Edison High School BPO

Edison High School

Band Parent Organization
50 Boulevard of Eagles
Edison, NJ 08817


Upcoming Dates:

NEW Fundraiser  FUN Pasta!!

DUE April 24th! 

See Fundraising Link.

 

SPRING TRIP  4/26-4/30/17

 

4/30/17  State Gala at TCNJ

 

Band Parent Meeting Thursday 5/04/17    7:00pm  Band Room

 

 

2017 ANNUAL BAND BANQUET

Monday  05/15/17

Pines Manor  6:00pm-10:00pm

RSVP 4/24/17

 

Please go to Signup Genius to signup.  Great way to earn money for the Spring Trip

 

Congratulations Gene !!  Solo Scholarship Award

Get Connected!

If you use facebook and are a Parent or Guardian of a band student currently enrolled in Edison High School, you can request to join our facebook group.

Executive Board

  • Band Director: Marc DeNicuolo
  • Assistant Band Director: Valentine Kuntz
  • President: Phyllisann Sperato
  • Vice President: Bill Colletto
  • Treasurer: Stephanie DeSanto
  • Recording Secretary: Andrene Pennix
  • Corresponding Secretary: Carla Heller

 

Committee Chairs

  • Edison Festival Of Marching: Phylliann Sperato
  • Fundraising: Barbara Benko  &      Kathy Beatty
  • Photographer: Vacant
  • Press Secretary: Vacant
  • Social Media: Phyllisann Sperato
  • Spirit Wear: Shelly Colletto
  • Web Master: Stephanie DeSanto
  • Videographer: Michael DiMare
  • Indoor Percussion:  Anna DiMare
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CURRICULAR BANDS:

WIND ENSEMBLE

The Edison High School Wind Ensemble is the most select ensemble in the curricular band program. The wind ensemble has gained a strong reputation for performing advanced repertoire with a very high level of musicianship. Membership is by audition only. Over the past years, the EHS wind ensemble has consistently received superior ratings at state and national music festivals.

 

The Wind Ensemble is a full year long course offered as a full credit elective. Students in the Wind Ensemble come for private assessment and lessons with the band directors during the school day. Grades are determined using the following criteria: lesson preparedness, repertoire preparation, class participation, and individual improvement.

SYMPHONIC BAND

The Edison High School Symphonic Band is made up of 10-12th graders and performs advanced level high school repertoire.

 

Symphonic Band is a full year long course offered as a full credit elective. Students in the symphonic band come for private assessment and lessons with the band directors during the school day. Grades are determined using the following criteria: lesson preparedness, repertoire preparation, class participation, and individual improvement.

CONCERT BAND

The Edison High School Concert Band is made up of all incoming 9th graders and performs basic-medium level high school repertoire.

 

Concert Band 9 is a full year long course offered as a full credit elective. Students in the symphonic band come for private assessment and lessons with the band directors during the school day. Grades are determined using the following criteria: lesson preparedness, repertoire preparation, class participation, and individual improvement.

EXTRA CURRICULAR BANDS/GROUPS:

MARCHING BAND

The Edison High School Marching Band has performed in front of thousands of people across New Jersey and other surrounding states. The band prepares continuously over the summer for their fall competition season, which includes performing at venues such as High Point Solutions Stadium at Rutgers University and MetLife Stadium. The band also provides school spirit at varsity football games and pep rallies. The 2015 EHS Marching Eagles successfully performed their show, “Relic”.   They concluded their season as NJ State Group III Open Champions for the Third Consecutive Year.

JAZZ ENSEMBLE

The Edison High School Jazz Ensemble is a select group comprised of members who successfully audition for an open spot. The Jazz Ensemble has a long standing reputation of gold and superior ratings at many festivals across New Jersey and beyond. 

JAZZ BAND

The Edison High School Jazz Band is an open group comprised of any student members who wish to refine their jazz training in a non-competitive ensemble. Jazz Band performs at EHS and at a few festivals each year.

INDOOR PERCUSSION

The Edison High School Indoor Percussion group is a  component of the marching band that continue to rehearse indoors during the winter time. The Indoor percussion group puts on its own show and attends various competitions around the state.  This group is also open to 8th Graders who will be attending Edison High School the following school year.

INDOOR GUARD

The Edison High School Indoor Color Guard group is a  component of the marching band that continue to rehearse indoors during the winter time. The Indoor Guard puts on its own show and attends various competitions around the state.  This group is also open to 8th Graders who will be attending Edison High School the following school year.

TRI-M MUSIC HONOR SOCIETY

Tri-M is an international Music Honor Society that recognizes students for their academic and muscial achievements, rewards them for their accomplishments and service activities, and helps to inspire other students to excel at music, leadersip, and the performing arts.   Tri-M is a program of NAfME:  The National Association for Music Education, which is the largest arts education association in the world.  Students in this group are made up of the most outstanding members of the band, choir, orchestra and guitar students at Edison High School.

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