Band Update – 2/18/20

Hello! Solo & Ensemble fees are due! Sophomores – Seniors all participate in our choirs – that is covered. If your student is taking anything extra (solo, small ensemble, etc.) they do owe! Solos are $10 each, Ensembles are $15 divided among the players. Checks can be made to Alton High School. Thank you! Here’s […]

Into the Woods Pit Orchestra Rehearsal Schedule

Thur., March 5            3:30 – 5:00 Mon., March 9            3:30 – 5:00Tues., March 10          6:30 – 8:00 Tues., March 17          6:30 – 8:00Thur., March 19          3:30 – 5:00 Tues., March 24          6:30 – 8:00Wed., March 25          3:30 – 5:00 Mon., March 30          3:30 – 5:00Wed., April 1              6:30 – 8:00 Tues., April 7              6:30 – […]

Symphonic Orchestra Make a Note: February 17 – 21

The kids played very well at the University of Illinois Orchestra Clinic. It was so awesome hearing the U of I Symphony Orchestra and being able to perform in the Krannert Center Great Hall.  Our clinician, Dr. Steve Fairbanks of U of I, was very complimentary of the kids.   Please have your kids bring in their […]

Orchestra Make a Note: February 10-15

$30 St. Louis Symphony ticket money is due this Friday, February 14.  Checks payable to Alton H.S. Alton H.S. is hosting the IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Saturday, March 7. We are needing parent help throughout the day in 2 hours shifts. Let me know if you are interested.  The ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction is […]

Band Update – 2/10/20

Hello!A big Congratulations to the AHS Winterguard on placing 3rd at the Edwardsville competition this weekend! Solo & Ensemble fees are due! Sophomores – Seniors all participate in our choirs – that is covered. If your student is taking anything extra (solo, small ensemble, etc.) they do owe! Solos are $10 each, Ensembles are $15 […]

Symphonic Orchestra to Univ. of IL String & Orchestra Clinic, Saturday, February 15

8:00 a.m.    Arrive at AHS with your instrument, music and Symphonic attire. Get a garment bag for your Symphonic concert dress. 8:15     Leave AHS. Lunch as soon as we arrive at Krannert Center.  There are several restaurants just south of Krannert Center.   Students must be in a group of at least 4 students.  12:45    Meet in lobby […]

Band Update – 2/3/20

Happy February! We’re finally getting a full week! Here’s our week: Monday, 2/3 – Percussion – 3:30-4:45pm Wednesday, 2/5 – Jazz Band – 3:30-5pm AMS/AHS Winterguard rehearsal – Lovejoy Elementary Gym. AMS – 3:45-6pm, AHS – 6-9pm Thursday, 2/6 – Dinner Auction Invite stuffing – 7pm, Ed & Cathy Gray’s house. Email me for more information! Friday, 2/7 – AMS/AHS Winterguard rehearsal – Lovejoy […]

Orchestra Make a Note February 2 – 7

Solo and Ensemble contest fees are due this week.  Checks payable to Alton H.S. Contest info is posted on abob.net. http://abob.net/orchestra/high-school-orchestra/ihsa-solo-ensemble-contest-info-for-ahs-orchestra/ $30.00 for orchestra field trip to see the St. Louis Symphony is due by Friday, February 14.  Checks payable to Alton H.S. We’ll be attending their Friday, March 27 concert, leaving AHS at 8:15 a.m. so […]

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