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Welcome to the 2017-18 Marching Mustangs Music Boosters Web Page!

Welcome to the 2017-18 school year
& the RMHS  Marching Mustangs Music Boosters Web Page!

We extend a warm welcome to all of our incoming freshman families joining us for the first time as the 2017 marching season begins – we look forward to getting to know you and the great times we will share together with the Marching Mustangs.

The RMHS Music Boosters were chartered to support the marching band, orchestra, color guard, and all instrumentalist students and directors at Rolling Meadows High School, and our primary way of communicating with you is through posts on this page.  Whether it is information on upcoming performances, competitions, football games or ways to volunteer when help is needed, this is where you will find the best ways to get involved and support RMHS’s amazing music program.

We also hope that by now you and your family have heard about and been invited to our Tail Gate Party, which will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., this Thursday, June 29 in front of RMHS.  We launched this party last year on a whim and had such a great time at it that repeating it again this year was a given.  So drop your student off in the back of the school at 6:30 and then drive around and park in the front to meet fellow Music Boosters, enjoy some great food on us, and most importantly see and hear the newly minted 2017 Marching Mustangs practice and perform “Salute to America” as they march around the parking lot in preparation for the upcoming Fourth of July parades in Arlington Heights and Rolling Meadows next week.

You can stop by any time between 7 and 9 as the Marching Mustangs will play several times as they perfect their parade performance.  Freshman parents are often amazed at how much has been accomplished in these 6 short rehearsals.

If you have any questions, please contact us at volunteers@rmhsmusicboosters.com and we will be happy to help you out.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to connect with old friends while making many new ones, too.

See you Thursday night!

Spring Jazz & Orchestra Concerts – May 18 & 25 – Ticket Sales Help Needed

Two more final concerts for the year are set for the next 2 Thursdays, May 18 & 25.

Come hear the Rolling Meadows High School Jazz I & II Ensembles play their final concert of the 2016-17 school year on May 18 and the Chamber, Symphony & Concert Orchestras will plays their final concert on May 25.  These concerts feature year-end awards as well as opportunities to commemorate and say a fond farewell to our graduating seniors.

Jazz Concert

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Orchestra Concert

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The concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. in the RMHS Theater, and we will need 2 people to help with ticket sales at each.  Check out the opportunities here and sign up if you can help.  We are especially encouraging parents WITHOUT students playing in each concert to volunteer so that those with student-performers can just enjoy the concert.

Thank you in advance for your assistance during this busy time of year and we look forward to seeing you at these concerts!

The RMHS Music Boosters

Spring Band Concert this Wednesday, May 10 – Ticket Sales help needed

Come hear the Rolling Meadows High School Concert & Symphonic Bands play their final concert of the 2016-17 school year.  This concert features both bands plus a final combined number and offers an opportunity to commemorate and say a fond farewell to our graduating seniors.  And with any luck, the marching show for the Fall 2017 season will be revealed!

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., this Wednesday, May 10, in the RMHS Theater, and we will need 2 people to help with ticket sales.  Check out the opportunity here and sign up if you can help:
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Thank you in advance for your assistance during this busy time of year and we look forward to seeing you at the concert!

The RMHS Music Boosters

LAST CHANCE to buy tickets to ‘Something Rotten’ for July show

LOTS of people have requested tickets and it is not too late for you to get tickets, too.

Did you enjoy seeing “Something Rotten” in NYC?  Want to see it again on Broadway in Chicago?  Or do you just like going to the theater?  If you answered “Yes” to any of these, then join us at Chicago’s Oriental Theater this July!

Here are the two possible dates RMHS Music Boosters might attend together: Wednesday, July 12 or Thursday, July 13; the curtain goes up for both shows at 7:30 p.m.

Please e-mail Michele Shalton with your interest in reserving a spot(s) no later than this SUNDAY, March 19 – we have extended the deadline.  Be sure to let her know which day you prefer, how many and what type of tickets (Adult and/or Students) you will be purchasing.  Majority will determine the date.  We need 25 people to commit to get a group discount on tickets. $25 each for Adults and $18.50 for Students. There might be slight additional charges for tax and service fees.

This opportunity is for buying into a group package only.  You will need to provide your own transportation to the theater either on your own or car pooling with others. 

Once Michele gets confirmation that enough people are interested, she will confirm the date and request payments so she can purchase the tickets.

