Chula Vista Field Tournament 2014 Pictures

Pictures from Amy Tasch Smith and Julian Garrido

Otay Ranch Band Review 2014 Pictures

Pictures from Amy Tasch Smith and Julian Garrido

Otay Ranch Band Review and Chula Vista Field Tournament

Hello all. It’s going to be a bit of a logistically challenging weekend, so I’m sending out another reminder of the various locations and call times for this weekend.

Otay Ranch Band Review
Otay Ranch Town Center
2015 Birch Rd.
Chula Vista, CA 91915

  • CALL TIME 8:00 AM in the band room
  • Perform “Queen City” at 11:10 AM
  • Awards at 1:30 PM

Chula Vista Field Tournament
San Ysidro High School
5353 Airway Rd.
San Diego, CA 92154

  • Perform “Wild Things” at 5:15 PM
  • Awards at 9:00 PM

We will be arriving back at Ramona HS approximately 10:30 PM.

Mr. C

Mira Mesa 2014 Pictures

RHS Music Weekly Update 10/27/2014

Included in this email:
  • Results from Mt. Carmel
  • Director’s Address
  • Weekly Schedule
  • Mira Mesa Itinerary
  • All-Parent Meeting Update
  • Pledges
  • Fundraising
  • Remind Text-Alerts

An updated calendar can be found on the band website, This calendar will be updated frequently with all the information you’ll need regarding the instrumental music schedule, including itineraries, rehearsal schedules, upcoming fundraisers, and more.

Results from Mt. Carmel

Congratulations on an amazing weekend, Royal Alliance!

  • (56.8) First place band
  • (67.0) Second place auxiliary
  • (85.75) First place parade band (highest Mt. Carmel score for Ramona HS!)
  • (72.3) First place parade auxiliary

Director’s Address

Awesome job this weekend!

Keep up the hard work… the season has just begun!


Weekly Practice Schedule
  • Monday 6p-9p Mon. night rehearsal
  • Tuesday 2:30-4:30p (parade band only, no percussion rehearsal)
  • Wednesday 2:30p-5p rehearsal
  • Thursday 2:30-4:30p (colorguard)

All-Parent Meeting

There will be an all parent meeting this week on Wednesday, October 29th at 5:00p (immediately following afternoon rehearsal).

This is a unique meet time due to a special guest. Mark your calendars! It is critical that all parents attend this meeting.

Mira Mesa Itinerary

An itinerary for Mira Mesa will be uploaded onto the weekly calendar, as well as the website before this evening’s rehearsal.

Band Pledge

Each marching band student who is financially able to is asked to make a $500 pledge to the Royal Alliance’s expenses for the year.

Lack of ability will not exclude any students from participation in the marching band. However, participation in this pledge is crucial to a successful season.

Other options are available to help put the Royal Alliance on the road!

For more information, please contact Mr. C or the AME president Tracey Stephens. Checks can be made to Alliance for Music Education.


Amazing job to everyone using SCRIP. If you haven’t already, this is a quick and easy way to earn money for the program without spending any extra!

SOLARE ENERGY is sponsoring a special fundraiser for the RHS Music Department. For every solar system purchased, Solare will donate $500 to the program!

Check for more information.
Keep checking your email for more updates as the season progresses.

Remind Text-Alerts

If you haven’t already, sign up for mobile text message alerts from the Royal Alliance band! These alerts are quicker, important bits of information that can be sent out last minute. Messages can include reminders, schedule changes, when we’ll be arriving home from tournaments or trips, and more.

Text @ramonaband to (760) 417-4086

As always, remember to submit your SCRIP orders before 11:59PM on Monday night!