Rise Performing Arts is a non-profit education organization dedicated to creating environments of higher learning for performing students across the wider Denver area. Since 2012, RPA has identified gaps in student growth, created multiple ensembles to bridge the gaps and provide greater opportunities for students in multiple performing sports.
RISE PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
Rise Percussion was founded in 2012 to further percussion education in the wider Denver area. Rise has competed in Winter Guard International since 2016, competing in Percussion Independent Open until being reclassified into Percussion Independent World in 2018. They have won fan favorite ensemble twice.
SIGNAL PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
Signal was founded in 2022 to establish a new category of performance in the Rocky Mountain Percussion Association; Percussion Independent Stand Still A class. As a stepping stone into World Class, Signal focuses on bridging the gap between Colorado High School Ensembles and Colorado’s Percussion Independent World Class Ensembles.