2018 Contest #1 @ Highlands Ranch HS
Feb
24
10:00 AM10:00

2018 Contest #1 @ Highlands Ranch HS

ADMISSION:

  • Regular Season Show admission: $10
  • Regular Season Show admission Seniors (65+), Students(9-18): $5
  • (No charge for those 8 years of age and under at any event.)

Daily Schedule


Ensemble Logistics Schedule

Clinicians include:

  • Clif Walker (Effect Music)
  • Jeff Gentry (Effect Visual)
  • Chuck Stephen (Music)
  • Jimmy Bell (Visual)
  • Kayla Gainey (T&P)
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2018 Contest #2 @ Broomfield HS
Mar
3
10:00 AM10:00

2018 Contest #2 @ Broomfield HS

ADMISSION:

  • Regular Season Show admission: $10
  • Regular Season Show admission Seniors (65+), Students(9-18): $5
  • No charge for those 8 years of age and under at any event.

Schedule as of 2/19 - subject to change:

Contest #2 - 03_03_18 @ Broomfield High School - Daily Schedule.png

Preliminary Ensemble Logistics Schedule, as of 2/19 - subject to change:

Map(s) TBA

 

Clinicians include:

  • Ward Durrett (Effect Music)
  • Jim Shade (Effect Visual)
  • Mike Leitzke (Music)
  • Tim Tilley (Visual)
  • Kayla Gainey (T&P)
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2018 Contest #3 @ Harrison HS
Mar
10
10:00 AM10:00

2018 Contest #3 @ Harrison HS

ADMISSION:

  • Regular Season Show admission: $10
  • Regular Season Show admission Seniors (65+), Students(9-18): $5
  • No charge for those 8 years of age and under at any event.

Schedule TBA

 

Clinicians include:

  • Teddy Mascari (Effect Music)
  • Dave Campbell (Effect Visual)
  • Chuck Stephen (Music)
  • Chris Tavano (Visual)
  • Kayla Gainey (T&P)
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2018 Contest #4 @ Mountain Range HS
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

2018 Contest #4 @ Mountain Range HS

ADMISSION:

  • Regular Season Show admission: $10
  • Regular Season Show admission Seniors (65+), Students(9-18): $5
  • No charge for those 8 years of age and under at any event.

Schedule TBA

 

Clinicians include:

  • Ed Argenziano (Effect Music)
  • TBD (Effect Visual)
  • Ben Maughmer (Music)
  • Charles Craig (Visual)
  • Kayla Gainey (T&P)
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2018 Contest #5 @ Longmont HS
Mar
31
10:00 AM10:00

2018 Contest #5 @ Longmont HS

ADMISSION:

  • Regular Season Show admission: $10
  • Regular Season Show admission Seniors (65+), Students(9-18): $5
  • No charge for those 8 years of age and under at any event.

Schedule TBA

 

Clinicians include:

  • Jeff Huffman (Effect Music)
  • Jim Dwyer (Effect Visual)
  • Scott Johnson (Music)
  • Matt Stevens (Visual)
  • Kayla Gainey (T&P)
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2018 RMPA 25TH ANNIVERSARY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Apr
14
to Apr 15

2018 RMPA 25TH ANNIVERSARY CHAMPIONSHIPS

ADMISSION:

  • No charge for those 8 years of age and under at any event.

Prelims:

  • Prelims admission: $15
  • Prelims admission Seniors (65+), Students(9-18): $10

Finals:

  • Finals admission: $20
  • Finals admission Seniors (65+), Students(9-18): $15

Combo:

  • Prelims/Finals Combo: $30
  • Prelims/Finals Combo Seniors (65+), Students(9-18): $20

Schedule TBA

 

Clinicians include:

  • Ray Ulibarri (Effect Music)
  • Nate Noble (Effect Music
  • TBD (Effect Music)
  • Mark Waymire (Effect Visual)
  • Tim Gray (Effect Visual)
  • Todd Fox (Music)
  • Brian Blume (Music)
  • Tom Reimer (Music)
  • Tim Tilley (Visual)
  • Jimmy Bell (Visual)
  • Kayla Gainey (T&P)
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2018 *Marching Class* Evaluation Clinic @ Standley Lake HS
Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

2018 *Marching Class* Evaluation Clinic @ Standley Lake HS

This event will host evaluations for Marching Classes, and all Winds ensembles:

Evaluation Clinic admission (including Adult, Seniors (65+), Students(9-18)):

$5 (No charge for those 8 years of age and under at any event.)

