The Bachman’s Gift Card Fundraiser is on! All EPHS band students have the opportunity to earn money for their personal Student Accounts that may be used for any band related expenses.

Bachman’s Gift Cards will be sold at face value in increments of $10, $15, $25 and $50. The participant’s student account will be credited with 15% of their total gift card sale.

If your band student did not bring home an order form you can download one HERE.

Final orders are due on Monday, April 21st and the gift cards will be distributed to the students by Friday, May 2nd.

It is the perfect time of year for flowers – Mother’s Day, Spring planting, Prom boutonnieres and corsages, teacher gifts.

Please join us on Thursday, April 17th for Prairie City Limits featuring the Christopher McBride Quintet. This premier event will take place in the East Commons at Eden Prairie High School beginning at 7:00 pm. Tickets are on sale now: just $15 for adults and $10 for children. Click HERE to purchase your tickets online. All proceeds will go to the band program.

Alto saxophonist Christopher McBride and his group are nationally renowned musicians who have toured the country sharing their unique blend of classic jazz with a contemporary twist. They will be spending the day with our jazz students and sitting in with all three EPHS jazz bands before taking the stage for their set. It promises to be a wonderful evening. We hope to see you there!

We are currently accepting registrations for our 2nd Annual Zumbathon®, which is happening from 1:00-4:00 on Saturday, April 26, 2014 in the main gym at Eden Prairie High School.

Tickets are $15 with advance registration or $20 at the door.

This year, t-shirts will be available for an extra $5.00, but only if you get your order in by Thursday, April 10th.

Zumba® is easy once you get the hang of it! We will have people of all ages and abilities, so why not give it a try? You can always drop out to rest a while and then come back when you’re ready.

Find the printable registration form HERE. Completed registration forms and payments can be sent to the address on the form, or put in the envelope attached to the EPHS Band Office door.

Email zumbathon@edenprairiebpo.org for more info.

See how much fun it is to Zumba®!

Hey Band Parents! If you’re looking for some delicious food this weekend, how about going to Ruby Tuesday in EP? A portion of your bill will be donated to the Band Program at EPHS. Don’t forget to bring your flyer which can be found HERE. It’s a fun way to Give Back to the Band! Thanks to Ruby Tuesday for naming EPHS Bands in its Give Back Program!

How does the Eagle Band Colorguard get to be so good? It’s because during the off-marching season, they become the Eden Prairie Winterguard! We have two squads this year, and it’s a beautiful thing!

Saturday, March 22nd is our annual Winter Prairie Colors. The show begins with a Solo and Ensemble contest starting at 3:30, with the talented solos, duets and small ensembles from all the Guards in our North Star Circuit performing. Then at 6:30, the full teams perform. The show concludes with exhibition performances by Eden Prairie’s two teams.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students/seniors and children under 5 are free.

Hope to see you there!