Band staff & boosters

Joshua Loar | Band Director

This is Mr. Loar's third year at Strasburg-Franklin Local Schools teaching K-5 Elementary Music & directing the 5-12 band program. He is an alumnus of Alliance High School ('13) and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from Malone University in 2018 where he performed in numerous music ensembles and served for four years as undergraduate Instrumental Music Librarian. He has performed regularly during the summer with the Canton Concert Band since 2014 and with the Dominic Greco Band since 2023. 

Email: Phone: (330) 878-5571, Ext. 5115

Strasburg Band Boosters

The Strasburg Band Boosters have served the band for many years and have played a crucial role in supporting the program throughout its history. Through fundraising, grant writing, organizing events, and running the concession stand at home football games, our booster parent organization makes an immeasurable difference in the Strasburg Tiger Band program.

If you are interested in joining the boosters and helping out in any way please consider attending a monthly booster meeting or contacting our booster president, Crissy Raderchak.

Band Booster meetings take place on the first Monday of every month at 6pm in the HS Band room, with the exception of July. In the event that school is not in session the first Monday, the meeting will be held on the following Monday or will be rescheduled for a different day. Links to attend virtually via Google Meet will be sent out on Remind near the start time for each meeting.

Current Strasburg Band Booster Officers

Crissy Raderchak


Valerie Slabaugh

Vice President

Stacy Fry


Robin Benedict