Tri-M Inducts New Members

The EHS Chapter of the National Music Honor Society (Tri-M) held their 2nd annual induction ceremony.  Led by Faculty adviser Mark Dodge, the 2017-18 officers passed the baton to the incoming 2018-19 officers and each new member was formally inducted and awarded a certificate of membership.

Outgoing 2017-18 Officers:  Jesse Lama – president; Lisa Tyrrell – vice president; Samantha Dell’Imperio – secretary; Juliet Liao – treasurer; Chris Tyrrell – historian.

Incoming 2018-19 Officers: Samantha Dell’Imperio – president; Juliet Liao – vice president; Chris Tyrrell – Treasurer; Christina Mariani – Secretary; Ashley Tang – Historian.

Attendees were treated to performances by talented EHS student musicians including a vocal performance (Melina Fotiadis, singing the National Anthem), a string ensemble (Kotaro Umemoto – violin; Lisa Tyrrell, – Viola; Jimin Hwang – Cello; Jesse Lama – cello),  a flute duet (Juliet and Nicole Liao), and a Jazz trio (David Ewing, James Poletti, Brian Smyth).

Congratulations to all!


Way to go!

Congratulations to our EHS student musicians and their fabulous ensemble directors  — the Band, Chorus and Orchestra had a tremendously successful day at the Music in the Parks competition Saturday, April 28th.  Eastchester competed against 9 schools from across the country, and secured first place in each of their divisions:
  • The EHS Orchestra secured 1st place superior rating in the AA classification AND Best overall orchestra in all classifications.
  • The EHS Band secured 1st place excellent rating in the AA classification.
  • The EHS Chorus secured 1st place excellent rating in the AA classific.
Go, Eagles!

Photos, clockwise from top left: The entire group; the trophies won; Band; Orchestra; Chorus.

This Friday!

Arts after High School
Turn a passion into a profession
Students and families – join us for an informative and fun evening spent with EHS Alumni working in the arts — a one-of-a-kind event and a great chance for students interested in the arts to learn what it means to pursue the arts after high school.
Friday, January 12
EHS Library
Co-sponsored by Eastchester Music Boosters and the EHS Alumni Association
Keynote Speaker
David Viviano, Eastchester parent and Chief Economist for SAG-AFTRA
As David says, “my full-time job is ensuring that performing artists in various fields can make a living.”
EHS Alumni Speakers
Mike McCann Tauss – Class of 1972 – Radio Broadcasting Professional WFAN
Cathy Carapella – Class of 1978 – Archival Filmaker, Global ImageWorks
Larry Berglas – Class of 1972 – Arts Law Attorney
Jeff Croiter – Class of 1989 – Tony award winning Lighting Designer
Tammy Zohar – Class of 1989 – VP production, Big Fish Entertainment
Brandon Salerno – Class of 2012 – Professional Actor
Rebecca Fix – Class of 2011 – School Orchestra Teacher
Jared M. Gordon – Class of 1998 – Screenwriter, Creative Director