Rising Freshmen

Welcome to the Rising Freshmen page of the UAMB Website!  This tab was created to enhance the accessibility of information to 8th Grade/Incoming Freshman Families.  We will continually update this page, so please check back regularly for current information.   If you have any questions, please contact us.  We want all band families to feel connected and informed. 

Thank you!

8th Grade Communication and Outreach Committee

 

Hello New Band Families!

Members of the Upper Arlington Golden Bear Marching Band and their directors were proud to host 8th Grade Band Night on Friday, September 16th during the Homecoming varsity football game at UAHS.

The UAHS Marching Band was excited to meet your 8th grader and to march together at Upper Arlington High School!

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions (FAQs) and Uniform information.

Remaining dates for the UA band calendar for 2022-2023 follow.

The UAHS band dates are also on the website calendar that you can subscribe to (look for the Subscribe button in the bottom right of the monthly calendar view)

  • Mar. 25:  Solo & Ensemble
  • Apr. 25:  Hastings Spring Concert
  • Apr. 26: UAHS Spring Band Concert @ 7:30 pm
  • Apr. 27:  Jones Spring Concert

Summer dates added – rising freshmen participate!

4th of July Rehearsals

Parade Rehearsal……..……June 28, 29 (9:00-11:00am)

Parade Rehearsal..…………Sunday, July 2 (5:00-7:00pm)

Parade Preview……………..Sunday, July 2 (7:00pm)

Parade Rehearsal……..……July 3 (9:00-11:00am)

4th of July Parade!…………Tuesday, July 4 (Report TBD)

 

Pre-Camp Rehearsals

Leadership Day (Required for Leaders)……August 1 (9:00-4:00pm)

First Year Marchers and Leaders ONLY (“new member camp”)……August 2 (8:30-11:30am, 1:00-3:00pm), Lunch with sections (11:30-1:00pm)

Pre-Camp Rehearsals (all band members should plan to attend)……August 3 and 4 (8:30-11:30am, 1:00-3:00pm), Lunch with sections (11:30-1:00pm)

Picture day (starts with group photo – more details to come!)……Friday, August 4

 

Band Camp

Upper Arlington High School (At UAHS)……….….August 7-11

Preview Performance (in the Marv)….……….………August 11 (7:00pm)

 

If you wish to learn more about what to expect from high school band, please visit uaband.org and read the information under the ABOUT US, RESOURCES, and BOOSTERS tabs. You can also subscribe to our emails at  http://eepurl.com/hFIIT9 . While the information in the emails won’t be relevant to you immediately, it will give you an idea of what is to come next year.

Go Bears!