Symphonic Orchestra Strings – U of I String & Orchestra Clinic

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS STRING AND ORCHESTRA CLINIC SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20 7:00 a.m.         Arrive at AHS with your instrument, music and Symphonic attire 10:00               Arrive U of I; change into concert dress 11:00               Warm-Up 11:30               Performance in The Krannert Center Great Hall 12:00               Clinic Change immediately after clinic session and walk as a group … [Read more…]

Chamber Strings Gigs: February and March

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

Meeting Minutes 10-26-2015

Alton Band and Orchestra Builders Meeting Minutes October 26, 2015 VOTING MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Amy Hillery – President Vickie Schilling – Vice President Cindy Kirbach – Treasurer Mike Haynes – Communications Courtney Frosch – Ways and Means Kathy DeWitt – Craft Fair Rose Lammers – Craft Fair Paula Fritz – Hospitality Tom Pullen – … [Read more…]

IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest

Alton H.S. is hosting the State IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest this year. Saturday, March 5, 2016 Deadline to enter solos and ensembles is Friday, January 22. $8.00 for solos $15.00 for ensembles (2-8 players) $20.00 for “choirs” (9-20 players) checks payable to Alton H.S. Mrs. Plummer has a list of accompanists for students needing … [Read more…]