Marching Festival Oak Grove Awards

Missouri Day Marching Festival’s sweepstakes award presented to the Oak Grove Marching Band

The 24th Annual Missouri Day Marching Festival’s sweepstakes award has been presented to the Oak Grove Marching Band. Marching Festival Committee Representative Steve Maxey presented the Buddy and Karla Hannaford Sweepstakes Award to Oak Grove Director Nathan Long and members of the Panther Pride band. Oak Grove also received four Class Four awards: first in […]

High School Marching Band

Winners announced in Missouri Day Virtual Marching Festival competition

Oak Grove High School won the Buddy and Karla Hannaford sweepstakes award for overall top performance at the Missouri Days Virtual Marching Festival. Instead of the normal practice of having in-person competition in Trenton, videos submitted by the participating schools were judged in the areas of Parade, Field Show, and the indoor categories of auxiliary […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton School District participates in the Mark Twain Invitational Marching Festival

A small number of schools participated in the inaugural Mark Twain Invitational Marching Festival on Saturday in the community of Center in northeast Missouri. Trenton High School finished first in its class in parade judging and won both the visual and percussion components in its class of that event. Trenton was also first in its […]

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Missouri Days Marching Festival to hold parade competition as virtual event

Following the announcement of the 2020 Missouri Days Marching Festival going virtual, committee members have added the Parade competition to also go virtual as well due to the demand of many participating high schools. Now all areas of the Marching Festival will be virtual – indoor auxiliary, indoor percussion, field show, and now, the parade. […]

Trenton High School

Trenton High School Percussion Orchestra participates in Graceland Percussion Day

The Trenton High School Percussion Orchestra recently traveled to Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa to participate in Graceland Percussion Day. The event was free of charge and included 4 masterclasses taught by Dr. Scott Herring, Professor of Percussion at the University of South Carolina, Award-winning Irish Percussionist, Cara Wildman, Dr. Chris McWilliams, Freelance Percussionist from […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Twenty seven THS-TMS band students audition for Grand River Conference All-Conference Band

Twenty-seven Trenton High School and Middle School band students auditioned for the Grand River Conference All-Conference Band on Wednesday. Twenty-four Trenton band students received a chair placement or an alternate position, with 17 for the high school band and seven for the junior high. Doctor Nathan Gay from Missouri Western State University will be the […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton students claim spots on Northwest Missouri All-District Band

Trenton R-9 students earned several seats on the Northwest Missouri All-District Band during auditions Saturday at St. Joseph Central High School. Named to the High School Honor Band were Amanda Parrack as a second chair tenor saxophone player, and Mari Atup as eleventh chair flutist. Named to the High School Concert Band from Trenton were […]

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University Symphony Orchestra to present military tribute November 11th

The Northwest Missouri State University Symphony Orchestra will host a Veterans Day celebration concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in the Charles Johnson Theater at the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts building. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature a special “Armed Forces Salute” to honor the individuals who have […]

Trenton Marching Festival 2018

Registration opens for Trenton Marching Festival

Registration forms are being accepted for the 22nd Annual Trenton Marching Festival. The festival, which was formerly known as the Missouri Day Marching Festival, will be held October 20th during the Missouri Day Festival weekend. The event will include four competition areas: field competition, parade competition, indoor percussion, and auxiliary and color guard. There is […]