Open to all 6th-8th graders, the RBCS Concert Band is a group of talented young musicians who wish to continue their instrumental music education. They participate in Florida Bandmasters Association (FBA) Concert Music Performance Assessment and Solo & Ensemble, school concerts, and Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools Junior Fine Arts Competition each year. After two years in a band program, students have the option of marching with our Marching Knights.
Open to all 8th-12th grade students, RBCS Marching Knights is comprised of all members of the Symphonic Band and select members of the Concert Band. The Knights perform on the field and in the stands at football games, community events and parades. They have traveled to many competitions and won many awards, including a 1st place award winning performance at the Cotton Bowl.
The RBCS Jazz Band is open to auditions for anyone in 8th grade or above. The Jazz band performs advanced music of various styles throughout the year in many school and community events. They perform in the Florida Bandmasters Association (FBA) Jazz Music Performance Assessment and local events such as Orange Fest, Saturday in the Park, and Rocky’s Fall Festival each year.
Beginning band is offered to 5th & 6th graders who wish to learn a wind or percussion instrument. A students’ first introduction to instrumental arts is vital for learning proper technique, quality sound production, performance etiquette, and music enjoyment. Please contact the Band Director, Tom Culver, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Praise Band is open to all Academy students by audition only. They serve as worship leaders during weekly chapel and also provide music for local civic occasions. The band is set up as a contemporary worship ensemble.