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.
8th Grade Communication and Outreach Committee
Judy Kase: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shannon de Jong: email@example.com
Wanda Berk: firstname.lastname@example.org
Katie Petronella: email@example.com (Percussion Parent)
Alina Samurin: firstname.lastname@example.org
MARK YOUR CALENDAR – Quick Reference UAMB Calendar Dates to Remember:
Friday, 10/11, Friday 10/18 and Friday 11/1: 5pm Spread Performances – see locations below
Monday, 11/4: 6:30pm Jones Parent Meet & Greet with UAMB Parents prior to Concert
Thursday, 11/7: Indoor UAMB Performance – 7:30pm UAHS Auditorium
Wednesday, 11/20: 6:30pm Hastings Parent Meet & Greet with UAMB Parents
Upcoming Outdoor Performances Prior to Home Games
Friday, October 11th : 3920 Lytham Ct. 5:00pm
Friday, October 18th : 2312 Johnston Rd. 5:00pm
Friday, November 1st : 2154 Fairfax Rd. 5:00pm
Each home football game Friday, one senior family hosts a ‘spread’ (dinner) for the band prior to the game. This is a favorite tradition among band members. At 5:00pm, the band performs on the front lawn of the residence for the public. We would like to invite you to attend these performances. Above are the dates and locations of each of the 3 remaining spread performances.
Indoor Upper Arlington Marching Band Concert:
November 7th, 7:30pm UAHS Auditorium
Please join the Disney-bound UA Golden Bear Marching Band for their biggest concert of the season on Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Upper Arlington High School Auditorium. The concert is FREE and will feature music from all fall shows as well as favorite stand tunes and cheers. Please consider bringing 5 non-perishable food items or old coats to be donated. Band members will be in the lobby following the concert to chat with the public about UAMB!
Hastings and Jones Parent Meet & Greets Prior to Concerts
Jones: November 4th, 6:30pm Jones Cafeteria
Hastings: November 20th, 6:30pm Hastings Lobby outside of auditorium
Prior to the 7:30pm Jones & 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!