In addition to providing students with a variety of music education courses, the OLSH music department also gives students opportunities to perform and compete.
The OLSH Band plays at home football games, pep rallies, and special events throughout the year.
Instrumentalists can expand on their skills by playing in the OLSH Concert Band which performs in two concerts each year.
The Concert Choir performs in two concerts each year and also provides the music for school liturgies throughout the year. The OLSH Concert Choir has had the opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City and at Disney World in Florida.
The Show Choir provides an opportunity for students to hone vocal and movement skills. The course typically provides the opportunity for student choreography and leadership. The OLSH Show Choir regularly earns a Superior rating at the High Notes Music Festival held at Carnegie Mellon University each spring.
Students from OLSH have auditioned and been selected for Pennsylvania Music Educator Association Festivals at the Junior High and High School levels in orchestra, band, and chorus.