Weekly Update - 1/3/2022

EASTON AREA HS INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

This Week's Edition:

  • Weekly Schedule
  • UPDATED- Uniform Update
  • SAVE THE DATE: Winter Band Concert
  • IMA chaperones and volunteers needed
  • PMEA D10 Band & Orchestra Results
  • NYC St. Patrick's Day Official Acceptance!
  • UPDATED - Sportswear Sale Update
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Weekly Schedule (January 03 - 07, 2022)

THIS WEEK:

Monday, January 3:

  • Pit Orchestra , 2:30 - 4:30pm


Tuesday, January 4:

  • Pit Orchestra , 2:30 - 4:30pm
  • Basketball Pep Band, 6:15pm @ EAMS Cafeteria


Wednesday, January 5:

  • Band Council, 6:30 - 7:00am
  • Chamber Strings, 2:45 - 4:00pm


Thursday, January 6

  • Jazz Band Rehearsal, 6:00 - 9:00pm


Friday, January 7

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


NEXT WEEK:

Monday, January 10

  • Pit Orchestra , 2:30 - 4:30pm


Tuesday, January 11

  • Pit Orchestra , 2:30 - 4:30pm
  • Basketball Pep Band, 6:15pm @ EAMS Cafeteria
  • IMA Meeting, 7:00pm


Wednesday, January 12

  • Orchestra Council, 6:30 - 7:00am
  • Chamber Strings, 2:45 - 4:00pm
  • Wrestling Pep Band, 6:15pm @ EAHS
  • Sportswear Sale Pick Up, 6:00 - 7:30pm @ EAHS instrumental music room


Thursday, January 13

  • Jazz Band Rehearsal, 6:00 - 9:00pm


Friday, January 14

  • PMEA District Orchestra


Saturday, January 15

  • PMEA District Orchestra


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

Uniform Update

Jazz Band and Chamber Strings members: Now is a great time to get your tux or gown dry cleaned! Please take it to one of the Lehigh Valley Dry Cleaners locations so it is nice and fresh for your next performance.

Upcoming Events

Save the Date! Winter Band Concert - Friday, January 21

Our winter band concert is coming up in just under THREE weeks!

DATE: Friday, January 21


TIMES: Concert begins at 7pm

10 - 12 Concert Band: report @ 5:00pm

9th Grade & Wind Ensemble: report @ 5:45pm


UNIFORM: Full uniform (no hats or gloves), white pants, long white socks

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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Fundraising

Sportswear Sale Update

The next pickup date for sportswear will be Wednesday, January 12, at 6pm in the band room. This will include the remaining orders from the online sale, as well as the jackets & gray Beast crew neck sweatshirts from the December sale.

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.