If you are a parent of a music student at UHS, PLEASE choose to enhance our music students' experience by volunteering for an open Committee Chair position or to serve on a Committee.
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
- Board & Committee Chairs
- Forms & Documents
- Meeting Minutes
- Musical Extras
- Student Accounts
- Tri-M® Honor Society
Co-Presidents Steve Jennings & Eileen Jennings
Vice President OPEN
Secretary Katie Acland
Orchestra Charlene Stone
Choral Sharon Zwillinger
Band Eddie Otto
Vocal Jason Throne
Orchestra Leo Zumpetta
Concert Attire OPEN
Ad Sales Jason Throne
Jazz Fest Marya Maki
Refreshments Heather Childs
Musical Joanna Breger
Spring Banquet Kim Gehrke
Senior Folders Leslie Atkinson
Senior Corsages Leslie Atkinson
ALL Returning Music Students Must Pay $35 Dues Annually by October 31
Make Checks Payable to UMPA. Or Pay with PayPal
Submits Checks in an Envelope Labeled “UMPA Dues” in the box on the wall inside the band room.
Student Accounts Are Funds Accumulated by the Student from Ad Sales or from Scrip orders.
Money Can Be Carried Over from Year to Year, but Will Be Moved to the General UMPA Account When the Student Graduates. If the graduating student has a sibling in the program, money can be transferred to the sibling's account.
To Check Your Balance, Email the UMPA Treasurer (TBA)
How Money in Student Accounts is Used
Money in a Student Account May be Applied to the Following Expenses:
Music Department Trips
UMBB or Musical expenses
To Request payment, send an email to the Treasurer with your student’s name, the amount, and what’s being paid (TBA).
Student Ad Sales
Students Sell Advertising Space to Local Businesses for 5 of the Winter and Spring Concerts Performed by the Orchestra, Chorus, and Bands. Please note that school policy restricts some types of ads. Policy is on handouts page
Money Generated by the Sales is Deposited into the Selling Student’s Account.
Forms for Ad Sales May be Downloaded and Printed from the Handout Tab Above.
Direct the Payment, Form, and Ad to the Ad Sales Coordinator (to the address on the form)
Tri-M® is the international honor society recognizing secondary music
students for their musical ability, academic excellence, school involvement,
and community service.
The Music Department at Unionville High School started a Tri-M chapter
in 2010. This society is a national group through Music Educators National
Faculty Advisor Leo Zumpetta, Orchestra Director
The organization accepts students who have a 3.5 grade average
overall in high school and a 4.0 average in music courses. The student
members received a membership pin at their induction and are eligible to
wear a pink (the graduate music color!) cord on their graduation robe.
More information will be provided at the TriM meeting.
UMPA enhances and enriches our children’s music experience by supporting the educational and musical goals of the UHS music department. UMPA hopes our children will achieve a lifelong love and appreciation of music. We:
Support High School Music events: concerts, competitions, musical and PMEA districts and regionals
Provide funding for directors to purchase equipment and/or provide extra enrichment
Assist parents/students in ordering Concert Attire
Support program printing for music events and maintain the music copier
Host the end of year banquet
Purchase and personalize awards for every music student presented at the banquet
Fund Tri-M Music Honor Society membership and graduation cords
Provide refreshments for students at auditions, concerts and special performances
Provide individual fundraising opportunities for students to raise funds to offset additional expenses
Purchase personalized music folders for graduating seniors.
2018 - 2019 MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS
- Wednesday October th, 2018 at 7:00pm.
- Wednesday December th, 2018 at 7:00pm.
- Tuesday May 28th, 2018 at 6:00pm.
Meetings are held in the LGI - near the Auditorium
Final Membership Meeting & End-of-the-Year Banquet:
Tuesday, May , 2019--6:00 p.m. at the Music Awards Banquet
Red Clay Room, Kennett Square
Please submit a Ticket Reservation Form (details to follow)
Helping Hands is an UMPA program to help cover the cost of dues or music expenses for those who need a little help. If you would like to contribute to the Helping Hands fund, make your check payable to UMPA and designate "Helping Hands" in the memo portion. If you need help to meet music expenses, please contact one of the music directors or UMPA officers for further information. (Remember that students are encouraged to sell ads for the concert programs. Those funds are held in individual student accounts to offset music costs.)
Note: In the Spring of 2008 the Unionville Marching Band Boosters (UMBB) was formed to support the specific needs of the marching band. Although financially separate, UMPA and UMBB remain affiliated through communication and support of all music programs.
UMPA is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Contributions are tax deductible.
One Student: $35
Two+ Students: $ 60
Please Consider a Helping Hands Donation
($1 suggested donation)
To pay by check, please place your check payable to "UMPA" in the secured music box in the UHS band room.
Contact: To receive emails from UMPA, please list this email address in your contact - UMPA@ucfsd.net