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Symphonic Band: Info Sheet for Graduation

posted May 25, 2010, 9:54 AM by Phil Barnes

Good afternoon,


Below is the info for next Wednesday's graduation performance. This is a required event for all Symphonic Band members! Also, please note that if there any students who do NOT plan to ride back to RHS on the bus, I need a note or an email from a parent stating so by this Friday, May 28th!


Graduation 2010

Wednesday, June 2nd



8:00am: Meet at RHS. Load buses.

*       You need to eat breakfast before you arrive!

*       You should also bring a bottle of water to keep with you on stage.

*       You should be in full concert uniform when you arrive.

*       Make sure you have your instrument, any accessories (extra reeds, valve oil, mallets, etc...) and your music.

*       If you are transporting anything (instrument, music, etc...) for a senior, don't forget to load it!


8:30am: Buses depart RHS for Strathmore Hall.


9:00am: Busses arrive at Strathmore Hall. Unload equipment and setup on stage.

*       If you are transporting anything for a senior, don't forget to unload it!


9:45am: Final sound check on stage.


10:30am: Graduation ceremony begins.


12:30pm: Graduation ceremony ends. Load buses.

*       If you are transporting anything back to RHS for a senior, don't forget to load it!


1:00pm: Buses depart Strathmore Hall.



1:30pm: Buses arrive at RHS. Unload equipment and put everything away.




*       If you do not plan to ride home on the bus with the band I need a parent to inform me in writing (letter or email) no later than Friday, May 28th!

*       Be sure you have the following with you:

   o       Full uniform

   o       Instrument and accessories

   o       Music

          *       Pomp & Circumstance

          *       Procession of the Nobles

          *       Star Spangled Banner

          *       Paradiso

          *       RHS Alma Mater

          *       Trumpet Voluntary

   o       A bottle of water to have on stage (Do not bring anything other than water!)

   o       Anything you are bringing for a graduating senior.


*       Keep in mind that you will not have an opportunity to eat a meal until we return to RHS at 1:30pm. Please plan accordingly! (Remember you cannot have anything except water and fruit when you are in uniform!)