Monday Music Notes for 2/5

Monday Music Notes is a weekly post that is intended to remind everyone of upcoming events and due dates. If you ever have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Monday, February 5th

– No After School Practice


Tuesday, February 6th

– No After School Practice

– Jazz Rehearsal from 3:00-4:30


Wednesday, February 7th

– Solo & Ensemble Practice until 4:30 p.m.


Thursday, February 8th

– No After School Practice

– Jazz MPA

– Report to Band Hall – 10:00 am

– Depart for WCHS – 10:30 am

– Warm-up – 11:30 am

– Perform – 12:00 p.m.

– Return to RBSMS – 1:15 pm

Uniform: Black Slacks/Socks/Shoes, Jazz T-Shirts, Suit Jackets (provided)


Friday, February 9th

– No After School Practice


Saturday, February 10th

– Solo & Ensemble

– Band Hall Opens – 6:30 am

– Depart for JWMHS – 7:00 pm

– Performances are at various times.

– Parents should be attending their student’s performance. After the performance, parents are to take their students home (be sure to let Mr. Schmidt know before leaving).

– Students should dress nicely for this performance.

– If you are sitting for part of the day, you will want to either bring food with you OR bring money to purchase snacks while waiting. While waiting for your performance, you should be attending other RBSMS student’s performances.


Other Notes:

– It’s essential that all students continue to practice 30 minutes per day. It helps build muscle and technique that allows them to become better musicians. We appreciate anything you can do to help encourage your student.

– If you haven’t yet gotten your Band/Chorus Shirts, SeaWorld trip, or Star Wars money in, please get it turned in ASAP.

– If you have not yet signed-up to follow our music program on Facebook and Twitter, please do it now! Both Facebook and Twitter are FREE and allow us to post information there to help our parents stay informed.

– Additionally, please take a moment to sign-up for our Remind Text Messages. To sign-up, text the following codes to the number provided.

– Beginning Band: Text @rbsmsbe to 81010

– Concert Band: Text @rbsmsco to 81010

– Symphonic Band: Text @rbsmss to 81010

– Jazz Ensemble: Text @rbsmsj to 81010

– Chorus: Text @rbsmsch to 81010

– All Band Students should have their instruments and supplies at this point. If you are missing supplies, please contact Mr. Schmidt immediately.

– Please take a moment to complete your Pasco County Schools Volunteer Application. It can be found at Parents may not chaperone or be involved with the school if they have not completed this form.