

The DVD is only available on a “pre‐order” basis. If you are interested in ordering one or more copies of the 2014‐2015 DVD, please fill out the attached form (PDF) and return this form with the appropriate payment (cash or checks made payable to AWBB).