Lakota West Bands Update: April 30


A communication of the Lakota West Upbeat Club and Directors:

This communication covers:

  • Upbeat Meeting
  • Current Upbeat Open Lead Positions
  • Future Upbeat Positions Needing Shadowed This Year
  • Volunteer Position Descriptions
  • Ways to Stay Connected
  • Honor Ensemble Auditions
  • Calendar

Upbeat Meeting via Zoom on 5/14

  • Last meeting of 2019-20 is Thursday May 14 at 6:30pm via Zoom call. Meeting ID will be added to calendar when made available. We would love to see old and new faces!
  • Minutes, financial reports and the agenda  will be posted on the Upbeat Parent page linked here –

Current Upbeat Lead Openings for 2020-2021 include the following:

  • Jazz ‘n Cakes Event Lead
  • Mattress Sale Lead
  • Spiritwear Lead
  • Try Band Lead
  • Publicity Support and Media Design

Upbeat Lead Openings for 2021-2022 that need people to shadow in 2020-2021

  • President
  • VP
  • Treasurer
  • Communications Lead
  • Website
  • Vendor Lead  for Jazz ‘n Cakes
  • Photographer Lead
  • Pit Crew Lead
  • Swing Dance Lead
  • Tag Day Lead

If you any questions about the current or future open positions, we would be happy to answer them. Just email or and we will get you in touch with someone that can explain the needs of the position.

Volunteer Descriptions for year round activities

Ways to Stay Connected

Honor and Local Ensemble Auditions

Given the current situation, contact these organizations to confirm audition requirements,  process and timeline.

NAfME Honor Ensembles (audition extended to 5/15) –
UC CCM CYWE (Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble), Symphonic Band and Jr CYWE –
CSYO ( Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra), Philharmonia Orchestra –
Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra –
Bulter Philharmonic Youth Orchestra –
NKU Youth Symphony –