ROYAL OAK HIGH SCHOOL BAND & ORCHESTRA BOOSTERS

ABOUT US
WELCOME
Questions & Suggestions
We'd love to hear from you.  
Playing music both assists in a student's development and enriches the lives of adults. 
Stay Informed
​Click the button above to receive emails with announcements, reminders and volunteer opportunities. Your email will not be sold or shared for any purpose other than ROHS instrumental music department news.  

Other ways to stay in touch:
  • INFORMATION page:  Check this page often for announcements!
  • Drop box:  Locked drop boxes are located in both the band and orchestra rehearsal rooms.  Put your name on a sealed envelope and drop off your forms and payments here.  
  • Email Boosters:  rohsbob.info@gmail.com   
    Email Treasurer:  treasurer.rohsbob@gmail.com (invoices, receipts, etc)
  • Facebook: Royal Oak High School Band and Orchestra Boosters
  • FAQ page:  All you need to know about band & orchestra from A-Z!
  • Mail:  ROHS Band & Orchestra Boosters
    1500 Lexington Blvd. - Royal Oak, MI 48073
  • Text/Remind:  Instructions under BANDS/ORCHESTRAS - Student Links 

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2017-2018 Board
​​President:  Terri Farley
Vice President:  Jon Liu
Secretary:  Jason Fenech
Co-Treasurers:  Norma Fenech & Lisa Liu​
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Fundraising:  Debbie Natinsky & Vilma Dennis
Community Relations:  Paul Natinsky

Publicity:  Beth VanDerwill
Band Parent Rep:  Meghan Heikkinen
Marching Band Parent Rep:  Warren Dennis

Orchestra Parent Rep:  Donna Bonner
Band Director:  Dave Jensen
​Orchestra Director:  Albin Rose


How We Help
Events and fundraisers supported by the ROHS Band & Orchestra Boosters include:
  • Marching Band Informational Meeting (held in the Spring for incoming 9th graders and returning MB families)
  • Marching Band Camp (one week in August at ROHS) 
  • Car Wash (one-day fundraiser held at ROHS on the last day of Marching Band Camp)
  • Uniform Distribution (Marching Band uniforms, concert dresses and tuxedos)
  • Arts, Beats & Eats Concessions & Gates (Labor Day Weekend) - All ROHS Performing Arts supporters—parents, students, alumni, and friends—are encouraged to volunteer for this annual ROSPAC fundraiser.  Workers get free admission all weekend and free parking for the dates they work.
  • Home Football Games/Family Tailgates (student dinners, pit crew, cleanup for home games)
  • Tag Days (two-day fundraiser held at various local businesses in RO, Berkley, Ferndale, and Madison Heights—student and parent participation is VITAL to this fundraiser’s success—this is our biggest fundraiser!)
  • Golf Outing (Sunday afternoon fundraiser for parents and mini-golf for students in the fall)
  • MSBOA Marching Band Festival (when hosting is applicable; held in the fall on a weekday evening)
  • Spirit Wear Orders (help with advertising, design, and distribution)
  • Parades (help with RO Memorial Day Parade, Halloween Parades, Berkley Holiday Parade)
  • Poinsettia Sales (held in November, these sales and donations help to decorate the stage for the Winter B&O concerts)
  • Concerts & Shows (help with the ROHS B&O concerts, Glow Show, Jingle Bell Jazz, Jazz Expo, Awards Banquet)
  • Barnes & Noble Fundraiser (held in December)
  • Bi-Annual Trip (help with the every-other-year trip (i.e., Chicago, Disneyworld))
Who is BOB?
ROHS Band & Orchestra Boosters (BOB) is a volunteer group that works to support the Royal Oak High School Band and Orchestra programs. As a parent of a marching band, orchestra, band, or jazz student, YOU are automatically a member of the ROHS Band & Orchestra Boosters (BOB).  The Boosters strive to provide the necessary funding and volunteers to keep our music programs running. We are the roadies, the drivers, the uniform organizers, the food preparers and servers, the chaperones, the advertisers, and the cheering section… and we need YOU!

Our Mission
The mission of the Royal Oak High School Band & Orchestra Boosters is to: 
  • Arouse and maintain an enthusiastic interest in all phases of the Royal Oak High School instrumental music program and to provide it with all possible support both moral and financial.
  • Cooperate with those in charge of the Royal Oak High School instrumental music programs. 

Our Bylaws
Click HERE

​Our Meetings  
Help make your student's ROHS band or orchestra experience the BEST it can be. Join us at the next Boosters meeting and let your voice be heard,  Meetings are held monthly on Tuesdays at 7pm in the band room unless otherwise specified.  Please refer to the schedule below. ALL are welcome, so we hope to see you there!

2018-19 Meetings Schedule
Click on the meeting dates to read the minutes.

Meeting Minutes Archive 
Click HERE for 2017-18 Minutes