Groups for Hire

Urban Jazz Collective

The finest young jazz group in Ohio, the Urban Jazz Collective has been recognized at the Ohio and Michigan Music Educator’s Association Conferences as well as many local and regional festivals. They’ve performed at the Art Tatum Jazz Festival and appear regularly around town.

TSA String Quartet

Perfect for dressing up any event, the musicians of the TSA String Quartet present a polished performance ideal for meetings, weddings, luncheons and receptions.

Glass City Steel, TSA’s Steel Drum Band

An exciting performance group featuring the popular sounds of Caribbean steel drum bands, this 14-member ensemble plays events and concerts. The happy sounds are immediately appealing to a wide audience, and are a hit at every appearance.

Afro-Caribbean Dance & Drum Ensemble

A high-energy performance company available for events, concerts, and school programs, our Afro-Caribbean Dance & Drum troupe features authentic African and Central American dance and drumming, plus original choreography flavored with traditional styles. Colorful costumes, excellent dancing and the thrilling beat of drums makes this a very appealing offering.

TSA Pop Combo

The big-sounding pop band provides a great opportunity for dancing. As polished as many professional bands, the TSA Pop Combo plays classic cover tunes perfect for parties.

TSA Chamber Winds

A small group of well prepared instrumentalists perform chamber music for the most noble of settings. Flue, Oboe, and double reed instruments perform classic and contemporary pieces. Perfect for intimate gatherings and house parties.

TSA Mariachi Band

Toledo School for the Arts Mariachi Ensemble consists of 6-15 musicians performing on traditional Mariachi instruments-violin, trumpet, vihuela, Guitarron and guitar. Spanish language vocalists complete the ensemble. Mariachi is very mobile and requires no set up, chairs or stands. Mariachi features Mexican favorites such as Cielito Lindo, Las Mananitas and La Bamba and is well suited for parties, school events, community outreach and outdoor festivals.

TSA Holiday Ensemble

(available during the holiday season)

A combination of string, wind, and jazz musicians provide perfect seasonal entertainment through the holiday season. Popular and sacred tunes celebrate the season with exceptional performances be young musicians.

Pageant Puppets

Larger-than-life puppets travel around your event, interacting with audiences and delighting adults and children alike. The 12-foot high puppets attract attention to the human-sized performers creating an unusual and memorable experience for your outdoor festival or event.


TSA students have appeared in many area commercials as well as area stage performances. Let TSA help you find the right young talent for your production or event.

Visual Art

TSA student artists have created murals advertising campaigns, graphic designs, holiday cards and art exhibitions. Clients may help to define the work that TSA students will carry out, or be provided with a complete package. Call to discuss your needs.


TSA Artisans’ Guild is an after-school program, training young artists in art-making and entrepreneurial skills. TAG’s skilled face painters provide interactive fun for any kind of event, from parties to outdoor festivals.

TAG Face Painting & Caricature*
Caricature artists coming soon!

*(face painters and caricature artists can be booked separately)

Toledo School for the Arts is committed to providing professional and quality performances for any event. We offer many performance groups that will be sure to make your next event a hit! To hire one of the groups below, please contact Bethany Urbanski at 419-246-8732 x256 or or visit our facebook page.