Edmonds-Woodway High School Music Boosters

June 2023 Newsletter

Dear EWHS Music Families and Supporters:

Welcome to the June edition of the EWHS Music Boosters newsletter! Join us as we celebrate our vibrant music program, with updates about many exciting events and opportunities that lie ahead.

EWHS Music Upcoming Events
June 1 – Jazz at Romeo’s, 7-9pm, 21110 76th Ave W, Edmonds
June 2 – Rehearsal for Graduation Ceremony during Advisory
June 3 – Edmonds Jazz Walk, 6pm to midnight, Downtown Edmonds, Jazz 1 playing at Edmonds Jazz Walk, 5pm in Edmonds Old Opera House, 515 Dayton St, Edmonds; arrive 4:40pm to warm up!
June 6 – Spring Awards Concert, 7pm in Great Hall; Philharmonic, Bel Canto, Mello-Aires, Wind Symphony & Awards; Cake reception in courtyard afterwards
June 8 – Spring Jazz Night, 7pm in Theater, Senior Farewell Concert; Jazz 1 & 2 only
June 9 – Music Department BBQ, 11:30am at Edmonds City Park, 600 Third Ave, Edmonds
June 13 – Spring Concert 2, 7pm in Great Hall; Concert & Symphonic Bands and Orchestras
June 13 – Edmonds School District Board Meeting, 6:30pm, 20420 68th Ave W, Lynnwood
June 16 – Edmonds-Woodway HS Graduation, 6:30pm; Wind Symphony members for the coming year have been invited to arrive at EW by 5pm
June 16-18 – Edmonds Arts Festival, 700 Main Street, Edmonds. Please sign up to volunteer
June 20 – Music Boosters meeting, 7pm in Band Room, vote for 2023/2024 Executive Board
June 26 – Last day of school

June 20 Music Boosters Member Meeting – Voting for 23/24 Executive Board
June 20 at 6:30pm in the EWHS Band Room

The Music Boosters Executive Board is currently looking for candidates for the upcoming school year, particularly a Secretary. Voting will take place at our next member meeting on June 20 in the Band Room. Please contact us via ewhsmusicboosters2@gmail.com if you are interested in getting involved.

EWHS Spring Concerts
June is the month all our music groups perform in our highly anticipated series of annual Spring Concerts. Please review the dates below and we look forward to seeing you there.

  • Mello-Aires Solo Night, 6/5 at 7pm in the EWHS Theater
  • Spring Awards Concert, 6/6 at 7pm in the EWHS Great Hall, with Philharmonic, Bel Canto, Mello-Aires & Wind Symphony. Please join us for cake reception in courtyard after performance
  • Instrumental Jazz Night, 6/8 at 7pm in the EWHS Theater
  • Spring Concert 2, 6/13 at 7pm in the EWHS Great Hall, with Concert & Symphonic Bands and Orchestras
  • Edmonds Arts Festival 6/18 at the Frances Anderson Center in Edmonds, with June 18th performances of Philharmonic at 10am, Mello-Aires at 11:30am, and Jazz Band at 1pm

2023 Edmonds Jazz Walk
Saturday, June 3 from 6pm to midnight, Downtown Edmonds, WA

Eight venues in downtown Edmonds offering many celebrated jazz artists and ensembles. One wristband allows access to all shows at every venue. Order tickets (wristbands) online before they run out! Pre-order for $35 or buy on the day for $50 (if still available). Jazz Ensemble 1 is playing at 5pm at the Edmonds Old Opera House, 515 Dayton St, Edmonds. Musicians arrive 4:40pm to warm up!

Music Department BBQ – for Music Students Only
Friday, June 9 at 11:30 am (it’s a half day!), Edmonds City Park

Music students are invited to come hang out at the park for a relaxed year-end barbecue where they can gather together, reminisce, and sign each other’s yearbooks. Volunteer parents will be firing up their barbecues while the Music Boosters provide delicious food and refreshing drinks.

2023 Edmonds Arts Festival – Volunteers Still Needed!
Father’s Day Weekend, June 16-18, Fri & Sat 10-7, Sun 10-5
Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main Street, Edmonds, WA 9802

EWHS Performances on June 18: 
Philharmonic Orchestra playing at 10:00am
Mello-Aires singing at 11:30am
Jazz Ensemble 1 playing from 1-2pm

Please join the EWHS Music Boosters and PSO as we team up to present a fundraising table with tasty snacks. Many different tasks are available, big and small. The more volunteers the merrier! Not only is this a great opportunity for parents to support the festival and our school, it’s also a chance for your student to earn some extra volunteer hours. So mark your calendars and sign up here to be a part of this exciting event.

EWHS Music Website and Facebook Account
https://ewhsmusic.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/ewhsmusic

You may have noticed several helpful new sections have been added to our website recently. We are working hard to keep this information as current as possible. Please take a look in particular at the pages and drop-down menus under Boosters, Event Spotlight, Summer Camps 2023, Help Save Music, and more.

Our Facebook page has also been buzzing with activity lately and it is a great source of current information about recent/upcoming events, student achievements, our greater music community, and more. Please look us up under “Edmonds-Woodway Music” or click on our Facebook link.

Summer Camps 2023

There are many options for music students to develop their skills over the summer. As we find out about more camps and other programs, we will post them on our Summer Camps 2023 website page as a resource for families.

Hang in there everyone – summer is almost here!