Instrumental Music Program Philosophy

It is the belief of the Rockhurst High School Music Department that music is an integral part of everyday life. It is a necessary component in the development of our humanness and spirituality. Music is an underlying pulse that connects the abstract, with reality.

We believe that music is one of the fine arts that transcends national and cultural boundaries and is one of the unifying elements working towards global unity.

In this regard, we at Rockhurst High School endeavor to reach out into our communities and celebrate the myriad facets of music.  In order to integrate this philosophy, we encourage our students to strive to become musicians of the highest caliber, and to implement these goals into their courses of study.

Important Dates, Private Lessons & Camps

August 3-7: Drumline Rehearsals from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. 
August 4-5: Freshman Music Camp from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
August 6-7: Orchestra Camp from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
August 6-7: Pep Band Camp from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
November 18-21: All-District Jazz Rehearsals and Concert at Lee's Summit West High School

Officers for the 2015-16 School Year

Captain - Joseph Torres
Co-Captains - Francisco Ramos
                        Daniel Pfaff
                        Jon Benson

Wind Ensemble

President - Andrew Newman
Vice President - Brendan Safley

Jazz Lab
President - Jackson Rouse
Vice President - Joseph Torres

Jazz Ensemble
President -  Maguire Radosevic
Vice President - Thomas O'Halloran

President - Joseph Pennington
Vice President - Thomas DeLong

Contact Moderator 

Mr. Brandon Hord
Drum Line Moderator
Chapel Choir Moderator
Pep Band Moderator
(816) 363-2036 x146

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Established in 1910 - Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam

9301 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO 64114-3299     816.363.2036