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!

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)

  • Feb. 1: Winter Band Concert
  • Feb. 23:  Middle School Band Festival (at UAHS) – combined Jones and Hastings
  • Mar. 25:  Solo & Ensemble
  • Apr. 25:  Hastings Spring Concert
  • Apr. 26: UAHS Spring Band Concert
  • Apr. 27:  Jones Spring Concert

If you wish to learn more about what to expect from high school band, please visit uaband.org and/or 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!

Katie Petronella, Communications Manager/8th Grade Outreach Chair, UAMB Boosters