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Robinson band students participate in USF’s Festival of Winds

Cameron Spence ('21) performs in the halftime show during the Homecoming game vs. Newsome on Oct.  4

Anna Woodward, Online Managing Editor

December 16, 2019

Last weekend, a select number of Robinson Marching Knights participated in Festival of Winds at the University of South Florida. Festival of Winds is a workshop for high school students in band and gives them the opportunity to come together and play while learning more about music from a group of distinguished...

Baritone or base? How about both!

Takagishi and the rest of the Robinson cheer team.

September 11, 2018

Many students at Robinson High School have struggled with playing multiple sports or being in the band program because of the time commitment. But cheerleader and baritone player Sabrina Takagishi ('21) manages both at the same time. Takagishi juggles marching band and the varsity cheer program along...

A starry knight

Students practice for their upcoming show on Friday.

Anna Woodward, Staff Writer

August 17, 2018

From their detailed halftime shows to their songs in the stands, the RHS Marching Band has always been a staple for football games. This year, the band is incorporating a new theme into this season's halftime show inspired by the iconic Vincent Van Gogh painting A Starry Night. "This is a new st...

Orchestra and Tri-M concert promotes holiday cheer

The Robinson band performs in the Veteran's Day concert.

Cassidy Williams, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017

Today marks Robinson's annual winter concert featuring the orchestra, Tri-M music honor society band and a full orchestra composed of winds and strings. The concert is not only an exciting chance to get into the holiday spirit but a chance to give back to the community with a canned food drive benefiting...

Knights and Panthers unite to honor service members

Drum major Bryce Buckland ('18) leads the band.

Morgan Brazier, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

The Robinson High school band is holding their annual veteran’s day concert Thursday, Nov. 9, and this year the concert will have a special twist. The band will be sharing the stage with the Plant High School band. Plant's auditorium is in need of repair and the band was not able to hold their concert...

“The Underdog” overcomes, places 3rd at band competition

The Starlets receive feedback from Starlets Director Siara Espejo after performing in the courtyard of Newsome High School. The Newsome competition was moved indoors due to the weather and the band could not march their complete show,

Cilicia Anderson, Sports Editor

November 2, 2017

The Robinson Marching Band proved that even "The Underdog" can overcome the toughest of challenges on Saturday night, Oct. 28 at Newsome high school as they competed against schools in their division and came in 3rd place overall, even when the weather did not work in their favor. "I feel that under...

Marching band debuts new show, The Underdog

Marching Band The Underdog

Morgan Brazier, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017

The Marching Knights are hoping you'll be rooting for the underdog. The marching band will be performing their new show, The Underdog, for the 2017 season. In a recent interview the Robinson band director, Christopher Revett, shared some  details about what to expect from the band this year. “The...

Orchestra, Band Students Participate in All-County

Erin Walker ('18) plays her violin while in class.

Athena Crews, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016

On Jan. 21-23, select members from Robinson's orchestra and band participated in All-County. The All-County band and orchestra is selected through auditions that pick the top musicians in Hillsborough County. All-County members endured long hours of practice during the days leading up to the conc...

Pay a Salute to Our Military

Pay a Salute to Our Military

Michelle Aros, Assistant News Editor

November 10, 2015

On the afternoon of Nov. 14, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., all military personnel and families will be able to pay tribute to our military, see displays and demonstrations from all branches of the military and a patriotic performance by the band. The event will take place on the Robinson faculty parking...

Hours of Practice Pay off for Marching Band at MPA

Hours of Practice Pay off for Marching Band at MPA

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2015

Marching band members are quick to remind others: band performances don't come together overnight. The numbers don't lie: at the bare minimum, they spend six hours after school each week. The cars leave, the teachers leave, even the sunlight begins to leave, but they're still practicing in the back end...

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