December is a busy month for both the Ross Middle School and High School Bands. The following are important dates on where you can see and hear the wonderful sounds of the Ross Bands.
- December 15 - RMS 5th, 6th, & Junior High Bands perform their Winter Concert in the high school auditorium beginning 7pm.
- December 17 - RHS Jazz Band performs @ 2pm in the Rotunda of the Cincinnati Museum Center (Union Terminal). Click on this link to get directions and plan a visit; http://www.cincymuseum.org/.
- December 20 - RHS Concert Band and Jazz Band perform in the high school auditorium beginning at 7pm.
The following are the competition results from the Anderson and Hamilton Band Competitions:
Anderson – Band Expo
Second Place Class A
- Music I & II
- Percussion I, I, & II
- Visual I & II
- General Effect II & II
- Guard II, & II
- Overall II - Excellent
Hamilton – Band-O-Rama
First Place Class A
- Music I & II
- Percussion I, I, & I
- Visual I & I
- General Effect I & I
- Guard I & I
- Overall I - Superior
Congratulations to all of these 7th & 8th grade students who performed at contest on April 16, 2011. Excellent Ratings (solos): Zachary Eils - alto saxophone & Jacob Reid - alto saxophone
Superior Ratings (solos): Austin Baldwin - alto saxophone, Kristen Miller - flute, Alexis Updike - flute, Zachary Wurzelbacher - snare drum / multiple percussion / marimba
Superior Ratings (ensembles): RMS Percussion Ensemble "Six Little Indians" & "Happy Farmer". Members: Josh Koons, Zachary Wurzelbacher, Drew Miller, Karl Dierking, Brandon McCracken, Maggie Jones, & Megan Roesh.