The Band will be playing at the Warrior Pride Night on March 26th.We will be in full uniform, playing in front of the school.Band and Drill Team members will meet in the music room at 6:00 pm.Reminder: Paperwork for the Spring trip to Gettysburg is due on Feb. 18th.If you did not yet receive the paperwork, please contact Mr. Grotto by email.The Spring Band Concert will be on Wednesday, May 27th at 6:30 pm.Following the concert, HS Band Members and their families are invited to the cafeteria for the Annual Band Awards Ceremony.If you are not in the 3A Concert Band Class, please come to the music room to pick up your Spring Concert Music. Middle School Band Members may come any day after school.Concert AttireBoys: Black pants, black shoes (Dinkles are ok), Black socks, White shirt, Black Bowtie(shirt and bowtie are provided by the school)Girls: Black slacks or a Black skirt, White Blouse, Black shoes (Dinkles are ok).(bowtie is optional for girls)Concert Band rehearsals will resume on Tuesday, March 17th.Rehearsals are from 2:45 - 4:00 pm.Parents, we need more help with fundraising activities.If you can help, please contact Mrs. Dreher-Eddinger or Mrs. Dancer.Reminder: If a student needs to miss an event or a practice,the PARENT must contact me.
Department Events Calendar
The Band App (email Giana.email@example.com)
Band Twitter page (NE_HS Band) for upcoming info.
Warrior Band page (here)
We will continue our tradition of marching the halls on Friday Afternoons.
Band and Drill Team members will be dismissed from their classes at 1:40 for the march.Please complete and submit the form belowIt is very important that we have your contact information.You may copy and paste as a document and email it to Mr. Grotto.Paper copies are available in the Music Room.
____________________________________________________________Congratulations to our new student leaders:Drum MajorsNetty DiDonatoRachel GilmanGiana OcchiuzzoSection LeadersWoodwinds - Ilana LaveneBrass - Ryan MatthewsDrum Captain - Eli VillipartConcert AttireBoys: Black pants, black shoes (Dinkles are ok), Black socks, White shirt, Black Bowtie(shirt and bowtie are provided by the school)Girls: Black slacks or a Black skirt, White Blouse, Black shoes (Dinkles are ok).(bowtie is optional for girls)After the Spring concert, seniors are to hand in their white concert shirts.All others are to take their shirts home to wash and then wear to Graduation.All Band and Drill Team members must have all forms completed and handed in by the first day of school.Any student who does not have the forms in is not cleared to participate.All forms are available in the school office or under the "Athletics" tab of the NEHS home page."Pay to Participate" formPhysical formsHealth History Form
Students who wish to be in the Band but could not fit it into their schedules, should see Mr. Grotto to set up after-school or lunch/study practice times.Welcome to the 2019 - 2020 School YearThis is a course for credit and you will receive a grade.Grading Policy25% - Daily Grade25% - Performances25% - Improvement25% - Behavior/AttitudeOur Staff:Band/Drill Team Director: Mr. D. GrottoAssistant Director: Ms. A. FoxAll students must be prepared for all games and parades.You need to be in full uniform.This includes black socks for band members.You also need all of your music, a flip folder, and a lyre.Please email me with any questions that you may have.Hello Warrior Band and Drill Team:My name is Mr. Grotto (Mr. G.) and I am the Director of Bands at New Egypt High School. Although I have met most of you already, I want to take this opportunity to officially welcome you to the 2019-2020 season. I look forward to working with you as the year progresses.Please feel free to share your ideas on improving our program.Our band is continually growing.I welcome your thoughts on how to increase membership.Just remember: quality is just as important as quantity.Remember to show your Warrior Pride!Please check the Music Department Home Page and the calendar page.
- Band will practice during 3-A.
- Field Practices will be on Tuesday (2-4 pm) and game days (usually,Fridays).
- After football season, we will have Concert Band practice in the music room on Tuesdays from 2:45 - 4:00 pm. to prepare for the Winter and Spring Concerts.
- Jazz Band will practice on Wednesdays from 2:45-4 p.m.
- Jazz band is by audition/invitation only.
- Orchestra Pit will practice on Thursdays from 2-4 p.m.
- (December - March).
- Orchestra Pit is by audition/invitation only.