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Myrtle Beach Itinerary Summary
A brief summary of the trip itinerary has been posted to the Music Dept. Spring Trip page.  Remember this is a password protected page.  If you need the password, please contact Kathy Aufman at [email protected]
Dance Team TRWEA Competitions
The Dance Team will have 2 performances with TRWEA coming up in March. One is on March 18 at East Allegheny and one on March 25 in Hempfield.  Check the calendar for further information closer to the dates.  
Band Banquet SAVE THE DATE!


Annual Marching Band Banquet

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The Chadwick, Wexford PA

Registration - 3:30pm
Dinner & Program - 4:00pm

Plan to join us to celebrate another successful marching band season, award & recognize each band member and say goodbye to our Seniors. Marching Band members are FREE, pricing to follow for parents & guests.

See the registration form to the right of this page!


Last week, several of our students participated in PMEA District I Band (Michael Chaney, Jacob Matthews, Maryanne Berdik and Jon Brockway). The festival and concert was held at Mt. Lebanon High School. After a grueling series of auditions lasting late into the evening, one of our band students was selected to move on to PMEA Region I State Band (School Districts from Mercer, Lawrence, Beaver, Butler, Allegheny, Washington, Westmoreland, Greene, and Fayette Counties).

Congratulations to Jacob Matthews (12) for being accepted into PMEA Region I State Band!

Region Band will be held at Sharon High School in Sharon, PA on March 22-24th, 2017. The guest conductor for this ensemble will be Dr. Bradley Genevro, Director of Bands at the University of Texas at El Paso.

We are so proud of Jake and all of his accomplishments!

PMEA District 1 Jr. High Band/Orchestra

PMEA District 1 Jr. High Band

Congratulations to the following two Shaler Area High School Freshmen accepted into the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Junior High District Band. These students will perform at the PMEA Jr. High District 1 Band Festival at Trinity High School on March 3-5, 2017. Their guest conductor will be Mr. Richard Saucedo, world-renowned director, conductor, clinician and composer.

Lindsay Gill (9) - Oboe
Allison McAninch (9) - Flute

PMEA District 1 Jr. High Orchestra

Congratulations to one of our Shaler Area High School band freshmen, Michael Labella (Bassoon), who was accepted into the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Junior High District Orchestra. Michael will perform at the PMEA Jr. High District 1 Orchestra Festival at Norwin High School on March 31 - April 1, 2017. The guest conductor is Dr. Melinda Crawford Perttu, assistant professor of music at Westminster College.

We are very proud of our hard working freshmen!

Medical Trip Forms
The medical forms for the Myrtle Beach trip have been added to the trip webpage.  Remember, that page is password protected.  If you need a reminder of the password, please let me know.
Kathy Aufman
PMEA District 1 Band

Congrats to several of our instrumental students for being selected into the PMEA District I Band! The guest conductor for this band will be Dr. Robert Cameron, Director of Bands at the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University.

* Jacob Matthews (12) - Trumpet

* Jon Brockway (11) - Euphonium

* Michael Chaney (11) - Clarinet

* Maryann Berdik (11) - Flute

* Cara Roth (11) - Contra Alto Clarinet

The PMEA District 1 Senior High Band Festival will be held @ Mt. Lebanon High School on February 8-10, 2016. This festival is comprised of students from 54 districts in Allegheny, Washington, Westmoreland, Green and Fayette County.

Myrtle Beach Trip Webpage is Now Active!!

The Myrtle Beach Trip webpage has now been setup. It currently has things like the pre-trip rehearsal schedule and chaperone information. As we get closer to trip, more and more information will be added to it, so please check it frequently for updates. You will see the page listed "Music Dept. Spring Trip" in the left menu of the Activities website. This is different than what we have done in the past in that we have created one webpage for all of the Music Department (Band, Choir and Orchestra) to post their information. The website can be reached through the Activities webpage on the High School's webpage.

For the safety and security of our children, this is a password protected webpage. As we get closer to trip, it will contain confidential information regarding the trip such as itinerary and hotel. This information should be for immediate family ONLY, please DO NOT SHARE THIS PASSWORD WITH ANYONE. The password was e-mailed to you separately by your liaison.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to let me know.

Kathy Aufman (Webmaster)
[email protected]

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