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River Brass Youth Band

December 15, 2019

River Brass Youth Band

The River Brass Youth Bands (est. 2019) are open to any brass and percussion students who are currently in grades 6-12 and are free to participate in. Starting in January 2020, we will have a middle school band and a high school band. For a description of instrumentation, continue reading after the form below.
Director
The high school band will be directed by Ms. Becky Simpkins. She is the instrumental music director at Signature School and has been a member of River Brass since 2006, currently playing 2nd cornet. She directed the youth band for last year's summer session and is excited to return to the group.
The middle school band will be directed by Mr. Eric Obermeyer. He is the instrumental music director at Forest Park and recently joined River Brass in 2019, playing solo euphonium. 
Rehearsal dates
We will have nine rehearsals this spring, all on Thursday evenings at Harrison High School in the band room. The middle school band will meet from 5:00pm-6:15pm, and the high school band will meet from 6:30pm-8:00pm.
 
January 16
January 23
January 30
February 6
February 13
February 20 - NO REHEARSAL due to EVSC Honors Band concert - please go support them instead!
February 27
March 5
March 12
Note: We understand conflicts arise, but please try to limit absences to no more than three rehearsals.
Concert date
Thursday, March 19, 6:30pm at Harrison High School auditorium.
https://www.riverbrass.com/youth-band