RMS Timberwolf Orchestra
Concerts and Activities:
Vala's Pumpkin Patch: October 4th (voluntary) for 6th, 7th, & 8th grades. 5:45 p.m. or 6:45 p.m.
Winter Concert: December 6th (mandatory) for 6th, 7th, & 8th grades. 7 p.m. at Russell Middle School.
Music Tour: December 14th (mandatory) for 8th grade. All day field trip to Rohwer, Willowdale, Ackerman, and Oak View Mall.
All Millard Orchestra Festival: January 28th (mandatory) for 8th grade only. 7 p.m. at Ralston Arena!
Solo & Small Ensemble Recital: March 7th (voluntary) for 6th, 7th, & 8th grades. 7 p.m. Russell Middle School Library.
Breakfast and Bach: March 8th (voluntary) for 6th, 7th, & 8th grades. 7-7:35 a.m. RMS Library.
Fiddle Fest: April 6th (voluntary) for 6th, 7th, & 8th grades at Russell Middle School.
Spring Concert: April 18th (mandatory) for 6th, 7th, & 8th grades. 7 p.m. Russell Middle School.
Guest Violinist: Jessica Hanson
We had a guest violinist work with our violin students and perform for them. Jessica is a local private teacher at the Omaha Conservatory of Music. She also performs several types of music, including bluegrass and gypsy jazz. Here is a video of her playing part of a gypsy jazz piece:
This former Millard graduate performs her violin on YouTube. She even has her own Spotify channel!
Music History and Composers
Music History by Think Quest - This site has a brief history of each period of music and its composers.
Music History from Classics for Kids - This website has lots of great audio explanations and examples.
Early Music History - Music history from the beginning of time to the Middle Ages.
Composers by Country - This has some major composers from each country.