The Riverside Preparatory Band is an elite, award-winning music education program. Students learn various genres and instruments, and practice many valuable skills, including music theory, music reading, stage presence, and more. The band is a San Bernardino County of Schools Recognized Music Program. band


The RP Band regularly plays during football and basketball game. They participate in local community parades, including the Adelanto, Helendale, and Adelanto parades, at which they have won first place several times. The band also participates in festivals through the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association and Music in the Parks. performance


The RP Band drumlines won first place at the American Drumline Association in 2018. Every year, there are several students from the RP band who are selected for county honor band. Graduating seniors have gone on to play in college bands such as the University of California, Los Angeles, University of Oregon, University of Utah, and the Riverside City College Marching Tigers.



Josh Cool

Band Director

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