Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band is the top performing ensemble at RHMS, and it is comprised of 7th and 8th grade students who have earned a spot in the group by audition. Throughout the year this group will present four concerts, perform at the CMEA Music Festival, and travel to Santa Clara to participate in the Great America Music Festival!

Classroom News and Information

Updated Mon, Nov 13th

Please turn in your Band T-Shirt Order Form by Friday!  Each one of the students needs a black polo shirt for the band concerts, and the t-shirts and sweatshirts are optional.  Family members are welcome to purchase this apparel as well.  Families with more than one student in the band should fill out a separate form for each student.  Thanks!

Updated Mon, Oct 23rd

We still need people to sign up to help with the bake sale at this Wednesday's Fall Concert!  Please consider donating baked goods or your time (set-up, clean-up, conducting transactions).  Here are the instructions once again:

Please sign up for RHMS Symphonic Band Fall Concert! 

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps: 
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on SignUp.comhttp://signup.com/login/entry/1116987472079346090 
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com
3. Sign up! Choose your spots - SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy! 

Updated Fri, Oct 20th

The RHMS Fall Concert is next week on Wednesday, 10/25, at 7:00 PM in the RHMS Gym!  We've got a great program of fun, spooky music ready for your enjoyment, and we're looking forward to seeing you there!

Special Reminders:

-Student performers should arrive at 6:30 PM for warm-ups.

-Please visit the Bake Sale before and after the performance.  Also, please consider signing up to help with the bake sale (see previous post).

-Student performers should be in costume!  Those not in costume should wear all black.

-The Symphonic Band will be the only ensemble in this concert.  It will be short and sweet!

See you next week!

Updated Wed, Oct 18th

This event has been rescheduled for this Friday, 10/20.  Students are to be dropped off at WHS at 4:30 PM and should be picked up at the end of the football game at approximately 9:15 PM.  Dinner will be provided.  The sheet music is posted below.  Have fun!

Updated Wed, Oct 18th
Please sign up for RHMS Symphonic Band Fall Concert! 

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps: 
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on SignUp.comhttp://signup.com/login/entry/1116987472079346090 
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com
3. Sign up! Choose your spots - SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy! 

Updated Sun, Oct 15th

Hi Band and Choir Community,

We have our second music booster of the year tomorrow (Monday) 10/16 at 6:30 pm in the multipurpose/cafeteria.  We welcome all to come and hear from Mr. Rawlinson and Mr. Aguayo on the latest news as well as coming to give your voice on upcoming events and band decisions.  

We are still looking for shadows for next year positions:

  • President
  • Bake sale
  • Catalog/pen fundraiser

Hope to see many there!!!

Kawai Billawala

MB President

Updated Thu, Oct 12th

Middle School Band Night at Westmont High, which was scheduled for tomorrow evening, has been cancelled due to the poor air quality.  I'll let you know if the event will be rescheduled.

Updated Mon, Oct 9th

Westmont will be hosting a Middle School Band Night this Friday from 4:30 to 9:15 PM.  Attendance for RHMS students is optional but highly encouraged.  If you plan on attending, please print your parts from the attached files and practice them as much as you can before the event.  Have fun!

Updated Tue, Sep 26th

An outdoor concert event featuring all of the RHMS bands and plenty of delicious food!

Updated Tue, Sep 26th

A Saturday field trip during which the Symphonic Band will perform before a panel of judges!

Upcoming Classroom Events