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    Eckstein Band Families!

    Welcome to the 2018/19 school year at Eckstein.  Here are a few things to get you started in this supportive community:

    'Opt in' to receive email updates about upcoming events.  You may unsubscribe at any time.  Email band chair at ecksteinbandfamilies@gmail.com with your student’s name and the band(s) played in.  If you were on the email list last year, just email your child’s new band assignment.


    Submit your child’s band $90 enrichment fee via the Alliance for Education as soon as you are able to, please.  This pays for reeds, equipment, festival fees, music, and so much more!  Visit this link to submit payment easily and quickly online (should automatically pre-fill to select Eckstein Band to receive the funds)

    https://www.alliance4ed.org/connect-with-us/donate/school-account/?sid=375

     

    Do you think you may want to volunteer at some point this year?  Whether you plan on chaperoning or not, get this out of the way now so you are ready!  (volunteering paperwork needs to be completed again each year).  Questions about volunteer paperwork can be directed to Celeste Hansen at crhansen@seattleschools.org and materials can be found here: http://www.seattleschools.org/families_communities/volunteer

      

    Looking for more information? Visit the Eckstein Band Families Website for upcoming dates, volunteer opportunities, and other need-to-knows.  https://sites.google.com/view/ecksteinbandfamilies/home  Eckstein Band Families is a booster organization & is not affiliated with Seattle Public Schools.




    Shop at Amazon and Support Eckstein Band

    Shop at Amazon through http://www.smile.amazon.com and designate your “Eckstein PTSA and Band". Then, 0.5% of eligible purchases support your charity of choice. There is no added cost to you. If you bookmark this link and use it to access Amazon any time you make purchases, Eckstein bands will automatically receive the benefit! Please spread the word to  all your friends and family. These funds will go a long way to offset the costs of the many performances, trips, sheet music and instrument repairs as well as help provide scholarships for those students who needs them. Thank You!

    • Go to “Your Account”
    • Select “Change your Charity”
    • Under “or pick your own charitable organization”
    • Type in “Eckstein PTSA and Band"
    • Hit “Select“, and all your future purchases that you buy at smile.amazon.com goes directly to support Eckstein Band.

    Contents

    Contact Us
    Event Forms and Info
    Friends of the Band
    Fund Raising and Donations
    Individual Bands and Small Ensembles - Overviews
    Parent Welcome Letter
    Volunteer Opportunities
    View Full Calendar


    Useful Links

    Seattle Jazz Resources
    Creative Music Adventures Private and ensemble lessons for all instruments
    Dimitrious Jazz Alley All-ages shows, under 12 years old get in free
    Earshot Jazz
    Egans Ballard Jam House
    Kennelly Keys Music
    KPLU Jazz 88.5 FM
    Roosevelt Jazz Band
    Amazing Slowdowner
    Eckstein Band on Facebook
    JW Pepper Sheet Music
    Public Google Calendar
    SmartMusic