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:

Jessica Hanson.mp4

This former Millard graduate performs her violin on YouTube. She even has her own Spotify channel!


Use this metronome to help you practice with an awesome drum beat!

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.

Music History Timeline

Great Composers

Top 15 Composers of All Time

Dictionary of Composers

Composers by Country - This has some major composers from each country.

Fun and Inspiring Videos: