"Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them" -Louis Armstrong
Your students have had a terrific first 2 weeks back. I love January for so many reasons, but mainly because the students come back with a renewed energy and zeal for all things orchestra.
The second round of All-State Orchestra was last weekend and I am thrilled to announce that Eric Dukes and Noah Frank made it through! To all of you who participated in the process, many congratulations.
LGPE is where we get to shine as an orchestra and see our progress against other school orchestras in the county. Please see below for LGPE times. All performances are on 2/19. Stay tuned for more details regarding transportation, dress requirements, etc.
Freshman Orchestra - 10:30AM
Sinfonia Orchestra - 12:45PM
Philharmonic Orchestra - 4:00PM
Chamber Orchestra - 7:00PM
Attention Juniors and Seniors
Are you considering majoring in music education? Clayton State has 2 music degrees they offer, along with small class sizes and a state-of-the-art performance space. For more information about the programs, you can contact Richard Bell, Associate professor of music: RichardBell@clayton.edu. For the music school audition information:
Have you joined the RHS Orchestra Booster club? Any amount you can donate helps us tremendously. RHS SGC voted to make April 21 school day (originally students were scheduled to be off
SPRING - SOLO/ENSEMBLE - APPLICATIONS DUE JANUARY 29TH
Please copy and paste the link below for the application.
Please use the links below to access recordings from the Winter Concert.
* Georgia College has several matinee concerts coming up that I would encourage you to attend (and maybe get in an impromptu college tour!). Please see the dates below:
Mar. 4, 2020 | 11:15 a.m. Wind Symphony
Mar. 26, 2020 | 11 a.m. University Chorus
Mar. 26, 2020 | 2 p.m. Women's Ensemble
April 2, 2020 | 11:15 a.m.
* EXTRA! EXTRA! We are now selling RHS notepads and notecards as part of a fundraiser. Please use the link below to purchase.
*Patriotic Art Competition! Your student does not have to be an art major to participate. If you would like to see past submissions and requirements, go to:
Click on: Scholarships
Click on: Young American Creative Patriotic Art Competition
Click on: Entry Form (the link is in the section "What are the Requirements"
Submissions due by March 31st to:
Please use the link below to access photos from the Legacy of Excellence Awards!