Amity Rhythms E.5

September 27, 2018

Hello Amity Band! Here are some updates! Make sure you read all of the information.

October 9th Field Trip to Trumbull HS — United State Marine Band performance and clinic

On October 9th, we will travel to Trumbull HS to watch the United States Marine Corp Band perform. After the performance we will participate in a clinic where each section of the band will work with each section from the U.S. Marine Corp Band. This is a great opportunity for us to work with some great musicians. I encourage all of you to attend. Follow the link for the permission slip. I need these back by Monday October 1st. If you do not fill out a permission slip, you cannot attend:

Permission Form:

Permission Form — Trumbull High School October 9th


October 9th (tentative — still working out lunch details)

  • Leave Amity by 9am
  • Arrive at Trumbull by 9:30am
  • Watch Performance at 10am
  • Clinic at 11am
  • Depart for lunch at 12:15pm
  • Lunch (somewhere — bring money — or a bagged lunch) 12:45pm
  • Depart for Amity at 1:45pm
  • Arrive at Amity 2:10pm

Band Apparel:

The link below is the order form for our music department apparel. This is not a fundraiser. All orders will be placed with Blanchette Sporting Goods online. The deadline is September 30th, 11:59pm. We hope to have the apparel in by the middle of October.

Follow the link for directions to the Amity Music Department Online Store:

Band Apparel

Music In Motion:

Tuesday night rehearsal: All band members are to attend

-Finish movement for “Treasure” and start “Brick House”

-Ensemble Rehearsal & Sectionals

Music Parents: Second meeting — Tuesday-October 9th

This is a great way to get involved and support the instrumental programs at ALL grade levels. All parents are welcome to come to our meetings during the Music In Motion season (September-November). We will be needing help with organizing everything for the show. This includes; set building, box office ticket sales, ad program, and concessions. Click the link to fill out the form:

Volunteer Form

Our next meeting will be Tuesday October 9, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Band Room.

Remind App:

Below, please find instructions for the Amity Band remind App. I will be using this to send you notifications for rehearsals, performances and the like. Be sure to sign up as soon as possible.

Remind App Directions

Reminder: Attendance is mandatory for all band members at all performances. Please refer to your policies for more information.


Keep fundraising. They are our annual Lyman Orchard Pie & Cookie Dough fundraiser and our Music In Motion Ad campaign. Pie orders are due October 10th. Ads are due October 12th. See the links below:

Lyman Orchards Pid/Cookie Dough:

Click HERE for the order form.

Music In Motion Ad Campaign:

Click HERE for the Ad Form. Due October 12th!

Parent Volunteers Needed:

Follow the link below to volunteer to help out with Music In Motion. There are many things that we need help with. We cannot run the show without you! We need volunteers for concessions, donations, box office ticket sales and help with the cast party. Follow the link below to fill out the form:

Click HERE to become a volunteer!

Color Guard:

Anyone interested in joining the color guard for the 2018–2019 Music In Motion and Winter seasons, please let me know. If you have friends that are interested please have them contact me. Color Guard is a very important part of our program and we are reaching out to current members to consider joining. No experience necessary.

That’s all for now. More info to come!

-Mr. Dolan