Congratulations to our Bands, Chorus, and Orchestra students who gave an excellent Spring Concert last night. Congratulations to the many students who earned awards at the concert.
If you’re looking for something entertaining and inexpensive to do this weekend, consider seeing Gershwin’s “Crazy for You”, presented by R.I.H.S Drama and Music Department. The show includes great Gershwin standards such as “I Got Rhythm”, “Embraceable You”, and “Someone To Watch Over Me”. Where: R.I.H.S. Auditorium When: Thursday, May 9 Friday, May 10 [...]
Freshman Band Orientation meeting for parents and students will be April, 29th @ 7:00 p.m. in the RIHS Band Room.
Congratulations to the band students for an outstanding performances at the IGSMA contest. The jazz and concert bands received a division I rating and have qualified for state competition. We also had several solo and ensembles perform exceptionally throughout the weekend. The students did an amazing job!
Orchestra and Chorus students will attenda Blueman Group on April 25th.
The Orchestra Concert that was cancelled on Thursday, February 21st has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 6 beginning at 7 PM at RIHS Auditorium.
Rock Island will be hosting the Illinois Grade School Music Association District V Contest this year. It will be held at RIHS on March 8th and 9th. Eleven Area schools will be attending our contest with over 400 solos and ensembles and 27 bands, orchestras and choirs performing throughout the two days. Washington and Edison Junior [...]
Orchestra Concert has been cancelled for tonight and will be reschduled at a later date. We should know by next week when the new date is.
On Friday and Saturday, March 8th and 9th, the Rock Island-Milan School District will be hosting the Illinois Grade School Music Association District Contest at Rock Island High School. Twelve area schools will be attending our contest, with over 500 Solo and ensemble entries and 28 large organizations performing throughout the two days. We need [...]
8th Graders have been told they cannot sign up for JAZZ BAND during their freshman year. This is not true. If they have room in their schedule they may sign up for Jazz Band freshman year. If they play an instrument like drum set, bass, guitar, or piano they should probably contact Mr. Peter Carlin at [...]