Announcements

  • South Lenoir HS Job Opening

    I know this is a busy time of year, but I wanted to let you know that I am retiring as of July 1st this year. My high school band/chorus position will be open starting in the fall of 2019. I have officially started the process. Anyone interested can contact: Mr. Steve Saint-Amand (principal of South Lenoir High School) at 252-568-6161. They may also contact me by my email address: tcoleman@lenoir.k12.nc.us.

    Even though it has not officially posted on our county web site, Mr. Saint-Amand informed that it is fine to post this position on the Eastern District web site. 

    It has been my pleasure working with everyone in the Eastern District. I will keep many fond memories with me. Thank you to everyone. Tom

  • White Oak High School Job Opening

    This past Monday I started the process of my retirement papers.  Since making my decision last May to announce that this would be my last year as Director of Bands as WOHS, it has certainly been a journey with many twist and turns.  But through it all I felt at a piece with the decision, which helped me to know that the Lord is preparing me for my next chapter in Service.  My 33 years of service in Education is not over, I will continue to be available where ever he leads for me to help others in Education.  Whether in Music, Technology or with support; I will be ready to serve.   I was asked what will I miss most by a member of the yearbook staff….a tough questions to answer as many things will be missed.  But at the heart of what I do are the students, I will miss seeing their daily growth in Music and as becoming responsible young adults. 

    Several people have asked about the position at WOHS.   The Band Positions at WOHS will move into a Co-Director positions.  Joshua Singleton the current associate director will be the Lead Director of Marching band and the other Co-Director position will be the Lead Director of the Concert Bands.  Each director will assist the others in their Lead tasks.  Both positions will share a lot of tasks and other things related to the program.  If you or you know of someone that would wish to get more information about the position and program, send email with resume to Principal Dr. Chris Barnes at Christopher.barnes@onslow.k12.nc.us, or Joshua.singleton@onslow.k12.nc.us or perry.ditch@onslow.k12.nc.us . 
     
    Thoughtfully,
     
    Perry Ditch

  • Murray Middle School Job Opening

    Murray Middle School's band director position is open for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please contact David Tyson for more information.  david.tyson@nhcs.net

    A special congratulations to David as he pursues his PhD in Music Education at the University of Florida!

  • ECU Summer Band Camp Promo Codes 2019

    ECU SUMMER BAND CAMP 2019
    PROMOTIONAL CODES

    All-District ($50): AD2019
    All-State Eligible ($100): AS2019
    Multiple-Sibling ($100): MS2019


    For students that make All-State (Honors Band), please contact Dr. Juchniewicz directly at
    juchniewiczj@ecu.edu or (252) 328-1251 for those codes. However, we strongly suggest
    reserving your spot immediately with All-State Eligible discount, and he will manually apply the
    remaining discount to the students’ account.


    Additionally, if you would like to consider offering small scholarships for students in your
    program to attend camp, please contact Dr. J to setup your own personal school promotional
    codes.

  • Marching Season 2018 Information

    This is just a friendly reminder to get your paperwork and fees turned in by June 1st if you wish to host a show this upcoming season. I'm sure no one wants to have to pay the "late fee."
    Also, the 2018 version of the Marching Manual can be found on the website. Please review it (potential show hosts and chief judges in particular) so that we can have a smooth competitive season this fall.
    The Marching Band Judge's Database is up and running.  If you are interested please add your name and information  Remember this is only a resource and show hosts are free to select whomever they wish for their shows. The site is password protected.
    Username = mbdb
    Password = mbadj1819 
    Thanks!
    Matthew Ray
  • REMIND

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