Fine Arts Update: September 11, 2017

String Ensemble performs the National Anthem 

Eight members of the Hamilton High Symphony Orchestra performed the National Anthem at the HHS vs. Oak Hills football game on Friday, September 8.

Those that performed:
Kimberly Betz – Violin
Emily Combs – Violin
Holli Keillor – Violin
Emilee Napier – Violin
Kailyn Fox – Viola
Paige Kennedy – Viola
Jacquelyn Betancourt – Cello
Madison Stewart – Cello




SEPTEMBER 23, 5:30PM: Band-O-Rama Brings Eleven Marching Bands to Schwarm Stadium

On Saturday, September 23, 2017, Hamilton High School Marching Band will host the 41st Annual Band-O-Rama at Hamilton High School’s Virgil Schwarm Stadium, 1165 Eaton Ave., Hamilton, Ohio 45011. Eleven local bands will compete for awards in their class, which is determined by school enrollment. Bands will also receive a rating based upon Ohio Music Educators Association guidelines. Bands receiving a Superior Rating will qualify for the Ohio State Marching Band Finals. The competition will begin at 5:30 following the opening ceremony.

Tickets may be purchased at the gate.

➢       Adults $8

➢       Seniors $5

➢       Students $5

➢       Children under 5 years old – free with paying adult

➢       Programs – $4

Participating Bands:

Class AA -Fairfield High School, Hamilton High School, Kettering Fairmont High School, Middletown High School, Walnut Hills High School

Class A- Anderson High School, Edgewood High School, Ross High School

Class B – Blanchester High School, Clinton-Massie High School

Class C – Eastern Brown High School


SEPTEMBER 26, 3-7:30PM: Product Study to Support Rhapsody in Blue

Rhapsody in Blue’s annual product study will be on Tuesday, September 26th in the HHS cafeteria.  Half hour time slots are available from 3:00pm – 7:30pm. This event raises much needed funds for Rhapsody’s competition season.

click here to sign up for a time

We need everyone that can help that is 18 – 65 years old for the study.

Please invite everyone you know to come out and support us for this. At least 100 participants are needed.

High school students will be on hand to help  watch your young ones and keep them busy during your study time, if needed.


SEPTEMBER 30, 9AM: Rhapsody Color Run

Hamilton High School “Rhapsody In Blue” Show Choir and “Vocal Elegance” are hosting a 5K Color Run, “The Rhapsody Run” on September 30, 2017. All runners will receive an event t-shirt and enjoy the great color splash!

The event will begin and end at  RiversEdge with a live band to give runners and spectators entertainment. There will be vendors and CW BBQ will be at Municipal Brew for post-run hungry participants.

Registration for adults is $32, students are $20, elementary student are $10. Children not yet in school are free.

Click here to register online


OCTOBER 2, 7PM: Secondary Choral Festival at HHS Athletic Center

Our secondary choirs will come together to perform on Monday, October 2. The concert will feature the 8th grade choirs from Garfield and Wilson Middle Schools, Freshman Voices of Hamilton Freshman School, Concert Chorale and Vocal Elegance of Hamilton High School, along with Cutting Edge and Rhapsody in Blue show choirs.


OCTOBER 3,  7PM: Tonic Sol-fa in Concert at HHS

We are thrilled to announce Tonic Sol-fa, a Grammy and Emmy Award winning a cappella group, will return to  Hamilton High School on Tuesday, October 3 at 7pm for their 3rd performance in Hamilton in as many years.
Ticket Prices:
  • General Public: $15 with NO service fee for online ticket purchase
    • Special price for HCSD Staff and Students:  $12  with NO service fee for online ticket purchase
  • Select-a-seat is available for pre-sale purchases via computer only.
    • hand held devices will be assigned “best available” seats.
  • At the door ticket sales will be Festival Seating, behind the pre-sale area.

Please click here  to order your tickets


OCTOBER 4, 7PM: Hamilton Freshman/Hamilton High Orchestra Concert at HHS

On Wednesday, October 4 the orchestras of Hamilton Freshman and Hamilton High Schools will present their first concert of the school year in the Hamilton High School Rotary Auditorium. The concert begins at 7:00pm.