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Ridley High School Concert Band

Winter Rehearsal Schedule

Tuesday 1/6 Dress Rehearsal

Choir 6 - 7:30

Band 7:30 - 9

RHS Winter Concert

Wednesday, January 7th - 7pm

Tickets: $5 at the door

Rehearsals are mandatory for all members! If you cannot attend a rehearsal,

you must provide a note from a parent to Ms. D at least a week in advance.

There will be a make-up assignment for all missed rehearsals.

Missing the concert will result in an F for the class and cannot be made up!

Concert Dress:


Black dress pants (no jeans!)

Black dress shoes (no sneakers)

Choir/Band - white tuxedo shirt (we will provide bow tie)

Band Only - white dress shirt & dark tie


All black!

black dress pants/skirt (no jeans or yoga pants/leggings, skirt must go below knees!)

black blouse/top (NO tshirts, sleeveless shirts, over-sized sweaters/scarves)

black dress shoes (no flip flops or sneakers)

*Students who are not in proper dress for the concert will be sent home to change.

If you miss the concert because of this you will fail the class!*

Talk to Ms D ASAP if you are having trouble getting appropriate concert dress clothes.

Directions for uploading video tests to dropbox:

  • Record your video using your iPad (camera roll)

BEFORE your video and make sure you’re happy with it!

Your video must show your face so I know it’s you playing!

  • Log on to Dropbox or the Dropbox app

  • Find the correct folder

For example: Concert Band - Scale Assessments - C Scale - Woodwinds

  • Click on the “...” and then on the plus sign to add a file

  • Select your video file from your camera roll

That’s it!

Click here to access our Dropbox Folder for video tests

Click here to access the chromatic scales needed for your audition



...beginning Tuesday, September 2nd

Don’t be nervous! This is just so I can get an idea of your level and experience.

You will be playing:

- Chromatic scale (at least one octave, or full range)

- Prepared piece of your choosing (at least 32 bars - can be a concert band piece, a solo piece, or something from a method book)

- Sight reading (chosen by Ms D)

You will be scored on:

- Rhythm

- Notes/intonation/tone

- Musicality/articulation/dynamics

Required iPad Apps


Download the Canvas application and make sure your school-issued login is functioning!


Download the app and try your log in!


You can register by going to and creating a google account. If you already have a google account (gmail) you are already registered and can start using gmail/google drive!

Google Drive

Students can download the app “google drive”. You can use the same google account that you used to set up Gmail (above). The iPad app will sync with your account.


This is a free metronome app to be used while practicing