Members of Honors Concert Band and 0 period Jazz are eligible to travel (with director approval). Find out about timing, itinerary, chaperones, and cost. At least one member of every family interested in participating should attend.
Rio Band is pleased to introduce to all of you Mr. Murray’s new teaching partner, and our new Band Director- Mr. Mitch Evett. Mr. Evett will be teaching the PM Jazz Ensemble, Intermediate Concert Band, two piano classes, and co-directing Honors Concert Band . We will be holding a meet-and-greet on Monday, August 12 at … Read more
(Courtesy of the Sacramento Bee – June 25, 2019 ) BY CANDICE WANG When Josh Murray conducts the Rio Americano High School AM Jazz Ensemble, he doesn’t use a baton. After counting off the tune with a brisk “1, 2, 1, 2, 3…,” Murray exits center stage and leaves the students under the spotlight. “My … Read more
How to view live stream Rio AM Jazz Band at Lincoln Center Date: Friday May 10th Time: 2:50 pm EDT 11:50 am PDT – The stream will be shown on “LIVESTREAM” which is the name of a service. Two ways to view – through computer or via a streaming device (Roku – Firestick – Apple … Read more
DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards caps a banner year for Rio Band The Rio Americano High School Band Program is receiving three major awards from DownBeat Magazine, the print authority on Jazz since the 1930’s. The awards are: Co-winners “Best High School Large Jazz Ensemble” – ‘AM Jazz Ensemble’ Co-winner “Best High School Small Group” … Read more