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.


Claire's Gourment Indoor Fundaiser! Orders are due February 10 to Ms. Hornbaker.
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:

  • 2/10 Pit Orchestra Auditions for Fiddler on the Roof
  • 2/13 Basket Bingo fundraiser!
  • 2/20 First Indoor Percussion and Guard Show: KIDA at Musselman
It's never too early to plan for Spring!

April 29-30: The spring band trip (with choir) to Kings Dominion
An informational meeting will be scheduled in February when prices for travel are confirmed. Trip is open to fall and spring semester band students.

May 9: The end-of-year Band Awards Banquet will be at Morningside Inn for fall and spring ensembles. RSVPs are required for this event and will be sent out in the spring.

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:
February 25
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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