Any donation of any amount will go a long way!

Thank you!

Help us become a HUB of NEW MUSIC!


HELP US become a magnet for up-incoming and established composers to share their NEW works! 

Commissions are unique experiences where the commissioning school gets:

· WORLD PREMIERE rights to the composer's brand new work

· Recognized nationally and globally on every printed copy of the work (once published)

· Collaboration time with composer through livestream or face-to-face rehearsal time

· An educational experience seldom offered in other music program

· To leave a LEGACY by raising the expectation of what school programs are capable of accomplishing and being proud of their contribution to the world of MUSIC!


Help make the RAYMOND CREE MIDDLE SCHOOL INSTRUMENTAL PROGRAM reach new heights in our music education endeavors.



Click on the Donate link to contribute to the RCMS BAND COMMISSION NEW MUSIC FUND.

Commissions can range from $1000 to $2,500 depending on the length and level of the work being requested.  Higher-end commissions also include live rehearsal time with composer at the band's school.  Rates differ from one composer to another. 


COMMISSIONS:

(2017) DARKLANDS LEGENDS by Randall D. Standridge

  • Part of consortium of schools
RCMS Holiday Gift Tree
First & Last Name + Phone No.

The Raymond Cree Middle School Band Boosters is a 501(c)3 non-profit entity.  Supporting the Band Boosters through your generous donation may be tax-deductible as allowed by law.
Tax ID: 51-0617624

Support the Band by purchasing an opportunity drawing ticket for the  2017 HOLIDAY GIFT CARD TREE!  


Grand Prize Winner will be drawn on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 6pm at the monthly Band Booster Meeting.  Winner not need to be present.  Winner will be notified by phone and or email and has until Friday, December 15, 2017 to pick up the prize from the RCMS Band Room.


You can purchase tickets today using the PayPal link.  You can also adjust the number of tickets you want to purchase after you click "Add to Cart."  Don't forget to enter your Name and Phone Number so we can contact you!








 

Here is a list of our 2017 Gift Cards and Certificates!


  • Palm Springs Pain Relief and Wellness Center
  • Ciro's Ristorante & Pizzeria
  • Disney
  • Amazon
  • Applebee's
  • Cheesecake Factory
  • Roy's
  • Great Shakes
  • iTunes
  • Starbucks
  • Tilly's
  • Home Depot
  • Fandango
  • Target
  • GameStop
  • Forever 21
  • Hot Topic
  • Coldstone Creamery
  • and MORE!
Instrumental Program


 

2017 Holiday gift CArd Tree!!!

2017-2018 WISHLIST

  • Fiberglass Sousaphones (Marching Tubas): 5 Sousaphones at $5,500 each
  • Instrument Purchases (new or used) to keep up with student demand
  • $2,000(+) Variety of instruments: Flutes, Clarinets, Trumpets, French Horns, Euphoniums


ANNUAL SUPPORT

  • $8,500 Transportation travel expenses
  • $1,500 Solo & Ensemble Festival and Accompanist Fees
  • $1,500 Instruction (lessons and sectionals)
  • $6,000(+) Instrumental repair
  • $1,000 (+) Supplies/New Music
  • $1,000(+) Instrument Rentals

Support the program!


We are grateful to have a Band Booster Club that supports the band and our endeavors.  We are also thankful to have a district, school and community that appreciates and support the importance of the arts in our public schools. 


If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute to the RCMS Instrumental Program, we are always in need of new and gently used instruments that can be put in our students hands.  As the program grows our instrument inventory needs to keep up with the demand of needed.


Monetary donations are always accepted throughout the year.  You can join one of our campaigns through GoFundMe.com, direct monetary donation through our PayPal links or checks can be made out to 'RCMS BAND' and mailed to:


Raymond Cree Middle School

Attn: Band

1011 E. Vista Chino

Palm Springs, CA 92262


We rely heavily on community support in order to maintain the quality music education provided for our students.  Please consider making a contribution of any amount and help keep music fresh, inspiring and ALIVE for our students and community!