The RCHS Bands and Choir competed at IHSA Organizational Contest in Salem, IL on Saturday. All three ensembles performed exceptionally well! The RCHS Choir, Honors Wind Ensemble, and Symphonic Band all received a Division I (superior rating), which is the highest award given at the event.
IHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTEST: Saturday, April 22nd (see the previous post on www.richlandcountyHSbands.org/announcements for more details)
RICHLAND COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE: Saturday, April 22nd (visit www.richlandcountyHSbands.org/announcements for more details)
RCHS BANDS IN CONCERT: Sunday, April 30th at 3 PM (call-time of 2 PM for students). This includes the Symphonic Band & the Honors Wind Ensemble, and will feature selections from IHSA Organizational Contest and movie music favorites! Concert attire is concert black-and-white (tuxes & concert dresses).
JAZZ ENSEMBLE LIFE AT OPHELIA'S CUP: Sunday, May 7th at 5 PM. Call-time for students is 3:30 PM at the RCHS rehearsal hall. Dress clothes (no tuxes). Enjoy good food, dinner, and music!
RCHS GRADUATION: Sunday, May 14th at 3 PM in Slivia Auditorium. Call-time for students is 2 PM in the RCHS rehearsal hall in concert black-and-white.
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE: Monday, May 29th. Times TBD. Students are to wear their RCHS Music Dept. shirts, school appropriate shorts, or jeans. and tennis shoes.
MARCHING TIGERS 2017 PRESEASON CAMP: Camp begins in July 2017. Click HERE for more details.
The RCHS Choir, Symphonic Band, & Honors Wind Ensemble is performing at the 2017 IHSA Organizational Contest on Saturday, April 22nd. Performance attire is concert black-and-white (tuxes or dresses) that were issued out to the students at the beginning of the term. Parents may sign out their sons & daughters following the last RCHS performance that morning in the assigned homeroom.
The schedule for the day is as follows: [UPDATED APRIL 19 DUE TO IHSA SCHEDULE CHANGE]
IHSA Organizational Contest Saturday, April 22nd
6:30-6:35 AM............Bands at RCHS in the rehearsal hall
6:36-6:59 AM............Change into black-and-white concert attire
7:00-7:59 AM............Travel to Salem HS and settle into assigned homeroom
8:30-8:55 AM............Symphonic Band warm-up
9:00-9:25 AM..............Symphonic Band performance
9:30-9:55 AM............Choir warm-up
10:00-10:25 AM........Choir performance
10:30-10:55 AM........Honors Wind Ensemble warm-up
11:00-11:25 AM.........Honors Wind Ensemble performance
12:00-1:30 PM..........Pack bus, travel to RCHS, unpack, & dismiss! (est. time)
NOTE: Salem High School is located at 1200 N. Broadway St. in Salem, IL
The combined RCHS Honors Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band is performing at the Richland County Relay for Life at RCHS from 4:30-4:50 PM on April 22nd, following the IHSA Organizational Contest. The schedule for this event is as follows:
Richland County Relay for Life Saturday, April 22nd
4:00-4:15 PM............Meet at RCHS in the rehearsal hall
4:15-4:30 PM............Move equipment to the RCHS Ron Herrin Gym
4:30-4:55 PM............Perform for Relay for Life (Basketball Band Music)
5:00-6:00 PM............Pizza & soda!
Please feel free to contact me should you have any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 393-2101 ext. 245.
The author of these posts is Christopher Jones, Director of Bands at Richland County High School.
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