September 18 Newsletter

EASTON AREA HS INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

What's Included:

  • Weekly Schedule
  • UPDATED INFORMATION - HOST FAMILIES NEEDED!
  • First Flags Band Festival Information
  • UPDATED - Rutgers vs. Michigan Game Ticket Information
  • NEW - Band Picture Day Ordering Link
  • SAVE THE DATE: Band Senior Night
  • IMA Fall Craft Show
  • REMINDER - First Flag Volunteer Sign Up Genius
  • First Flag Candy Gram & Bake Sale Sign Up Genius
  • REMINDER - Snack Sign Up Genius
  • Band App - PLEASE JOIN!

Weekly Schedule

THIS WEEK:

Monday, September 19
  • Flag Rehearsal, 3:00 - 6:00pm
  • Majorette Rehearsal, 5:00 - 8:00pm
  • Orchestra Uniform Fittings, 5:15 - 8:00pm


Tuesday, September 20

  • Orchestra Council, 6:40am
  • Band Rehearsal, 2:45 - 5:00pm


Wednesday, September 21

  • Band Council, 6:40am


Thursday, September 22

  • Band Rehearsal, 6:00 - 8:00pm
  • Orchestra Uniform Fittings, 5:15 - 8:00pm


Friday, September 23

  • Away Game vs. William Allen, 5:00pm report @ EAHS


Saturday, September 24

  • First Flags Band Festival, 4:30pm report @ Cottingham Stadium (see more below)


NEXT WEEK:

Monday, September 26

  • Flag Rehearsal, 3:00 - 6:00pm
  • Majorette Rehearsal, 5:00 - 8:00pm


Tuesday, September 27

  • Band Rehearsal, 2:45 - 5:00pm
  • Orchestra Uniform Fittings, 5:15 - 8:00pm


Wednesday, September 28

  • Orchestra Uniform Fittings, 5:15 - 8:00pm


Thursday, September 29

  • Band Rehearsal, 2:45 - 5:00pm
  • Orchestra Uniform Fittings, 5:15 - 8:00pm


Friday, September 30

  • Away Game vs. Pocono Mountain East, 4:45pm report @ EAHS


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

Event/ General Information

Host Families Needed - PLEASE READ!

In October, we are hosting approximately 40 students from Flensburg, Germany as a part of an exchange program between both of our jazz bands. In order to make this experience possible, we are in need of host families to house students from Germany from October 10 - 16, 2022.


Please see more information on the form below. If you are interested, please submit that form.

HOST FAMILY INTEREST FORM


To view a sample schedule for hosts, please see below:


Monday, October 10

3:45 p.m. Arrival at Newark International

7:00 p.m. Arrival at EAHS Instrumental Music Room

Meet host families and depart for homes – provide snack/ dinner


Tuesday, October 11

Provide Breakfast to students (cereal, eggs, oatmeal, etc.)

7:00 a.m. Drop Off at EAHS Instrumental Music Room

7:00 p.m. Host pick up at EAHS Instrumental Music Room


Wednesday, October 12

Provide Breakfast to students (cereal, eggs, oatmeal, etc.)

7:00 a.m. Drop Off at EAHS Instrumental Music Room

6:00 p.m. Host pick up at EAHS Instrumental Music Room


Thursday, October 13

Provide Breakfast to students (cereal, eggs, oatmeal, etc.)

7:00 a.m. Drop Off at EAHS Instrumental Music Room

9:30 p.m. Pick Up from EAHS


Friday, October 14

Provide Breakfast to students (cereal, eggs, oatmeal, etc.)

7:00 a.m. Drop Off at EAHS Instrumental Music Room

2:20 p.m. Depart w/ host families for home - Provide dinner to students

5:00 p.m. Drop Off at EAHS Instrumental Music Room for football game

11:00 p.m. Host pick up from EAHS Instrumental Music Room


Saturday, October 15

Provide Breakfast to students (cereal, eggs, oatmeal, etc.)

