Ribbon Cutting for New Performance Theater!
The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Theater will be this Wednesday, September 13th in front of the main theater entrance. This will feature a few speeches, ribbon cutting and tour of the new facility! A short video about the theater building will be followed by the first ever performance in the new theater by the AM Jazz ensemble! Everyone is invited!
How To Help Rio Band Program
Here are 6 ways you can help the Rio Band Program:
- Join RABB (Rio Americano Band Boosters)
- Amazon Smile – Register with Amazon Smile and a part of every eligible purchase will come to Rio Band.
- State employees can participate in the “Our Promise” campaign and school Rio Band for your payroll deduction.
- Consider donating to RABB if you have an Employee Campaign or matching program.
- Playathon 2017 (Nov. 8th – firstname.lastname@example.org) & Dinner Dance (March 3rd – email@example.com) – Be a part of our biggest fundraisers.
Playathon 2017 is Coming November 8th!!
Our next planning meeting is coming up on Wednesday, September 6th (7 p.m. in the new Rio Band Room). It’s not too late to be a part of Rio Band’s biggest (and longest!) event! Volunteers are needed! If you can’t make it, meetings will be every Monday at 7 p.m. until the big event on Wednesday, November 8th from 6 a.m. – Midnight at Rio!
Rio Band Fundraiser at Organic Skin Studio
Through September 30th, visit Organic Skin Studio located at 490 Munroe Street. You’ll save 15% off and 15% of your purchase will benefit the Rio Band Program! Call them at 916.481.3030 for details!
Get a Rio Band Booster Membership!
RABB is an organization of parents, alumni, and friends who support music education at Rio Americano High School. This premier program includes many levels of concert, jazz and pep bands that are unique to our school. Our outstanding team of instructors lead students in their musical experiences and growth to provide top-notch education for students at all levels of musical ability and experience. Become a member! Basic Family Membership: $20/year / Alumni Membership: $10/year. Get started here.
Pops On The Quad – Coming Wednesday, October 11th!
24-24-24 for Rio Band!
Thank you to everyone that made a donation for our 24-24-24 Fundraiser! As of last count, nearly $4,000 was donated by Rio Band Families, Alumni, and other friends of the Rio Americano Band Program! 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! If you would still like to donation, go 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
2016 Playathon Coverage on KCRA-TV!