Green Bay East 
Red Devil Band Site

Welcome to Green Bay East Band Website

Within this site you will find:

calendar dates, 
handbook information, 
solo-ensemble information, 
marching band mini lessons.  
This site is administered by 
Mrs. Karen Iken

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This is for new AND returning drummers who wish to get a head start                                                                     for the year and be involved in extra performances. Wednesdays: 
                                                                 July 10, 17, 24, 31, 12:30-2:00pm
                                                                August 7, 12:30-2:00pm
                                                                August 14, 5:30-6:30pm

Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores:
Aug. 1, 10am-noon
Aug. 8, 2:30-4:30pm
Freshmen only:
Aug. 7, 10-11:30am
Aug. 8, 5:30-7pm
during marching camp, Aug. 13,14,15


August 13, 14, 15

August 13, 4:00-5:30pm
Food, games and Ice Cloud truck!
All music department students invited!

August 23 and 30
Arrive 6pm, door 8
play in Stadium (outside, dress appropriately) at 6:25
done at end of half time (approximately 8:00pm)

East Band 2018-19


June 17, 18, 19
Preble High School, door 4

Graduation info found on "GRADUATION BAND" PAGE
Band Uniform & Shoes
Uniforms have been sent to the dry cleaners. Shoes have cleaned and sanitized.
Uniform cleaning fee of $8 is due now.

**Congratulations on a Great May Concert, everyone!**
All our best to graduating band seniors!
Flutes: Sophia, Hannah, Malia, Alyssa
Clarinets: Julia, Cristina, Erin, Morgan, Areli, Willy, Abi, Giovanna
Saxophones: Luke, Makenna                               French horn: Alex
Trumpets: Ryan, Dorjan, Allison, Roberto              
Trombone: Eli      Euphonium: Kamryn, Alicia      Percussion: Cody                  
Jazz Performances
 May 22 GBAPS Retirement Banquet (5-6pm) @Riverside; May 25 Blue Opus (4-4:30pm)
Jan. 15 @WMS (8:25-10:00); Jan. 19 @Weidner for Doctors in Recital (6:40pm); Jan. 24 @Milwaukee for State School Board Convention (10am-8pm); Jan. 26 @UWGB for Jazz Fest (all day); Mar. 1 @Preble for Solo-Ensemble Festival; Mar. 8+9 Revue@EHS; April 6 Big Event for Little Kids (11:30am) @Shopko Hall; May 4 State @UWGB; May 20 pre-concert for Allouez Village Band @Meyer;

Band Shorts
Please see Mrs. Iken ASAP.
Band shorts are in the band room. If you ordered a pair, they are $15.
Band concert in May has been changed!
This is the same night as the choir concert.
Band Concert Information
Concert dress = marching pants and dress shoes (or marching shoes) for everyoneWind Ensemble (marching jacket with white shirt and red bow tie), Symphonic Band (white shirt), Concert Band ("nice" shirt-no graphics, words/numbers)
5pm    Band room open to change into marching pants
5:30    Warm up and tune in band room
6pm    Concert starts
7:15    Concert concludes - clear stage, reception in commons
7:30    Choir Concert starts

Concert will be Wed., May 15th at 6:00pm

STATE solo-ensemble 

Congrats to all state solo-ensemble entries:

Jazz Ensemble1Brass Ensemble2Percussion Quartet1Flute Choir1Trumpet Duet (Maliq, Dorjan)1Piano Duet (Julia, Joel)1Flute Trio (Grace, Hallie, Chris)2Solos (Hannah2, Chris1, Maddux1, Ryan M1, Maliq2, Conner2, Eli1, Kamryn1, Jonah1, Cody1, Julia2, Claudia1)

Rhapsody and Combo Performances
Jan. 5 competition @Parkview HS, Jan. 12 competition at Burlington, Feb. 14 Sing Out! @Weidner, Feb. 16 competition @Monona Grove, Mar. 2 competition @John Hersey HS, Mar. 8+9 Revue @EHS, Mar. 30 competition @Fame Chicago--Congrats on a great season!!!
Trimester 2 Pep Bands
Trimester 2 pep bands are for basketball. There are 5 boys games and 5 girls games, plus the Silent Night Game (at West this year). The schedule is on this website's google calendar. Seven (7) pep bands are needed for an A in this section of "required performances" for your grade. 

A message from Preble Music Parents (parent group who organizes workers for Solo-ensemble Festivals)

Music Families:

The first Solo & Ensemble Festivals are this weekend and we do not have enough volunteers. We are asking you to please consider helping on either Friday night or Saturday.

Also, please encourage your student to sign up for a shift.. Not only is it an opportunity for them to give back to the Music Department, they will receive volunteer hours for the time they work.

Please click on the link to sign up: 

                                                                        Large Group & Middle School Festival: http://signup.com/go/RWdjgbf

                                                                        We appreciate any help you can provide.  Thank you.

Final music department fundraiser for the school year!

