Fall Butter Braid Sale

Butter Braid sales kicked off on October 1st. For those of you who are new to Butter Braids, they are a buttery, flaky, delicious braided pastry with an array of wonderful fillings to choose from. You store them in your freezer, and when you want to prepare one, you can let it rise overnight and […]

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 www.abob.net. ABOB-Alton […]

Orchestra Make a Note: Oct. 15 – 18

One week until the Disney Trip!  Here we goooooooooo! Monday, October 15Disney Preview Concert7:00 p.m.The Bridge ChurchFree!  Anyone can attend.  It will be short and sweet (15-20 min)Students performing should bring their instrument, music, and their own music stand.Tuesday, October 16Butter braid order forms and money duepick up will be Wed., Nov. 7, 2:30 – 5pm […]

Rain Plan – 10/12

Good Afternoon!  After talking to administration and looking at the radar (showers not moving out until 8:15ish), here’s our rain plan: Meet at West at 6:00pm – wear your marching shoes, jeans (layer underneath!), and something Marching 100 on top (jacket, fleece, hoodie, show shirt with layers underneath, etc).  We will play pregame on the […]

Disney Orchestra Concert Info

Disney Orchestra Preview Concert:  Monday, October 157:00 p.m., The Bridge Church (504 E. 4th St. in Alton)Arrive 6:30 p.m.FreeBring your own music stand and your Disney musicParents, family, & friends welcome Concert Dress for Disney Preview Concert, Monday October 15 (and our Disney Springs performance): Ladies:  Symphonic Orchestra dress, black shoes (flats or heels). Shoes must […]

Band Update – 10/8/18

Last week of the competitive season – can you believe it??? Please encourage your student to pay attention to the weather this week – it’s going to change fast! They should be prepared for a warm rehearsal Tuesday, cooler Thursday, chilly game Friday, and everything Saturday! Thanks!  Please don’t forget about the Disney Photo Orders – we […]

Band Update – 10/1/18

It’s still warm out! (Second Summer? Fake Fall?) Please remind your kiddo to dress appropriately for rehearsals (tshirt/shorts/hat), and to bring water! We’re in the final countdown – two more weeks of competition season! Please don’t forget about the Disney Photo Orders – we cannot take any new orders, but please send in payment! Checks can be […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 1 – 4

Monday, October 1First Fall Playing Test this week for both orchestrasAndDisney Trip orchestra rehearsal3:25 – 4:15Thursday, October 4ABOB Fall Fundraiser Pick Up!2:30 – 5:00 in the AHS music suiteLet me know if you need a later pick up time Friday, October 5No School for students:  teachers inserviceMonday, October 8No School for Students:  Columbus DayAndILMEA Auditions! Mascoutah […]

ILMEA Senior Orchestra Audition Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 SENIOR ORCHESTRA AUDITIONSMONDAY, OCTOBER 8Mascoutah, Middle School The bus leaves AHS at 7:30 a.m. from the music suite.  Plan on arriving by 7:15 a.m. Students will have access into the music suite in the morning. Dress:  Nice school clothes. The bus will return to AHS sometime around noon.  Please make sure you […]

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