Hello! It’s the final countdown: Marching 100 Color Guard Auditions – Monday, April 25 – Thursday, April 28 – 3:45 – 6:30pm each evening. Meet near the band room wearing comfortable clothes and tennis shoes! 4th Quarter Playing Tests will begin this week. Here’s some information: Playing Test Info Marching 100 Student Leader applications have gone out. […]
Hello! What GREAT performances we had at the IHSA Organizational Contest last Friday in O’Fallon. Wind Symphony and Jazz Band received I (Superior) ratings and Symphonic Band received a II (Excellent) rating. The bands all played for three judges (college directors/professors, Air Force musicans, etc.) for feedback and a rating. BRAVO to all students! We are so […]
Hello! Tuesday, April 12 – Symphonic Band After School Rehearsal – 3:15 – 4pm. There is an activity bus students can ride home if need be. Please communicate any questions/absences to Ms. Davis – firstname.lastname@example.org Wednesday, April 13 – Dine out at Olga’s – all day. Simply present this flyer when paying and ABOB gets some credit! Good […]
Good Afternoon! *What a fantastic jazz concert last night (Thursday, 4/7!) Both the middle school and high school jazz bands were great to hear, and it’s always fun to play for a packed house. What a fun night! Someone (we think a high school student) accidentally grabbed Mr. Jarden’s scores, and he needs them for […]
We’ll be having our Marching 100 Percussion auditions on Monday, April 18 from 6-8pm in the Alton High Band Room. It it not an audition to be in the Marching 100 (they’re all ready in!) it’s to place them on an instrument within the percussion section – either drum line or pit. Students received a […]
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Hello! We do have some new dates for you. Here’s what April looks like: Thursday, April 7 – Jazz on a Spring Evening – 7pm. Alton Middle School Annex Cafeteria. Both the high school and middle school jazz bands will play! Next Week: Tuesday, April 12 – Symphonic Band After School Rehearsal – 3:15 – 4pm. There […]