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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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 11, 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. 
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

For the past few months, students from the Northeast District of Missouri had been preparing music for the district solo and small ensemble festival which would have occurred March 21 at Mexico High School....

All four soloists from advanced treble choir sing their highlighted part of O-Yo-Yo. Behind the soloists, Amya Carson, Ellen Schaezler, Elsa Kelley-Marcum, and Kate Lopez, members of tenor/bass chorus play percussion: Luke Milyo, Zach Simpson, and Jake Doherty.
Photo by Audrey Snyder

Fall choral concert delights crowds

Multiple Authors October 19, 2019

Emily Dearing, story; Audrey Snyder, photos The south parking lot filled last night as fans and family poured into the school to support kids from all across Columbia. Along with a middle school football...

The Mixed Chamber Choir runs through a dress rehearsal on Oct. 16. The Fall Choir Concert will be on Oct. 17 starting at 7 p.m. (Photo by Sarah Mosteller)

Four choirs to perform in fall concert

Ryan Choe October 17, 2019

Tonight at 7 p.m. the chamber choir, advanced treble chorus, tenor/bass chorus and treble choir will play in their fall concert. The concert is scheduled to last a little over an hour. Repertoire includes...

Mike Pierson, choir director, was one of the two judges for musical auditions this year.

RBHS musicians to participate in state music festival

Katie Whaley April 24, 2018

Instead of going to her normal B day classes like usual, sophomore Hanna Weber will head down the road to University of Missouri with five other girls to compete at the annual state music festival. There,...

Photo by Maya Bell

‘The Little Mermaid’ musical hopes to immerse audiences

Ann Fitzmaurice October 28, 2017

Under the sea and under the lights of the Performing Arts Center from Nov. 9 - 11, the RBHS Performing Arts Center (PAC) will submerge itself into the world of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” for the...

gaining a voice: Senior Nick Alicea loosens up his vocal chords during his
choir class April 23. Alicea and the other choir students use this time to prepare
for the concert that will occur on May 11 at 7 p.m. in the PAC.

Students prepare for choir concert

Catherine Polo May 15, 2017

A student passing by the fine arts hallway today will feel the vibrations of voices condescending from within the choir room alongside a light and fun piano melody in preparation for a performance at 7...

Orchestra, choir debut their years first performance

Orchestra, choir debut their year’s first performance

Katie Whaley October 19, 2016

The Performing Arts Center hosted Concert and Chamber Orchestras along with Concert Choir Tuesday, Oct. 18 for the group’s' first concert of the year. This performance featured harmonious melodies and...

Holiday Choral concert marks final performance of 2015

Holiday Choral concert marks final performance of 2015

Faaris Khan December 17, 2015

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Tuesday, Dec. 15, RBHS Chamber and Concert Choirs held a vocal music concert for the last time in 2015. The concert revolved around Christmas themes in the spirit of the current holiday...

Choir closes year with final concert

Choir closes year with final concert

Rochita Ghosh May 17, 2015

Lights dimmed in the Performing Arts Center Thursday, May 14 as Mike Pierson, choir director, took the stage. The audience roared with applause as a small smile managed its way onto Pierson’s face and...

World Down Syndrome Day: a day for awareness, acceptance

World Down Syndrome Day: a day for awareness, acceptance

Multiple Authors March 21, 2015

My brother truly is like no other As a little girl, I loved playing with my younger brothers, Matthew and Daniel, and my younger sister, Jessica. Since the four of us are only four years apart, it wasn’t...

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