AMS Meeting Minutes June2,2014

Apex MS Band Boosters Meeting

June 2, 2014



Dawne Galdi

Marna Carlson

Deicy Love

Sarah Guiliano

Tina Dubois

Helen Bishop

Bergit Albrecht

Christie Shellaberger

Lisa Voytko


President: Welcomes everyone and introductions go around the room.


Treasurer's Report:


* Successful Williamsburg trip for all

* $8364 with $ 179 left over

* Reembursing Ms. Bishop for Music and Arts repairs

* Monthly acct $2600

* Band Camp for Rising 6th Graders, should be self funding(major cost is for the clinicians, 3 needed at approximately $750) a buffer is needed discussed $1000

Cost for camp $50(plus extra for Tshirt) 3 hours long this year, will introduce music theory, smart music info and instrument


* $1000 left in budget need to spend?

* We are a non profit $ does not have to spent but must be careful HOW its spent, paying attention to instrument repair bills on an Oboe and French Horn.

* Turn over with Julie Seith in July


Band Director's Report:


* Great Concerts this spring and a great time at Williamsburg with the 8th Graders

* Received the CD's from Williamsburg, will let the kids hear and will collect $ for purchase, we do make $ on them.

* Friday lst day for instruments

* Tuesday the M&A repair guy came to check instruments, they are in good shape

* 2 French Horns, 2 Oboes and Bari Sax, a new cart for the marimba good deal $700

* Kids need to take care of thier instruments

* Would love a Bassoon two would be great!


Communications and General Discussions:


* Article on playing an instrument with braces, very helpful, will find and forward

* Start Bandathon Folder

* Need someone ( or more) to take photos of the kids all year long

* Communication- Facebook, Twitter, band website which is used more?

* smalll discussion about sign up genius, some have love/hate relationship with it.

* 6th grade band camp some confusions during the sign up with new parents, 20% off Method Books at Music and Arts(they have also been notified that we will have a camp)

* Spiritwear needs to be gone thru(Deicy Love will do that before the end of the year) find out what we have, how many more we need, maybe 60, same design, will need enough for the 6th

grade camp.

* Sweatshirt timeline sent to Deicy Love

* Some county repairs going on thru out the school, Mrs. Bishop commented on no doorstops

* Mrs. Bishop was presented with a photo frame with all 3 bands.

* Next meeting TBA






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