Welcome to the official home of the Oakdale High School Bear Band! OHS is located in Ijamsville, Maryland, and is part of the Frederick County Public School system. Our program provides fulfilling musical experiences to our students through Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Pit Orchestra, Indoor Percussion, and Indoor Guard.
Check out the Indoor Guard and Percussion pages for photos!


  • Going to Kings Dominion with us in a few weeks? Visit this page for links to the pieces we are performing to help you practice!
  • Executive Board Elections are coming up. Are you interested in being a bigger part of the Band Boosters? We need your help, so check out our office descriptions and consider running for a position! Elections will take place at the April Booster Meeting.
  • Marching Band Season is coming! The informational meeting for the 2016-2017 Season is May 19 at 7:00 PM! Band camp dates are listed below, and a full schedule will be handed out at the meeting for all summer dates.
  • Are you a Future Bear? Check out the revamped ensemble pages for information and links for each group and click here for Performing Arts Course Information (and why it's great to be part of the Bear Band):

Upcoming Band Events:

  • 4/21-23 Spring Musical: Fiddler on the Roof (Tickets available on showtix4u.com)
  • 4/25 Spring Banquet RSVPs Due (Google Form sent out in Blast)
  • 4/29-30 Spring Band/Choir Trip to Kings Dominion

  • 5/9 The end-of-year Band Awards Banquet will be at Morningside Inn for fall and spring ensembles. RSVPs are required- no tickets at the door.
  • 5/19 Marching Band Info Meeting 7 PM Auditorium
  • 5/25 Spring Concert featuring Concert Band, Jazz Band, and Concert Choir!
  • 6/3 Oakdale HS Graduation at Mount St. Mary's University

  • Required Summer (Pre-Camp) Rehearsal Schedule TBA at the Info Meeting
  • Band Camp 2016!
  • Week 1: July 25-29 from 9-9
  • Week 2: August 1-5 from 9-5
  • August 12: Frederick Keys Game Performance and Fundraiser
  • August 18: Libertytown Parade

Oakdale Bear Band 2015 Kris Kringle Procession on December 11, 2015

2015 Chapter V Championship Performance

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The Next Band Booster Meeting:
April 28
7:00 PM
OHS Media Center

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Click "Donate" below and check out Fundraisers for more information on how to support the band!

We need your help!

Volunteer Sign Up Sheets are under the Volunteer Tab! Paperwork, Schedule, and Ensemble Handbooks are available for download under the Forms tab of our webpage!
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