Boardman High School

7777 Glenwood Avenue

Youngstown, OH 44512


     The Symphonic Band has done well in Class C at District Band Contest earning SUPERIOR and EXCELLENT ratings over the past several years.

  • Fantasy on English Folk Songs5:01
  • Pevensey Castle4:05
  • Rampage!3:46

The BHS Symphonic Band

  • The Crosley March3:09
  • Finale from Symphony No. 5 - Shostakovich9:54
  • Rush3:43
  • Western One-Step3:54
  • Arabesque6:00

     The Boardman Wind Ensemble has received national acclaim as one of the first high school band to be invited to perform in concert at Carnegie Hall, for performances at national and state conferences of the American School Band Directors Association and the Ohio Music Education Association, band clinics at Kent State University, the University of Akron, and Bowling Green State University, and for its selection to participate in the Ohio State University School of Music "Partnership in Musical Excellence" program.  The Wind Ensemble was also named the winner of the Down Beat Student Music Award National Competition for high school bands each year that it entered.  2001 marked the return of a Boardman Band's participation in OMEA District 5 Band Contest after a 30-year absence.  From that year through 2008, the group earned SUPERIOR ratings in Class A.  Since 2009 the Wind Ensemble has earned SUPERIOR ratings in Class AA.  2002 was the only year the group was able to fit State Band Contest into its schedule.  The results were straight SUPERIORs in Class A. 

     The 2010 Wind Ensemble was selected to perform at the OMEA Professional Development Conference in Cincinnati.

     The 2015-2016 BHS Wind Ensemble scored straight SUPERIOR ratings in Class AA (one of only 2 bands to enter in that class) at OMEA District 5 Large Group Adjudicated Event.

The BHS Wind Ensmble