NYC Trip 2023

Amador concert bands will travel to New York City April 7-12, 2023! This is the "big trip" that happens every four years. 

Medical Forms

Does your child take a daily medication? If so, please read carefully.  It is time to complete and send in your Medication Forms and medication.  EVEN IF YOU ALREADY COMPLETED THIS FOR MARCHING BAND, you must complete the form again. It must be signed by a doctor and parent.  

In a large ziplock bag, please place:

This ziplock bag should be delivered to Mr. Grantham between now and Monday, March 27th. Please do not wait until the last minute to take care of this. We will NOT be able to accept medication on the day we leave for the airport. If you have any questions, please email us at


NOTE: NYC Trip payments are not included in the music program's Fall Donation asks

A deposit ($100) was due June 14 to secure a spot. Make checks out to Amador Friends of Music and drop off in Band Room, or mail to AFM, PO Box 602, Pleasanton, CA 94566. Please write student's name on memo line.

Trip Payment #1 ($350) was due Sep 7 (Online payments include $7.61 processing fee)

Trip Payment #2 ($350) was due Oct 26 (Online payments include $7.61 processing fee)

Balance in full was due Jan 25 (Check your inbox for an email from AFM Treasurer Ed Chen)

OPTION 1: Credit/Debit Card or PayPal

Online transactions go into AFM's PayPal account and require a small processing fee (usually ~2%). Email Ed ( to ask the amount you need to add to your payment. 

In the "What's the payment for" section, write "NYC" and student's name.

OPTION 2: Write a Check

Write check to AFM & give to Mr. Grantham or mail to PO Box 602, Pleasanton, CA 94566-0060

Note "NYC" and student's name in memo. Include your email if you want a receipt.

Cost and Insurance info

*based on minimum of 200 paid travelers

**Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) benefit

Questions? Email Ed Chen ( or Mr. Grantham (