Weekly Update - 12/19

EASTON AREA HS INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

This Week's Edition:

  • Weekly Schedule
  • FRUIT SALE THANK YOU!!
  • NEW - Uniform Update
  • NEW - Orchestra Concert Information
  • NEW - IMA chaperones and volunteers needed
  • NEW - PMEA D10 Band & Orchestra Results
  • NEW - NYC St. Patrick's Day Official Acceptance!
  • NEW - Christmas...and All that Jazz Recap
  • NEW - Sportswear Sale Update
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Weekly Schedule (December 19 - January 1, 2022)

THIS WEEK:

Monday, December 20:

  • Orchestra Winter Concert, 7:00pm (students report 5:30pm)


Tuesday, December 21:

  • Basketball Pep Band, 6:15pm @ EAMS Cafeteria


Wednesday, December 22:

  • Last day of school before winter break


NEXT WEEK:

  • Enjoy your holidays!


Stay up to date by viewing our online calendar on our website!

Thank you, Mrs. Franklin!

A huge thank you to Mrs. Franklin for coordinating our annual fruit sale this past year! Our program sold over $25,000 worth of product! We could not do this without the time donated by many.


If you see Mrs. Franklin, please tell her thank you for helping to coordinate this sale!

Uniform Update

Please return white pants to the uniform room by Tuesday, December 21st. We would like to have the pants cleaned and ready for the next performance.

Now is the perfect time to take your jacket to the Lehigh Valley Dry Cleaners.

Upcoming Events

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Winter Orchestra Concert - Monday, December 20

Come on out to the EAHS Auditorium and get in the holiday spirit by listening to the sounds of our orchestras this Monday!


Our orchestra program will be presenting their winter program on Monday, December 20 beginning at 7p in the EAHS Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30p. Masks are required to be worn throughout the performance.


Students should report by 5:30p.


We hope to see you tomorrow night!

IMA chaperones and volunteers needed

The IMA relies on the participation of its members to chaperone student events and to support and organize fundraising events. All IMA members with ACT 153 clearances on file with the Easton Area School District are eligible to participate as a chaperone or volunteer.


Please visit https://eahsmusic.org/general/act153/ for more information on how you can volunteer!

PMEA District 10 Band & Orchestra Results

Congratulations to the following students for successfully auditioning into PMEA District 10 Band & Orchestra ensembles. Easton students secured 17 spots in these ensembles, competing against students from 7 counties in eastern PA.


Orchestra:

Megumi Barclay, horn

Roger Cabrera, horn

Linus Dubischar, cello

Sean Gallagher, violin

Jamie Lin, viola

Julia Vinci, oboe

Aika Voo, violin

Camille Voo, violin

Jonathan You, viola


Band:

Megumi Barclay, horn

Mayloni Belcher, baritone

Roger Cabrera, horn

Robert Harburda, trumpet

Hayden Slate, percussion

Ryan Smith, trumpet

Carter Stein, clarinet

Matthew You, flute


District Orchestra will take place January 14 - 15 at Catasauqua HS. District Band will take place January 28 - 29 at Easton Area MS.

2022 NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade - Official Acceptance

Our EAHS "Red Rover" Marching Band was officially accepted to perform in the 2022 NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade. This parade is one of the largest parades in the country and typically has between 1,000,000 - 2,000,000 spectators!


The parade takes place on Thursday, March 17, 2022. Please be on the lookout for more information in the coming weeks, along with a parent/ guardian informational meeting. Estimated cost for the day trip is approximately $45 - 50 and would cover transportation (charter buses) along with all other costs associated with the parade.


Congratulations to our students!

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Christmas...and All That Jazz Recap

Congratulations to our EAHS Jazz Band for their first performance of the year this past Saturday! The students transformed our rehearsal room into a dining-like atmosphere while playing holiday jazz charts.

Thank you to the many volunteers who baked holiday treats, along with our student volunteers & everyone who attended. We hope to see you at one of our upcoming events!

Fundraising

Sportswear Sale Update

Thank you all for your patience while our order was being processed. There were so many stock issues that at one point it looked like we were going to have to cancel orders and issue refunds. Fortunately Caffrey's was able to eventually get everything we ordered. They are working on our order now and still expect to deliver early this week. Please keep an eye out for a separate announcement from Mr. Ballentine.


Also, I do still have blankets, varsity stripe scarves, and black beanies in stock if anyone is looking for a last minute gift. Contact me at merchandise@eahsmusic.org and we can make arrangements.

Easton Area High School Instrumental Music

The Easton Area High School (EAHS) Instrumental Music Program has a long history of success. The program consists of nearly 380 students in grades 9 – 12 and encompasses marching band, three concert bands, three orchestras, two jazz ensembles, pep band, and pit orchestra.