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RCC prepares for 13th consecutive trip to Dayton!

Mark Your Calendar! ¬†Then come out¬†and¬†‚Äėcatch their act‚Äô at the SCPA Championships¬†as the award-winning RCC Winter Drum Line prepares¬†to take their 13th consecutive trip¬†to the WGI Championships – at the University of Dayton Arena, in Dayton, Ohio. ¬†In what has become a great tradition, the Southern California Percussion Alliance provides a great send off – a ‚Äėlast chance‚Äô to get nervous and entertain the crowd as drum lines compete at the SCPA Prelims at Great Oak HS on Sat & Sun, March 29 & 30, with the SCPA Championships set for the arena at Cal-State, San Bernardino – on Saturday, April 5th!

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RCC Announces 2014 Winter Drum Line Cast

After a great audition turnout AND a great weekend of marching and playing – followed by hours of staff conversation and deliberation – the 2014 edition of the RCC Winter Drum Line has been finalized! ¬†There’s already a ‘buzz’ started at the college as the new cast of characters meets for sectionals and anticipates the upcoming contest season, one that will once again include shows throughout the¬†Southland, as well as their 13th consecutive trip to the WGI World Championships in Dayton, Ohio.
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RCC Announces 2014 Fantasia Cast

Following an exciting audition weekend and dozens of rehearsal sessions, the 2014 Fantasia cast is set! ¬†There are exciting times at RCC, with the Marching Tigers just back from appearing as the ‘grand finale’ in the London New Year’s Day Parade ¬†AND the winter drum¬†line enjoying an amazing influx of talent. ¬†And the ‚Äėbuzz‚Äô around Fantasia is right up there with the rest of¬†the department of performing arts at the college, with a cast of 13 men and 15 women ¬†- all¬†dedicated entertainers boasting a wide variety of background experiences!

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RCC “All Star” Band Takes Europe By Storm – LITERALLY!

Everyone’s heard the expression ‘don’t rain on my parade.’ ¬†Somehow, the weather Gods weren’t paying attention¬†over the holiday break as the Riverside City College “All Star” Band travelled to London and Madrid, to appear on¬†international television, in the two most widely publicized events of their kind in the world! ¬†Yes, it was the 28th¬†annual London New Year’s Day Parade AND the “Cabalgata de Reyes” in Madrid, Spain and it RAINED on both¬†historic parades! ¬†To say that the “Marching Tigers” got soaked would be an understatement!

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