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HBA News & Notes

As of March 27, 2023

Follow the HBA’s Facebook Page and Instagram Account for handy event links and reminders. You can find the Band Calendar on the HBA website: or in Charms: You can also link the Band Calendar to your phone.

In This Update
  • Uniform fittings for Washington, DC

  • Washington, DC Trip Meeting

  • Scholarship Opportunities 

  • HBA Spirit Wear Store 

  • Future Events

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Uniform Fittings for Washington, DC

Every student going on the band trip to Washington, DC will be refitted for a uniform during band class on either Monday, March 27th or Friday, March 31st.  Please dress appropriately or bring a pair of shorts with you those days.

Washington, DC Trip Meeting

There is a mandatory meeting for students and parents attending the Washington DC trip on Wednesday March 29 at 7:30 PM.  

HBA Scholarship

Attention Seniors!  You should have received information last week about the HBA scholarship that is offered each year for students who intend on pursuing a major or minor in music or dance while in college.  The application and informational letter is in Charms if you did not receive it or reach out to Marla Capsambelis at

Trip Deadlines and upcoming dates

The mandatory band trip meeting is Wednesday, March 29 at 7:30pm. A parent must attend. Students with school activities are excused.

Band Trip Practices:

April 3:  after school parade rehearsal 3:15 - 4:00 PM

April 4:  after school parade rehearsal 3:15 - 4:00 PM

April 11:  after school parade rehearsal 3:15 - 4:00 PM

April 12:  after school parade rehearsal 3:15  - 4:00 PM

April 12:  luggage check and collection 6:00 - 7:30 PM

April 13:  students are dismissed from class after 7th period to depart (1:31PM)

Hampton Band Spirit Wear Store is Always Open and Has Been Updated!

There are lots of great items in our Spirit Wear Store.

Waterfront Embroidery has put together a wide selection of shirts, hoodies, jackets, hats, bags, and more—over 200 things to pick from!  You can choose between Marching Band, Dance Team, and Color Guard for many of the items.


We will arrange local delivery/pickup once orders have been filled.  Visit our HBA Store to place your order.  Make sure to check out each category so you don’t miss anything!

Future Dates
  • Winter Guard and H.I.P.E.Competition at Norwin (April 1)(*TRWEA Champs)

  • Washington DC Trip (April 13-April 16)** The mandatory band trip meeting is Wednesday, March 29 at 7:30pm. A parent must attend. Students with school activities are excused.

  • Washington DC Parade Rehearsal (April 3&4 - Back of High School) 3:15-4:00 PM 

  • Washington DC Parade Rehearsal (April 11&12 - Back of High School) 3:15-4:00 PM

  • Winter Guard Competition at Latrobe (April 22)

  • Winter Guard Competition at Baldwin (April 29) (*TIA Champs)

  • Dance Team Auditions (May 2&3) 3:30-5:30 PM

  • Color Guard Auditions (May 8,10&11) 6:00-9:00 PM

  • Spring Concert (May 23)

Other News


Donations to the Hampton Band Association

Did you know you can donate directly to the Hampton Band Association via credit card?  Although donations in cash or checks were always accepted by mailing them to the Hampton Band Association at 2929 McCully Road, Allison Park, PA 15101, donations by credit card can now be made.  As a 501c3 Tax Exempt Charitable Organization, the Hampton Band Association appreciates any donations, and will provide a receipt for tax purposes as well.  To donate by credit card, please click HERE.

Shop and Save Perks

Thank you for your ongoing support of this program!  We just recently crossed the $1000 mark for donations from Shop and Save so thank you for being a part of the Perks program.


If you are a regular at Shop and Save (or even just an occasional shopper) and have a Perks card, please consider linking your account to the Hampton Marching Band. We earn points when you shop and receive gift cards to use in the store. Those gift cards helped to pay for food for the Band Picnic, the Homecoming Picnic, and other events. If you are interested you can find the form here: Shop & Save Perks Program

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