2018 Indoor Winds

17 Winter Concert

Schedule at a Glance

Dine to Donate Pt. 2

Dine To Donate

    Contact Us!

    Band Director:
    Christopher A. Barbaro
    chris_barbaro@amherstk12.org
    440-988-1487

    Assistant Director:
    Christopher Lash
    chris.lash92@gmail.com
    440-988-1487


    6-8 Grade Director:
    Christy Perry
    christy_perry@amherstk12.org
    440-988-1690

    Junior High Webpage

    Booster President:
    Jeff Rakar
    jeffrakar@gmail.com
    440-752-2458


    Booster Vice-P:

    Jean Maxwell
    jeanmaxwell19@gmail.com
    440-960-1101


    Booster Treasurer:
    Valerie Houghtland
    valhoughtland@oh.rr.com
    440-935-3719


    Booster Secretary:
    Amy Rakar
    band_boosters@amherstk12.org
    440-670-6493

    Booster Secretary:
    Nancy Strauser
    nanc911@gmail.com
    440-984-2445

    Amherst Steele H.S.
    Website
    450 Washington Ave.
    Amherst, Ohio 44001
    440-988-4433

    Wind Ensemble Contest Schedule

    Friday, March 2nd
    3:00 PM Report to Band Room
    3:10 PM Load bus
    3:20 PM Depart Steele High School
    4:00 PM Arrive at Westlake High School
    4:30 PM Wind Ensemble Warm-up
    5:00 PM Wind Ensemble Performance
    5:30 PM Wind Ensemble Sight-reading
    5:45 PM Wait for ratings
    6:00 PM Load bus
    6:30 PM Arrive at Steele (Unload Equipment)

    Symphonic Band Contest Schedule

    Saturday, March 3rd
    9:00 AM Report to Band Room
    9:10 AM Load bus
    9:20 AM Depart Steele High School
    10:00 AM Arrive at Westlake High School
    10:30 AM Symphonic Band Warm-up
    11:00 AM Symphonic Band Performance
    11:30 AM Symphonic Band Sight-reading
    11:45 AM Wait for ratings
    12:00 PM Load bus
    12:30 PM Arrive at Steele (Unload Equipment)

    2018 Festival of Bands

    The Amherst Festival of Bands is scheduled for Monday, February 26th in the Marion L. Steele Gymnasium. The concert is FREE and open to the public. This performance is a combined effort showcasing our fine 7th and 8th grade bands along with our high school’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble. All Band students should report to their assigned area that evening between 6:30 and 6:45 PM. The concert will begin promptly at 7PM.

    Marching Comets 2018 Band Camp Dates

      More details will come out in March

       Tuesday, June 26th - Leadership Seminar/Orientation
       Wednesday, July 18th
    - Music Reading Clinic
       Monday, July 23rd - Friday, July 27th - Percussion Camp
       Wednesday, July 25th - Music Reading Clinic
       Week of July 29th Sunday-Friday - Band Camp 3-A-Days
       Week of August 6th - Band Camp 2-A-Days
       Friday , August 10th - Band Lockin
       August 14th, 15th, & 16th
    - Band Camp 1-A-Day
       Monday, August 20th - First Day of School

      Not a complete fall schedule but these are the important parts!

    Next Performance

    Festival of Bands
    7th & 8th Grade Bands
    Symphonic Band
    Wind Ensemble
    Monday, February 26th
    Concert:  7PM - FREE
    Steele Gymnasium

    OMEA Large Group Contest
    Wind Ensemble
      Friday, March 2nd - 5PM
    Symphonic Band
      Saturday, March 3rd - 11AM

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