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Senior Ana Alvarez practicing in the band hall for her solo.

Setting the tempo

Rider percussionist earns first chair all-state
Sandra Le, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

When Ana Alvarez finished her last etude, she walked away from the audition room knowing she’d done her best.  But Alvarez didn’t have high expectations when it came to chair placements. She knew...

Lilly Studer enjoying one of her last pep rallies.

Q/A with Color Guard Captain Lilly Studer

Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2019

Friday night will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2020’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, color guard, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of...

During the opening of Electronica:unleashed, the drum line plays along to

Behind Electronica VI: Unleashed

Percussion section rehearses with original music for Electronica’s 6th anniversary show
Anna Au, Reporter May 12, 2015

The squeaking of rolling equipment and shuffling of feet fills the vacant room. The tuning of instruments create a melodic tone. Suddenly, all is silent as the director makes his cue. With more lights...

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