Nov 082014
 
'Light It Up!' is theme of RCHS concert

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 5, 2014 – River City High School band director Anthony Marvelli led the school’s “Big Band” during a performance on Oct. 22. This music group joined the RCHS choir class, advanced vocal ensemble, Syncopating Sea Monkeys jazz band, and River City Regiment marching band in the school’s fall concert. Copyright News-Ledger 2014

Oct 262014
 
RCHS band wins some medals

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 – From Heather Wright On Oct. 11, the River City High School Band joined twenty-two other schools from locations as far away as Chowchilla, Concord, and Merced to compete in the Franklin High School Invitational Band Review in Elk Grove. Young musicians and their teachers, parents, and supporters took over [...]

Oct 102014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – A music festival’s first time on the West Sacramento riverfront appeared to be a success. Organizers say “TBD Fest” from Friday to Sunday in West Sacramento’s Bridge District drew about 21,000 people.  The event was formerly known as “Launch” and held annually in Sacramento. Dozens of musical acts included [...]

Oct 032014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 1, 2014 – Sacramento’s “TBD Fest” has moved to the West Sacramento riverfront this year. Booked for this Friday through Sunday (Oct. 3-5) are musical acts including Moby, Blondie, Empire of the Sun and dozens of other artists. The music, arts and culture festival (formerly held in Sacramento and known as “Launch”) [...]

Sep 082014
 
RCHS music director tries to pick up tempo; believes music has value to education, development

NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 3, 2014 – From Heather Wright News-Ledger Correspondent Anthony Marvelli is chair of the Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Department at River City High School, a professional brass player with area band “Joy and Madness,” and a mentor. As a performer, he and his band combine sounds of soul, funk, and salsa [...]

Aug 102014
 
Yolo Fair boasts some West Sac talent

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 6, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor As Yolo’s free-admission county fair gets set to kick off next Wednesday, Marty DeAnda invites West Sacramentans to partake of its free entertainment – and maybe become part of the show. DeAnda, born-and-raised in West Sacramento, is the Woodland fair’s entertainment director [...]