Indoor Percussion Ensemble has strong finish to season
The Norton Indoor Percussion Ensemble completed its second season this past weekend by performing at the WGI World Finals. The group earned 7th place finish out of nearly 65 ensembles. Congratulations to the students, directors, staff, and parents for completing such an exciting indoor percussion season!
Norton HS Band is FLORIDA BOUND
Posted 1:15 p.m. on April 1, 2013
The Norton High School Band is headed to Disney World in Orlando, FL! For trip updates throughout the week, visit our blog at http://www.nortonbands.org/newsfeed/.
Superior weekend for Norton Music Department
Posted 1:25 p.m. on March 16, 2013
Congratulations to the Symphonic Band and Concert Band, both of which earned a Superior Rating at the OMEA District VI Contest on Saturday, March 16! This is the first time that both groups have earned the top rating and qualified for State Finals in the same year! In addition, congratulations to the NHS Choir for earning a Superior Rating at the OMEA District VI Contest, as well! It's been more than a decade (maybe two) since the choir has earned this rating and a performance at State Finals. Congratulations to the students, Mr. Chiera, Ms. Blystone, and the rest of the contributing music staff and instructors!
Indoor Percussion Concludes Successful Debut Weekend
Posted 6:28 p.m. on January 27, 2013
Congratulations to the 2013 Norton Indoor Percussion Ensemble for a very successful debut weekend. The ensemble earned first place in its class on Saturday, January 26, at the OIPA Licking Valley Show and
it also earned first place in its class on Sunday, January 27, at the OIPA Olentangy Liberty Show. The next performance by the Norton Indoor Percussion Ensemble will be Saturday, March 2, at the WGI Dayton Regional.
NHSMB ranks nationally, makes school history at BOA Grand National Championships
The Norton High School Marching Band ended a historic season at the Bands of America Grand National Championships on November 9-10. For the first time in school history, the NHSMB earned an appearance at Grand National Semi-Finals. At the conclusion of the three day event, the band earned a 3rd place finish in Class A of 22 bands and was awarded for having the Best Overall Visual Performance in Class A. This national recognition has not come easily as the band, staff, and parents have dedicated countless hours of hard work over the past several months. Congratulations to the students, directors, staff, and parents for completing such an exciting marching band season!