Welcome to the official home of the Oakdale High School Bear Band. OHS is located in Ijamsville, Maryland, and is the newest high school in the Frederick County Public School system. Our program provides rich and fulfilling experiences to the students through Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Colorguard, Indoor Percussion, and Indoor Guard.

Be sure to check out our pages so you can find out what is new and exciting!


All-County Band/Orchestra Materials are available! If you are enrolled in a band course this year, you are eligible to audition for FCPS All County Band or Orchestra. Audition sign-ups close October 12, so see Ms. Hornbaker for information on how to sign up! Links to Google forms and music can be found here!

Band Photographs for the yearbook were taken on September 15. If you were absent, we will be rescheduling individual portraits with our photographer at a date TBA. Order forms for photos and pricing can be found here!

Theme shirts orders have been placed!
Delivery is slated for the week of October 5. Stay tuned!
We need your help!
Volunteer Sign Up Sheets are under the Volunteer Tab! Marching Band Forms, Schedule, and Handbook are available for download under the Forms tab of our webpage!
Want to become a Friend of the Band?
Click the "Donate" button to the right and check out Fundraiser for more information on how to suppor the band!

Upcoming Band Events:

  • Rehearsals are every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00-8:00 PM

  • October 2- 8th Grade Move-Up Night Home Football Game vs. Catoctin HS!
  • October 3- Saturday Rehearsal 9:00-4:00 with lunch 12:30-1:30 PM.

  • October 9- Homecoming Football game vs. Linganore HS
  • October 10- TOB Competition at GTJHS (start time changed to 4PM, show time 4:30)

  • October 12- FCPS County Showcase at Urbana HS (Monday Night 7:05 show time- Part of course CRES grade)
  • October 17- TOB Competition at Musselman HS

  • October 24- Chapter 5 Championships at Linganore HS

  • October 29- Band Booster Meeting, 7:00 PM Media Center
  • October 30- Senior Night Home Football game vs. Middletown HS
  • October 31- ACC Rehearsal at OHS (Saturday Time TBA)
  • November 1- Atlantic Coast Championships in Hershey, PA (MORNING show)
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A portion of your purchases will benefit the band!

Proposed Bylaws and Standing Rules

Summary of Changes to the Bylaws.pdf
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The Next Band Booster Meeting:
October 29, 7:00 PM
OHS Media Center

Donate to Become a Friend of the Band!

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