The East Orange Unified Marching
Band returns to Fleisher Stadium in Newark for the Postseason
College Insider game of NJIT vs Boston University.
Today, on the first full day of
Spring, the bus meets up with the Band in front of their Sanford
Street Headquarters. It snowed last night and there is a slight
chill in the air, but all around there are signs that Spring is
on its way.
One of our youngest Band members
is Kassidie Peah, a second grader who is learning to play the
flute with "on the job training." Many of the older
Band members did the same thing as they grew into their current
positions in the Band. You have to start somewhere!
Drum majors Adam Engers and
Rosenda Tomlinson attained their leadership positions first
through musicianship. Adam plays the Mellophone and Rosenda plays
the Clarinet when they aren't conducting and leading the Band as