April 10 Newsletter


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What's Included:

  • Weekly Schedule
  • Designer Purse Bingo (get your tickets NOW!!!)
  • NEW: Bingo Tricky Tray Sign Up Genius
  • NEW: Philadelphia Eagles Ticket Raffle
  • NEW: VIRTUAL IMA Meeting - Tuesday, 7:00pm (MEETING IS VIRTUAL)
  • DUE MAY 01: Instrumental Music Awards Banquet
  • COMING SOON: Chipotle Fundraiser!
  • Instrumental Music Department Concert/ Event Dates
  • Summer Dates 2023 released
  • RaiseRight Fundraising Opportunity

Weekly Schedule


Monday, April 10


Tuesday, April 11

  • Guard Clinic #3, 6:00 - 8:00pm
  • IMA Meeting, 7:00 - 8:00pm
  • Tuba Lessons, 2:30 - 4:00pm

Wednesday, April 12

  • Chamber Strings, 2:30 - 4:00pm
  • Winter Guard, 4:45 - 6:45pm
  • Tuba Lessons, 2:30 - 4:00pm

Thursday, April 13

  • Jazz Lab, 2:30 - 4:30pm
  • Guard Clinic #4, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Friday, April 14

  • Drum Major Clinic #3, 2:30 - 4:00pm
  • Banquet Cover Designs DUE
  • DUE: Jazz Band t shirt orders (link sent in jazz band app)

Saturday, April 15


Sunday, April 16



Monday, April 17

  • Winter Guard, 7:00 - 9:00pm
  • Jazz Lab, 2:30 - 4:30pm
  • Chipotle Fundraiser, 5:00 - 9:00pm

Tuesday, April 18

  • Tuba Lessons, 2:30 - 4:00pm
  • Guard Clinic, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Wednesday, April 19

  • Chamber Strings, 2:30 - 4:00pm
  • Tuba Lessons, 2:30 - 4:00pm
  • Winter Guard, 4:45 - 6:45pm

Thursday, April 20

  • PMEA All State Conference
  • Jazz Band, 6:00 - 9:00pm
  • Guard Clinic, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Friday, April 21

  • PMEA All State Conference
  • Drum Major Clinic #4, 2:30 - 4:00pm

Stay up to date by viewing our online calendar on our website!

Event/ General Information

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Come join us for this year’s IMA Designer Purse Bingo! This important fundraiser for the IMA offers a fun time of playing bingo to win some high-quality purses while also trying your luck at some handsome door prizes and tricky tray items. Tell all your family and friends.

  • Date: Sunday, May 7, 2023

  • Time: Doors open at 10:30 a.m.; games begin at 12:00 p.m.

  • Location: Easton Area High School cafeteria

  • Tickets: $30.00 per ticket

To make this bingo fundraiser a real success, the IMA needs your help. To volunteer, contact Kathy Raub at bingo@eahsmusic.org or (610) 597-7473 to help with some of the following:

  • Get sponsors; organize tricky trays, purses, and door prizes; set up for the Designer Purse Bingo; check people in on the day of the event; sell bingo boards, tricky tray tray tickets, 50/50 tickets on the day of the event

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS for Designer Purse Bingo on the IMA website.

Bingo Tricky Tray Sign Up Genius

To help support our bingo, we are in need of SEVERAL donations for tricky tray items. Please see the sign up genius below & click on an area where you may be able to help!

Tricky Tray Sign Up Genius

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Do you like the Philadelphia Eagles?

YOU have the chance to win a pair of Eagles tickets for ONE game of the 23 - 24 season! The exact game will be confirmed once the fall schedule is announced.

Section 227

Row 29

Seats 1-2

Ticket Cost: $10.00/ entry

Tickets will be available to purchase at several upcoming events:

April 29 EAHS Jazz Festival

May 3 Small Ensemble Concert

May 7 Bingo

May 12 Spring Band Concert

May 13 Jazz Band Saturday Night Swing

May 19 Orchestra Concert

June 4 Instrumental Music Banquet - Winner drawn

Those not planning to attend these events can contact Mrs. Franklin for individual purchases at finman@eahsmusic.org.

(Note: this is a general fundraiser for the IMA)

IMA Meeting - VIRTUAL - Tuesday, April 11

The April IMA meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, April 11. To join, please click this link.

At this meeting, the following will be covered:

  • '23 - 24 Board Elections
  • Upcoming Fundraisers & Events
  • Financial Updates as an organization
  • Trip Updates (Germany & FL) - these will happen on a monthly basis

If you have any questions regarding fundraisers, the upcoming trips, etc. that you would like to have addressed during the meeting, please use this google form to submit ahead of time.

2023 Instrumental Music Banquet - DUE MAY 01, 2023

As the school year begins to come to a close, we are looking forward to our annual end-of-year banquet! The banquet is a time when our instrumental music program comes together to celebrate the accomplishments of our students. It is a formal event where every student gets recognized.

It is truly a great event!

In order to make this event a success, we need YOUR help! Every student MUST RSVP saying whether they will or will not attend. There are TWO ways to do this:

  1. All families were mailed invitations via USPS this past week. Complete the hard copy invitation and follow the return instructions.
  2. Complete the online RSVP option at https://eahsmusic.org/.

Event Details:

DATE: Sunday, June 04, 2023

TIME: 2:00 PM

LOCATION: The Palace Center (Allentown, PA)

COST: Free for all students; guests of students $40/ person

RSVP: every students should RSVP by May 01, 2023

Coming Soon! Chipotle Fundraiser!

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Full Instrumental Department Dates 2022 - 2023

Please view the attached document that includes all concert & event dates for the 2022 - 2023 school year.

2023 Summer Dates

For planning purposes, please see a list of TENTATIVE summer dates, including both strings camp & band camp.

Please note, an official list of 2023 - 2024 dates will be sent out towards the end of this school year.


Raise Right - Fundraising Opportunity

An EASY & EFFECTIVE means of fundraising! 100% of the amount fundraised goes to helping offset student contributions for our upcoming travel opportunities.

Participants can buy gift cards at face value. There is a percentage listed that you earn for every purchase. Gift cards are either instant download and/ or physical gift cards. You can then spend the gift cards as you would normally, knowing you helped fundraise!


Click here to learn more about the program, create your account & begin fundraising! Friends & family can help fundraise anywhere in the country - it is a great way to get relatives involved who may not be able to participate in our normal fundraisers.

Easton Area High School Instrumental Music

The Easton Area High School (EAHS) Instrumental Music Program has a long history of success. The program consists of nearly 380 students in grades 9 – 12 and encompasses marching band, three concert bands, three orchestras, two jazz ensembles, pep band, and pit orchestra.