Rockford to host 30th marching band invitational

The RHS Marching Band gave it their all in Indianapolis during the 2011 Bands of America competition. They placed 22nd in the nation.

The Rockford High School Marching Band is proud to host its 30th annual Marching Band Invitational on Saturday, September 22, 2012. This year’s event is slated to be one of the most exciting ever, with 17 bands performing in competition and the Rockford Marching Band providing the finale with their exhibition performance of this year’s […]

RHS marching band named semifinalist at Bands of America Grand National Championship

“Waiting for it... Waiting for it...”—The Rockford High School marching band is named the 33rd semifinalist at the Bands of America Grand National Championship.	Photo by ANNA-MARIE WILDERS BOTHMA

At 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov.11, the 230-member Rockford High School (RHS) marching band waited in hopeful anticipation in the stands at Lucas Oil Stadium as the announcer began naming the bands advancing to the semifinals competition. After a full day of travel and rehearsal the day before, the band had marched on to the […]

RHS marching band places third at state finals

The Rockford High School marching band begins their performance at Ford Field.	Photo by TERRI SHEFFER

The Rockford High School (RHS) marching band competed in the MCBA state championship at Ford Field on November 5. The band placed third in Flight 1 competition for the third consecutive year, with an overall score of 87.59. Drum major Jacob Hewitt was awarded an MCBA scholarship at the event. The band is performing at […]

Marching band sweeps Flight I awards at Lakeshore Invitational

The Rockford High School marching band showcases their 2011 program for the upcoming freshmen and their parents.	Photo by ANNA-MARIE WILDERS BOTHMA

It was a busy week for the Rockford High School (RHS) marching band. On Monday, Oct. 24, the band showcased their 2011 program for the eighth-grade band students and their parents, filling the auditorium at RHS with awesome sound and music. This is an annual event to promote participation in the marching band to upcoming […]

Support marching band, win a new car

Members of the Rockford High School marching band pose with the prize, a 2012 Chevy Cruze	Photo by DAVID PISZCZEK

You can help the Rockford High School marching band and have a chance to win a 2012 Chevy Cruze! Band parents are selling raffle tickets before the home varsity football games, in front of the stadium, from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., and at the Rockford Marching Band Invitational on September 17 from 1 to 8:30 […]