Many of RGRhoades' students are participating in award-winning
jazz ensembles at both the middle school and high school levels.
He has been responsible for preparing students for successful auditions
to such schools as Lebanon Valley College, York College, Duquesne
University and the Berklee School of Music.
- Instrumental (Concert)
RGRhoades had his original Latin instrumental piece entitled,
"Magic Island" debuted in February of 1998, by Centre
Dimensions, the prestigious jazz ensemble of Penn State University,
under the direction of Dan Yoder, who also recorded the tune and
included in their 1998 debut CD"Pave the Way".
- Vocal (Concert)
"To Everyone, A Merry Christmas", a two-part children's
choral composition penned by RGRhoades, was performed in 1999
by the Children Singers of Harrisburg, as part of the premier
Christmas concert held at Whitaker Center for Science and the
Arts. The previous year, he was both pleased and proud to have
another original holiday SATB work, "It's Christmas Eve",
premiered at the Mechanicsburg High School Christmas Concert.
- Other (Production/Commercial)
Performers all over the world use RGRhoades' four CD's of production
music, designed specifically for the needs of magicians.
RGRhoades has also written "Travelin' in my RV" for The
Pennsylvania Recreational Vehicle and Camping Association (PRVCA),
who continues to use this jingle in both radio and television
Digital Music Services®
RGRhoades' most popular digital music service, editing, continues
to find an expanded client base. He has edited music for Miss Freedom
Forge 2001, award-winning pairs skaters Andrew Newberry and Kathy
Boch, Central PA indoor guards, and One Broadway the Dance Center.
RGRhoades contributed a series of articles on the topic of MIDI,
published in Sheet Music Magazine and others:
- PMEA News, March 1994
Technology in the Pitts
- PMEA News, March 1993
Current Events (MIDI Technology)
- Keyboard Companion, Spring 1993
Are You a Victim of Misguided MIDI Misinformation?
- Clavier, March 1993
Misconceptions About Electronic Instruments
- Sheet Music Magazine, Dec 1990
A Buyers Guide to MIDI Keyboards
pg 58 and 60
- Sheet Music Magazine, Oct 1990
More Music for Your Money with MIDI
- The Music and Computer Educator, Summer 1991
Mozart through MIDI