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Trophies stand proudly in room 404, the band practice room. As one walks through the band hallway, its easy to see at least hundred trophies displayed, representing Rock Bridge High Schools impressive musical history. Photo by Ana Manzano

Concert and fall symphonic band to perform first concert of year

Audrey Novinger October 21, 2019

As the days grow shorter and pumpkins bedeck front porches, concert and fall symphonic band, two non-competitive performing groups, get ready for their first concert of the year to begin at  7 p.m. Oct....

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...

Mavericks vocalist and guitarist Raul Malo performs at Columbia MO Roots N Blues N BBQ festival Saturday night, Sept 28.   Photo by Sophia Eaton.

Mavericks’ performance provides exceptional music, brings patrons together

Amira McKee October 1, 2019

As the sun set on the second day of the Roots N Blues festival, fans flocked to the Great Southern Bank Stage to watch the Mavericks perform their hour and a half long setlist of latin-country-rock fusion...

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.

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.

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue performs at the Roots n Blues n BBQ music festival on Sunday Sept. 30. Photo by Maya Bell.

Live music provides unparalleled experience

Ji-Sung Lee October 30, 2018

When entering the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, senior Bailey Long first noticed the Twenty-One Pilots logo written on a ginormous chalkboard.  The city was dark and congested with traffic, and on that...

Conductor Alison Schmidt commands the attention of the orchestra by a simple baton, keeping each section in sync with each other and dictating the appropriate dynamics.

Orchestra holiday taping to air on local television stations

Ben Kimchi December 11, 2017

"Candy Canes", "Hot Chocolate", "Peppermint Bark" and "Gingerbread Man." RBHS concert orchestra performed the four movements of Sweet Petite Winter Suite on Friday Dec. 8 for the orchestra holiday taping....

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...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra doesnt meet expectations

Trans-Siberian Orchestra doesn’t meet expectations

Nicole Schroeder December 27, 2015

The atmosphere was electric as Trans-Siberian Orchestra took the stage in Kansas City in front of a crowd of more than 8,000 people Saturday, Dec. 26. Of course, I expected nothing less from a group of...

Eighth-graders to join RBHS bands in holiday concert

Eighth-graders to join RBHS bands in holiday concert

Nicole Schroeder December 7, 2015

After weeks of practice and hard work both in and out of class, students in the Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble are finishing preparations for their holiday concerts, which will take place...

3 bands play final concert

3 bands play final concert

Elad Gov-Ari May 14, 2015

All three RBHS bands held their final performance at the RBHS PAC Tuesday. The concert started at 7 p.m. with the opening of the concert band and closed with the wind ensamble around 9 p.m. "We did great,...

Audience members fill the aisles for the Show Choir Premiere concert

Audience members fill the aisles for the Show Choir Premiere concert

Emily Franke January 21, 2014

Last Friday, Jan. 16, the RBHS show choir programs performed in their season premiere concert in the RBHS Performing Arts Center. Like last year the house was not only sold out, but the standing-room-only...

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