News From the Band Room


Week #10

Hi Folks - Another great performance by the band on Friday night at Columbia!

Jazz Band will rehearse after school from 2:30-3:30pm on Friday.

This week we are at Annville-Cleona for our final away game. All band members are welcome to stay after school in the band room until departure. We will be performing pre-game. It is A-C's senior night. Please watch the weather and dress appropriately.


- Uniform: Show Tshirt, Full Band uniform, Black Socks, Dinkles, Band Baseball Hat, gloves.

- Report Time: 5:00pm

- Departure: 5:30pm

- Game Start: 7:00pm

- Performance: Pre-Game at 6:30pm

- Return: @10:30pm

As always, if you have any questions, please email me

Thank You!

Mr. Fair

Meal After School on Friday

The boosters will be providing hot dogs with a side of mac and cheese on Friday before the game.

Apparel Sale

The boosters will be opening up the apparel store again in time to order gifts for the holidays! Please click on the link below. If your child has money in their booster account and would like to use it to purchase apparel, please purchase it online and then submit a reimbursement form to the boosters. The store will close on November 5th, 2021.


Pasta Fundraiser

The Band Boosters are selling fun pasta as a fundraiser, please use the link below to access the band booster webpage. If you would like your child to receive credit for their sales, please email so your child's name can be added to the website.

Hershey Bears Game

The ELCO Raider Band and Chorus have planned a field trip to the Hershey Bears game on Saturday, December 18, 2021. Members of the chorus will be singing the National Anthem before the game. ALL band and chorus students and their families are invited to attend. Cost is $15/person unless you have a season ticket. Your child needs to fill out the appropriate forms which were handed out in class and return them by November 5th. I have attached a copy of the form below. Please download and read the form for more details.

band banquet

The band banquet is being postponed until later this year to give us more time to plan.

Absence Form

In order to keep all of the absence information in one place, I've created an absence form for you to fill out. If you will be absent from a rehearsal or performance this year, please fill out the form below.

Absence Form

2021 Summer and Fall Schedule

2021 Summer and Fall Schedule
(times subject to change)


October 29 - Football @ Annville-Cleona

November 5 - Football vs. Susquenita
November 27 - Myerstown Holiday Parade

December 4 - District Band Auditions - Eastern York High School

December 18 - High School Band and Chorus Trip to Hershey Bears Game

December 19 - High School Band and Chorus Concert - High School Auditorium 2:00pm

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