9/23/19 ASHLAND, Ohio – The 1st Annual Ashland University Festival of Marching Bands will be held in Jack Miller Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. featuring the Ashland University Marching Band under the direction of Joseph Lewis Jr.
Several area high school bands will also perform including Ashland, Crestview, Canton Central Catholic and Western Reserve. The event is free and open to the public.
The evening will begin with a combined performance of the Star-Spangled Banner with all the participating bands. After that, each band will perform their individual show. The evening will culminate in a final performance given by the Ashland University Band and combined performances of a few marching band favorites. There will be concessions available throughout the event.
Ashland University is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###