ROYAL OAK HIGH SCHOOL BAND & ORCHESTRA BOOSTERS

Band and orchestra is the ultimate sport. There’s no bench and everybody plays.

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B&O Boosters Meetings  
Join us at the next Boosters meeting and let your voice be heard,  Our 2020 meetings are held monthly on Tuesdays at 7 pm via zoom unless otherwise specified.  Please see the schedule below and click on the links for past meeting minutes.
  • 2020-21 Board Meetings (via Zoom)
  • Sept 22, 2020 
  • Oct. 13, 2020
  • Nov. 10, 2020
  • Dec. 8, 2020
  • Jan. 12, 2021
  • Feb. 9, 2021
  • March 9, 2021
  • April 13, 2021
  • May 11, 2021
  • June 8, 2021

Meeting Minutes Archive 
Click HERE for 2019-20 Minutes
Click HERE for 2018-19 Minutes
Click HERE for 2017-18 Minutes
Stay Informed
​Click the blue 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 sign-ups, announcements, forms & event info.
  • Committees:  Volunteer to chair or help on a committee.   
  • 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 Files 

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​​​​​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 (held on the last day of MB Camp)
  • Uniform Distribution (MB 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/parking for the dates they work.
  • Home Football Games & Family Tailgates (help with student dinners, tailgate potlucks, pit crew, cleanup)
  • Tag Days (Our BIGGEST fundraiser -- two days of student shifts at local businesses and parent volunteers overseeing these shifts and running to HQ)
  • B&O Concert Programs (layout and design/print for Fall, Winter, Spring and All-City concerts)
  • Golf Outing (best ball scramble for parents in the fall)
  • Spirit Wear Orders (help with advertising, design, and distribution)
  • Parades (help the MB with Memorial Day Parade, Halloween Parades, Holiday Parade)
  • Holiday Fundraiser (held in November, these poinsettia or other holiday sales, help to support both B&O)
  • Concerts & Shows (help with the ROHS B&O concerts (programs/set-up/take-down), Glow Show, Jingle Bell Jazz, Celebration of the Arts, etc.)​
  • Bi-Annual Trip (Chicago, Disney World, etc.)
  • Ford Drive for UR School Fundraiser (test drive a new Ford vehicle, and B&O Boosters receive $20/test drive) 
  • Awards Banquet (held at the end of the year to celebrate ALL our B&O students)

​For a more detailed description of events, see our FAQpage.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!  If you'd like to chair or help on a committee, email the boosters at: rohsbob.info@gmail.com.
Who is ROHSBOB?
Royal Oak High School Band & Orchestra Boosters (ROHSBOB) 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 ROHSBOB.  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
To support the instrumental music departments’ professional staff in maintaining an instrumental music program that is educational, provides skills in performance and be a source of pride for the students, the Royal Oak Schools and the Royal Oak community.  

Our Bylaws
Click HERE for current bylaws (revised 6/11/19).

2020-21 Board
​​President:  Jon Liu
Vice President:  Kristine Hill
Secretary:  Susan Shelton
Co-Treasurers:  Meghan Heikkinen & Norma Fenech & OPEN
Communications Coordinator:  Beth VanDerwill
Fundraising Coordinators:  Kristen Blankenship & Linda Johnson
Band Director:  Dave Jensen
Orchestra Director:  Albin Rose
MB Co-Director:  Kyrstin Jensen


​​​​​​​​2020-21 Committee Chairs
(listed in order from Aug-May)

MB Camp & Car Wash: OPEN & OPEN for 2021
Arts, Beats & Eats: N/A for 2020 OPEN for 2021

MB Uniforms: Lisa Liu & Janell Vier
Spirit Wear: Jen Anesi-Brombach​
MB Game Days: Jason Pyciak, Jason Fenech, Jon & Lisa Liu
Tailgates: Michele Mester & Rose Castilla
MB Golf Outing: Paul Natinsky

Dresses & Tuxes: Rose Castilla & Warren Dennis
Tag Days: Kristen Blankenship, Linda Johnson& Charlene Govaere
B&O Concert Programs: Jamie Thomson

MB Glow Show: Norma Fenech, Victoria Wisniewski
​& Georgette Harris
Jingle Bell Jazz: N/A for 2020 - Victoria Wisniewski & Kate Dukhan
Holiday Fundraiser: Debbie Morales & Laura Young
Ford Drive for UR School:  Dave Jensen & Warren Dennis
​Banquet:​ Laura Young &Charlene Govaere