Shop Amazon AND Support ABOB!

If you do any online shopping with Amazon please consider shopping through smile.amazon.com.  Login to your Amazon account, select “Alton Band & Orchestra Builders in Alton, IL” and shop away! Amazon will donate up to 5% of your purchase back to ABOB.  There are no extra fees or hidden charges.  Thank you for supporting ALL […]

ABOB Executive Board Meeting Minutes Monday, August 23, 2021

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCERuth Waggener – PresidentJeanna Hasty – Vice PresidentEd Gray – Financial SecretaryRoger Waggener – ABOB.netDave & Paula Fritz – Craft Fair TEACHERS IN ATTENDANCELaura PlummerBlake KorteJulianna SwansonLindsey Wolfford GuestsBrad Donoho President Waggener called the meeting to order at 7:10 pm.  Minutes from our June meeting are posted abob.net.  ABOB did not meet in […]

Symphonic Orchestra In Harmony with Nature at The Nature Institute

Come out and enjoy a little “Nachtmusik” in “Autumn” with the Alton H.S. Symphonic Orchestra while enjoying the beautiful scenery of The Nature Institute. We will also be performing “Music of the Night” and “Sweet Dreams (are Made of This)” along with other fun light-classical and pop tunes. Friday, September 246:00 p.m.Students ARRIVE 5:00 p.m. […]

Elementary Band & Orchestra Recruitment Rally!

We are thrilled to offer beginning band and orchestra again this year!  Orchestra (violin, viola, cello, & bass) starts in 4th grade and Band (flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone, & percussion) starts in 5th grade. The Elementary Recruitment Rally for beginning band and orchestra students will take place this Thursday, September 2, starting at […]

ABOB Fall Fundraiser

We recently kicked off the annual Alton Band & Orchestra Builders (ABOB) Fall Fundraiser with the Alton M.S. and Alton H.S. band and orchestra students and the Marching 100. ABOB’s Fall Fundraiser ends Tuesday, September 14. Pick up will be Tuesday, October 5 from 2:00- 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the music […]

M100 Merch Store is LIVE

Good afternoon M100! Our online M100 merchandise store is officially open! This store includes our show shirts and hoodies, black shorts, member jackets, and shirt to be worn under the band uniform. Please read the instructions carfeully upon clicking on the link below to the store. The store closes August 22nd so please do not […]

2021-2022 AHS Orchestra Concerts

Performances in Bold are Required Fri., Sept. 24           6:00pm      Symphonic Orchestra performance for The Nature Institute fundraiser. $10 admission. Wed., Oct. 5                                        ILMEA District 6 Virtual Auditions due Thur., Nov. 4          7:00pm                Lovejoy Music Festival, LVJ Ele. Gym (Symph. Orch.) Fri., Nov. 12            7:00pm                ABOB Trivia Night, Best Western Premier                                                        Symphonic performs Name that Tune […]

M100 Meal/Snack Donations

Good morning M100 families! We are in need of your help with providing our students and staff with snacks and meals during the two weeks of band camp. The link below will take you to our Amazon Wish List of snack/drink items that are being requested.  https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2XB35BZBWIFE6?ref_=wl_share You may purchase the items directly from AmazonSmile […]

ABOB Executive Board Meeting Minutes – June 28, 2021

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCERuth Waggener – PresidentJeanna Hasty – Vice PresidentDawn Humphrey – TreasurerEd Gray – Financial SecretaryRoger Waggener – ABOB.net TEACHERS IN ATTENDANCELaura Plummer President Waggener called the meeting to order at 7:09 pm.  Minutes from past meetings are posted abob.net. The financial report was reviewed by Treasurer Dawn Humphrey. Most funds this past month […]

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