Hamburg Area Music Association





    Welcome to the Hamburg Area Music Association


    Latest News:


    Next meeting is Tuesday, October 18, 2022


    Amazon Smile - help support HAMA as you shop on (see directions below in the fundraiser section)


    Purpose statement:

    To promote and cultivate greater interest, support, and cooperation between parents, guardians, faculty, staff, students, and the community in the development, operation, and presentation of the Hamburg Area School District's Music Programs.


    What does HAMA do?

     Offers scholarships for seniors majoring in music or other performing arts.

     Provides annual grants to music teachers and the school musical.

     Hosts an annual music student recognition banquet.

     Chaperones various functions including: Marching Band parades, games, adjudications/field trips, and overnight trips.

    Operates a concession stand at home football games.

    Maintains Student Grant Request program, that music students who participate in designated HAMA fundraisers may submit a request for a grant of funds that they have helped to earn, in order to be reimbursed for, or pay for HASD music trips, lessons, instrument repairs, etc. 


    HAMA Meeting Dates

    Next Meeting: October 18, 2022


    November 15, 2022

    January 17, 2023

    February 21, 2023

    March 21, 2023

    April 18, 2023

    May 16, 2023


    Please check out our files below. They include minutes from meetings, Student Grant Request forms for students and teachers, monthly meeting minutes, and other important forms.  



    Any parent,  guardian, or relative of a Hamburg Area School District student, plus all staff and faculty of the school district shall be eligible for membership. There are no membership dues.   




    Reading Musical Foundation


    We encourage you to visit the Reading Music Foundation for information on various scholarships for music camps, lessons, and instruments.





    High School

     Mrs. Sara Jackson, HS General/Choral 

    Mrs. Megan Kline, 7-12 Band

    Mrs. Angela Dowd, 3-12 Orchestra

    Middle School

    Mrs. Lauren Marra, MS General/Choral

    Mrs. Angela Dowd, 3-12 Orchestra

    Mrs. Megan Kline, 7-12 Band

    Mrs. Carey Freeman, 4-6 Band

    Perry Elementary

    Mrs Leslie Weaver, Elementary Vocal/General Music and Perry Gifted

    Mrs. Angela Dowd, 3-12 Orchestra

    Mrs. Carey Freeman, 4-6 Band

    Tilden Elementary

    Mr. Douglas Pietsch, Elementary Vocal/General

    Mrs. Angela Dowd, 3-12 Orchestra

    Mrs. Carey Freeman, 4-6 Band





    Discount Cards are available for purchase. Please see any music student or music teacher for a form. This fundraiser is ongoing but discounts will begin in October.

    Here are this year's deals:

    2022 - 2023 Discount Card Businesses


    1.1787 Brewing Company 10% off any food purchase, excluding beer & alcohol
    2. A. Rose & Company Hair Studio $5 off any single service
    3. ACEC Farm and Market 10% off total purchase
    4. Adams & Bright Drugs, LLC Any soda fountain item, buy 1 get 1 50% off
    5. B's Sip and Paint $5 off every $25 spent
    6. Backwoods Brothers Authentic Texas Cuisine $5 off purchase of $25 or more
    7. Believe It Consignments 10% discount with purchase
    8. Blue Mountain Family Restaurant $3 off of 2nd lunch/dinner priced $11.95 or more
    9. Blue Mountain Herbals $5 off $30 or more purchase; Excludes supplements, teas or food
    10. Body By Yei, LLC 10% off total purchase
    11. Bouchette Vineyards 10% off purchase of wine, cider or slushie
    12. Brown's Rinseless Detailing 20% off next level inside & out
    13. Burger King Hamburg 1 FREE soft serve cone with purchase of a medium combo meal
    14. Candy's Homemade Ice Cream 10% off total purchase
    15. Comfort Pro, Inc. 50% off trip & diagnostic charge or 20% off new contract
    16. Copperz Brewing Company 10% off purchase of $35 or more (excludes alcohol, gratuity & tax)
    17. Cousin's Pub & Co. 10% off purchase, Excluding alcohol
    18. De Antiek Winkel 10% off total purchase
    19. Four Twelve 10% off total purchase
    20. Gifted Hands Barber Shop 10% off haircut
    21. Hamburg Antiques Center 10% off total purchase
    22. Hamburg Salvation Army Family Store Buy 1 Get 1 FREE of equal or lesser value
    23. Hamburg Sweet Treats 10% off the entire order
    24. Heartstrings Photography 1 FREE 11 x 14 print with senoir portrait session
    25. Hecky's Sub Shop $2 off any sub; Not to be used with any other offers
    26. Hello Again Boutique 10% off total purchase
    27. Inner Peace & Wellness Center $5 off one session; Ionic Foot Detox or Infrared Sauna with Light Therapy
    28. Kantner's Tire Service $5 off tire repair; Limit one time use
    29. Keystone 4x4 10% off any service
    30. Keystone Landscape Supply 1 FREE 20# propane refill w/any $15 purchase (1 time only)
    31. Kramer's Scoops & Subs Any order over $15 gets a free small fry
    32. Kuzan's Hardware $5 off $30 purchase; Excluding rentals
    33. Kwik Shoppe Drive In FREE small cone with purchase of large cone
    34. LaFaver Family Farm 10% off purchase of $30 or more
    35. Lou ees Pizza Large, one topping pizza, $9.99, limit 3-excludes extra cheese
    36. Lucky Leprechaun 5% off wine purchase
    37. Market Basket Produce & Deli 10% off any one large sandwich
    38. Mountain View Supply $5 off $35 or more, excludes feed, fuel & sale items
    39. Necessities New and Used 10% discount on purchases of $25 or more
    40. New Life Trift Shop 15% off purchase of $15 or more
    41, Pappy T's Pub & Lounge 10% off food purchase; Excluding alcohol
    42. Perry Restaurant FREE scoop of ice cream with any dinner purchase
    43. Pizza Como 10% off "to go" total purchase, excludes alcohol
    44. Priority One Surplus 5% off any purchase
    45. Professional Hair Designs 10% off retail purchase
    46. Rita's of Hamburg Buy any 2 take home novelty items, get 1 FREE(pint/quart/6pk cookie sandwich)
    47. Russo's Pizza Large cheese pizza $10.99; Limit 1 per order
    48. Shartlesville Sheepskin Shop 10% off total purchase, excludes sale items
    49. Society Cleaners 10% off all dry cleaning
    50. Spoke's Bike Shop FREE bottle & cage or kickstand with purchase of bike
    51. State Street Notary & Vinyl $10 off title transfer
    52. Stinkleberry Soap Company 10% off total purchase, free local delivery available, ask for details
    53. Subway (Loves Travel Stops, Shartlesville) Buy 1 Footlong, get 1 Footlong FREE
    54. Taco Bell/Long John Silver's-Hamburg 10% off total purchase
    55. The Blue Coast 15% off total purchase
    56. The Westy Bar and Grill $2 off large cheese pizza; no limit
    57. Thren's Auto Parts 10% off total purchase, excludes batteries, oil & special orders
    58. True Colors Hair & Nail 10% off retail purchases


