Fairmont Bands prepare for OMEA contest

Fairmont Bands prepare for OMEA contest

By Dakota Miller, Entertainment Editor

The Fairmont bands are in the final stages of preparing for their performances at the Ohio Music Educators’ Association state contest. They will be performing a preview concert in the Fairmont Auditorium on March 1, 2012. The concert will be at 7 p.m. and is free to the public.

In addition, the bands will be performing their contest pieces for judges on March 7. The AM and PM Concert Bands will be performing at Van Buren Middle School Auditorium. The Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will be performing in the Fairmont Auditorium. The bands will begin playing at 4 p.m. and will be performing throughout the day alongside other bands from OMEA’s District 12.

For more information about the OMEA contest or OMEA concerts, contact Michael Berning, Music Department coordinator and director of bands at Fairmont High School, at michael.berning@ketteringschools.org.