Putnam County Arts Festival

Last Updated: 9/3/2021 3:50 PM



The Putnam County Arts Festival will be on March 6, 2022 at Miller City-New Cleveland local school. The Arts Festival brings awareness to the outstanding talents our Putnam County students have, not only in the performing arts, but in the visual arts as well. Band and Choir students will need to audition on December 4, 2021. Students will be able to register using the link below beginning September 30, 2021. Art teachers will select students' work to be featured at the Art Festival. A Local Art Judge will choose Best of Show Awards for the High School students. The following are dates and locations for Band, Choir and Art students. 


Saturday, December 4, 2021-Band & Choir Auditions at Kalida High School (Students will receive audition times)

Friday, February 25, 2022- 1st Rehearsal (9am-2pm) for Band & Choir Students at Bluffton University

Friday, March 4, 2022- 2nd Rehearsal (9am-2pm) for Band & Choir Students at Bluffton University

Saturday, March 5, 2022- 3rd Rehearsal (9:00-Noon) for Band & Choir Students at Miller City High School

Sunday, March 6, 2022-1-4 pm Band & Choir Concert and Art Show at Miller City High School


Band & Choir Students Audition Sign-up


Local Band & Choir Directors include:

Columbus Grove- Math Blymyer, Sam Black, and Kristin Verhoff
Continental- Gage Hoehne
Fort Jennings- Andrew Collins
Kalida-Jacob Litwiller and Mary Glick
Leipsic- Andy Stein and Grace Dickman
Miller City-New Cleveland-Robbie Lucas and Jennifer Keeler
Ottawa-Glandorf- Adam Verbsky and Rachel Gibson
Ottoville-Ashley Koenig
Pandora-Gilboa- Corey Schwartzkopf and Kelly Ortiz


Local Art Teachers include:
Columbus Grove - Sarah Ricker; Maegan Reece
Continental - Jessica Swonger
Fort Jennings - Joy Noriega
Kalida - Steve Myers
Leipsic - Rachael Langhals; Chris Christman
Miller City-New Cleveland - Jenny Hopps
Ottawa-Glandorf - Laura Myers
Ottoville - Corey Boecker; Kim Birt
Pandora-Gilboa - Ali Verhoff


Ohio Arts Council logo

This event was partially funded with the support of the Ohio Arts Council.  Thank you for their support of projects like this!

Putnam County Honors Choir 2020  Art Show 2020  
Sample Artwork  Putnam County Honors Band 2020