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A student plays euphonium during class in preparation for the MMEA performance on Thursday, Jan. 25 at Lake of the Ozarks.

Preview: RBHS Chamber Orchestra, Wind Symphony to perform at 2024 Missouri Music Educators Association

Ema Iwasaki January 24, 2024

RBHS Chamber Orchestra and Wind Symphony will perform at the 86th annual Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) Conference at Margaritaville Resort in Lake of the Ozarks. Both ensembles were selected...

Photo taken in PAC as Rock Bridge orchestra team practices.

CPS Department of Fine Arts to conduct annual Holiday Taping Dec. 7

Julia Kim, Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2023

The Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Department of Fine Arts is performing for their annual holiday taping Dec. 7.  Holiday taping is a district-wide tradition in which high school vocal and instrumental...

Alison Lankheit conducts Chamber Orchestra rehearsal in preparation for the first orchestra concert on Oct. 19.

Preview: RBHS orchestras to perform first concert of the year

Ema Iwasaki, A&E Editor October 17, 2023

RBHS orchestras will perform in their first concert for the year Thursday, Oct. 19 in the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The concert will begin at 7 p.m. with the Concert Orchestra, followed by the Symphonic...

Seasonal sounds: RBHS fine arts department to hold winter concerts Dec. 13, 14, 16

Seasonal sounds: RBHS fine arts department to hold winter concerts Dec. 13, 14, 16

Allison Kim, Op/Ed and Commentary Editor December 12, 2021
The RBHS fine arts department has been working diligently since their opening concerts earlier this fall, with the various sections all preparing for their upcoming winter concerts. The bands, orchestras and choirs are to hold their performances in the Performing Arts Center Dec. 13, 14 and 16, respectively. 
District cancels school-related music concerts after COVID-19 concerns

District cancels school-related music concerts after COVID-19 concerns

Anjali Noel Ramesh March 18, 2020
District personnel from the Columbia Public School (CPS) Aslin Administration Building ordered the cancellation of all RBHS school-related music concerts after March 15.
Quinn Spear practices percussion in a band practice room. Photo by Audrey Novinger

Students reflect on solo, small ensemble preparation amidst postponed district festival

Audrey Novinger March 16, 2020
Student musicians reflect on their solo and small ensemble performance preparation and explain how the postponed district music festival affected them.
The orchestra will play in the PAC tomorrow at 7 p.m. photo by Will Andrews

Sounds of fall: Orchestra concert set for tomorrow

Brandon Kim October 14, 2019

Tomorrow at 7 p.m.  the concert and chamber orchestras will play in their fall concert, The Sounds of October. The concert will include works by Eric Whitacre, Percy Grainger and Astor Piazzolla....

Orchestra plays second concert of the year Dec. 10

Orchestra plays second concert of the year Dec. 10

Isaac Parrish January 2, 2019

[vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgzZirUSGzw"] Orchestra director Alison Lankheit and senior chamber orchestra violinist Zain Ibdah discuss their thoughts on the concert Dec. 10.

RBHS orchestra plays second concert of the year Dec. 10

RBHS orchestra plays second concert of the year Dec. 10

Isaac Parrish January 2, 2019

[vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgzZirUSGzw"] Orchestra director Alison Lankheit and senior chamber orchestra violinist Zain Ibdah discuss their thoughts on the concert Dec. 10.

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