 

Schedule (2/12/2018):

Logistics Schedule for Ensembles

Ensembles, please aim to park and unload closer to the center of all zones, and warmup/rehearse further out facing away from other ensembles.

Clinicians include:

  • Jeremy Hunt
  • Pete Lucero
  • Ward Durrett
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2018 RMPA Day of Percussion
Feb
3
8:00 AM08:00

2018 RMPA Day of Percussion

  • Griffin Concert Hall, University Center for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at CSU for our DOP/I&E/ Event!

High School Students, Independent Ensemble Members and Instructional Staff who belong to an RMPA Ensemble that purchased the bundle package for 2018 can participate in both events free of charge! Standard entry will be available for purchase.

 

I&E will start between 8-9 am and end at 12:00 pm.

I&E Adjudicators include:

  • Shilo Stroman
  • Chuck Stephen

 

DOP will start at 12:00 pm and end at 7:00 pm.

**Please note that Instructors will be able to sit with Clinicians from 12:00-1:00 pm for a roundtable discussion!**

 

DOP Clinicians and Performers:

  • CSU Percussion Ensemble
  • Tony Nunez (Instructor and Student based clinic)
  • Stephan Ridley
  • Joy Liu
  • Shilo Stroman
  • Nick Werth
  • Julie Davila (Instructor and Student based clinic)
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2018 Season General Membership Meeting
Aug
27
4:30 PM16:30

2018 Season General Membership Meeting

The RMPA General Membership meeting will be on August 27, 2017 at 4:30pm held at Chaparral High School. At the general membership meeting we will discuss the upcoming 2018 25th Anniversary Season, any changes and additions, review the 2017, and elect Board Members.

 

The 2018 Calendar:

  • February 3, 2018 - Day of Percussion & Day of Instruction
  • February 10, 2018 - Concert Class Evaluation Clinic
  • February 17, 2018 - Marching Class Evaluation Clinic
  • February 24, 2018 - Contest #1
  • March 3, 2018 - Contest #2
  • March 10, 2018 - Contest #3
  • March 17, 2018 - WGI Denver Percussion Regional
  • March 24, 2018 - Contest #4
  • March 31, 2018 - Contest #5
  • April 14, 2018 - 25th Anniversary CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • April 19-21, 2018 - WGI PERCUSSION & WINDS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

We know that many of you keep up to date with WGI news, but we wanted to make sure to get some important news and rule changes and updates known to all of our members so they can sink in with plenty of time before our upcoming 2018 25th Anniversary season!

Since we follow the WGI Adjudication Manual and Rulebook for our contests, please note there are a few rule changes and updates that will go into effect for the 2018 winter season. Please click on the WGI link below and familiarize yourself with these changes. We will discuss this in detail at the meeting.

http://wgi.org/voting-results-from-advisory-board-meetings/

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2017 RMPA Championships
Apr
8
9:00 AM09:00

2017 RMPA Championships

DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE HERE

Ensemble staffs: Please check your email for the Championship info packet, and prepare to bring your equipment trucks down to the Air Force base for inspection and drop-off sometime on Friday, April 7th

Spectators: Admission into the arena will begin at 8:30 am for Prelims, and 4:50 pm for Finals. The arena will be cleared between Prelims and Finals for a break.

Ensemble Truck Inspection:

 

Judges:

  • Effect Music 1 - Joe Allison

  • Effect Music 2 - Ward Durrett

  • Effect Music 3 - Mark Reynolds

  • Effect Visual 1 - Jim Dwyer

  • Effect Visual 2 - Frank Miller

  • Music 1 - Tom Rarick

  • Music 2 - Julie Davila

  • Music 3 - Scott Johnson

  • Visual 1 - Charles Craig

  • Visual 2 - Tim Tilley

  • T&P 1 - Bruce Fox

  • T&P 2 - Kayla Gainey

  • Announcer - Joe Bartko

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Day of Percussion and Individual & Ensemble Competition
Feb
4
9:00 AM09:00

Day of Percussion and Individual & Ensemble Competition

We are all excited to kick off the 2017 RMPA Season with our annual Individual & Ensemble Competition (I&E) and Day of Percussion (DOP)!!

