Welcome to the South River Music Program

The South River Music Program includes Chorus, Marching Band, Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band, and Tri-M. All of these programs are supported by the Music Boosters.

Spirit Wear Store has closed!

Our Music Department Spirit Wear Store has closed. Orders will be delivered to the music classes on December 19th and 20th.

2020 New York City Spring Trip

This year’s Spring Trip will be to New York, N.Y., April 9-12, 2020. The total cost for the trip is $900 for students and $950 for chaperones. Initial deposits are due by December 13 to secure your placement on the trip.

Full details on the trip, including registration forms, can be seen on our new 2020 South River Music Spring Trip page. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at SouthRiverMusic@gmail.com.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Side-by-Side – Dec 11

Congratulations to the following Seahawk Musicians on making the 2019 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Side-by-Side Festival:
  • Caroline Davisson, 1st chair trumpet
  • Bethan Cruise, 1st chair flute
  • Bizzy Seay, 1st violin
  • Kevin Tang, 2nd violin
  • Madison Strempek, Viola
The BSO Side-by-Side Concert Field Trip is December 11th at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Cost of the field trip will be approximately $30. Students from all ensembles and grade levels are encouraged to attend.
An all-inclusive lunch will be provided at Hard Rock Cafe, Inner Harbor. Menu Pre-Order sign up lists are on the “News” Bulletin Board in D134. Please Pre-Order your selection by December 9th.  Please plan on dressing up and plan accordingly for the weather. 
Five parent chaperones are needed or we will not be able to attend. Please let Mr. Cavanaugh know if you are able to participate.

Jazz Band

Upcoming Rehearsals:

  • Wednesday, Dec 4th 5-7 pm 
  • Wednesday, Dec 11th 5-7 pm
  • Tuesday, Dec 17th 6 pm SRHS Winter Jazz Band & Guitar Concert
  • No rehearsal Wednesday, Dec 18th

Jazz Band will perform on Thursday January 9th at the AACPS High School Jazz Band clinic.  This will be a field trip during the school day.  We will practice Wednesday January 8th from 5-7 pm to prepare.  Permission slips and additional details will be sent home soon.  

Winter Concerts

  • December 17th Winter Jazz & Guitar Concert 6 pm SRHS Auditorium
  • December 18th Winter Instrumental Candlelight Concert 6 pm SRHS Auditorium
  • December 19th Winter Chorus Concert 6 pm SRHS Auditorium

If any of these concerts are canceled due to inclement weather, the weather date is January 10th 6 pm SRHS Auditorium.

Please email Mr Cavanaugh if you have conflicts with afterschool rehearsals in December. Please review the “Fair Share Policy” found in the South River Instrumental Music Handbook.

Concert Attire:

Concert attire will be distributed this week for new students in all Performance Groups. If your student is wearing the Concert Gown, you will need to have it hemmed. If your student is wearing the Concert Tux, you will need to purchase a white Tux shirt (Orchestra and Band only) and black dress pants (Orchestra, Band and Chorus). A Tux Vest will be distributed. If you have any questions, please email us at SouthRiverMusic@gmail.com.

Help Needed!!

We are looking for volunteers to assist with the Music Booster Digital Communications. Assistance is required to:

  • Send out our weekly Eblast,
  • Maintain the Sign-Up Genius,
  • Respond to emails received at SouthRiverMusic@gmail.com,
  • Assist in the maintenance of our website, and
  • Promote our Music Program through our social media sites.

No experience is needed and training will be provided. If you are interested, please contact us at SouthRiverMusic@gmail.com.

Activity Fees

A friendly reminder about activity fees: the Fall fees were due September 30th for all Performance Groups and are listed below. The Spring fees will be due on Feb 28, 2020.

  • Marching Band 2nd payment: $150
  • Concert Band Fall payment: $100
  • Orchestra Fall payment: $100
  • Chorus Fall payment: $50
Contact Lisa Davisson with any questions.

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