Matador Instrumental Music Update (BYEU weekly newsletter) 3/25/19

Matador Instrumental Music Updates

Week starting 3/25/19

Bernardo Yorba Entertainment Unit Weekly Newsletter

The most successful students have involved parents.


There is a lot going on this week! Make sure to set up for success, get enough sleep and eat healthy.

Monday: BYEU Dine Out at Chipotle (next to Cinema City), 5-9 p.m. Show the flyer (attached) to help BYEU with this fundraiser! Extra credit opportunity, see below

Tuesday: Wind Ensemble & Performing Band to SCSBOA Festival (see attached info sheet)

Tuesday: BYMS Open House (no performances) 6:15-7:15 p.m.

Wednesday: Advanced Orchestra to SCSBOA Festival (see attached info sheet)

Thursday: PYLUSD Winterguard Showcase @ EDHS, 7pm (extra credit! See below)

Thursday: PYLUSD Middle School Track Meet (cheer on band & orchestra athletes!) @ YLHS, 4:45 pm

March Extra Credit Opportunities (open to all students unless you are performing)

  • March 13 – Take a selfie with one of the bands/orchestra at the Pre-Festival Performance & Clinic (+10 points)
  • March 21 – Take a selfie with Mrs. Neumayr at the PYLUSD Elementary Honor Band & Orchestra Concert (+10 points) 7:00 p.m., PYLUSD PAC
  • March 25 – Bring your receipt in from Chipotle Dine-Out or take a selfie of you and your meal (+10 points)
  • March 28 – Attend the PYLUSD Winterguard Showcase, take a selfie with Mrs. Neumayr (+10 points) (Winterguard members may earn extra credit in their band or orchestra class for attending) 7:00 p.m., EDHS Gym

If you complete all four of the above extra credit opportunities, you can receive an additional 10 points, totaling 50 possible points.

In Case You Missed It

Practice Logs – You can always submit a practice log late for partial credit–some points are better than none! You can receive up to 2 points extra credit each week which could help with future practice log assignments. Note: late or resubmissions may take up to 2 weeks to return for updated grades.

Send In Your Photos! We are collecting photos of events from the year to put on our website. Please email your photos to

Winterguard Updates

Upcoming Performances

3/28 PYLUSD District Showcase

3/30 Arcadia HS

4/6 Valencia HS

4/13 Championships @ Huntington Beach HS


  • Info Sheet – SCSBOA Festival – Performing Band & Wind Ensemble
  • Info Sheet – SCSBOA Festival – Advanced Orchestra
  • Chipotle Fundraiser Flyer


Please contact Ways and Means, Heidi Gibbons

Chipotle – Monday, March 25th, 5-10 p.m.


Please contact Vice President, Mandy McCarthy

We have several opportunities for volunteers in the next few weeks. Please contact Mandy McCarthy if you can fill one of these spots! If it is listed below, we still need people to fill those spots

March 26th SCSBOA Band Festival (WE & PB)

  1. 4 Bus Chaperones
  2. 2 Additional Chaperones (may ride buses)

March 27th SCSBOA Orchestra Festival (AO)  

  1. 2 Bus Chaperones
  2. 2 Additional Chaperones (may ride buses)


For an up to date, full year calendar, click here .

Mark your calendars–many of these events have mandatory attendance.

3/25 Mon DINE OUT AT CHIPOTLE 5-9 p.m.

3/26 Tues WE & PB at SCSBOA Festival @ PYLUSD PAC (see info sheet)

3/26 Tues Open House 6:15-7:30 p.m. (No performances-just an FYI)

3/27 Wed Adv Orch at SCSBOA Festival @ PYLUSD PAC (see info sheet)

3/28 Thurs PYLUSD Winterguard Showcase @ El Dorado HS

3/28 Thurs TUBA DAY w/Mrs. Clearman – during class

4/3 Wed 8th Grade Info Night (general) for Esperanza HS

4/13 Sat Jazz @ Route 66 Jazz Festival

4/27 Sat Jazz @ Katella Jazz Festival

4/29  Mon Area Night Performance – Advanced Orchestra – 7:30 p.m.

5/1 Wed Area Night Performance – WE/PB, Jazz Band – 6:00 p.m.

5/2 Thurs Band & Colorguard 8th grade night @ Esperanza HS

5/23 Thurs Jazz Big Band Blowout Dress Rehearsal @ EHS Band Room

5/24 Fri Jazz @ Big Band Blowout with EHS Jazz & guest artist James Carter