June 8th SPRING CONCERT.....at Ray gym @ 7:00 p.m.
Please check the bottom of this page under "Downloads" for the information sheet I passed out to the kids a few weeks ago
Parents thanks for supporting your kids and our programs! Couldn't do it without your cooperation!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THOSE STUDENTS WHO TRIED OUT FOR THE RAYRIFFERS JAZZ CHOIR. YOU ALL DID WONDERFULLY!!!!
RAYRIFFERS Rehearsal Schedule 2015-2016
(Except for Kaleidoscope Concert rehearsals in March….All rehearsals take place in the L.G.R. after school until the late bus)
Thursday, October 15th- First Rehearsal-Mandatory
Thursday, October 22
Thursday, October 29
Thursday, November 5
Thursday, November 12
Thursday, November 19
Tuesday, November 24*-Katz PJz kids: will share. (Thanksgiving Week)
*Monday, November 30- no late bus
Thursday, December 3
Thursday, December 10
*Monday, January 4-No late bus
*Monday, December 14- no late bus (mock dress rehearsal)
Tuesday, December 15--CONCERT (6th Grade concert night) (Report at 6:45 p.m. to the LGR)
>>>Thursday, December 17- Holiday gathering in LGR (more info to follow)<<<
Thursday, January 7 (Ski Club kids go to Ski Club)
Thursday, January 14 (Ski Club kids go to Ski Club)....Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony @ O.C.C. 3:45 p.m. departure see info below schedule
Thursday, January 21 (Ski Club kids go to Ski Club)
Thursday, January 28 (Ski Club kids go to Ski Club)
*Monday, February 1-NO Late Bus
Thursday, February 4 (Ski Club kids go to Ski Club)
***************TUESDAY, February 9******************* This a change from the Monday date
Thursday, February 11(Ski Club kids go to Ski Club)
Monday, February 15-19 NO RHEARSAL-FEBRUARY BREAK! ;-)
Tuesday, February 23-*-Katz PJz kids: will share.
Thursday, February 25 (Ski Club kids goes to Ski Club)
March 2,3,4-until late bus
March 7 through 17, on stage UNTIL 4 P.M. -NO Late Bus (No School on March 15-PDC)
Scat Sing Lesson on Sesame Street: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rT1Kuy922c0
Ella & Mel Scatting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CbVy1NnB4g
Bobby McFerrin Blues/Improv: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYg5CCwwfV0
Scat Lesson on the Blues Scale: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alDRTdM4KfU
How To Scat:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSmQqba5rwE&ebc=ANyPxKqj19NTjFXNtDAV7BiXJEVIb6RyFUTBt7e-3-6NMVnChmmDN_IXnr0jQajnTf-mD3bzFo_aX8MFfbDUL9w7HMeeZLSD2Q
<<<<NO REHEARSAL March 24>>>>Break for a job well done)
March 16- Improvisation Clinic with Mr. Anthony Joseph, guest clinician possibly until 4:30? (will decide before the date)
Friday, March 18- DRESS REHEARSAL UNTIL 5 P.M. -NO Late Bus (with Mr. Anthony Joseph)
Saturday, March 19, Ray Jazz Fest Concert 7 p.m.O.C.C.'s Storer Auditorium featuring Mr. Anthony Joseph, performer, clinician (Snow Date: Sunday 3/20)
Thursday>March 31, Thursday>April 7, Thursday> April 14, Thursday April 21,
>>>APRIL BREAK 25-29>>>
May 5, & 12, Monday May 16 (-No Late Bus), Thursdays>19, & 26,
Dress rehearsal at Ray, Monday, June 6(-No late bus)
Performance will be at the 7th grade Spring Concert
Thursday, June 9-Ray Gym> 7:00 p.m.
"SPECIAL JAZZ GROUPS REUNION CONCERT!" (All 3 Jazz groups and former students! B#'s, Katz. Riffers)
June 14 -Rehearsal after dinner June 13 & 14, 6:30- 7:00 (7:30 if needed)? LGR June 14 is the dress rehearsal.
June 15-Reunion Perfromance 7:00 p.m. Ray Gym. See attachment at the bottom of the page
*There are no late buses available on Mondays and Fridays. You must have a ride home these dates.
Riffers OCC SCHOLASTIC AWARDS CEMEROMONY INFORMATION
BRAVO RIFFERS!!! A job well done and appreciated! Go Riffers!
Spring Recruitment Concert at Elden With RayRiffers June 2014
Winter Concert: Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Ray Gymnasium 7:00 p.m.
6th-12th Grade All District Combined Choral Concert, March 28 2016, 7:00 p.m. @ St. Mary's Church in Baldwinsville., N.Y.
Dress rehearsal??? TBA
Ray Jazz Fest Concert with RayRiffers, Katz Pajamaz & The Bee Sharps, Saturday, March 19, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m. O.C.C.'s Storer Auditorium (dress rehearsal March 18, after school until 5:00 p.m. in the Ray gym)
All Concerts begin at 7:00 p.m.,Ray Gym. Choral students should report to the LGR at 6:45 p.m.
Spring Concert Wednesday, June 8, 2016, Ray Gym 7:00 p.m.
Music Educators Guide
Last updated on 6/2/2016