TWIGEB (02/17/20-02/22/20)

Hello GEB,

RHS represented extremely well at the RISD Chamber Music Festival! 251 1st division, including 26 honor awards, were awarded! Furthermore, our Winter Guard placed 3rd at their second contest of the season (Wakeland High School)!

Below you will find all of the details for this week (02/17/20-02/22/20). Remember to always check for the most updated schedule.

RISD All Star Band Rehearsal and Clinic Information (selected students) 02/17/20 and 02/19/20
FEBRUARY17th – RISD Band Director Inservice with Rob Myers @ Pearce HS Band Hall
9:45am – call time
10:00 – 11:30am – clinic
Attire: 2019 show shirt (Water’s Edge) and jeans

FEBRUARY 19th – Texas Bandmasters Association Clinic with Richard Floyd @ Richardson HS Band Hall
5:45pm – dinner provided by RISD Fine Arts
6:30 – 8:30pm – demonstration group (YOU!) performs throughout clinic
Attire: 2019 show shirt (Water’s Edge) and jeans

Concerto Competition Prelims 02/18/20

If you have signed-up for the Concerto Competition, make sure you have completed the following:

have made two copies of your solos (not originals)
written down your audition time
contacted your accompanist for the finals event (should you advance)

Due to the great amount of students who sign up, the directors will be listening to Symphonic Winds, Symphonic Band and Concert Band students during classes on Tuesday. Wind Symphony will be after school on Tuesday.

Concerto Competition Finals 02/20/20

Richardson High School is proud to present the Howard Dunn Richardson Area Concerto Competition! This is an event that gives students an opportunity to perform a solo which exhibits both their musicianship and training. COME SUPPORT YOUR FRIENDS!

Date: Thursday, February 20th
Location: Richardson High School Auditorium
Time: 6:30 PM

Refreshments will be provided after the concert!

Shana Tucker Presentation 02/19/20

We have a community outreach project that RISD and COR have partnered to provide for our HS music students.  For the past 4 years, RISD Fine Arts and the Eisemann Center partner to bring in artists to impact our kids across RISD.  This year, COR and The Eisemann Center is bringing in Shana Tucker, vocal and instrumental artist, to speak to our HS music students and to perform for them.  Shana is a music professional that is multi-talented and will do a TED Talk type presentation.

Date: 02/19/20
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Students will be blocked for 3rd period.
Location: Auditorium
Upcoming Events

02/27 – JH Percussion Concert
03/03 – RABC Meeting
03/03 – Marching Percussion Clinic #2
03/04 – Early Release
03/10 – Marching Percussion Clinic #3
03/11 – RISD Winterguard Showcase
03/12 – Concert Band Dress Rehearsal
03/13 – Evening of Jazz Concert
03/14 – 03/21 – Spring Break
03/24 – Marching Percussion Clinic #4
03/25 – AP Music Theory Night @ the Opera
03/25 – Concert Band Dress Rehearsal
03/26 – Symphonic Band and Symphonic Winds Dress Rehearsal

Thank you,

Mr. Marquez

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