CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL PARTICIPATING BANDS OF THE EASTVIEW MARCHING BAND FESTIVAL
Eastview Marching Band Festival
-September 9th @ 5pm
Fall Band Concert-October 26 at 7pm EVHS PAC
2022-2023 Honor Bands
MMEA All State
University of Minnesota Honor Band
St. Olaf Honor Band
Eau Claire Honor Band
Augsburg Honor Band
ABOUT THE EASTVIEW BAND PROGRAM
The Eastview High School Band program is recognized as one of the largest and most well-rounded band programs in the state of Minnesota. Over 350 students are actively involved in a wide variety of instrumental music activities. The program centers on daily instruction in five separate concert bands and private lesson instruction for all band students. Bands are organized through an audition process which allows students to progress through the program as their talent and interest allow. Our most advanced ensembles perform a challenging musical repertoire frequently heard at college and professional concerts.
We strive to provide high quality musical experiences for our students that will permanently enrich their lives. The Eastview High School Wind Ensemble has been selected for featured performance four times by the Minnesota Music Educators Association. Our marching band is an active, award winning ensemble in regional marching band competitions and has been a finalist at the St. Louis Bands of America Super Regional. Jazz Ensemble One has earned outstanding ensemble awards at jazz festivals in LaCrosse (WI), Eau Claire (WI), Rolling Meadows (IL) and Green Bay (WI). Since the school opened in 1997 the Eastview Band program has had over 233 members of Minnesota All-State instrumental groups which is more than any high school in Minnesota over the same time period.
Every three years the Eastview Band Program tours internationally. The Eastview Band was the first band in the state to tour China in 2002, performing a concert in the famous Forbidden City of Beijing and at the Great Wall. The group has also performed concerts in Paris, London, Venice, Rome, Barcelona, Vienna and Budapest. In 2017, the Eastview Band traveled to Ireland and held concerts in Galway and Ennis, performing with renowned Irish traditional artist Eamonn Cotter. In March of 2023, the band will traveled to Greece.
We are tremendously proud of our band students. They have created a legacy at Eastview High School, filled with fantastic music, exciting experiences and aspiring young minds.