Allentown Redbird Bands

Announcements


  • Parents: We are hosting a Paint n Sip Fundraiser on October 20th at 6:00pm. Drop your child off, paint, and be back in time for pickup! Tickets must be purchased by 10/15. Information in your email.




Weekly Schedule


Senior Night/Homecoming Football Game Signup


Halloween Potluck Signup Genius



Schedule:

Monday, October 25

5:00-8:00 - Full Rehearsal


Wednesday, October 27

2:15-4:15 – Percussion Sectional

5:00-8:00 - Full Rehearsal

Thursday, October 28

Report 5:15pm in Full Uniform for Standstill Auditorium performance. Instrument covers required. No sectional Thursday. You will be dismissed no later than 6:40pm.



Friday, October 29, Pep Rally, Homecoming Parade, Homecoming Football Game, SENIOR NIGHT, 8th GRADE NIGHT

11:00am: Pep Rally Performance at Football Turf (please wear SHOW SHIRT; AHS students only); we will play opener through Fireworks, guard will spin.


This is a HALF DAY. You can wait in the cafeteria until 2:05pm. Band room will be locked from 12-2.


2:05pm: Arrive in band room and change into FULL uniform for Parade

2:30pm: Depart AHS for Homecoming Parade in full uniform

4:00pm: Homecoming Parade through Main St., Allentown.

4:30 - Eat in uniforms/prepare for game (BRING A QUICK BAGGED DINNER, This will be an even faster turn around then normal!).

5:10pm - Line-up to march to field

5:20pm - SENIOR NIGHT. Senior Parents will escort students onto the field to be honored. Senior Parents - another email will be sent tonight.

5:45ish - National Anthem,

6:00pm - Kick-off

Half-time - Performance

3rd Quarter - Band Break; members can eat (Baked goods and water provided by band parents)

Dismissal - After Game Ends; dismissed from band room, usually

8:30pm - Dismissal Estimate


We need donations for Football Game: Click here to sign up


Saturday, October 30th

State Championships

9:30am - Rehearsal

12:00pm - EPL

1:45pm - Depart for Union

3:00pm - Arrive at Union

5:25pm - Performance at State Championship

6:10pm - Awards

7:45pm - ETA at AHS




Location:

Union High School Football Field

2350 North 3rd St

Union, NJ 07083


Competition Information:

https://usbands.org/events/details.php?ID=254&month=9


Sunday, October 31st

2:45pm- Halloween Celebration Meal at tables outside band room

3:30p - Skits (Talk to your section leader). In AUD. Masks required for skits.

5:00pm - Change in costumes/Prepare for Parade

5:45p - Walk to Elementary School for Parade START

6:00p - Parade - We parade in costumes! Be sure to dress up! MARCHING from HS to the BANK on Main St.

6:15p -Performing some stands music near Banks on Main

6:45p - Dismissal from band room (estimate!)

**We need food Donations for potluck. This is a great event for the band – please click here to sign up



Looking ahead:

Monday, November 1st: 5-8 practice

Wednesday, November 3rd: 2-4 Sectionals, 5-8 practice.

Friday, November 5th: Looking at a 9:30a-12:30p rehearsal. We will either have an evening football game or a late morning, 3 hour rehearsal. Be prepared for both scenarios

Saturday, November 6th: CHAMPIONSHIPS ALLENTOWN, PA. (Scheduled for a performance in the 2:30p-6:30pm slot)






Interested in the band?

  • Interested in learning more about the Allentown High School Band Program? Click here to find out about all AHS has to offer. This is a great resource for current 8th grade students especially!

  • Want a quicker version of the above information on the band? Maybe less pictures. Click here!

  • Some videos of past performances? Click Here! or Here

  • Email Mr. Hecht at band@ufrsd.net with ANY questions you may have about the band program!

  • Our Summer/Fall 2021 Marching Band Calendar