Last year, I&E and DOP were two separate events but this year we combined them into one massive, amazing day.

 

Day of Percussion

Featured Performers – BYOS!

More info coming soon!

 

Individual & Ensemble Competition

All Students in RMPA can compete

I&E Guidelines:

  • Solo piece can be no more than 7 minutes (can be as short as you would like).
  • Ensemble piece can be no more than 10 minutes (can be as short as you would like).

 

Performers & Clinicians include:

  • BYOS
  • Ralph Hardimon
  • Ward Durrett
  • Daniel Allen
  • Mark Foster
  • Peter Cooper
  • Shilo Stroman
  • Eric Hollenbeck
  • Susann Blair
  • And many more!!

Cost:

FREE to all registered RMPA members (Bundle Package participants)!!

You read that correctly, it is FREE to you and your students :) 

 

Parents and non-registered RMPA members (and non-Bundle Registered members):

You can purchase tickets for a small fee. Cost for I&E Participation: 

  • Solo Contest Entry: $10
  • Ensemble Contest Entry: $20
  • Ticket Price to watch all DOP & I&E events: $10

 

Remember, if your ensemble is registered for RMPA with our new Bundle Package, all of this is FREE!! Mark you calendars for Saturday, February 4, 2017!!  This will be one huge, awesome, fun event which you will not want to miss!!

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RMPA I & E Competition
May
14
1:00 PM13:00

RMPA I & E Competition

Individual and Ensemble Competition is back!

Whether you are performing or watching, this is sure to be an exciting afternoon filled with phenomenal performances and incredible musicianship! I & E is open to anyone who would like to receive constructive feedback and placement on:

  • Individual solo, Ensemble piece (trio, quintet, etc.)
  • Original compositions, Classical music, Modern music
  • Anything you want to play!

Ensemble Instruments:

  • Any mix of drums (duet, trio, snare and snare, snare and quad, basses, cymbals, etc.)!
  • Any mix of keyboards (duet, trio, marimba and vibe, marimba duet, vibe trio, etc.)!
  • A mix of keyboards and drums!

Individual Instrument:

  • Solo Marimba, Solo Snare, Solo Vibe, Solo Quad, etc.

Top performances will receive awards and educational resources! Join us for an afternoon of fun, and sign up now to be a part of this amazing experience!

Event Info:

  • I & E (Individual and Ensemble)
  • Saturday, May 14, 2016
  • CU Boulder, IMIG Music Building
  • 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
  • Admission for spectators is $5 at the door

Judges include:

  • Ralph Hardimon, Omar Carmenates, and Cari Dixon

For Participants:

  • Maximum Solo Time = 7 minutes
  • Maximum Ensemble Time= 10 minutes
  • Individual ($15) or Ensemble ($30)
  • Awards and educational resources for top performances!

Registration info (*required fields):

For questions please contact Allison Greenbaum

For online payment please visit the RMPA store

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RMPA Championships
Apr
9
10:00 AM10:00

RMPA Championships

Download The Schedule Here!

Judges:

  • Music 1: Jon Merritt
  • Music 2: JJ Pipitone
  • Music 3: Steve Yoder
  • Effect Music 1: Jay Kennedy
  • Effect Music 2: Chad Heiny
  • Effect Music 3: Ray Ulibarri
  • Effect Visual 1: John Howell 
  • Effect Visual 2: Pat Butler
  • Visual 1: Ron Hardin
  • Visual 2: Charles Craig
  • T&P 1: Joy Berglund
  • T&P 2: Bruce Fox

Tickets:

  • Prelims
    • Adults - $15, Students (9-18)/Seniors (65+) - $8, Children 8 and under - Free
  • Finals
    • Adults - $20, Students (9-18)/Seniors (65+) - $12, Children 8 and under - Free
  • Combo
    • Adults - $28, Students (9-18)/Seniors (65+) - $18, Children 8 and under - Free

Equipment Truck and or Trailer Info:

All equipment trucks and trailers will need to go through special security screening to enter the base. 

Vehicles bigger than a minivan will need to enter the South Gate for this screening. This can sometimes take up to 2 (two) hours from entering the base to leaving the garage to head to the arena. This is out of RMPA's hands and we don't want any ensembles to be in a bind because their truck was held up at security. We can not change the schedule if this happens so PLEASE PLAN AHEAD!!

