Thumb Friends of the Arts

2015 Band Festival

Welcome to our website. If this is your first visit, please feel free to look around and learn more about our organization. If you are returning, please make sure you check out the upcoming events to see what events will be coming to the USA Schools Auditorium.

Any person that is interested in helping to promote the arts in the Thumb of Michigan is welcome to join us on the 4th Monday of the month at the Columbia Township Library at 7:00 p.m. (no meetings in May or December)

2019-2020 Events


TFOTA Marching Band Festival

Monday, October 14th

Hosted at Lakers Football Field

6:00 p.m.

Tickets - $3

at the gate

Solo & Ensemble Festivals

Monday, January 27th

Hosted at Bad Axe Schools

Wednesday, January 29th

Hosted at Sandusky Schools

4:00-9:00 p.m.

Admission to event is free

Band & Choir Festivals

March 10th at Caro Schools

March 11th at Laker Schools

March 12th at USA Schools (CHOIRS)

March 17th at Sandusky Schools

Admission to performances is free

Solo & Ensemble Concert

Tuesday, March 17th - 7:00 p.m.

Hosted at Laker Auditorium

Tickets $8 adults, $4 students

Thumb Community Concert Choir

Friday, April 13th - 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 15th - 3:00 p.m.

Hosted at USA Auditorium

Tickets $8 adults, $4 students


HS Jazz Festival

with Special Guest

Denbrock Big Band

Sunday, April 26th - 3:00 p.m.

Hosted at Bad Axe High School

Tickets $5

Tickets will be available at the door for all concerts.

Contact Us!

To contact the Thumb Friends of the Arts about our Band & Choir Solo & Ensemble or Concert Festivals - contact Jason Parmenter at mrparmenter@gmail.com or 810-853-8993.

For questions about performances or if you are interested in us hosting your group for a performance, please contact Jason Parmenter at mrparmenter@gmail.com or 810-853-8993.

2018-2019 Officers

President - Samantha J. Corrion

Vice President - Jennifer Nicol

Secretary/Business Sponsor Chair - Lyvonne Cass

Treasurer - Laura J Curtis

Festival Chairperson - Jason Parmenter

Membership Chair - Carrie Graf