2018 Music Department Disney Trip Meeting Information

Hello! Thanks for your patience while we got all the information sorted out! Here is what we went over at the meeting on Thursday, 11/16: Trip Meeting Powerpoint This powerpoint provides a TON of information: Background information on MTC Trip dates/general itinerary Trip Pricing & payment dates Important dates: general timeline, payment due dates, fundraising […]

Band Update – 3/19/18

Hello! Thank you to all who donated, helped with, or attended the ABOB Dinner Auction Saturday night! What a wonderful evening! Here’s our week! Monday, 3/19 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30pm Tuesday, 3/20 – Jazz Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Thursday, 3/22 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30pm Saturday, 3/24 – ABOB Vendor Fair/Trip Fundraiser – Pancake […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 19 – 24

THANK YOU to all who donated items, helped out, and/or attended the ABOB Dinner Auction last night.  We had an awesome time!  The Symphonic Orchestra sounded great and the kids were a tremendous help! We have the ABOB Spring Vendor Fair and Chris Cakes Pancake Breakfast this Saturday,March 24, which is THE LAST of the ABOB […]

Band Update – 3/12/18

Hello! Butterbraid were due on Friday, March 9 – please send them in if you’ve got ’em! It’s your lucky day! it’s not too late!!! Please plan on attending the annual ABOB Dinner Auction! Saturday, March 17, 7pm, LCCC Commons. You can find more information here – ABOB Dinner Auction *This is one of our big fundraisers for the […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 12 – 17

The ABOB Dinner Auction is this Saturday in the Commons at LCCC.  You can still reserve your spot.  $30 per person.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m..  Dinner at 7:00.  Shoot me an email or RSVP at abob.net. The absolute last day to turn in butter braid order forms is this Tuesday! Delivery will be Wednesday, March 21 […]

Stringsation! Elementary Strings Information

ABOB Stringsation! District Orchestra Festival Wednesday, March 28 7:00pm Alton H.S. Gym Follow the signs for the Auditorium.  Left/South side of AHS; entrance across from the baseball/softball fields. Arrive around 6:15. Dress Nice. Bring a portable/folding music stand if you have one. Make sure your name is on it! Unpack in the gym behind the […]

Symphonic Orchestra: ABOB Dinner Auction Performance

ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction Saturday, March 17 Lewis & Clark Community College Commons Arrive by 6:30 p.m. Make sure to bring your instrument, Chamber Strings binder & Symphonic Orchestra music, and a music stand! Unpack in the lobby-study area Dress nice. Perform 6:45-7:30ish Pizza 7:45 out in lobby-study area IF you are staying to help […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 6 – 9

Thank you to the parents and students who helped out with IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest this past Saturday.  Everything went so well and we were done pretty much by 3:30. Chamber Strings is going to shift a bit due to pit orchestra starting up.  Here we go! Butter Braid order forms are due this […]

Spring, 2018 Symphonic Orchestra Rehearsals

SPRING FULL SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS Tues., March 13          3:25 – 4:15            Symphonic Woodwinds and Brass, Orch. Room Tues., March 20          3:25 – 4:15            Symphonic Woodwinds and Brass Tues., March 27          3:25 – 4:30            Symphonic Winds, Brass and Percussion Tues., April 3              3:30 – 5:00         Full Symphonic Orchestra:  Strings, Winds       […]

My Fair Lady Pit Orchestra Schedule

Pit Orchestra, 2018 My Fair Lady Wed., March 7            3:30 – 5:00 Mon., March 12          6:30 – 8:00 Wed., March 14          3:30 – 5:00 Mon., March 19          6:30 – 8:00 Wed., March 21          3:30 – 5:00 Mon., March 26          6:30 – 8:00 Thur., March 29          3:30 – 5:00 (for non-Jazz Band) Wed., April 4               3:30 […]

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