THE PLAY-A-THON IS BACK!
On January 14, 2023 the El Cerrito High School Bands will participate in a 10-hour music marathon aimed to raise $20,000. Presented by the Friends of El Cerrito Music, the Play-a-thon will provide funds for new instruments, equipment, and support various musical activities that include band festivals, clinics, coaches, and travel opportunities. The Play-a-thon will include ongoing musical performances and activities featuring the ECHS Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Workshop, and Gaucho Band. Highlights include sessions for elementary and middle school band students, an outdoor concert, chamber music concert, and an evening concert in the Performing Arts Theater. All activities are FREE!
MAKE A PLEDGE!
Show your support by making a pledge at the following levels:
- Fan Level: $25
- Donor Level: $50
- Friend Level: $100
- Patron: $250 and above
Make a pledge by clicking the donate button below!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
8:00am: Open Rehearsal w/ Concert Band
9:30am: Sight-reading Session w/ Wind Ensemble
11:00am: Elementary School Band Session w/ Symphonic Band
12:30pm: Gaucho Band Concert in the Quad
2:00pm: Middle School Band Session w/ Wind Ensemble
3:30pm: Chamber Music Concert
5:00pm: Jazz Concert
ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOL PARTICIPANT INFO
The elementary and middle school sessions are intended for ECHS feeder schools: Harding, Fairmont, Madera, Kensington, Washington, Korematsu, and Mira Vista schools. To register, please submit the form below. All elementary and middle school participants must show proof of vaccination upon arrival. Check-in for both sessions will take place in the ECHS Quad 30-minutes prior to the start of the session.