Recordings for College & Summer Program Applications
Ron Haight is offering RHS orchestra students professional, 45-minute recording sessions for a fee. If you are interested, email Shari Kaiser <email@example.com> the following information:
preference for November or December session
Watch 2021 Spring Fling recordings for a sample of Mr. Haight's work. Recordings will be ready in early January for College Pre-Application Auditions or Arts Portfolios and/or summer program applications.
Please join us in supporting the opportunity for students to play music together, something we will never take for granted again. We are hosting a:
Nov 18: Order deadline
Dec 2-3: Plant pick-up
If you prefer delivery, in the 'special notes' section of the order form, indicate delivery and your address. Thank you for getting our musicians back on the stage!
Bring Performing Arts Back to the Stage!
Families and Students: Raise Your Voice
Seattle Public Schools are in the process of reviewing their current ban on student performances through Oct 31. Respectfully request the reinstatement of in-person performances, with live audiences, by submitting a comment on the SPS Contact Us form. See the "Back to the Stage!" letter signed by SPS performing arts advocates and instructors.
Seattle Symphony: Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances
Thursday, October 7, 7:30 pm, Benaroya Hall
We are kicking off the 2021 Orchestra Retreat at the Seattle Symphony! Bring your proof of vaccine/negative test, permission slip, Orca card, and mask.
See: 2021 Retreat Agenda for full details
Spring Fling: The Senior Celebration
Wednesday, June 2, 7 pm, Zoom Webinar
Join us online for a special evening featuring the Senior Concertos from the class of 2021 and recognizing this awesome group of musicians.
Tune in at https://seattleschools.zoom.us/j/87381604403
or directly from Zoom — Webinar ID: 873 8160 4403
Spring Fling: The Sequel—An Epic Return
Wednesday, June 9, 6 pm, Roosevelt Athletic Field
That's right! A live performance on the Athletic field at RHS.
Enjoy the outdoor concert experience! Picnic boxes are available for purchase and pick up at Old Ballard Catering Co. (corner of 15th and 65th). You can order from their regular menu or enjoy the Roosevelt Orchestra special for two at the bottom of the online menu. You can schedule your pick-up to enjoy before the concert or on your way home. Order soon to get your preferred time.
Spring Plant Sale
We've teamed up again with Growing Smiles to bring you beautiful spring plants, grown right here in the Pacific Northwest. Proceeds support the production of our spring performances, including our senior concertos. It is simple place your order online by April 14, pay online or at time of delivery, and your plants will be delivered to your door April 31 or May 1st… in plenty of time before Mother's day (hint!).
Enjoy these festive videos from our Winter Showcase.
Please consider making an end-of-the-year donation to support our students and orchestra program. Making music together — even when we're apart — has helped us get through this challenging time. Thank you!
Spring Fling Concert
Our annual Spring Fling concert went online this year. It was a Herculean task putting the performance together, so thank you to everyone who helped make it possible. Kudos to Ms. Gero and all the amazing musicians in the orchestra. Video