TJ Band Patrons

TJ Band's Helping Hands and Loving Hearts!

Updated May 7, 2019

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TJ Band Patrons Membership

The membership fee is $5 person until Nov. 1; after that date the fee increases to $10/person. The membership form and check payable to TJ Band Patrons may be dropped off in the band room in the bin marked Membership, or mailed to the Membership chairperson listed on the form.




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Band Patron Meetings


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We are excited for the 2018-2019 School year!!

Here you will find a wealth of information regarding all aspects of TJ Band. Use the various links to navigate the website. Links and emails are available to communicate with board members and committee leaders. Check back often for updates. Please feel free to give us feedback as to what you would like to see here.

Keeping with our tradition!

Our band is well known throughout that area as being excellent. We have received positive feedback from many schools, organizations and our local Professional Teams. This success comes as a result of our students and our families and their involvement and commitment to maintain our reputation. To help keep up this tradition, please consider stepping forward in any way for any position. We would like every family to participate in some way to support our kids. It is always a great time and a great way to make friends and support your kids. Any questions please let someone know and we will be happy to give you information. You are what makes our band so special! Join the fun and help out.

Pirate Game - Sunday May 26th

The TJ Marching Band will play the National Anthem at the Pittsburgh Pirates game on Sunday, May 26, 2019. The band patrons will provide tickets for all musicians, color guard, majorettes, and band managers. Family members wishing to attend the game may order tickets at the special rate of $23 each. Each ticket includes FREE unlimited soda, peanuts, and popcorn.

  • Call time is 11:00 am
  • Uniform for Color Guard and Majorettes is SUMMER uniform and hair in ponytail
  • Musicians will be in full uniform prior to loading on the bus.
  • Bring change of clothes for after performance.
  • All uniforms and personal items will go on the small trailer after performance
  • Instrumentalist must unload instruments after game to take to Memorial Day Services.
  • Mr. Erdely is the Director

Floreffe - Monday May 27th

  • Call time at Floreffe Fire Hall is 9:30 am
  • Wear your SUMMER band uniform
  • Warm up and be ready to line up in parade format by 10:00 am
  • Mr. Hrvatin, Mrs. Little, and Ms. Ostroff are the Directors.

Jefferson Memorial - Monday May 27th

  • Call time is 10:00 am. Refer to parking map passed out in class
  • Start playing music at 10:30 am
  • Ceremony begins at 11:00 am
  • Dress attire: Boys in shirt and tie. Girls in Dress
  • Raelin will conduct music. Mrs. Lucci is the adult contact.

Band Banquet

Plans are underway for the band banquet which will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019. Tickets are being sold electronically for this year's banquet. You do not need to purchase a ticket for your student. Each student may bring 2 guests. If you did not get the text or email to purchase your tickets, please email the ticket chairperson, Darcy Vergallito. Volunteers are needed to help with the banquet, please click here to sign up. Please contact Carolyn Ingimarson, the banquet chairperson, if you have any questions about the banquet.


This fundraiser for the 2019 / 2020 school year starts on May 16th with the Garth Brooks concert at Heinz field. Report time for this event is 3:30 pm and the payout will be $125 per volunteer. Incoming Freshman parents are encouraged to get involved with this and all band fundraisers as early as possible. Training and clearances are required to work this fundraiser. For additional information and to sign up, please click here to visit the Heinz Field page or contact Anna McElhinny.

Band Patron Board Officers

Below are the band patron officers for the 2019/2020 school year:

President - Vickie Pava

Vice President - Anita Roth

Secretary - Ania McElhinny

Treasurer - Jennifer Pesanka

Band Camp 2019-2020

The dates for band camp for the 2019-2020 school year are July 29th to August 9th.

More NEW Fundraising!!

The Rita's Italian Ice card fundraiser starts May 6th and ends May 20th. Visit the fundraiser page for more information. Pepperoni roll order pick up is on May 9th. Hoagie and pepperoni roll sales usually alternate each month. If you have any ideas for new fundraisers or are interested in chairing a fundraiser, please contact Eileen Andreola. Additional information about all band fundraisers is located on the fundraiser page.

Heinz Field (Aramark/Steeler) Fundraiser

More volunteers are needed to work this fundraiser! Training is required. Please click here for additional information about this fundraiser. Proceeds go to your student's Goal Setting Account. Many parents are sending their student to Disney at NO COST to them by working this fundraiser.

Band Text Message Notifications

To subscribe to text messages from T J Band, text the word 'Alert' to 22300. Students, parents, grandparents or any individual that your student relies on to get them to and from band events may sign up to receive notifications from T J Band.


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Assessment Fee

Please remember that the $75 assessment fee is due by August 31, 2018. Forms are available here. There is a $10 late fee added for each month that the assessment fee remains unpaid. This fee helps cover many costs for your band student such as band camp lunches, football game snacks, band banquet, student t-shirts, etc.


Please complete and submit your Membership Form by November 1st. This allows you to have voting privileges.


TJ Band has numerous fundraising opportunities throughout the year to benefit both student goal setting accounts, as well as the band in general. Some of the student goal setting account fundraisers are: Steeler games, hoagie or pepperoni roll sales, and Yankee Candle sales. Please make sure that all payments are by CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY made out to TJ Band Patrons. No cash will be accepted as payment for fundraisers. General band fundraisers include the Fall Festival and Spaghetti Dinner. Please see the fundraiser page for information, order forms, etc.


Disclaimer: This website is the property of TJ Band Patrons, Inc. and does not represent the West Jefferson Hills School District, its board of directors, faculty, staff or students. Please read this disclaimer. The information on this site is only as accurate as submitted to the webmaster.


Upcoming Dates to Remember

Rita's Ice Card Fundraiser Starts May 6th

Pepperoni Roll Pick Up May 9th

Rita's Ice Card Orders Due May 20th

Band Banquet May 24th

Rita's Ice Card Pick Up May 24th

Pirate Game May 26th

Memorial Day Performances May 27th

Band Patron Meeting June 3rd

If you have information you would like to post on our website, please forward to the appropriate Band Patron Officer for approval. For questions about our website, please email Sharyn Reagan.