Helpful Links, Camps, and more


Music Associations and Organizations

Bands of America (Music for All) / BOA Grand Nationals Experience
Drum Corps International (DCI)
Mid-States Band Association
Midwest Clinic (International Band/Orchestra Conference)
Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA)
Winter Guard International

Music Performance Events

Cincinnati Symphony and Pops
Southwestern Ohio Symphonic Band (Mr. Brandenburg, Director )
Summer Music Games in Cincinnati (Drum & Bugle Corps)
University of Cincinnati College – Conservatory of Music (CCM)
Weekend of Jazz at Beavercreek

Music Camps and Performance Opportunities

Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra
Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble
Jr Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble
College Conservatory of Music High School Arts Immersion (summer)
Butler Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Northern Kentucky Youth Symphony Orchestra
Fred J. Miller Summer Camps
Interlochen (Michigan) Summer Arts Camps
Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops
Miami Valley Summer Jazz Camp – Dayton Jazz Orchestra
Music For All Summer Symposium
WGI – Winds
Young Americans Summer Camp

Music Stores

Buddy Rogers Music (Cincinnati)
Mehas Music (Hamilton, Blue Ash)
Willis (Moeller) Music (West Chester, Middletown)
McCutcheon Music (Centerville)
Hauer Music (Dayton)
Stanton’s Sheet Music Online (Columbus)
Hickey’s Sheet Music Online
Sheet Music Plus Online
Woodwind and Brasswind Musical Instruments Store

Musical Fun Stuff

Smart Music (record your solo; select Lakota at checkout for $10 discount)
Metronome Online
Ear-Training Online
Multimedia Music Dictionary
Tales From Band Camp

News and Information

WLWT, Channel 5
WCPO, Channel 9
WKRC, Channel 12
WXIX, Channel 19
The Today’s Pulse Newspaper
The Cincinnati Enquirer Newspaper (
West Chester, Ohio Web Site
Liberty Township, Ohio Web Site
West Chester Community Television

Lakota West Bands Web Site Partners

Charms Music Office Assistant (web-based band system)
PayPal (online payment processing)
Tri-State Productions (performance recordings) CD’s of previous concerts can be ordered here – Tristate Productions 
Trumba (advanced calendar publishing)