March 19 Newsletter


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What's Included:

  • Weekly Schedule
  • REMINDER: FL Trip Contribution #1
  • SENIORS: IMA Scholarship Information
  • 23 - 24 Color Guard Information
  • UPDATED: Electrify Your Strings Ticket Information!
  • NEW: Band/ Orchestra Picture Day Information
  • NEW: Instrumental Music Awards Banquet
  • Instrumental Music Department Concert/ Event Dates
  • Summer Dates 2023 released
  • Spring Flower Sale!
  • THIS MONDAY: MOD Pizza Fundraiser - March 20!
  • Spring Craft Show - Saturday, March 25!
  • NEW: Volunteers and Donations needed for Spring Craft Show
  • NEW: Designer Purse Bingo (get your tickets NOW!!!)
  • RaiseRight Fundraising Opportunity

Weekly Schedule


Monday, March 20

  • MOD Pizza Fundraiser (all day)
  • Jazz Lab, 2:30 - 4:30pm
  • Senior Recital Auditions, 6:00 - 8:00pm
  • Winter Guard, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Tuesday, March 21

  • Orchestra Council, 6:40am
  • Tuba Lessons, 2:45 - 4:00pm

Wednesday, March 22

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

Thursday, March 23

  • Region Band (depart at 6:00am)

Friday, March 24

  • Region Band
  • Craft Show set up

Saturday, March 25

  • Region Band
  • Spring Craft Show, 9:00am - 3:00pm


Monday, March 27

  • Band / Orchestra Individual Photos
  • Drum Major Clinic #1, 2:30 - 4:00pm
  • Winter Guard, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Tuesday, March 28

  • Band / Orchestra Individual Photos
  • Guard Clinic #1, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Wednesday, March 29

  • Band Council, 6:40am
  • Band / Orchestra Individual Photos
  • Chamber Strings, 2:30 - 4:00pm
  • Winter Guard, 4:45 - 6:45pm

Thursday, March 30

  • Band / Orchestra Individual Photos
  • Jazz Lab, 2:30 - 4:30pm
  • Jazz Band, 6:00 - 9:00pm
  • Guard Clinic #2, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Friday, March 31

  • DUE: German Jazz Trip Contribution #3
  • DUE: Disney Tour Trip Contribution #1

Saturday, April 01

  • Jackson Liberty HS Jazz Festival (depart 11:30a.m./ return 7:00 p.m.)

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

Event/ General Information

FL Trip Contribution #1 Reminder

The first trip contribution in the amount of $200 is due on Friday, March 31. Contributions can be sent in via the following ways:

  • Fundraising (March Forth, Noto's Hoagies, Scrip Gift Cards)
  • Check (made out to IMA) & placed in lockbox
  • Online

If you have financial concerns, please reach out directly to Mr. Ballentine at

If you were not able to attend the trip meeting this past Tuesday, please review this Google Slides presentation with updates regarding the trip, contribution schedule & more.

For questions on how much you have fundraised, please reach out to Mrs. Franklin at

IMA Scholarship Information - DUE APRIL 04

*Attention ALL Seniors*

The IMA will once again award six $1,000 scholarships this year to the seniors in the instrumental music program. The IMA Scholarship Application will be available Tuesday, February 7, on the EAHS Scholarship Website at

The application and recommendations will be submitted online this year. The deadline to return the application is Tuesday, April 4, 2023.

*Questions regarding the IMA Scholarship can be directed to Mrs. Jennifer Brunetti at

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2023 - 2024 Color Guard Audition Information

We are preparing for our color guard clinics for the 2023 - 2024 school year! Any students interested in joining the color guard should click on this link for more information.

Clinics will take place on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6 - 8 PM (more details found within the link above).

We hope to see you at the first clinic on 3/28! Spread the word!

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UPDATED: Electrify Your Strings Information

On Monday, April 03 - Tuesday, April 04, our orchestra program will be participating in an "Electrify Your Strings" event. We are bringing in a guest clinician who will work with our 6 - 12 EASD orchestra students.

The experience will culminate in a concert on Tuesday, April 04 at 7:00 PM in the MS auditorium. This concert will be a rock-infused concert, with electronic sounds & electric string instruments, along with covers of famous rock tunes!

This is a ticketed event! Tickets are $5 in advance, $10 at the door. To purchase tickets, please visit our website.

This is a NEW event for our program & we can't wait to share it with you!


EAHS students will rehearse at EAMS on Monday, April 03 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. & Tuesday, April 04 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (transportation provided).

Concert Report Time: 6:00 p.m. at EAMS.

Attire: jeans, orchestra t shirt

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

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

Band/ Orchestra Picture Day information

Individual photos for ALL band & orchestra students will take place the week of March 27. Students will be given a specific day for their picture w/ instructions regarding uniforms.

If you wish to order pictures, please see the flyer below. EVERY STUDENT will have their picture taken for our annual group composites.

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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.


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Spring Flower Fundraiser!

We are once again selling flowers as we prepare for spring! This sale includes both physical plants AND coupons if you wish to pick out your own flowers!

Please see the details below on this fundraiser! As a reminder, 50% of all profits will go towards student contributions for the FL and/ or Germany trips.

SALE DATES: Monday March 13 - Wednesday April 05

PICK UP DATES: Thursday, April 27 (coupons only); Saturday, May 06 (coupons & flowers)

HOW TO ORDER: Paper form (attached) OR online through our website!

QUESTIONS? Reach out to Mrs. Mazur at

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Spring Craft Show - 2023

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, March 25


TIME: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Our annual spring craft show is fast approaching. Save the date for the AWESOME event & help to spread the word.

We can't wait to see you there!

The Spring Craft Show is quickly approaching!

The date for this year’s show is March 25, 2023. As always we are expecting a huge crowd.

This year we have split the sign ups into two categories; volunteer opportunities and concession donations. Many hands make light work. Let’s make this show the greatest spring show ever!

MOD Pizza Fundraiser - Monday, March 20th

Why cook when you can order out for great pizza and support EAHS Music at this same time?

When: Monday, March 20th

Where: MOD Pizza, 4763 Freemansburg Ave (Madison Farms shopping center)

Online order or in person. Use code MODGIVES20

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Designer Purse Bingo!

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 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.

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.