Join us for a sneak-peek of the Leading Ladies 2015 competition show, Once Upon A Dream, featuring the 35-member Leading Ladies and 12-member instrumental combo. 10 performers will also debut their solo competition songs. All are welcome! The performance will take place this Saturday, February 21 at 3:30 in the RMHS Theater. Admission is free but donations are welcome.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to play baseball at Wrigley or US Cellular Field, basketball or hockey at the United Center, football at Soldier Field, or dance on the Goodman Stage? Imagine getting to do what you love in one of the world’s most prestigious venue. RMHS Jazz will get to do exactly that!
On Tuesday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m., the RMHS Jazz Ensemble I will be performing at the legendary JAZZ SHOWCASE, opening for the Mark Colby Quartet. Mark was a long-time member of the Maynard Ferguson Band and is a Chicago icon. Over its 68 years of existence, the Jazz Showcase has hosted such musical legends as Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie (yearly on his birthday), Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, Kenny Burrell, Sony Stitt, Johnny Griffin, Freddie Hubbard, Roy Hargrove, Philly Joe Jones, Joe Lovano, and Chris Potter. Even if you don’t have a student in Jazz I, please consider joining us for this very special event. We want to have a great crowd supporting our band and listening to one of Chicago’s great musicians in such a historical place. Plus, you’ll have a good time! Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and siblings, payable at the door. The Jazz Showcase is located at 806 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60605. Let’s pack the place!
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB. 10!! Be a part of history and get your SHOUT OUT printed in this year’s Jazz in the Meadows program!!! Shout out your thoughts, well wishes or greatest memory of Jazz in the Meadows. Shout out something special to your friends or family. Start shouting now! Shout outs cost only $10 and can contain up to 225 characters. Money raisedStop reading this and start SHOUTING IT OUT! The deadline for text or art is February 2nd. See flyer below for details.
Jazz in the Meadows is this month and we are in the final stages of planning and preparations for this 30th anniversary. Please join us for the monthly RMHS Music Booster meeting. We meet near the back of the cafeteria in the Faculty Lounge at 7pm.
If you have any questions about boosters please send an email to president@rmhsmusicboosters or reach out to Mr. Buti or Mr. Carroll for additional information. The RMHS Music Booster work closely with the directors in helping to plan and support such things as band competitions, concerts, trips, camps and Jazz in the Meadows.
We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.
You may now pre-order admission wrist bands for JAZZ IN THE MEADOWS on Saturday, February 28th! All pre-orders will be held at WILL CALL in an envelope with your name. You will need to show an ID to pickup your order and verify your phone number that you provide in the order. You may pay for them upon your arrival to the festival, or you may send a check made payable to “RMHS MUSIC BOOSTERS.” Checks need to be received by 20th. All pre-order ticket sales will end on February 20th. After that date, admission wristbands will only be sold at the door. Any questions, contact the band office at 827-718-5752 or email email@example.com
The daytime festival runs from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with 113 performances from 65 schools in 8 venues that start every half hour throughout RMHS. There is a noon time concert in the Main Gym featuring, CHRIS SIEBOLD and PSYCLES. There is a JITM t-shirt stand, repair shop, concessions, information and vendor booths, and a student Jam Session.
The Grand Finale Concert starts at 5:00 p.m. in the Main Gym. The top 4 high school jazz bands will perform for the opportunity to be named the JITM Grand Champion. Immediately following the high school class winners, we present our headliner, GORDON GOODWIN’S BIG PHAT BAND!
$15 for adults/$10 for students/senior citizens
$35 for a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children)
Grand Finale Concert Admission= Purple wrist band
$10 for adults
$7 for students/senior citizens
Be a part of history and get your SHOUT OUT printed in this year’s Jazz in the Meadows program!!! Shout out your thoughts, well wishes or greatest memory of Jazz in the Meadows. Shout out something special to your friends or family. Start shouting now! Shout outs cost only $10 and can contain up to 225 characters. Money raisedStop reading this and start SHOUTING IT OUT! The deadline for text or art is February 2nd. See flyer below for details.