State Championships are here! We are on at 7:15pm in SoBro - the schedule has changed a lot so if you're following along - here is the most recent schedule. This website updates with any changes.
Thanksgiving Pie Fundraiser has begun! - ORDERS DUE NOVEMBER 3rd. We sell lots of pies!
Our Annual Ad Campaign has started. Sell ad space or purchase a personal Ad for the Spring Jazz/Symphonic Band/Marching Band Concert Program/Yearbook. All ads are due Feb 29, 2024. See attached for details. 90% of the profit from the ad goes to your personal trip account to be used for future trips/events.
Monday, October 30
2:15-4:15pm - Sectional
5:00-8:00pm - Full Band
Tuesday, October 31
11:45am - Dismissal from school - All students must leave AHS. Students can return starting at 2:30pm
2:30p - Halloween Potluck!
3:30pm - Skits
4:45pm - Change/Prepare for Parade
5:30p - Load buses to head to Banks on Main St.
6:00p - Parade - We parade in costumes! Be sure to dress up! MARCHING from Bank to Pete Sensi Park (parking lot/park next to Crossroads, across the bridge from The Moth/Mill
6:20p -Performing some stands music at the Park
6:25 - Walking back to band room
6:45p - Dismissal from band room (estimate!)
Wednesday, November 1
4:30 - All Winds and Color Guard Start Practice, props already built
5:00-8:00 - Full Rehearsal
Thursday, November 2
Friday, November 3
3:00-6:00pm - Full Rehearsal Parents are invited to attend the last 30 minutes of rehearsal for a NATIONALS SEND OFF PERFORMANCE. Parent performance at 5:30pm. This will either be on the grass field or turf. We need to see what the turf/State Playoff Schedule will be.
Saturday, November 4th
5:30am - Stretch, Warmup, Bagels
5:50am - Bagels (Provided by Band Parent Association, Pack, Load (EPL)
6:20am - Depart AHS
7:30am - Arrive at MetLife
10:09am - Performance
1:15pm - Awards
3:30pm - ETA at AHS
1 MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, NJ
For sale online
On Going Efforts:
Sponsorships: We are really trying to round out our 2023-2024 Sponsorship Campaign with a couple more Sponsors. Do you know a business that would like to support our Band and receive recognition for doing so? More information here or contact Mr. Hecht directly at Band@ufrsd.net. Some of our higher level perks including having your company name on our Band Truck as we travel throughout the state.
Donation Portal - We have opened up a donation portal to help us reach our goal of purchasing a new truck. This is a great way to relatives, family, and friends to support our program! Please consider sharing the link and help keep us moving!