Patriot Band and Guard Events

Sunday, April 14, 2019

HS Concert Band Received Gold Rating

The HS Concert Band received a Gold Rating in Sight Reading and Performance in Group II at ISSMA Organizational Contest on Friday, April 5th at Northview HS. This marks five gold ratings in the past six years, and was the last requirement for qualifying for ISSMA’s All Band Award. Congrats to all of OV’s Band and Guard members whose hard work has made receiving this honor possible!

OV Winter Guards Wrap up their Season

A big congratulations goes out to Owen Blakey’s Cadet and Varsity Winter Guards, finishing their seasons in March. The Cadet Guard received a Silver Rating at IHSCGA Divisional Finals. The Varsity Guard (promoted up to A Class this year after receiving the Bronze Medal last year in Regional A) made it all the way to Semi Finals. 

HS Jazz Received a Gold Rating

The HS Jazz Band received a Gold Rating in Group II at ISSMA Jazz in Terre Haute on March 2nd. In addition, seven of OV’s eight soloists received Distinguished Soloist ribbons. 

State Finals rings arrive

Marching Band members had a short ceremony on Valentine’s Day to pass out State Finalist rings! Thanks to Monte Reed from Balfour for helping make this happen. 

State Solo and Ensemble 2019

Congrats to all of OV’s Students that made it to State!

Olivia Johnson - Gold Rating
Anthony Merz - Silver Rating

Mallet Quartet (Guy, Merz, Wrightsman, Taylor) - Gold
Brass Quintet (Coryea, Mancourt, Johnson, Floyd, Lanham) - Gold Rating

Solo and Ensemble 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Owen Valley Places 10th at State!

Congrats to the Marching Band for an Outstanding ISSMA Open Class C State Finals performance, placing 10th overall. 

State Finals Day!


OV Qualifies for State Finals for First Time in 19 years!

A huge congrats to the OV Marching Band. They perform in ISSMA Semi State Competition at Decatur Central HS. They placed in the top ten qualifying for ISSMA Open Class C State Finals for the first time since 1999!

Marching Band Receives Gold Rating at ISSMA Regional

Congratulations to the Owen Valley High School Marching Band for their performance at ISSMA Regionals in Evansville. The Marching Band performed in ISSMA Open Class C and received a Gold Rating along with an award for Visual Distinction. Semi State will be at Decatur Central High School on October 27th.