Welcome to East Antioch Elementary Bands
Hello band family-
Varsity members, I’m sending the drill writer the final numbers for the show, please make sure you can attend all band camp dates so we have a spot for you in the show. Email me with any scheduling conflicts. Band camp participation is also directly tied to JV and varsity lettering.
The ice cream social on July 24th is just that, free ice cream for all band members and their family! Everyone will receive their show shirt, and sign up for uniform fittings, band booster info, etc. We also collect band expenses that night, which is $125 for varsity and $75 for JV members. We didn’t collect these funds last year due to the pandemic. These funds cover show shirts, uniform cleaning, marching shoes, as well as helping paying expenses for show design, music arranging, contest fees, and other expenses not covered by the school district. We will have an online payment option, most likely at available at www.smnorthbands.org
As we will not have access to skyward, the main vehicle of communication will be via ReMind, and this website. As stated in a previous email, please make sure you’ve signed up for the appropriate ReMind classes so you get information over the summer and the upcoming school year.
Graduated seniors, best wishes with upcoming endeavors. Please stay in touch…you will be missed!
I’m really looking forward to working with all of you under somewhat normal circumstances this year. Continue to get rest, and try to be active during the summer months so band camp rehearsals are easier. I’m glad we all got through this year, looking forward to the upcoming season. Try to have some fun this summer!
test for May 27, 2021
test on March 23, 2021
Please see Mr. Reed or Ms. Fillingham for the original pieces of music (unless you already have it). You will need to show your originals at the beginning of your recording.
We’re looking forward to working with all concert band students from 5:45-7:00PM and symphonic band students from 7:15-8:30PM. Both rehearsals will be in the band room.
Hello SM North band family-
We’re pleased to announce that we have confirmed a live-streaming/virtual concert on Monday, February 1st, 2021! The current fall semester classes of blocks 1, 2 and 7 will perform the three songs we’ve been working in class. The two jazz bands will play two or three songs we’ve been working in class. The percussion ensemble will play one song.
The rehearsals and performance will not be tied to student grades, this is an optional opportunity for everyone. Having said that, we don’t know what the future holds and this could be our one opportunity to play together this year (maybe we can schedule a May concert season). Having said that, we need commitments to know who will definitely attend the rehearsals and concerts. Please use the link below to indicate what you can commit to, so we can prepare for precise numbers of students, distancing/mitigation factors, and instrumentation.
As always, we will prioritize safety first. We’re happy we can all get together to make music again!
Revised spring 2021 calendar:
Monday, Jan. 11th– blocks 1,2,7 rehearsal in the auditorium from 7:00-8:15PM
Tuesday, Jan 12th – – percussion ensemble rehearsal in the band room 7:00-8:15PM.
Tuesday, Jan. 19th– Block 3 jazz band rehearsal from 5:45-6:45PM in the band room, block 4 Crimson Tribe rehearsal from 7:00-8:15 in the band room.
Monday, Jan. 25th– blocks 1,2,7 rehearsal in the auditorium from 7:00-8:15PM
Tuesday, Jan. 26th– percussion ensemble rehearsal in the auditorium room 7:00-8:15PM. Block 3 jazz band rehearsal from 5:45-6:45PM in the band room, block 4 Crimson Tribe rehearsal from 7:00-8:15 in the band room.
Monday, Feb. 1st– live stream/virtual concert beginning at 7:00PM in the field house. We will send viewing information at a later time.
IF POSSIBLE, PLEASE RESPOND BY TUESDAY, DEC. 22, so we have an idea of what the performing groups will look like.
Use this link to sign up:
We’re looking forward to seeing many of you in person and making music together!