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June 7, 2020

Our big celebration will be NEXT TUESDAY NIGHT, June 9th, at 7:00 PM.  I hope that ALL of you (students AND parents!) will join me to acknowledge everything that we have accomplished this year, and to pay special tribute to YOU - our class of 2020 seniors, who have giv...

April 9, 2020

 I have finally finished editing and posting the video from your amazing Winter Concert.  Please check it out here:

Here are the videos from your outstanding performances at Band Assessment.  Enjoy!

Symphonic Band: 


February 20, 2020

Hello To All of River Hill's Band Families!

I know some of you have been anxious to receive departure and return times for our upcoming performances, and I can finally share those with you.....

County Assessment (Wind Ensemble only):

     date: Friday, March 6th


December 19, 2019

Congratulations to Mr. Blackman, who has been selected by School Band and Orchestra Magazine as one of "50 Directors Who Make a Difference".  Read the article HERE.

Or you can read Mr. Blackman's section of the article below.

School Band and Orchestra Magazine’s “50 Dire...

December 19, 2019

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December 16, 2019

Happy Snow Day To All!

After such amazing dress rehearsals on Friday, I am not at all worried about our Winter Concert tomorrow - I know it is going to be AWESOME.  I am truly looking forward to performing with all of my students, FOR all of you parents (free of charge,...

December 12, 2019

Good Evening Wind Ensemble Families,

Next Thursday, December 19th, the Performing Fine Arts classes has an evening performance of the Fine Arts Winter Extravaganza at 7pm. This program includes students from Dance, Theater, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Guitar, Choir, and P...

December 12, 2019

Hello to the River Hill Band Program,

Below is a list of all students who have submitted Solo/Ensemble forms.  If you believe that there are any inaccuracies, please let me know right away.  


Mr. B.


Solo & Ensemble Sign-u...

December 1, 2019

Dear RHHS Band Families,

I hope that you had a great Thanksgiving and that you are enjoying the short break.  I have some important reminders and updates for you - thank you for reading.  I’ll try to be as concise as possible….

*Solo/Ensemble Festival forms are due...

November 16, 2019

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