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Rossford Band

Band Bio

The Rossford High School Band has continued to extend their performance opportunities into the adjudicated realm in recent years. Rossford bands offer Marching Band, Concert Band, Solo and Ensemble, Honors Bands and Jazz Band to all Rossford students. The band continues to travel to many locations across the United States and has performed in various locations including the United States Capitol Building, The Alabama Theatre and on the Aircraft Carrier of the Intrepid in New York City. This spring, the Rossford Band will travel to Washington D.C.

Director Bio

Mr. Justin Kelley is in his fourth year directing the Rossford High School and Junior High School Bands. Prior to his appointment of Director of Bands at Rossford, Mr. Kelley attending the University of Toledo to earn his undergraduate degree in Education with an emphasis on Music and Jazz. Justin Kelley has an extensive background in Drum and Bugle Corps., both performing and teaching, including marching for the Blue Stars out of La Crosse, WI and the Madison Scouts out of Madison, WI. Mr. Kelley also holds the position of Director of Band for Lourdes University in Sylvania, OH. He also enjoys performing with the Secor Road Municipal Brass Ensemble in the greater Toledo area. Justin currently resides in the Toledo area with his cats Madison and Fillmore.


Concert Band Results
District State
1977 Superior 1977 Superior
1979 Superior 1979 Superior
1981 Superior 1981 Superior
1982 Superior 1982 Superior
2015 Excellent 1987 Superior
2016 Excellent


Marching Band Results
2015 Excellent
2016 Excellent





2017-2018 Band Schedule


17 Pre-Band Camp 5-9 p.m.
19 Pre-Band Camp 5-9 p.m.
21 Percussion Sectional 2-5 p.m.
25-28 Band Camp 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
29 Tag Sale 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
31 Post Band Camp 5-8 p.m.


2, 3, 8, 14, 17, 21 Post Band Camp 5:30-8:30 p.m.
16 Wednesday Rehearsal 5:30-8:30 p.m.
25 Home football game vs. Bowling Green (Rehearsals before football games every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.)


1 Football game at Port Clinton
8 Home football game vs. Northwood
15 Home football game vs. Woodmore
22 Football game at Eastwood
23 OMEA Competition, location TBA
29 Football game at Lake


6 Homecoming football game vs. Elmwood
13 Home football game vs. Genoa
14 OMEA competition, location TBA
20 Football game at Fostoria
21 OMEA competition, location TBA
27 Football game at Otsego
​TBA Halloween Parade
28-29 Possible OMEA State Contest


3-5 Possible OMEA State Marching Band Contest
4 Solo and Ensemble Sign-up


11 Junior High Holiday Concert 6-8 grades
*** Basketball dates TBA


3 Solo and Ensemble at Patrick Henry
17-18 District 1 Honors Band
26 High School Concert Rehearsal 3-5 p.m.
27 Spring Band Concert 


2-3 OMEA Large Group Concert Band Contest at Oak Harbor
26-30 Spring Break Washington D.C. trip


17 Awards Concert
27 Memorial Day Parade


2 Graduation
TBA Cedar Point Trip
Band Booster Meeting Dates
Sept. 11
Oct. 2
Nov. 6
Jan. 11
Feb. 1
March 5
April 2
May 7



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