about SFMA


SFMA is led by an elected board whose members serve a 2-year term. Elections are held annually. The president, secretary, and assistant treasurer are elected in odd years. The vice president and treasurer are elected in even years.

President - Dan Johns (dan.johns@springfordmusic.org)

Vice President - Eric Fretz (eric.fretz@springfordmusic.org)

Secretary - Danielle Folino (secretary@springfordmusic.org)

Treasurer - Mike Platchek (treasurer@springfordmusic.org)

Assistant Treasurer - Tom Sanders (assistant.treasurer@springfordmusic.org)


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Who we are

We are parents & community members who support all the music programs throughout the Spring-Ford Area School District

What we do

We provide organizational, in-person, logistical, and operating support for all our music programs. This includes fundraising, food prep, moving, prop assembly, chaperoning, planning, and other such tasks and commitments

Why we do it

Our student musicians deserve the extra support and good spirit from the community! We handle the work behind the scenes, letting them focus on sharing their talents and hard work with us

To view membership meeting minutes from past years click here

January 2021

December 2020

November 2020

October 2020

September 2020

August 2020

SFMA membership meetings are held monthly on the second Tuesday of each month (except July)

NOTE - meetings are currently being held virtually via Zoom

Click below to view the minutes from a 2020-21 membership meeting




  • Funding of clinicians and guest conductors to work with the students

  • Provide funding for our Indoor Color Guard, Indoor Percussion and Cadet Guard units

  • Recruit and organize chaperones for trips and competitions

  • Provide logistical support

The Spring-Ford Music Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports all music ensembles within the Spring-Ford Area School District. Through our fundraising efforts we are able to provide a variety of items and services to our music programs. Here are just a few examples:


The best way to describe the SFMA ... we are to the entire district's music programs what the HSA/PTO are to the elementary programs, or what the athletic boosters are to the sports programs.

Eric Fretz

Vice President, SFMA

©2020 by Spring-Ford Music Association, Inc.

 P.O. Box 131

Royersford, PA 19468


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