Instrumental Music Banquet 2022

The Instrumental Music Association invites you to attend the annual instrumental music banquet! The evening will include a buffet dinner, dessert, dancing, and special awards presented by Mr. Christopher Ballentine.

High school students who are members of the instrumental music program including the band front are guests of the IMA and their dinner will be paid for by the IMA. Family members and guests are encouraged to attend for a nominal cost. There is no limit on the number of guests a student may bring to the banquet.

  • Date: Sunday, June 5, 2022
  • Time: Doors open at 2:00 p.m. with opening remarks at 2:45 p.m. Dinner to follow
  • Location: The Palace Center at 623 Hanover Avenue, Allentown, PA 18109
  • Cost: Instrumental students costs will be covered by the IMA; guests are $35.00 each while children 2 and under are free
  • Menu: Tossed garden salad, herb roasted chicken, sliced roast beef, penne vodka, ranch-style red whipped potatoes, steamed vegetable medley, dinner rolls, cake, iced tea, lemonade, coffee, and tea
  • RSVP: No later than April 24 with payment included for guests

Washington DC Trip Details and Contributions

The Washington DC trip is scheduled for departure from EAHS on Friday, April 29 with students returning on Sunday, May 1. Students’ and chaperones’ contributions will be between $450-475 depending on the final number of students participating.

To help fund the trip, a number of fundraisers (e.g., Shammy Shine gift cards, March Forth donations) can be applied to a student’s trip contribution, but for those contributions that are not fundraised, students and chaperones can submit their contributions online. Or, they may send in their contributions by way of check or cash.

To contribute by check or cash:

On an envelope (it’s important to use an envelope), please write:

  • Student’s first and last name
  • Trip contribution number (#1 Feb, #2 Mar, or #3 Apr)
  • On memo line of check, please write student’s first and last name

To contribute online:

Parents, stay informed with the BAND app

This year, Band and Orchestra will be using a platform called the BAND app to communicate. This is a supplement to the emails sent out weekly.

The advantages of this app include:

  • Notifications sent directly to one’s phone or device.
  • Instant communication to relay last-minute changes or details.
  • Integrated calendar (with ability to import the calendar to your phone’s calendar).
  • Attachments tab to keep track of any forms.

It is recommended every parent/ guardian sign up for this app. This group is specifically for any parent/guardian of a student in the band or orchestra.

Download and join the BAND app.

Band Concert

On June 5, 2021, the Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, 9th Grade Band, and Concert Band Grades 10-12 all performed as whole groups for the first time in quite a long time. The performances were all held on the new turf field located on the Easton Area High School campus and viewed by a limited number of families due to capacity restrictions.

Marching Band – Marching In

Wind Ensemble


9th Grade Band

Concert Band 10-12


Marching Band – Halftime Show and Stand Songs

Marching Band – Marching Out

Jazz Under the Stars

Jazz Under the Stars

On May 27, 2021, immediately in front of the main entrance of Easton Area High School, the Easton Area Middle and High School Jazz Bands held a “Jazz Under the Stars” performance.

EAMS Jazz Band

EAHS Jazz Band

Orchestra Spring Concert

On May 27, 2021, in front of the main entrance of Easton Area High School, the Orchestra Spring Concert included outdoor performances of four ensembles: EAHS Chamber Strings, EAHS 9th Grade Orchestra, EAHS 9-12th Grade String Ensemble, and EAHS 10-12th Grade Symphony Orchestra.

EAHS Chamber Strings

EAHS 9th Grade Orchestra

EAHS 9-12th Grade String Ensemble

EAHS 10-12th Grade Symphony Orchestra