24-24-24 for Rio Band!
On February 24, 2017, for a period of 24 Hours, Rio Americano Band Boosters are reaching out to all Rio Band Familie, Alumni, and other friends of the Rio Americano Band Program to make a gift of $24.00 (or more). These gifts will be used to fund the purchase of instruments and equipment for the new Rio Americano Academic and Performing Arts Center opening in May 2017! You can make your donation here or Click Here for More Details!
Rio Arden Dinner Dance / Celebrate the Green and Gold March 4th
One or our biggest fundraisers of the year is the annual Rio Arden Dinner Dance on Saturday, March 4th from 6 – 11 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Event Center (6141 H Street)! 5 course meal, silent auction, raffle, dancing to the fabulous Arden and Rio Jazz Bands and event proceeds benefit ALL Rio and Arden bands! Ticket prices go up after February 28th, so get your tickets for this great event here.
KCRA Coverage Of Rio Musicians Heading To Mingus Festival
Thank you to KCRA for the great coverage of our talented musicians! Check out the story here.
Fall 2017 Piano and String Classes!
Rio Americano is offering two NEW music electives for piano and string players Fall of 2017 for student musicians who want to know if there is something at Rio for them!
PIANO CLASS – Open to all levels but geared toward beginning musicians or those interested in becoming part of Rio Band. Up to 6 advanced players will be selected as TA’s and models for musical performance.
STRING ORCHESTRA – The first course of its kind in the Sacramento area is also open to all levels although prior experience is strongly recommended. This ensemble will take part in high-level performance opportunities, festivals, and competitions throughout the year.
Sign up to be part of these new & exciting classes! Contact or visit Mr. Kiesner in P6/7 for more information. (916)971-7512
Playathon Recap 2016
The 2016 Playathon was held on Friday, November 4th and raised over $30,000 for the Rio Band Boosters and the Rio Americano Band Program! Thank you to everyone who donated their time and energy to making the event a huge success!
Rio and the event received news coverage from KCRA-TV and Fox 40. Check out the band waking up Sacramento at sunrise with some great music: