BOOSTER MEETING MINUTES

January 18, 2021 - Meeting via Zoom

Regular Monthly Meeting

Jim Glass called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.

Attendees

Jim Glass
Vicky Kelly
Dorit Banit
Olga Shorokhova
Jennifer Hart
Alaine Dautle
Jeff Adams    
Tim Keleher

Tammy [no last name given]

Music Report

  • Spring musical – Little Shop of Horrors 

    • Go ahead to start practicing

    • Pit band will come in after school

    • No wind brass or strings (rock band) – only 10 or so students

    • Pit will be recorded playing and cast record themselves singing along

    • Final project will be all virtual – drive in movie

  • March-April project – Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars

    • Orchestra will be practicing with them and selections of Les Miserables

    • Will be recorded outside

    • Student entrance will be turned into concert area and drones will video signers outside

  • Spring Concerts

    • Hope to go forward as scheduled in May

  • Potential for jazz band festivals

Membership Report

Only 2-3 more members since end of November

 

Treasurer’s Report

  • Amazon Smile money came in

  • Check coming from TD Bank on Affinity Program

  • Brought in $5,500 between membership, donations

  • Spent $9,400 (reimbursements)

  • Short about $4,000

 

Adjournment and Next Meeting

Next meeting February 15, 2021

Respectfully submitted,

Jennifer Hart

November 16, 2020 - Meeting via Zoom

Regular Monthly Meeting

Jim Glass called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.

Attendees

Jennifer Hart

Tim Keleher

Jim Glass

Kim Warren

Dorit Banit

Donna Barclay

Elisa Riesenbach

Vincent Tucci

Paula Goldberg

Alaine Dautle

Kim Warren

Vicky Kelly

Jeff Adams

Music Report

  • Vocal

    • East singers had a productive online visit with Kyle Pederson, the composer of one of their songs.

    • This week, Patty Irwin is doing workshop on vocal performance

    • On Wednesday, they will meet with Montclair choral director Dr. Heather Buchanan and former East student Harrison Smith

    • Yesterday was registration for Hamilton workshop, but the link will stay on the booster website through the end of the week.

    • All choirs are focusing on individual technique and theory.  Some concert pieces have been learned, but groups cannot sing indoors.

  • Instrumental

    • Marching band

      • Wrapped up season.  Couldn’t do last 2 games because of covid problems in athletics.

      • Great ending with festival in Wash Twp.

      • Homecoming was best performance of the season

      • Great awards day/end of the season for seniors.

      • Tomorrow and Wednesday – drum line will welcome back students

      • There will be uniform collection

    • Classes

      • Everyone is working online as best as possible

      • Hoping to open up in new year

      • Students cannot play wind instruments inside together

 

Membership Report

  • Membership still low (25 members) -- $2269 cash

  • Theater booster membership is similar.

 

Treasurer’s Report

  • Incoming money – another $100 or so earned for Amazon Smile

  • Some carryover donation money

  • Total inbound money:  $3500 plus $2500 from kids to cover costs = $6000

  • Outbound funds of $10,000 for marching band, vocal and instrumental

  • Still need to cover cherry picker.  Some money left over in marching band clearing account ($9,000).  Board voted to move $1,000 of that money to cover cherry picker.

Adjournment and Next Meeting

  • December 21, 2020

  • Adjourned at 7:37 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Jennifer Hart

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Jim Glass, President

Cherry Hill East Music Boosters

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