8:00 a.m. Drop Off at EAHS for NYC

10:30 p.m. Host Family Pick Up at EAHS


Sunday, October 16

Provide Breakfast to students (cereal, eggs, oatmeal, etc.)

Free Time with Host Families - Provide Lunch

2:00 p.m. Drop Off at EAHS Instrumental Music Room

Rehearsal with jazz bands

5:00 p.m. Farewell Dinner w/ host families & jazz bands

6:30 p.m. Combined Jazz Concert with Flensburg & EAHS

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First Flag Band Festival Information

Our band festival is coming up on Saturday, September 24! Please help us spread the word about this great event! Tell your friends, family - the more we can pack the stadium, the better the event is for our students & visiting bands!

There are NINE bands performing! Gates open at 5:30pm & performances begin at 6:30pm.


Student report time is 4:30pm at Cottingham.

Students will wear full uniform, including white pants for instrumentalists (& long white socks). Students will pick up their white pants after the away game vs. William Allen on Friday, 9/23.

Updated: Rutgers vs. Michigan Game - TICKET INFORMATION

Our marching band will be playing at the Rutgers vs. Michigan Game on Saturday, November 05.

The game time will not be announced until a few weeks prior to the game. This is determined by the Big Ten. Our band will be partaking in the following opportunities:


Rehearsal w/ Rutgers prior to kick off

Participate in pregame festivities w/ Rutgers

Play in the stands during the game

Perform @ halftime w/ Rutgers band


To purchase tickets as spectators, please click the link below. This is directly through Rutgers Athletics. This is NOT for members of the marching band, only for friends & family if you wish to attend. There are TWO options:



  • End zone seats for $35/ each
  • Home side seats for $60 - 65/ each


https://offer.fevo.com/rutgers-football-vs-michigan-jett1gz-92365e4?fevoUri=rutgers-football-vs-michigan-jett1gz-92365e4%2F


To view the seating chart for Rutgers, click here.

Band Picture Day Ordering Link

To order full band OR section pictures from the marching band picture day in August, please click on the link below.


Christmas City Ordering Site

SAVE THE DATE: BAND SENIOR NIGHT

Parents/ Guardians & Family: please save the date Friday, October 21 for our band senior night.


All band seniors will be recognized at halftime on the 21st. The full band will perform our field show at pregame.

Fundraisers

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IMA Fall Craft Show - coming November 12th!

The EAHS Instrumental Music Association will be holding its biannual craft show on Saturday, November 12, 2022 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Easton Area High School cafeteria.


This event is an important fundraiser for the IMA and provides invaluable support for the instrumental students at the high school.


As we have done in the past, our show is open to both crafters and vendors.
Please indicate on the application if you are a crafter or a vendor. Applications

are available on our website eahsmusic.org and can be downloaded below.


Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Gretchen Burwell at
eahscraftshow@gmail.com or text/call (484) 903-2350.

Current Sign Ups

First Flags Volunteers Needed - Sign Up Included

Our 48th annual band festival is right around the corner. In order to make this event successful, we need A LOT of volunteers to serve in various capacities.


If you are interested in helping at this event, please review this sign up genius.

DATE: Saturday, September 24


LOCATION: Cottingham Stadium


FESTIVAL START TIME: 6:30 PM

First Flags Bake Sale & Candy Gram Sign Up Genius

Please see below if you are able to donate candy and/ or baked goods for our band festival on Saturday, September 24.


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e48a5ab2ea0fbc07-first1

September Snack Sign Up Genius

Please see the sign up genius below if you are willing to donate snacks for various events/ rehearsals throughout the month of September.


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e48a5ab2ea0fbc07-september

Band App - Please Join!

The band app is used as an additional tool for communication (in addition to these newsletters). It is highly encouraged that every parent/ guardian join our band app for this year to stay up to date on events & important information within the program.


To join, please click on this link: https://band.us/n/a8a572Y9Zb3be

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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.