With that in mind, we are asking any ensembles that are able to bring their vehicles for inspection on Friday, April 8th from 3pm-6pm so no one gets held up in a huge line at the security garage on Saturday. If you are able to bring your truck/trailer on base Friday please email Ward Durrett to make an appointment. Email Ward Now! You must set up an appointment through Ward to obtain a parking permit to keep a vehicle on base overnight. No exceptions! 

If you plan to bring your truck/trailer on Saturday, April 9th, the security garage will open at 6:00am to do so. PLEASE PLAN AHEAD AND ALLOW ENOUGH TIME FOR INSPECTION!

If you have any questions please email Ward Durrett.

 

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RMPA Day of Percussion
Dec
5
8:00 AM08:00

RMPA Day of Percussion

  • Warner Imig Music Building At CU Boulder (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Day of Percussion will take place at CU Boulder in the IMIG Music Building.

Registration/Check In will start at 8:00am and clinics/classes will start at 9:00am. 

Any staff representative from an ensemble that comes and stays through the day will receive an extra staff pass for the 2016 season. 

Another added bonus will be early registration for RMPA 2016. Standard registration will be available Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 10:00am. 

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2015-2016 General Membership Meeting
Aug
16
2:00 PM14:00

2015-2016 General Membership Meeting

The 2015-2016 General Membership Meeting will be held on Sunday, August 16th at 2:00pm. The meeting will be at Dakota Ridge High School which is located at 13399 West Coal Mine Ave. in Littleton (just off C-470 at Bowles Ave.)

Directors, Band Directors and Instructors should plan on attending this meeting to vote on Board of Directors positions and get important information about the upcoming season. Anyone is welcome, but only one staff member from each ensemble gets a vote.

Also, each ensemble that sends a voting representative will receive a bonus Staff Pass for the 2016 season!!

Come help make the 2016 RMPA season the best one yet!

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing everyone there!


Below is the Facebook link if you would like to sync with your calenders:

https://www.facebook.com/events/146720928998004/


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RMPA Championships - 1st Bank Center, Broomfield
Apr
4
9:00 AM09:00

RMPA Championships - 1st Bank Center, Broomfield

Download the Performance Schedule (Prelims & Finals) (Updated 3/25/15)

Download the Unit Logistics Schedule (Prelims & Finals) (Updated 3/25/15)

Site Map

1st Bank Performance Area Map

Marching Lot

Concert Lot

Ensemble Unit Parking Permit

 

Tickets:

  • Prelims
    • Adult - $14, Student/Senior - $7, Children under 8 - Free
  • Finals
    • Adult - $19, Student/Senior - $10, Children under 8 - Free
  • Combo
    • Adult - $24, Student/Senior - $15, Children under 8 - Free

Judges:

  • Music 1: Omar Carmenates
  • Music 2: JJ Pipitone
  • Music 3: Scott Johnson
  • GE 1: Jay Kennedy
  • GE 2: Joe Allison
  • GE 3: Ray Ulibarri
  • Visual 1: Frank Miller
  • Visual 2: Jim Dwyer
  • T&P 1: Joy Berglund
  • T&P 2: Bruce Fox

Note:

No videotaping allowed. Championship finals DVDs will be available for order at the event.

 

Performance Schedule:

Unit Logistics Schedule:


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Contest #5 - Mountain Range High School
Mar
28
10:00 AM10:00

Contest #5 - Mountain Range High School

Download the Schedule (Updated 3/22/15)

Tickets:

  • Adults - $10
  • Student/Senior - $5
  • Children under 8 - Free

Judges:

  • Music: Todd Fox
  • GE: Ray Ulibarri
  • Visual: Pat Butler
  • T&P: Teag Solberg

Note:

No video taping is allowed. RMPA has stationed a video camera and will provide each ensemble's Director a copy of their performance after the event.

 
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Contest #4 - Longmont High School
Mar
21
11:30 AM11:30

Contest #4 - Longmont High School

Download the Schedule (Updated 3/18/15)

Tickets:

  • Adults - $10
  • Student/Senior - $5
  • Children under 8 - Free

Judges:

  • Music: Ralph Hardimon
  • GE: Ward Durrett
  • Visual: Paul Auster
  • T&P: Joy Berglund

Note:

No video taping is allowed. RMPA has stationed a video camera and will provide each ensemble's Director a copy of their performance after the event.

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