Student Account










Student Fundraisers are fundraisers that students and families can participate in that will benefit the students band accounts directly. These funds can be applied to Ensemble donations, trip costs, band apparel orders, marching band shoes, or any other cost or donation.

Student account balances can be checked on the Charms website at any time.


Marching Band Donation – $850/Color Guard – $900

Marching Band is probably the most visible and expensive part of the STHS music program. It is a serious commitment of time, effort, and finances. Students start working on the program during summer break, spend two weeks at Band Camp and then dedicate 12-20 hours a week during school to practice, performance and competition.

Students receive:

Graduation Credit     5 units per season

$500 Uniform provided for band students

200+ hours of music training

200+ hours of physical fitness

6+ opportunities to perform at AAAA competition level

Transportation to and from competitions/performances

Meals at competition

Over night trip to WBA competition in Fresno, including hotel cost

15+ professional instructors in field competition and music education

Blue and Orange STHS music department t-shirt

Competition program t-shirt

In some cases instruments provided by the STMAA


Concert Bands Donation – $125

Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble are classes that meet during the school day. The donation from each of these students make competition at California Music Education Association Festivals possible.

The entrance fee, transportation to and from the competition, and purchase of music come out of these donations.


Jazz Bands Donation – $200

Jazz Band 1 is a class. Jazz Band 2 and 3 meet after school. Donations from these groups pay for instructors, competition fees, transportation to and from competitions and the purchase of music.



Donate to the band program

You can donate to the band program by sending a check to STMAA, P.O. Box 23761, San Jose, CA 95153 or by clicking on the Affinipay image below

If making a donation to the music marathon please put "music marathon" in the reference area on the payment page