Arts & Entertainment

Middle school student illustrates comics of The Rock Cycle

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Hailey Huffman Part 1 East Rockford Middle School student, Sophie Sales, recently graduated the sixth grade, along with her classmates in the Earth Keepers magnet. During the school year, Sophie’s teacher, Mrs. Altizer, took a few days to teach the class about the invasive land plants and species in Michigan. The Earth keeper students were then asked to write a [...]

Nonstop entertainment planned for “Mid Summer Night’s Dream” a fundraising dinner dance event celebrating Arts Rockford

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Musicians, dancers, artists, actors, photographers and singers are joining together to present “Midsummer Night’s Dream.” This dinner dance fundraising event is being hosted by Arts Rockford. Executive Director, Linda Humbert said, “For the first time, this annual event will be held here in Rockford at the Hydrangea Blu Barn which is a gorgeous historic barn that [...]

Rockford Jazz Bands Win Prestigious Awards

March 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

  At the District Jazz Festival held at Caledonia High School on March 12, the RHS Big Band and Combo both received Superior Ratings. Sean Perlmutter, the drum set player, was named the outstanding soloist of the day and received a half scholarship to the premiere jazz workshop in the nation, the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Clinic held in Kentucky.  Sam Corey, Max [...]

Five Rockford instrumental music students were selected to be part of the 400 students chosen for this year’s Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association’s (MSBOA) All-State Bands.

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Five Rockford instrumental music students were selected to be part of the 400 students chosen for this year’s Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association’s (MSBOA) All-State Bands. Over 2,000 students auditioned for a coveted chair in the five instrumental ensembles: Middle School Band, Middle School String Orchestra, High School Band, High School Orchestra and [...]
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