Hairspray Ticket Info

Alton H.S. Spring Musical:  Hairspray!Thursday, May 2, 7:00 p.m.Friday, May 3, 7:00 p.m.Saturday, May 4, 7:00 p.m.Sunday, May 5, 2:00 p.m.AHS Auditorium$10 adult/$5 studentTo purchase your reserved seats go to: brownpapertickets.comor contact: / 474-6966Tickets may also be purchased at the door.For info on the Musical Patron Program go to: can be made on-line at […]

ABOB Events and Fundraisers! 2018-2019

ABOB Events & Fundraisers 2018 – 2019  The Alton Band & Orchestra Builders supports the entire Alton School District instrumental music program. Parent volunteers from all grade levels are needed and greatly appreciated. Follow ABOB and keep up to date with our events and band and orchestra programs right here at ABOB-Alton Band and […]

Orchestra Make a Note: April 15-18

Spring Break is ALMOST HERE! Symphonic performed really well at the IHSA Organization Contest this past Friday.  The judges had really good comments for the group and enjoyed their performance.   Here is what is happening this week:Monday, April 15Pit 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, April 16Full Symphonic Orchestrawinds, brass, percussion, & strings3:30 – 5:00 Wednesday, April […]

Band Update – 4/15/19

Happy Monday! Monday, 4/15 – Jazz Band – 3:30-5pm – rehearsal and playing at Excellence in Education dinner (6-6:30pm, dress – nice). Wednesday, 4/17 – M100 Drumline Clinic – 3:30-4:30pm. AHS Band room (just for those interested in auditioning for drumline). Marching 100 Kick Off Meeting – 6:30pm, AHS Auditorium Looking ahead: Tuesday, 4/23 – M100 Color Guard […]

Band Update – 4/8/19

Hello! Here’s our week: Today, Monday, 4/8 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30 Jazz Band – 3:30-5:00pm Friday, 4/12 – IHSA Organizational Contest – O’Fallon High School (Milburn Campus). ALL BANDS perform at contest! Schedule for the day depends on the group they’re in: IHSA Contest Itinerary. Looking ahead: Monday, 4/15 – Jazz Band – rehearsal and playing at Excellence in Education dinner […]

AHS Chamber Strings Gig – AYS 50th Anniversary Reception

AHS CHAMBER STRINGS GIGBRING YOUR OWN MUSIC STANDANDBRING YOUR OWN CHAMBER BINDER Concert Dress:   Please, stay with these colors only.Ladies:  Solid black dress pants or a long black skirt.  Solid black, white, or red dress blouse on top. Shirts must have sleeves.  No shorts, miniskirts, black jeans, jeggings or leggings with miniskirts. Black dress shoes. […]

Symphonic Orchestra IHSA Organization Contest Info

Symphonic OrchestraIHSA Organization Contest Thursday, April 11: Symphonic Strings rehearsal after school3:25 – 4:15.Girl with the Flaxen Hair, DebussySimple Symphony: Boisterous Bourree & Playful Pizzicato Friday, April 12. Excused 3rd-6th hours. Lunch (TBD) and change into dresses/tuxedos during 3rd hour Leave AHS 11:30 Warm up 1:00 Perform 1:30 Leave O’Fallon: 2:00.Return to AHS approx. 3:00.Change […]

Stringsation! Final Concert Info

Stringsation! ConcertThursday, March 287:00 p.m. AHS GymFree Admission. Students wear concert attire. AHS students park in back of AHS music suite. The back doors to the music suite will be unlocked.  Cellos: can some of you bring in your home cello?  5:30: help with setup. (= practice form) Students can change in full concert dress in […]

Band Update – 3/25/19

Hello! Here’s our week: Today, Monday, 3/25 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30 Jazz Band – 3:30-4:30pm ABOB Meeting – 7pm The Exercise Project continues this week – We’ll go from 3:30-4:30pm Tuesday and Friday this week. Friday, 3/29 – Winterguards to MCCGA Championships – Springfield, MO Saturday, 3/30 – ABOB Spring Vendor Fair – AHS – we will need student and parent help! […]

Symphonic Orchestra-Choir Concert Info

Symphonic Orchestra:  Final Info for March 21 Choir Concert Wednesday, March 20 3:30 – 4:00 Symphonic Orchestra strings rehearsal; Kyrie, Schubert’s Mass in G with Treble & Bass choirs. In the Aud. 6:30 – 8:00 Full Symphonic Orchestra; Mozart’s Mass in C with Chamber Singers and Bel Canto. In the Aud. Thursday, March 21 Concert […]

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