Please contact Michele directly at (224) 805-2605 or michele4s@att.net with any questions that you might have.

– The RMHS Music Boosters

Jazz in the Meadows is now fewer than 5 days away – and we still need your HELP!

Please enter where and when you can help us at the SignUpGenius links below, for Jazz in the Meadows is fewer than 5 days away now!

Today we are featuring the Outside Security and Door Monitor positions.  There are so many great reasons to serve and be a part of the best Jazz festival in the Midwest – you can check them out below.

We also ask you to consider volunteering for more than one position during the day if you have the time (you’re already going to be there anyways, right?), and as always, we and the students thank you!


Featured Volunteer Need: Outside Security

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Top 5 reasons to work Outside Security:

  1. You are the first face Jazz in the Meadows guests see of the festival, and they’ll be so excited to see you.  People will think you’re important, because you are!
  2. Fresh air is good for you, and this warm weather is guaranteed through the weekend – possibly the warmest day for a Jazz in the Meadows ever!
  3. You get to wear a neon safety vest.
  4. All volunteers get in free to the finale concert, and Jeff Coffin and the Mu’tet are AMAZING!
  5. All of the proceeds raised benefit the music program directly, and your directors and students will be forever grateful.

Featured Volunteer Need: Door Monitors

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Top 5 reasons to be a Door Monitor:

  1. You don’t have to talk to anyone if you don’t want to – at all now – we have created new signs this year for our Door Monitors to hold up to help silence the noisy crowd outside the performance rooms.
  2. You are the gatekeeper.  People will think you’re important, because you are.
  3. You get to wear a snazzy purple JITM Staff shirt!
  4. All volunteers get in free to the finale concert, and Jeff Coffin and the Mu’tet are AMAZING!
  5. All of the proceeds raised benefit the music program directly, and your directors and students will be forever grateful.

 

 

 

 

Jazz in the Meadows is only 5 days away – and we still need your HELP!

Please enter where and when you can help us now at the SignUpGenius links below, for we are at only 5 days and counting!  There are so many great reasons for helping make this event the best Jazz festival in the Midwest.

Today we are looking for additional Outside Security and Door Monitors: Take a look at these positions below.

We also ask you to consider volunteering for more than one position during the day if you have the time (you’re already going to be there anyways, right?).  Thank you!


Today’s Featured Volunteer Need: Outside Security

Sign Up Now!

Top 5 reasons to Work Outside Security:
  1. You are the first face Jazz in the Meadows guests see of the festival, and they’ll be so excited to see you.  People will think you’re important, because you are!
  2. Fresh air is good for you, and this warm weather is guaranteed through the weekend – possibly the warmest day for a Jazz in the Meadows ever!
  3. You get to wear a neon safety vest.
  4. All volunteers get in free to the finale concert, and Jeff Coffin and the Mu’tet are AMAZING!
  5. All of the proceeds raised benefit the music program directly, and your directors and students will be forever grateful.

Today’s Featured Volunteer Need: Door Monitor

Sign Up Now!

Top 5 reasons to be a Door Monitor:
  1. You don’t have to talk to anyone if you don’t want to – at all now – we have created new signs this year for our Door Monitors to hold up to help silence the noisy crowd outside the performance rooms.
  2. You are the gatekeeper.  People will think you’re important, because you are.
  3. You get to wear a snazzy purple JITM Staff shirt!
  4. All volunteers get in free to the finale concert, and Jeff Coffin and the Mu’tet are AMAZING!
  5. All of the proceeds raised benefit the music program directly, and your directors and students will be forever grateful.

Jazz in the Meadows is now less than a week away!! We need YOUR help!

We could beg and plead for volunteers – yes, we are begging and pleading now – but let’s look at what’s in it for you as a volunteer.  Please sign up if you haven’t done so already and consider filling one of the essential spots we still have open.  If you can spare a few more hours that day, please join us for an extra shift.  Thank you!


Today’s Featured Volunteer Need: Room MCs

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Top 5 reasons to MC:
  1. You get to listen to amazing jazz during your shift.  And in a front-row seat!
  2. We give you a script – so if you can read, you can do this job!
  3. You may dress up if you want to – we like our MCs to look nice in front of the audience.  People will think you’re important, because you are.
  4. All volunteers get in free to the finale concert, and Jeff Coffin and the Mu’tet are AMAZING!
  5. All of the proceeds raised benefit the music program directly, and your directors and students will be forever grateful.