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RCHS Students Study the Poetry of Music

Students in Mrs. Markita Proctor’s class at Rockcastle County High School have been studying the poetry of music and were given the assignment to write a song.  Local songwriters and students volunteered their time to come into the classroom and share their musical talent.  

Special thanks to Jason Medley, lead singer of the Medley Boys and… Continue Reading RCHS Students Study the Poetry of Music

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RCHS Concert Band Presents “I Love The 80’s”

The RCHS Concert Band has been very busy preparing their Annual Spring Concert, but also getting ready to tour the schools with a preview of their “I Love the 80’s” musical review. The concert playlist features some of the biggest hits of the decade including songs such as Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean”, Billy Idol’s “Mony,… Continue Reading RCHS Concert Band Presents “I Love The 80’s”

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Nationally Renowned Jazz Combo Visits RCMS

Recently students from Cassandra Smith’s 7th Grade General Music Class and Greg Daugherty’s 7th and 8th Grade Band Classes were treated to a special performance by the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Combo from New Albany Indiana.   The performance was a collaborative effort made possible for RCMS by Jazz Professor Dr. David Threlkeld of the University of… Continue Reading Nationally Renowned Jazz Combo Visits RCMS

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RCMS Musicians Attend EKU Music Camp

 

Recently students from the RCMS Middle School Band attended the 76th Annual Stephen Foster Music Camp held at Eastern Kentucky University.  Students spent a week in intensive rehearsals, master classes, and small ensembles refining and preparing performances.  Under the direction of retired Lexington band director Ms. Debbie Shelton and Indiana Director Mr. Perry… Continue Reading RCMS Musicians Attend EKU Music Camp

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