Welcome to River Ridge Hawks Band!

  • River Ridge Band, Lacey, WashingtonThe River Ridge Band includes numerous focused performing groups & ensembles. Performances range from school assemblies to athletic competitions, and large community and regional events.

    We are graciously supported by our volunteer organization, the River Ridge Band Boosters, helping raise funds for travel, equipment, music, and more.

    Director: John Theine jtheine@nthurston.k12.wa.us

    Mr. Theine has led the River Ridge High School band since the fall of 2000. He is a graduate of Western Washington University and holds a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Seattle Pacific University. He also teaches beginning band at Evergreen Forest Elementary and Seven Oaks Elementary.  As a musician, he performs with the Northwest Wind Symphony (where he is the Personnel Manager), the Capital City Brass Quintet (one of the founding members), and the Capital Area Concert Band (which he is an Assistant Conductor for as well as a player in). Mr. Theine has also been a past member of the board for the Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia for several years, serving once as the board president.

Our Performing Groups

  • Pep Band

  • Concert Band

  • Wind Ensemble

  • Jazz Band

  • Percussion Ensemble

  • River Ridge Taiko Ensemble

  • Tubapalooza Brass Choir

  • Chamber Ensembles

  • Capital Area Concert Band