Start date: Feb 12
Orders due: Mar 5
Delivery: Mar 13 in the back hallway

Minneapolis/St. Paul Music Dept. Trip

students/chaperones should have the trip paid for or contacted a director with a financial plan, $517 

  • Feb. 7, 7pm  RESCHEDULED Feb. 18, 6pm (before music parents meeting) - mandatory parent/chaperone meeting for district required paperwork/permissions

Trimester 2 Band Lessons

PEP BAND UPDATE           
The January 29th pep band and game has been rescheduled for 
Monday, February 11

Saturday, February 2
2pm game (pep band starts performing at 1:30)
Green Bay West HS
door 5b between 1:15 and 1:30

Band Concert - December 3
Special notice: this is the first concert of the East December concert series!!!
7pm - FREE admission, non-perishable food items accepted for Eats for East food pantry
Students should report to band room, in concert dress, by 6:20pm

Arts Live! Concert/EQUATE
Wind Ensemble and Billy Elliot Pit+Cast will perform
Concert 6pm

2018 Green Bay Holiday Parade
parade updates are set!
·    Arrive early to change into uniform = black marching shoes, black socks, white gloves, full marching uniform and santa hat (remember to wear appropriate amounts of clothes under uniform to stay warm). Santa hats available in band room if you don’t have your own  J. Hats must be red and white or red and black.
·         9:20 – at school to load bus.  Door 8.  You may get instrument, etc., out of band room. We will not take cases, only instruments.
·         9:30 – bus leaves school.
·         9:35 – bus unloads downtown.
·         10:00 – parade begins             
·         10:15 – estimated time that East group will begin marching [we are unit #20]
·         11:00 – estimated time that East group will return to school
·         Make sure to eat breakfast.  It is not a long parade but will still require a fair amount of energy (especially in cold weather).
·         Dress warm.  Come to school dressed.  You will not have time to change at school.

·         If you will be picking up your child at the parade, you MUST contact me for a transportation waiver form before Wednesday (Nov. 14).  This must be signed and returned to school before Friday, Nov. 16, for Activity Director’s approval. You will also be required to take responsibility for the instrument (including case and percussion instruments). You may not meet to pick up a student at the parade unless you have pre-approved permission.

Permission slips will be sent home on Tuesday, Nov. 13th

Schedule for the morning:

Stock the Box - pep band and food drive 

Oct. 27, Saturday! Lambeau Field Parking Lot, corner of Ridge Rd/Lombardi Ave.
Counts for final pep band performance of Trimester 1.
Transportation: bus provided or you can meet us at Lambeau.

If taking bus, meet at school at 10:15am -- you will return to school apprx. 1:15

If meeting at Lambeau, arrive by 11am -- you will be done at 1:00

8:45am                   arrive at Preble – leave case in auditorium
9:15am                   meet on football field to run through show
10:45am                 meet on football field for combined rehearsal
Noon                     lunch
12:30pm                dress – full uniform (marching shoes, black socks, marching pants, jacket, overlay, white                                  gloves, hat)
12:45pm                report to field for start of show
1:00pm                   show starts w/school songs and SSB
2:00pm                   approximately time of show conclusion, clean up homeroom and take uniforms and                                           instruments
2:30pm                   East band room will be open to drop off instruments and uniforms

Band & Homecoming Week: 

Thursday –      6:00.               Pep band for volleyball game. Door 8.

Friday –           8:30-9:30am.   Combined rehearsal. 
2:15-3:00.        Pep assembly, all school. Band plays.
4:15pm.           Meet in band room (door 8).  Uniform is black shoes, black socks, black marching pants and pep                                       band t-shirt (long sleeve shirt underneath if cold), gloves
5:00-5:20.       Homecoming parade.
          Meet in band room (door 8).  Full uniform:  black shoes, black socks, black marching pants, black                                                 marching jacket, white/red overlay (jacket for percussion), white gloves.
6:30pm.           Pre-game music in stadium.
7:00pm.           Homecoming game begins.
7:45pm (approximate‼!).  Half-time show.
Friday's Homecoming performances (parade, pep band and halftime show) are part of a required performance and worth 50 grading points (same as a concert). Football players who start will be excused but will have an alternate assignment due in October.

Uniforms are to be hung up neatly on racks in the room to air and prevent wrinkling. 

All uniforms will stay at school. You will be changing into uniforms at school. To make this quick change easier, we are offering band shorts for sale.
Come to school wearing the shorts or the shorts under sweats or jeans.
These shorts have pockets and will include the following graphic on one leg..

Cost depends on the total number we order as a group.
12-23: $22.50
24-47: $17.40
48-71: $15.10
Orders will be taken at marching camp Wed., Aug. 22nd. If you can't be there, email your order to  kliken@gbaps.org
Payment due when shorts arrive.


August 14, 15, 16, 22, 29
drumline members start at 5pm

Upperclassmen (sophomores, juniors, seniors)
Aug 8 (10:30am-1:30pm), Aug. 9 (10:30am-12:30pm), Aug. 10 (11am-1:30pm)
pick a date and come in during the times indicated - you should not need the entire time
Aug. 13 (10-11:30am) or Aug. 14 (5:30-6:30pm)
you might need most of the time, please come at the beginning to learn about schedules, etc
Anyone not fitted during these times will have marching camp times to get it done.
If you don't come at all in August, you will get the sizes that are left over after school starts.

Parents of Freshmen, please read the "pep band" page on times and procedures.

Image result for RECORDINGRecordings of Pep Band music can be found on the Pep Band Page.


                                        ...from 2017-18

EHS Band 2017-18


Green Bay Holiday Parade 2016

Fabulous marching Red Devils!
If you were not present for the half time show or the showcase, the youtube post will be part of your make-up assignment. Remember you are required to have a note excusing you from the performance before you can do the make-up assignment. Pick up the assignment, Monday (Oct. 10th) after school.
watch the marching show 

Green Bay East Concert Tour 2017 New Orleans

East Band Pictures 2015-16