Tag: band

Nov 28 2017

RCHS Music Department Holiday Concert

The RCHS Music Department will host a Holiday Concert on Thursday December 7th at 6:30 PM in the high school auditorium.  Admission is free and features holiday classics performed by the RCHS Honors Choir, General Chorus, Concert Band, Brass Choir, and Percussion Ensemble.

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Nov 21 2017

Marching Rockets Become Marching Colonels

Recently members of the RCHS Marching Rockets had the opportunity to participate in the Eastern Kentucky University Music Department’s annual Marching Colonel for a Day program which invites high school musicians from across the state to perform with the Marching Colonels during the halftime show at an end of season home game.  The high school students arrived… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Become Marching Colonels

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Nov 16 2017

RCMS Holds Annual Veterans Day Celebration

RCMS Veterans Day

RCMS held our annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 10th with a huge crowd of veterans and their families.  The group enjoyed a luncheon served by members of the Leadership Team and student council before attending the student led program in the gym.  Student Council member Destiny Adams began the program with a welcome followed… Continue Reading RCMS Holds Annual Veterans Day Celebration

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Nov 14 2017

Marching Rockets Compete at USBands Southern States Marching Championship

USBands Southern States Marching Championship

Congratulations to the RCHS Marching Rockets who finished their season at the USBands Southern States Marching Championship in Chattanooga, TN.  The Rockets placed 3rd in their division with the highest score of the season.  The Rockets competed with groups from Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi.  The students also had the opportunity to tour Ruby… Continue Reading Marching Rockets Compete at USBands Southern States Marching Championship

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Oct 10 2017

RCHS Band Presenting Fall Concert

RCHS Concert Band Presents their Fall Concert, featuring the RCHS Beginning Percussion Ensemble. Where: RCHS Auditorium When: October 12th at 6:30 p.m. Featuring classical works as well as contemporary music and admission is free!

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Oct 03 2017

Rockets Take 1st Place at 2017 Cumberland Falls Marching Invitational

Congratulations to the members of the RCHS Marching Rockets on their performance at the 2017 Cumberland Falls Marching Invitational held in Corbin this past Saturday. The Rockets won 1st Place in Class AAA competition as well as winning Best Percussion and Best Colorguard in class. Pictured with the trophies are (L-R) Colorguard Captains Trista Graves… Continue Reading Rockets Take 1st Place at 2017 Cumberland Falls Marching Invitational

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May 03 2017

RCHS Music Department Receives Honors at Gatlinburg Festival

Recently the RCHS Music Department had the opportunity to compete in the 2017 Smoky Mountain Music Festival held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center in Gatlinburg, TN.  The RCHS ensembles competed in 5 categories at the festival including Concert Band, Madrigal Choir, Intermediate Winterguard, Percussion Ensemble, and Street Parade competitions.  The RCHS Concert Band received 2nd… Continue Reading RCHS Music Department Receives Honors at Gatlinburg Festival

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Mar 28 2017

RCMS Band & Choir School Concerts

The RCMS Choir and Band did a wonderful job performing for the student body.  Both groups presented an outstanding concert under the direction of Band Instructor Greg Daugherty and Choir Director Carri Hunt.

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Jan 31 2017

RCHS Band Students Selected for WKU Honors Program

Recently, members of the  RCHS Concert Band were selected by merit and auditioned for the 22nd Annual Western Kentucky University High School Honors Band Program.  These students spent two days of intensive rehearsals with some of the top wind band conductors from across the U.S. including Joe Hermann, Director of Bands at Tennessee Tech University,… Continue Reading RCHS Band Students Selected for WKU Honors Program

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Dec 20 2016

RCHS Concert Band Members Selected for WKU Honor Program

Recently members of the RCHS Concert Band were selected for the 2017 WKU High School Honor Band Program.   Students were selected based upon an application process which included previous honors, all-regional and all-state participation, GPA, along with leadership and musicianship skills.  These students will join 400 other students from Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee… Continue Reading RCHS Concert Band Members Selected for WKU Honor Program

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