Stories tagged with: Zanesville High School Band

March 4, 2016 - 4:56pm
4 weeks 22 hours ago

 If you're a jazz lover or someone looking to learn some new dance moves the Blue Knights Ball is where you need to be.

The 27th Annual fundraiser will include sounds from the Zanesville High School-Blue Knights Jazz Ensemble and the Rusty Knights Big Band, Anna Hayes said proceeds from the event will benefit the Zanesville High School band.

"It's really important because it will bring in money. I know it sounds it's not really heart warming and people thinks it's...

June 13, 2014 - 4:03pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

Loud music from a marching band may not belong on a golf course, but that doesn't mean golfers can't take to the course to help an area band.

The Zanesville High School Band Boosters will host their third annual golf scramble next Saturday at Vista Golf Course. With limited funding from the school, Booster President Mike Coulson said the band relies on community support to help with expenses.

"The funding to make a lot of these events happen comes through fundraisers,"...

March 19, 2014 - 5:12pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

The Zanesville High School Band is heading to Disney World to perform next month, and they need your help getting there.

The ZHS Band Booster Mulch Sale is underway and members are selling bags of mulch in hopes of raising a little extra money to make the trip down to Florida.

"On average it's $3.75 a bag and the kids' profit is $1 into their band buck account which is an individual account we set up for each one of the kids to fund things like their band camp or Disney...

August 13, 2011 - 2:27pm
5 years 2 weeks ago

A musical past-time for one local man will find a new tune in the hands of a young musician.

A trombone that has been halfway around the world and back brought-out many memories for Zanesville Resident Roger Eppley. The gift of music came from his father when Eppley first joined the Zanesville High School Band...more than 60 years ago. Unknowingly, that gift of music would carry Eppley through a war and home again.

"We thought we'd play in the band that's a lot easier than...

February 27, 2010 - 9:57pm
6 years 26 weeks ago

For some people, it's time to kick off their shoes and dance to the rhythm and blues of jazz music.

The 2010 Blue Knights Ball brought together two musical groups to perform some big, band tunes that many of them don't get a chance to play.

"This was an art that was big in the '40's and the '50's. It just doesn't exist anymore. So, it really gives the kids an opportunity, which is very different from playing at a school concert or spring concert for mom and dad. You have to...

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