Instrumental Music Foundation

General Information and Frequently Asked Questions

Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding our organization. We are here to support the music program and all its needs. The foundation board may be contacted at if you have any questions or wish to offer your assistance.

Some of your questions may be answered below, if you have a question about the music classes or grades, please contact Mr. Wade at,

Where does my money go?  Donations made at registration in August are paid to the SOCSA Foundation.  These funds pay for the purchase of music items, competition fees, specialized coaching, and consumable class materials.

Why does the Foundation Fund Raise?  Because parent donations do not cover the expenses for items such as Marching Band Uniforms, Formal Wear, Instruments, storage cabinets, recording equipment, computers, and much much more. 

How do teachers communicate with parents and students? Teachers communicate with parents and students via School Loop.  If you have not already subscribed, please do so as soon as possible.  You will receive emails about practices, call times and performances from teachers via School Loop, as well as grade updates. Note: School Loop in unavailable during the during the summer months and communication will sent through the foundation email.

How does the Foundation communicate with parents and students?  Parents and students should receive email messages from the Foundation.  We should have your contact information from registration, however, please let us know if you are not receiving information about our fundraisers, meetings, volunteer needs & performances . 

Where should my student put paperwork, donations or fundraising checks, etc.?  It is suggested that students put all paperwork, and payments of any kind (to the Foundation or to SOCSA) in the DHHS Instrumental Music Drop Box which is fixed to the wall on the right hand side/front of the classroom.  The Drop Box is checked on a regular basis.

Dana Hills High School Instrumental Music