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Contest Dates 2020

Concert Band: March 4, 2020 at Sierra Vista High School

Wind Ensemble: March 7, 2020 at Los Osos High School

times have not yet been assigned.

bus will be taken to and from RMMS for each contest.

Formal Attire.

This is a very serious event and the results of the performance earn a rating: Superior (A), Excellent (B), Good (C), Fair (D), and Poor (F). Each student matters to the overall score, and individual preparation is important.

Wind Ensemble with APU

The 8th grade Wind Ensemble is partnering with the Azusa Pacific University Wind Ensemble for a new experience. This will include a partial clinic (instruction) and rehearsal with the college students.

Students will report straight to 6th period (normal band time) to load up the bus with their instruments and belongings.

We will leave RMMS as soon as we can load up, no later than 2 pm.

We will leave rehearsal at APU about 5 pm, load the bus, and travel back to RMMS. Hopefully arriving back no later than 6 pm. Students will be able to call home when we are close to school, for pick up.

Students should wear their band shirts and bring a snack for the bus ride. (Please no peanuts).

Students will be receiving the permission slip/release form.

Concert Make Up

Monday, December 16                7:30 pm

  • Who: Ontario Chaffey Show Band
  • Where: Ontario Convention Center, main ballroom.
  • 2000 E. Convention Center Dr, Ontario, CA, 91764
  • (Yes, Mrs. Newland plays in this group!)

Tuesday, December 17                6:00 pm

  • Who: Cucamonga Middle School Beginning Band
  • Where: Cucamonga Middle School Nalbach Building
  • 7611 Hellman Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Wednesday, December 18         6:00 pm

  • Who: Cucamonga Middle School Advanced Band
  • Where: CMS Nalbach Building
  • 7611 Hellman Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Instructions:

Go to the concert. Get there early to get a good seat and grab a program. Observe the process. Be a good audience member. At the end, get a picture with the conductor and have them sign your program.

The next day, bring the program and picture to show Mrs. Newland the next day; and tell your class about your experience.

(don’t forget to bring a PEN!)

Re-order Band Spirit Gear

Missed that hoody or long sleeved shirt on the first band gear order? Well, now you can purchase any gear you missed, or just get another one if its your favorite.

Both whole band and pep band gear available.

All Cash! There is a minimum requirement for the shop to fulfill the order. We will collect orders until the minimum is reached.

Online order here: https://forms.gle/pvS85MA5Pv6CaQW36

Barnes and Noble Family Night

Pep Band performs at the annual Barnes and Noble Family Night.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

5:45 call time at Barnes and Noble

11090 Foothill Blvd, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

6:15-6:45 Performance set

7:00 dismissal after clean up and load up

  • Students are responsible for their instruments to and from the event
  • Transportation is by individuals
  • At the end, students will need to help clean up the area, by loading the stands and other equipment into Mrs. Newland’s car.
  • Students should wear pep shirts, with blue or black jeans. Students may wear sleeves underneath the pep shirt, but all outerwear will be removed for performance. Holiday hat and Headbands are optional.

RCHS Football Game

Friday, October 25, 2019

Wind Ensemble Members

Students transport themselves to and from Rancho Cucamonga High School with instruments.

When: October 25, 2019

  • Meet at RCHS at 5:15 (at the gym then we’ll move down to the band room).
  • 6:50 perform National Anthem
  • 7:00 pm Game Start
  • Pep tunes in the stands with the Band
  • Watch ½ show and recap with the RCHS band members
  • 9:00 pm Pick up from the Gym (same as drop off)

Where: 11801 Lark Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701

Wear: 2019-2020 Band Shirts and gear. Blue or Black pants. Bring sweatshirts. Comfortable shoes.

Map is attached.

Arrival and Dismissal:

Students will check in with Mrs. Newland upon arrival. Parents may attend the football game at regular game prices.

Parents attending the game may check their student out after the half time band performance. All other pickups will be at 9:00 at the gym.  ALL students must check out with Mrs. Newland before dismissal.

Students carpooling with others must mark that option on the medical slip.

Class performances

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

RMMS MPR

2nd period: Concert Band (7th) 9:20-9:40

3rd period: Beginning Band (6th) 10:20-10:40

4th period: Beginning Band (6th) 12:20-12:40

6th period: Wind Ensemble (8th) 2:00-2:30

Students wear black band shirts and long pants

Concert band songs: Antique Car Parade, the Bingo Polka, Starship Overture, Arena of the Gladiators

Beginning Band Songs: #1-10 Smashup, #14 Rolling Along, #17 Hot Cross Buns, #18 Go Tell Aunt Rhodie, #25 Lightly Row, #28 Au Claire de la Lune, #30 London Bridge.

Wind Ensemble songs: Salsa and Chips, Adagio Cantabile, Horse and Buffalo, Trails of Glory.