October 2 Newsletter


What's Included:

  • Weekly Schedule
  • REMINDER - Orchestra/ Jazz/ WE Uniform Fittings
  • UPDATED - MB Uniform Care Reminders
  • Orchestra Seating Information Reminders
  • Rutgers vs. Michigan Game Ticket Information
  • Band Picture Day Ordering Link
  • UPDATED Band Senior Night
  • NEW - Neshaminy Band Festival Times Updated
  • NEW - Instrumental Music Department Concert/ Event Dates
  • COMING SOON - IMA Citrus Sale
  • REMINDER - First Annual Chicken BBQ - Sunday, October 09
  • IMA Craft Show - November 12
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Weekly Schedule


Monday, October 3

  • Flag Rehearsal, 3:00 - 6:00pm
  • Majorette Rehearsal, 5:30 - 7:30pm
  • Choir Concert, 7:00 - 8:00pm

Tuesday, October 4

  • Orchestra Council, 6:40am
  • Band Rehearsal, 2:45 - 5:00pm
  • Orchestra Fittings, 5:15 - 8:00pm

Wednesday, October 5

  • Band Council, 6:30am
  • Orchestra Fittings, 5:15 - 8:00pm

Thursday, October 6
  • Jazz Band, 3:00 - 5:00pm
  • Band Rehearsal, 6:00 - 8:00pm (8th grade band rehearsal w/ HS)

Friday, October 7

  • Home Game vs. Bethlehem Catholic, 5:30pm report time @ Cottingham.


Sunday, October 9

  • Raub Farm Pep Band, 1 - 3pm

Monday, October 10

  • Beginning of Flensburg Germany Visit; hosts report @ 7:30 PM to EAHS

Tuesday, October 11

  • Marching Band Rehearsal, 2:45 - 5:00pm

Wednesday, October 12

  • Jazz Band rehearsal w/ German students 3 - 5pm

Thursday, October 13

  • Marching Band Rehearsal, 2:45 - 5:00pm

Friday, October 14

  • Away Game @ Liberty, 5:00 - 11:00pm

Sunday, October 16

  • Farewell dinner & concert w/ German students, 5:00pm @ EAHS

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

Event/ General Information

Orchestra/ WE/ Jazz Uniform Fittings Reminder

This is a reminder regarding uniform fittings for all orchestra, WE, & jazz band students. Please view the sign up genius below & be prompt for your fitting appointment.


Orchestra Seating Auditions

Beginning the week of October 03, seating auditions will begin for all orchestra students. Additional copies of the requirements can be found at the front of our rehearsal room.

Students interested in chamber strings may choose to audition twice or use their chamber strings audition as their seating audition for our ensemble classes as well.

A sign up sheet is posted at the front of the rehearsal room.

MB Uniform Care Reminders

Please see below for helpful reminders regarding care for the marching band uniforms:

  • Sweat collars should be removed from the jacket and washed with mild detergent on gentle cycle (or hand washed). Hang to dry.
  • Dry cleaning receipts for instrumental uniforms should be submitted in an envelope with student name - dry cleaning to Mrs. Niosi by October 30. This is to ensure all jackets are cared for properly.
  • When the jacket is hanging at home, remove it from the garment bag. Keep the jacket on the hanger it was distributed on and let hang outside of garment bag.


  • Any white pants still in student possession MUST be returned prior to the end of the school day on Monday, October 03.

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


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


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.

Please see the document sent home with students last week (attached below).

Neshaminy Band Festival Report Times

Our band will compete in our first festival of the season on Saturday, October 22 at Neshaminy HS. The estimated report time will be 3:00 PM @ EAHS.

More information will be sent when it is available.

Full Instrumental Department Dates 2022 - 2023

Please view the attached document that includes all concert & event dates for the 2022 - 2023 school year.


Did Someone Say Orange??

The Annual IMA Citrus Sale is scheduled to begin on October 10th. More details to come soon!

First Annual Chicken BBQ Dinner

Support the Instrumental Music Program while enjoying a delicious BBQ chicken dinner with a dine-in option at Raub’s Farm Market or pick up your dinner for take out.

$15 meal includes

  • Chicken leg quarter with BBQ sauce on the side
  • Two sides: potato salad, coleslaw, or baked beans
  • Dinner roll with butter
  • Soda or bottled water
  • Dessert

Date and location

  • Sunday, October 9 from 1:00-3:00 pm
  • Raub’s Farm Market located at 1459 Tatamy Road, Easton, PA 18045
  • The pep band will be performing

Order your dinner

  • Pay for your ($15/order) when picking up your dinner at Raub’s Farm Market.
  • Please submit a new form for each dinner order.

You can pre-order your dinner here:


IMA Craft Show - coming November 12!

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.

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.