Our first rehearsal will be held outdoors and spaced apart on Monday, April 19th from 7-8:30PM.
All musicians are welcome - the field where we meet is large enough for each person to be spaced apart.
Rehearsal date: Monday, April 19th from 7-8:30PM. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY so we can start on time. (If weather does not permit - start date will move to April 26th. Cancellation notification via email by 4pm on the day of rehearsal)
Participants must bring the following: Mask, Music Stand, Chair, Instrument, Printed sheet music from Summer Concert Database, Windclips/Plexiglass, Water - We are meeting on a grassy field. Nothing will be provided nor can anyone share parts. Percussionists must come with all equipment or respond to this email with a request to use the ROCB equipment.
Location: JOHN LINDELL ICE ARENA, 1403 Lexington Blvd., Royal Oak, MI 48073 (Across from Royal Oak HS)
A Disney Spectacular
Armed Forces Salute
North South College March
Stars and Stripes Forever
Waiting on scans for:
Shrek Dance Party
ROCB Summer 1_ 2021 (Dropbox)
PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION ABOVE CAREFULLY!
You will need to print your music and bring everything needed to play. If you are unable to print your music, please respond to this email for assistance.
Schedule Information: (rehearsal scheduled every week unless noted)
April 19th - first rehearsal
May 31st - no rehearsal (Memorial Day)
June 21st - Summer Concert 1 - during scheduled rehearsal, family & friends are invited - CMN TV will be recording
July 29th - Summer Concert 2 - City of Berkley - Oxford/Merchants Park - 7:00PM (with WAJO)
Additional summer rehearsals and schedule after July 29th - TBA
Dear Friends of the Royal Oak Concert Band.
Based on the extraordinary events of the past months due to COVID-19 and our commitment
to the safety of our patrons, colleagues and friends, The Board of Directors has voted to cancel
the Royal Oak Concert Band concerts scheduled for 2020. We would like to thank you for your
support of the Royal Oak Concert Band and look forward to performing for you again soon.
If you have season tickets, or purchased a ticket for this concert, you are welcome to redeem
your ticket at our next subscription concert, In the meantime, please watch our website and
social media platforms for further updates on our next performances. You can also enjoy
ROCB performances in your home by checking out our channel on YouTube!
Thank you for your understanding.
Emily Borus President of the Royal Oak Concert Band
Welcome to the Royal Oak Concert Band! Based in Royal Oak, Michigan, the Royal Oak Concert Band is a community band which presents a series of concerts throughout the year.
This eighty-piece ensemble performs a variety of music, from big band classics to major symphonic works.
The Royal Oak Concert Band, is an adult community band open to all area residents. The ensemble rehearses on Monday at 7 pm, from September through June at Royal Oak Middle School and performs a wide range of repertoire. The ROCB features a season of four concerts at Royal Oak Middle School, as well as outdoor performances at area parks. The band is open to adults who have attained at least a high school level of performance. New members are welcome throughout the year. There are no auditions.
We are currently in need of low brass, oboe, and percussionists.
Our Mission StatementThe Royal Oak Concert Band is a diverse, all volunteer ensemble whose mission is to provide high quality and challenging musical experiences for its members while entertaining and educating the audience. We are united by a common love of music performed at the highest level of musicianship. The Royal Oak Concert Band is dedicated to providing opportunities for lifelong musical expression for our members through a rich repertoire of music.
Your donations are greatly appreciated! Donations are used to help support our non-profit (Section 501 (c) (3) adult community band.
Thank you for your support!
We are always looking for new members. The concert band rehearses on Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00pm at Royal Oak Middle School beginning the first Monday after Labor Day. The address is 709 N. Washington Ave., Royal Oak 48067.