Olentangy HS

The Olentangy Orange High School Marching Pioneers

The Olentangy Orange High School Marching Pioneers, from Lewis Center, Ohio are known for their unique marching style and choreographed dance moves. The 210 members represent their high school at athletic functions and other events where they play a large selection of contemporary songs and cadences. 

Previous appearances by the band include the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Rock on the Range with Papa Roach, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Cleveland Browns halftime show, Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Indianapolis 500. 


Our Song selection will be Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town, which has Ohio ties and specifically to Cincinnati and the Times-Star, according to Jeff Suess. James Haven Gillespie wrote the lyrics down after a conversation with his mother. This arrangement has been edited by Ishbah Cox and Craig Dunn, this is the Michael Jackson Version.

Neat Fact:

The Lyricist, James Haven Gillespie, wrote the lyrics to Santa Clause is Coming to Town.

2021 Marching Band and Pageantry


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