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Mr. Phil Robb, Director of Bands

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Symphonic Band (7th & 8th Grade)

Festival Program

-Coast Guard March
-Psalm 42
-Beyond the Riverbend
-Let it Go
-Seconds Out

Concert Band (6th Grade)

-Bb: Scale in 3rds, Technical Study, Chorale
-Eb: Scale in 3rds, Technical Study, Chorale
-Ab: Scales in 3rds, Technical Study, Chorale

Method Book

Festival Program
-Chimes of Liberty
-Morning Mist
-Legend of Devil’s Lake

Intermediate Band (5th Grade)

-Lip-Slurs, Long Tones… LOTS OF AIR.
-Scales/Techniques/Chorales: F/Bb/Eb/Ab/Db

Method Book
Concert Literature
-As Twilight Falls
-Admiration March
-Honor Roll March
-Dorian DreamScape

Beginning Band (4th Grade)

Concert Literature
-Heroes And Glory
-Method Book #40
-Method Book #64
-Method Book #69
-Method Book #74
-Method Book #79

Jazz Band

Concert Literature
-Backrow Politics


Band News

IGSMA Band Results

March 2014

The Richland Symphonic Band (7th & 8th Grade) traveled to Minooka Junior High on Saturday, March 8th. The Band competed in front of an audience and 3 adjudicators at the Illinois Grade School Music Association’s Regional Band Contest. The ensemble performed “Coast Guard March”, “Psalm 42″, and “Beyond the Riverbend”. The judges awarded the Richland […]

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IGSMA Solo & Ensemble Contest

February 2014

Congratulations to our 5th through 8th grade band students who participated at IGSMA’s Solo & Ensemble Contest last weekend at Timber Ridge Middle School in Plainfield, IL. Our students took home a record number of division 1 ratings at the contest! Solo & Ensemble season is my favorite time of year. We see more musical […]

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LTHS Band Festival Performance

February 2014

Congratulations to the Richland Symphonic Band on a great performance last Thursday evening at Lockport Township High School. The Symphonic Band performed “Beyond the Riverbend” by Robert Sheldon and “Psalm 42″ by Sam Hazo for an audience of local junior high bands and community members. We received many compliments and congratulations after the concert and the […]

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