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Some music announcements for the new year

posted Jan 7, 2010, 6:35 AM by Phil Barnes

Good morning and happy new year! I wanted to share a few announcements with you.


- The RHS Music Department now has its own YouTube channel. Simply go to to view videos that are currently online.


- We also have a Facebook group. If you have a Facebook account please visit and join our group!


- The Music Department was featured in the Gazette yesterday for being a finalist in the GRAMMY Signature Schools program. You can view the article at


- Our next FORM meeting is this Monday, January 11th at 7:00pm in the Instrumental Music Room. Please join us!


- The Rockville Cluster Concerts are coming up! The choral cluster concert is Wednesday, January 13th. The instrumental cluster concert is Wednesday, February 3rd. Both concerts begin at 7pm in the Zane Rush Auditorium at RHS.


- Congratulations to the following RHS students for being accepted to all-county and all-state ensembles:

   - Zach Zweig (horn): MCPS Junior Honors Band & Maryland All-State Band

   - Drew Perry (clarinet): MCPS Junior Honors Band

   - Alisa Hahn (viola): MCPS Senior Honors Orchestra

   - Francis Kang (cello): Maryland All-State Orchestra

   - Amy Broadbent (soprano): Montgomery County Youth Chorus & Maryland All-State Women’s Chorus

   - Jean Pierre Leroy (bass): Montgomery County Youth Chorus


- Some of you have asked about my saxophone quartet concert that was postponed last month. It has been rescheduled for this Saturday, January 9th at 7:15pm at St. Christopher’s Epispocal Church. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. The church address is 116 Marydell Road, Linthicum, MD 21090.
- Mr. Barnes