Music Parent Board Meeting – Tuesday, 9/15/2015

Reminder: There will be a Music Parent Board meeting in the choir room on Tuesday, September 15, at 7:30, all are welcome!

Lake Park Lancer Joust – 2015-09-12

Congratulations VJA! Class AA champs, best percussion and best general effect in Prelims.  3rd Place in FINALS!


Invitational Shirt Preorders!

invitationalorderformFriendly reminder: If you’re planning on pre-ordering your Invitational Shirt or sending a message for the Event Program please do so this week!

If you don’t want to use a gallon of ink to print the pre-order form, you can send me your order in an email and put the payment with your name on it in the yellow box!

Another fun little add on, is our T-Shirt Vendor will be on site that day where you can add customization to your shirt. Each add on will be just $5!

Click Here for order form.

Marching Band Community Show (2015-09-05)

More photos from the community show can be viewed here.

LaBraid Butter Braids and Cookie Dough Fundraiser

labraidOur next fundraising opportunity begins on September 8th, offering LaBraid Butter Braids and Cookie Dough! Year after year, these continue to be one of our most sought out sales!

You will receive 50% of the profit for the list price on each item. LaBraid offers us a 40% profit, which means you will earn 20% towards your student accounts. In example, if you sell one Cinnamon Butter Braid for $13, you have earned $2.60 for that item.
The items included in this sale are perishable and need to be refrigerated; we do not have the storage capability so be advised the pick up window for this is imperative.

LaBraid Butter Braids and Cookie Dough (Direct Sale Only: No Online)

Sale Dates: 9/8-9/22
Turn In Date: Order forms and Payment 9/22-Checks Made Payable to Andrew Music Parent, No Cash
Pick Up: 10/2 3:30pm-5pm North Entrance (Pond)

LaBraid 2015 Fundraiser

Upcoming Fundraisers!

Marcus Movie Tickets and Gift Cards: 8/1-14 orders distributed at 8/28 Football Game after halftime.
Marcus Fundraiser Info
Marcus Fundraiser Order Form
Barnes and Noble Book Fair with Student Performances: Portion of all sales 8/23/15 at the Orland Park Barnes and Noble will benefit the music program including drinks from their Starbucks B&N Cafe! Parents can turn in copies of their reciepts with their students name and id # printed on EACH one for a credit towards their student accounts!
Barnes and Noble Book Fair Flyer
Barnes and Noble Coupons
Century- 8/18-8/31: Rep will be visiting ALL student music classes on 8/18 for the sale info!

Oberweis Celebrity Scooper Night – 5/19/2015

oberweis celebrity scooper night

2015-2016 Band Forms

Please fill out all of the following forms for the 2015-2016 School Year. These forms are for all members, new and returning.

They should be filled out by 5/22/15. The links will be taken down after that date!

Fill Out the VJA Band Student Information Sheet.

Fill Out the VJA Band Uniform Measurement Sheet.

Congratulations to the new 2015-2016 Music Parents board!

Craig Siano, President
Mike Yore, 1st Vice President
Kelly Cavaretta, 2nd Vice President
Tom Brown, Treasurer
Carrie Rooy as Secretary

THANK YOU to the outgoing senior parents Mario Nicasio, Mary Kay Kinnerk and Sherry Balestri.

Updated Music Parent Meeting minutes can be found under Meeting Minutes.


2015 Music Parents Golf Outing

golfouting2015The 5th Annual Victor J. Andrew Music Parents Golf Outing will be held on Sunday, June 7th at Silver Lake Country Club in Orland Park.

Playing in the golf outing is an enjoyable way to contribute to the music program. We encourage you to contact your family, friends, co-workers and sign up a foursome. This is a fun way to meet other band parents, play golf and feel good about contributing. You’ll be glad you participated.

Proceeds benefit the General Music Fund.

Please call Mario Nicasio @ 219-405-3859 -or- Sandro D’Andrea 708-906-8064 with any questions.

Download the 2015 Golf Outing Flyer