March 10, 2020
Present: Meg Evans Gartley, Amy Haydt, Nikki Giannaras, Jason Applegate, Mr. Long, Mr. Frank
•Welcomed band parents to the meeting.
•Band concert volunteers needed through Sign-Up Genius. We need baked goods, water, soda..etc. There are a few new spots that will be added to sign-up tonight.
•We need a volunteer to swing by the Philly Pretzel Company to pick up pretzels for the band concert. Please see Amy to sign up.
•There have been no reports as of late because we are switching over to a new platform.
•Band account has $165,861.27 as of now.
•January Minutes approved. No corrections.
Meg (VP Report):
•Soup pick up will be March 17th.
•Meg can answer any quota questions.
•Handicap seating link will go live tonight for the band concert.
•Copy of band letterhead needed by band parent in order to ask for donations.
Mr. Long (Band Director):
•Parade of Shamrocks on Saturday.
•We meet at 6th and Broad/Halloween Parade Route/Rain date Sunday!
•Jazzband performs at Nitschmann on 3/20.
•Chili Pipers-3/18-visit LHS on their day off—11-6PM (Bagpipers/Drummers/Highland Dancers)/Chili Pipers 3/21.
•Band Concert—Dress Rehearsal is mandatory
•Evening of the Arts
•Orchestra Concert with Pennridge HS
•Majorette Tryouts (5/20)
Mr. Frank (Assistant Band Director):
•PIT is up and running for Peter Pan. We meet Sundays from 5-8 PM.
•The Monday of the band concert (5:30-7:00)-First Company does practice. Dress rehearsal is a no-uniform night!
Amy, Band Nominations:
•All positions are open.
•4 At-Large positions are available
•Nominating Committee will collect nominations, contact each nominee to see if they would like to run for the position that they are nominated for. Nominees will be voted on by Board of Directors.
•The Board of Directors chooses the At-Large Members.
•Question…will 4 At-Large Members be voted on by the Board of Directors? Answer—Yes!