Hamburg Area Music Association

  • Welcome to the Hamburg Area Music Association


    Latest News:


    Next meeting Tuesday, October 17, 2018 at 7PM in the Hamburg Area Middle School Library. All are welcome. 



    Discount Cards are now available for purchase. There are 50 local businesses on our card. The card sells for $10 and is good for an entire year (October 1, 2018 to September, 30, 2019)




    Tickets are on sale now for the fall musical Hello, Dolly! Performances are schedule for Friday 11/16 @ 7pm and Sarurday 11/17 @ 1:30pm and 7pm. Sign lanhuage interpreters will be available at all performances.

    Tickets are $8 and all seats are general admission. Tickets may be purchased from any cast member or by emailing

    "Put On Your Sunday Clothes" and join us for an entertaining evening as Miss Dolly Levi works her matchmaking magic!!



    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: Septeber 18, 2018 in the Middle School Library

    October 16

    November 20

    NO meeting in December

    January 15

    February 19

    March 19

    April 16

    May 21


    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.   

    Music Parents:


    Want to hear about what is going on with HAMA? You can sign up for our remind 101. Once you have downloaded Remind onto your phone, you can search for @Hamburgar to sign up for reminder texts.


    Reading Musical Foundation


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



     Teacher websites


    Mr. Douglas Pietsch, Elementary Vocal/General Music - /webpages/dpietsch/

    Mrs. Angela Dowd, 3-12 Orchestral Studies - /webpages/adowd/

    Mrs. Leslie Weaver, Elementary Vocal/General Music - /webpages/lweaver/

    Mrs Megan Kline, HS/MS Instrumental and HS Guitar - /webpages/mreimer/index.cfm

    Mrs Carey Freeman, 4-6 Instrumental - /webpages/csaul/

    Mr. Benjamin Watson, MS General/ Choral /webpages/bwatson/index.cfm

    Mrs. Sara Jackson, Long Term Sub for HS General/Choral /webpages/sjackson/index







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


    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 pick up at Hamburg Area HIGH School Band and Orchestra Room: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 4-6 PM




        Music Spirit Wear

    All music students will be able to purchase music spirit gear. 




    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 Harley Ludy

    Vice President Trayton Smith

    Secretary Deva Nyer

    Treasurer Sonali Shah

    Historian Emma Reigel


    Upcoming activities:








     2018-2019 Band, Choir, and Orchestra Students


    MEBC Senior County Chorus Students


    PMEA District Chorus Students
    PMEA Regional Chorus Students
    MEBC Jr. County Chorus Students
    MEBC Sr. County Orchestra
    MEBC Jr. County Orchestra
    PMEA District 10 Intermediate Orchestra
    MEBC 6th grade String Fest
    PMEA Elementary String Fest
    MEBC Sr. County Band
    PMEA District 10 Band
    MEBC Jr. County Band
    PMEA Intermediate Band
    Lebanon Valley Honors Band
    MEBC 6th Grade Band
    PMEA Elementary Band Fest West



     Upcoming Events




    Dates for 2018-19




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    2017 - 2018



    President: Stephanie Riegel

                           Vice President: Deann Herbert                           

    Treasurer: Susan Deisemann

    Concession Coordinator: 







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