Gahanna Bands

The official home of the Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools band program.

GLHS Band Awards Night 2020

A fitting conclusion to an unforgettable year - thanks for all of your work, Band Council!

Gahanna-Jefferson Schools


🎷🥁🎺 Thanks Gahanna-Jefferson for BANDING TOGETHER with Gahanna Bands at 5:30 for a community-wide playing of our GLHS FIGHT SONG! Be sure to check out 10TV - WBNS at 11:00 to see this group gathered (safely) at Gahanna Middle School South. #GahannaBandingTogether #theGJPSway #gjpsBetterTogether

Home - Gahanna Bands

This Thursday at 5:30, we will present #GahannaBandingTogether, when we encourage all band members in grades 8-12 (and alumni!) to play "GL Fight" together in a community-wide "Porch Concert."

Please visit our website for more information, including an event FAQ and downloadable music, and join us as we share our Lion Pride on Thursday!

Join Gahanna Bands as we celebrate Music in Our Schools Month with six separate concerts, featuring over 500 students!

MSS Winter Concert - February 27, 7:30 at GMSW
HS Prism Concert #1 - March 1, 3:00 at GLHS
HS Prism Concert #2 - March 1, 6:00 at GLHS
MSE Winter Concert - March 3, 7:30 at GMSW
MSW Winter Concert - March 5, 7:30 at GMSW
All-District Jazz Festival - March 17, 7:00 at GLHS

Gahanna-Jefferson Schools

What’s better than a Super Bowl commercial??? A talent mashup with GLHS Chorale and Jazz Band I. See for yourself on Tuesday Feb. 4, 7:30 at GLHS Auditorium. Free and open to the public! 🎹🎷🎼 #theGJPSway

Musical journey with jazz set at Gahanna Lincoln

GLHS auditorium will be a swingin’ place on February 4 @ 7:30!
Please support our terrific and talented musicians! The community can enjoy vocal and instrumental jazz music when Gahanna Lincoln High School’s chorale and Jazz Band I collaborate for a free public

Congratulations to the All-District 8th Grade Band, Jazz Band II, and the Freshman Band on their performances this afternoon! 2020 is off to a great start for Gahanna Bands!

Join us for the GLHS Holiday Band Concert on Sunday at 5:00, featuring music by Claude T. Smith, Clare Grundman, David Holsinger, Gustav Holst, and Eric Whitacre, plus a variety of holiday favorites!

The GMSE, GMSS, and GMSW Woodwind Choirs, along with the GMSW Show Choir spread some holiday cheer at The Worthington tonight.

Ohio State Buckeyes

So proud of our Konner Barr - soak up every moment of that last home game tomorrow!

Our Honor Defend:

From the pregame backbend to leading Script Ohio, Ohio State senior drum major Konner Barr knew at the age of six that he was going to be the leader of the band.

Read more:

#GoBucks | The People.

Gahanna-Lincoln HS - Band Apparel Spirit Wear

Band Spirit Wear is currently on sale! Follow the link below to place an order before Monday, November 18. Hurry, shop closes 11/18/2019!

So very proud of these two outstanding young musicians!!

This is how Jazz I looks on first rehearsal day when combined with PSAT testing! ( And seniors, who never spoke a single complaint, didn’t even have to come to school today!) #blessedteacher

Kristine Varkony

The Golden Lions Marching Band is up for NBC4's Band of the Week! Vote tomorrow between 5:00 and 6:00!

🎵🎼🎺🎷🥁Sneak peek of the bands we will feature for week 6!

Gahanna Lincoln High School
Gahanna Bands
Westland High School
Westland Band


"Classical Thunder" in action! Heading home after a terrific show.

Week 1 of band camp 2019 is in the books! Get some rest, Band, and let’s have another great week next week!

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One of our band families is helping to sponsor a local blood drive on Monday, July 22 - students 16 and older (with parental consent) are welcome, and participants can earn a free ticket to King's Island! Appointments can be scheduled at the following link (use sponsor code P043):

Our newest members are off to a great start!

[05/03/19]   We are all set to host 38 bands and 30 choirs for OMEA State Large Group Adjudicated Event today and tomorrow in Gahanna! Come support our EIGHT GLHS ensembles as they perform:

Silver Band - Friday, 4:30, GLHS Aud.
Men's Ensemble - Friday, 4:40, GMSW Aud.
Blue Band - Friday, 6:00, GLHS Gym
Gold Band - Friday, 7:45, GLHS Aud.
A Cappella Choir - Friday, 9:40, GMSW Aud.
Freshman Band - Saturday, 9:00, GLHS Gym
Freshman Girls - Saturday, 1:20, GMSW Aud.
Women's Ensemble - Saturday, 2:40, GMSW Aud.

Friday night!!

How wonderful to have the OSU Symphonic Band in Gahanna for a shared concert, including two pieces performed side-by-side with the GLHS Gold Band!

Yep....this kind of stuff happens here! Well done Kelly Hayman Shellhammer!

HUGE “Thank You” to The Huntertones for working with our jazz students at GLHS today!

HUGE “Thank You” to The Huntertones for working with our jazz students at GLHS today!

Gahanna-Jefferson's jazz bands tune up for moment to shine Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools will celebrate its 25th annual All-District Jazz Festival beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in the Gahanna Lincoln

[02/26/19]   Here comes a BUSY two-week stretch for Gahanna Bands!

Tonight (2/26) - MSS Winter Concert - 7:30 at MSW

Thursday (2/28) - MSW Winter Concert - 7:30 at MSW

Sunday (3/3) - LHS Prism Concerts - 3:00 and 6:00 at LHS

Monday (3/4) - Gahanna Lincoln Instrumental Music Boosters meeting - 7:30 in LHS Band Room

Tuesday (3/5) - MSE Winter Concert - 7:30 at MSW

Friday/Saturday (3/8 and 3/9) - OMEA HS District Large Group Adjudicated Event at Thomas Worthington HS (days/times to be announced - all four LHS bands performing)

We would love to see you at any (or all) of these events. Best of luck to the over 500 students who will be performing!

Best wishes to Jazz Band I as they perform at the OMEA Professional Development Conference in Cleveland TOMORROW! And CONGRATULATIONS!

This works particularly well in band and choir classes!

#motivationalmonday Great advice for a Monday...don't you think? #WeAreLions #theGJPSway #AsSeenInOurSchols

Gahanna-Jefferson Schools

Happy FRI-YAY! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway Gahanna Bands

Congratulations to the All-District 8th Grade Band, Jazz Band II, and the Freshman Band on their performances this afternoon - a great start to 2019!

Congratulations to Blue, Silver, and Gold Bands on their first performances of the year at today's Holiday Concert!

The stage is set and we are ready for our 2018 Holiday Concert - come out at 3:00 to hear performances by Blue, Silver, and Gold Bands!

The GMSW 6th grade band is warmed up and ready to take the stage for their first concert!

Once a Gahanna Band kid.....always a Gahanna Band kid......even in a historic rivalry game!

Some of our GLHS Band Alumni who performed at The Game today! Way to go!

Some of our GLHS Band Alumni who performed at The Game today! Way to go!

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It's My Life - Band camp rehearsal 8.17.11




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