Land of Band 5/9/21

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all of our amazing Band Moms! We have missed seeing you this year but have fond memories of you helping us get our uniforms ready, putting together fantastic dinners at shows, chaperoning on buses, joining the MIB, and countless other ways you have supported us. We look forward to seeing you soon and hope that you enjoy your special day! 

Fall Rehearsal

May 10, 2021


El Dorado High School

All returning Brass, Woodwind, and Percussion will be meeting on Monday Evening for our in-person “Fall Rehearsal”. We will be welcoming our future freshman class to our program and go through some music for next year. If you are not comfortable meeting in-person, please email Mr. Samson and Mr. Vrooman so they can send you the Zoom link for the online option.

Booster Meeting Tuesday, May 11th


A zoom link will be sent out prior to the meeting.

Auditions and Clinics

We are gearing up for the 2021-2022 school year. Color Guard clinics have already begun and percussion will begin next week. Jazz Auditions will be done virtually via Flip Grid. Please join the Jazz Audition Google Classroom for requirements and audition link. 

Due May 23            Jazz Auditions – GC Code: 2sl25i3

May 18, 20, 25         Percussion Clinics 3pm-6pm

May 27                     Percussion Auditions (sign-up at clinic)

May 3, 10, 18           Color Guard Clinics 4pm-6pm

May 25-27                Color Guard Auditions 4pm-6pm

Please save the dates!

2021 Fall Member Rehearsal: May 10, 2021

Jazz Master Concert, PAC: May 28, 2021

Spring Concert, PAC: June 1, 2021

Band Banquet: June 4, 2021

More details to follow as we continue to plan for these events.

The school year is just over a month and a half from ending, but we are still in need of members to pay their “Marching Band Fair Share Contribution”.  Please make every effort to pay off what you owe.

Winter Percussion and Winter Guard contributions are continuously due. 

See the “Finance” section below for details on how you can make your payment(s).Thank you!

Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band

 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Wind Ensemble

Meet in the Band Room

Remote learners in Zoom

Symphonic Band

Meet in Theater

Remote learners in Zoom


All join Samson Zoom Link

Winter Percussion and Winter GuardPlease refer to calendars given to you by your staff for rehearsals this week.


There is still time to support the El Dorado Band and Color Guard just by shopping!  

Visit Shop With Scrip to see the MANY participating retailers!  Amazon, Target, Walmart, and Chili’s – just to name a few.   Shop 24/7 with no waiting!

Please let me know if you have any questions.


**I will respond within 48 hours**

 In your email please include:
1. Your name
2. Your connection to the Eldo BCG – child/grandchild in the program, friend/neighbor in the program
3. Name of ElDo BCG member. 
4. And finally – band (plus instrument) or color guard
You will receive an email with our enrollment code and instructions to get started.


Here are the 4 different ways you can make a payment/donation to the band:

  1. Mail a check to El Dorado Band Boosters, P.O. Box 643, Placentia, CA 92870.
  2. Venmo 
  3. PayPal
  4. Drop your check off in the secure, black Band box located just inside the Band Room entrance.

Information on how to pay via Venmo and PayPal can be found on our website.

Please contact me at if you have any questions.

Ken Ostaszewski


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El Dorado High School

1651 Valencia Ave.

Placentia, CA 92870