    Amazon Smile

    Amazon Smile is a new program you can use to support HAMA as you shop on A percentage of your purchase will go to HAMA if you do the following:


    2. Sign in with your Amazon user name and password

    3. Choose your charity - Hamburg Area Music Association


    Upcoming fundraisers:


     R&K Subs (Order forms listed above)







        Music Spirit Wear


    Spirit Wear will be available for purchase at all of the concerts.




    The music association is always looking for volunteers to help out with various events and activities. If you are interested, please contact any of the HAMA officers.

    THANK YOU!!!!!!






        Tri-M Music Honor Society

    Hamburg Area High School is proud to announce that we are starting a Tri-M Music Honor Society. Our chapter number is 3173.



    President  - Kristen Martinez

    Vice President - Brody Baez

    Secretary  - Clayton Lash

    Treasurer - Chevelle Pinter

    Historian - Collin Reppert

    Coffee Shop Manager - Nishi Vesuwala


    Upcoming activities:







     2021-2022 Band, Chorus, and Orchestra Students


    MEBC Senior County Chorus Students

    Shannon Carvin

    Jarepsy Cabello-Melgar

    Jonathan Cabello-Melgar

    Ian Fink


    PMEA District Chorus Students

    Ian Fink


    MEBC Jr. County Chorus Students


    Lebanon Valley Honors Choir Festival

    Jarepsy Cabello-Melgar

    Chevelle Pinter

    Brody Baez


    PMEA District 10 Orchestra


    MEBC Sr. County Orchestra

    Collin Reppert

    Samantha Gruber


    MEBC Jr. County Orchestra

    Mackenzie Hoover

    Maggie Stapinski

    Sadie Haines

    Amaranth Leiby


    MEBC 6th grade String Fest

    Samantha Gartner

    Madison Wessner

    Kaleigh Phillips

    Ana Smith

    Ava Thorne

    Graylea Knight

    Matthew Gring

    Faith Williams

    Jacob Wagner

    Nodin Miller


    MEBC Sr. County Band

     Ian Fink

    Grace Gilberg

    Clayton Lash

    Noah Kramer


    PMEA District 10 Band

    Grace Gilberg 


    PMEA Region  Band

    Grace Gilberg 


    MEBC Jr. County Band

    Amaranth Leiby

    Sadie Haines

    Mackenzie Hoover


    Lebanon Valley Honors Band


    MEBC 6th Grade Band










     Upcoming Events


    Dates for 2021-22



    15 - HAMA meeting 7PM

    30 - Drama Showcase at the Hamburg Strand



    2 - Mrs. Jackson's conducting recital

    19 - HAMA meeting 7PM

    23 - Jr. County Band, Orchestra, and Chorus at Kutztown Area HS 7:30pm



    5 - HS Core concert 7PM

    10 - HS Ensemble concert 7PM

    12 - Tilden and Perry Combined Orchestra and Band concert 7pm @HS

    17 - MS concert 7PM @ HS



    3 - graduation 6pm



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