AUGUST 2018
  • 16:  Freshmen / First Years / Section Leaders Orientation / Introductory Skills 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Lunch provided)
  • 20-24:  Camp Week / Full Band Students present all day/Lunch Provided 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • 22:  Senior Registration, 8:30-10:30AM.  Seniors should report for Band Camp at 8AM; they will be released from there for registration.
  • 23:  Uniform Distribution After rehearsal 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Seniors-5:30, Juniors-6:00, Sophomores-6:30, Freshmen-7:00
  • 23:  Junior Registration, 8:30-10:30AM.  Sophomore Registration 12:30-2:30PM.  Juniors and sophomores should report for Band Camp at 8AM; they will be released at the appropriate times for registration.
  • 24:  Car Wash Marching Band Students (3 hour shifts) 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • 24:  Freshmen Orientation, 8AM-12:30PM.  Freshmen should attend orientation, THEN show up to help at the Car Wash.
  • 24:  Freshmen/Newbie Girls Dress Measurements, 12Noon-1PM, band room.
  • 24:  Home Game (North Farmington) School Spirit Show! Call: 3:00/Game: 7:00 
  • 24:  Courtyard Movie (weather permitting) 9:00 – 11:00 p.m. 8/30 
  • 27:  Make-up registration times, 9-10:30AM and 1-2:30PM.

SEPTEMBER 2018
  • 7:  Raven Rally After school in ROHS courtyard 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • 10:  Concert dress order forms (with payment) due
  • 11: B&O Boosters meeting, 7PM, band room
  • 13:  Tuxedo distribution
  • 14:  Home Game Performance (Berkley) “Salute to Service Night” Call:4:00p.m./Game:7:00p.m.
    Post-Game Performance – “West Side Story” (Maria, America)

  • 15:  Royal Oak Ford – Drive 4 UR School ROHS Bus Loop / Test Drive for $$$! 10:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
  • 21:  Home Game Performance (Seaholm) Homecoming (Alumni welcome for Pre-game)!
    Call:4:00p.m./Game:7:00p.m. Post-Game Performance – “West Side Story” Complete

  • 28:  Tag Days! (5-9pm)  All work at least one 3-hour shift 
  • 29:  Tag Days! (9am-9pm)

OCTOBER 2018
  • ​1:  MSBOA All-State Applications due
  • 2:  Fall Band Concert, 7PM
  • 3:  Fall Orchestra Concert, 7PM
  • 7:  Marching Band Golf Outing RO Golf Course 12:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. (Adults only – Service Hours available for student volunteers )
  • 9:  B&O Boosters meeting, 7PM, band room
  • 10:  Rehearsal w/ Guest Clinician All students in Raven Head T-Shirts 3:15p.m. – 5:15p.m.
  • 12:  Home Game Performance (Tentative) Event TBD Call:4:00p.m./Game:7:00p.m.
  • 13:  CMU Band Day (optional but awesome!) Central Michigan University 6:30 a.m. – 5:00p.m. Music of “Santana” - Charter Bus / Breakfast / Lunch / Snacks ($30)
  • 17:  MSBOA Marching Band Festival Bloomfield Hills H.S. Call:3:00/Perf:TBD “West Side Story” (Charter Bus)
  • 19:  Home Game Performance (Lutheran North) Senior Night & Bulldog Night
    Call:4:00p.m./Game:7:00p.m. Half-Time Performance – “West Side Story”

  • 25:  Glow Show Invitational! (At ROHS) “West Side Story” 6:00 – 9:00p.m.
  • 27:  Woodwardside/ROBHIA Halloween Parades Optional but encouraged. 10:30a.m. & 12:30p.m.
  • 27-29:  All State auditions


NOVEMBER 2018
  • 1:  MSBOA Solo & Ensemble entries due
  • 5-16:  Poinsettia Sale
  • 11:  Veterans’ Day Service Downtown Royal Oak (time TBD)
  • 13:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7PM, band room
  • 13-16:  Blue Lake scholarship auditions


DECEMBER 2018
  • 1:  Berkley Holiday Lights Parade *REQUIRED ATTENDANCE* , Call 5:00p.m./Step-off 5:30p.m.
  • 4:  Winter Band Concert, 7PM, ROHS auditorium
  • 5:  Winter Orchestra Concert, 7PM, ROHS auditorium
  • 11:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7PM, band room
  • ??:  Barnes & Noble (date TBD)
  • 20:  Jingle Bell Jazz (location TBD)


JANUARY 2019
  • 8:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7PM, band room
  • 11-12:  MSBOA District IV Honors Band & Jazz Band
  • 18-19:  MSBOA District IV Solo & Ensemble Festival
  • 24-26:  Michigan Music Conference (Grand Rapids—for students in All State ensembles)


FEBRUARY 2019
  • ​1:  CMU Jazz Weekend (jazz band, drivers needed)
  • 11-15:  HS placement auditions
  • 12:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7PM, band room
  • 26:  Pre-Festival Concert/Clinic, ROHS Auditorium (SB 3:30PM/WE 4:15PM/SO 5PM/8th grade band 5:45PM)


MARCH 2019
  • 1-2: MSBOA District IV Band & Orchestra Festival
  • 5:  All City Band Concert, 7PM, ROHS gym
  • 7:  All City Orchestra Concert, 7PM, ROHS gym
  • 12:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7PM, band room
  • 16:  State Solo & Ensemble (details TBD)
  • 24:  MSBOA Jazz Festival, 2:30-10PM, ROHS


APRIL 2019
  • 9:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7PM, band room
  • 11:  Chamber Music Night


MAY 2019
  • 7:  Spring Band Concert, 7PM, ROHS auditorium
  • 8:  Spring Orchestra Concert, 7PM, ROHS auditorium
  • 14:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7PM, band room
  • 27:  Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade *REQUIRED ATTENDANCE* 8AM call time; 9AM start (Downtown)
  • 28:  Band & Orchestra Banquet at T.B.D. location (RSVPs required) 6:00p.m. – Finish
  • 30:  Uniform Return ROHS Band Room 7:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
  • 31:  Class of 2019 Graduation (tentative)

JUNE 2019
  • ​1:  Celebration of the Arts, 12Noon-5PM, ROMS
  • 3:  2019-2020 Marching Band meeting, 6PM, ROHS auditorium (MANDATORY)
  • 11:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7PM, band room
  • 14:  Last Day of School


JULY 2019

AUGUST 2019

Click the link to download the
2018-19 Marching Band Season & Calendar

ROYAL OAK HIGH SCHOOL BAND & ORCHESTRA BOOSTERS

CALENDAR