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Monday Music Notes for 12/10

Monday Music Notes is a weekly post that is intended to remind everyone of upcoming events and due dates for the RBSMS Band and Choir. If you ever have questions, don’t hesitate to contact Mr. Schmidt. Monday, December 10th - No After School Practice Tuesday, December...

Monday Music Notes for 12/3

Monday Music Notes is a weekly post that is intended to remind everyone of upcoming events and due dates for the RBSMS Band and Choir. If you ever have questions, don’t hesitate to contact Mr. Schmidt. Monday, December 3rd - No After School Practice Tuesday, December...

Monday Music Notes until the Winter Break

Monday Music Notes is a weekly post that is intended to remind everyone of upcoming events and due dates for the RBSMS Band and Choir. If you ever have questions, don’t hesitate to contact Mr. Schmidt. Tuesday, December 4th - Beginning Band Rehearsal from 3:00-4:30...
All-County Chorus

All-County Chorus

Congratulations to the following students to being selected to the 2018-2019 Pasco All-County Chorus!

  • Tejacion Chapman
  • Khloe Cribbs
  • Talen Geisenheimer
  • Kileanne Hamilton
  • Areyanna Rodriguez
  • Hope Tacket

 

The All-County Chorus Concert will be held at the Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel on November 10th at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are FREE!

Chestnut Hill Candle Co. Fundraiser

Beginning on 11/8, our Band and Chorus will be holding it’s annual candle fundraiser. This fundraiser will run from 11/8-11/19. All forms and money are due in class on 11/19. Each candle costs $12.00 and will earn our music program $5.00! Our goal is for each student to sell 8-12 candles. If every student can meet our goal, our program would raise $7,000-$10,500!!!

 

For friends and family members who live too far away, they’ll be able to order online! To order online, follow these steps:

  1. Visit http://www.chestnuthillcandle.com/fr.html
  2. Select your candles. Online orders require a minimum of 4 candles per order.
  3. Click “Add to Cart”, enter your shipping information, then cick “Checkout”.
  4. Fill in your information and enter our Group ID #. Our Group ID # is 3325. You must enter our Group ID for us to earn credit.
  5. Submit your order!

 

We appreciate everyone’s help in supporting our music program. If you have any questions, please contact me at bschmidt@pasco.k12.fl.us.

ZHS Middle School Band Night

Here are some photos/video from last night’s Middle School Band Night, with the bands of ZHS, RBSMS, and CENMS.

 

All-County Band Auditions

Today, student’s received the audition materials for the 2018-2019 Pasco All-County Band. The audition consits of 3 parts, including Scales, Prepared Piece, and Sight-Reading. Students who choose to audition must perform their audition for Mr. Schmidt prior to the auditions (only well prepared students will be permitted to audition). We will begin working on these audition materials in class daily.

Student’s who audition for the All-County Band will receive 1 Performance Objective. Students who are selected to the All-County Band will receive 10 Performance Objectives (including Audition, Participate, G/C/F/Bb/Eb/Ab/Dd/Chromatic Scales)!

If you lose your packet, students can print and download a new audition packet here.

All-County Chorus

I just received an email from the Fine Arts Supervisor for Pasco County Schools. They have decided to give students an extra week to prepare their All-County Chorus Auditions. Our auditions will take place between September 10th – September 13th. Students may not audition if I have not received their All-County Participation Contract. If you’ve misplaced yours, you can find it on Charms (under handouts and forms). Below is a YouTube link to the video, if you would like to practice with it. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me immedately at bschmidt@pasco.k12.fl.us.

 

Quote of the Day!

“I have said many times–if I hadn’t been exposed to music as a child I don’t think I would have been president.”

– Bill Clinton, President of the United States of America