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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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Dec 15 2016

RCHS Trombonist to Perform with KMEA All-State Band

Senior RCHS Band member Logan Anglin has recently been selected for the 2017 KMEA All-State Band Program.  Logan auditioned at the district rounds, then advanced to the state level rounds where he earned first chair Bass Trombone in the All-State Symphonic Band.  Logan will travel to Louisville in February and spend 3 days of intensive rehearsals …

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Dec 06 2016

RCHS Band Students Selected Among the Top in the Region

Members of the RCHS Concert Band were selected by their audition performance as members of the 2017 Bluegrass All-Regional Band Program.  These students competed with nearly 400 other band members to secure a spot in the Symphonic and Concert Regional bands.  Selected for the Concert Band were Abigail Fletcher, Connor Noble, and Frankie Woodall.  Selected …

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Nov 17 2016

RCHS Music Department Experiences a Night on Broadway

On Tuesday November 15th, members of the RCHS Concert Band and Honors Choir had a truly unique experience when they attended a live performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical The Phantom of the Opera at Cincinnati’s Arnoff Center for the Arts .  The show was sponsored by the group Broadway Across America, a program …

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Nov 15 2016

Marching Rockets Become Marching Cards for the Day

Recently members of the RCHS Marching Rockets performed as guest of the Marching Cardinal High School Band Day held at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium during the University of Louisville vs. Wake Forest Game.  The students, along with over 600 other high school band students from across the Eastern U.S. were invited to perform during the …

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Nov 08 2016

RCMS Pep Rally Recognizes School-Wide Excellence

On Friday, November 4th, RCMS recognized school-wide excellence by hosting a pep rally.

The 7th and 8th grade Lady Rockets finished as conference champs. What a talented group of young ladies!

Devona Smith, Chandler Bachelor, and Allison Dunn, RCMS members of the RCHS Band, were recognized during the pep rally.

The RCMS …

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Oct 25 2016

Marching Rockets Set to Make Fourth Appearance at KMEA State Marching Band Championship

The 2016 edition of the RCHS Marching Rockets have had a great season this year and are finishing their season with an appearance at this year’s KMEA State Marching Band Championship in Class AAA competition.  The Rockets were one of 8 bands in Class AAA selected to advance from the eastern half of the state …

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