Rising Freshmen

Welcome to the newest part 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

Judy Kase: jk-atl@hotmail.com

Shannon de Jong: shannondejong2000@gmail.com

Wanda Berk: wanda614@live.com

Katie Petronella:  katiepetronella@gmail.com  (Percussion Parent)

Alina Samurin:  alinasamurin@hotmail.com


MARK YOUR CALENDAR – Quick Reference UAMB Calendar Dates to Remember:

Wednesday, 11/20:  6:45 PM Hastings Parent Meet & Greet with UAMB Parents prior to 7:30 PM Concert

Hastings Parent Meet & Greets Prior to Concerts

Prior to the 7:30 pm Hastings band concerts, Parents of the UAHS Band members will host a ‘Meet & Greet’ with parents of the 8th grade band students.  They will answer questions about band in high school and offer information about UAHS Band.


Thank you to all who attended the 8th Grade Band Night at UAHS! 

The Golden Bear Band members enjoyed having you and look forward to you joining them in the future!  Please keep visiting this 8th Grade website tab for future information specifically for rising freshmen!