Band Update – 4/30/18

Hello! Please check grades!!! We’re reaching the time of year where we can’t do much to help those who have fallen behind. We have lots of grades coming due at the last minute – please be sure your child gets it in! Just a reminder, if a student fails band, they must sit out one […]

Band Update – 4/23/18

Hello! One month to go! Please check grades!!! We’re reaching the time of year where we can’t do much to help those who have fallen behind. We have lots of grades coming due at the last minute – please be sure your child gets it in! Just a reminder, if a student fails band, they […]

Band Update – 4/17/18

Hello! Here’s our week: Tuesday, 4/17 – Marching 100 Color Guard Auditions – 3:45-6pm, AHS Wednesday, 4/18 – Trip Fundraiser – Coffee – Orders Due. If you need a last minute order form, you can find it here: Bunkhouse Joe Coffee Order Form Concert Jazz Band – 3:30 – 4:30pm M100 Percussion Audition Clinic – 3:30-4:30pm Marching […]

Orchestra Make a Note: April 16 – 22

Congratulations to Symphonic Orchestra on receiving straight I’s from all three judges at IHSA Organization Contest this past Friday!  They all were very complimentary of your performance.  I’m so very proud of you!  Thanks to the parents who came up to Jerseyville to watch us perform! Full throttle ahead!  .  .  . Monday, April 16 […]

Symphonic & Pit Rehearsal Plans: April 16 -22

Monday, April 16 Full Symphonic Orchestra until 5:00 3:30 Danzon No. 2 4:15  Lalo Cello Concerto Tuesday, April 17 Pit Orchestra in the Aud w/ cast from here on out! 5:30 meet in orchestra room before going to Aud. Rehearsal until about 8:00 Wednesday, April 18 Pit Orchestra-Musical 3:30 – 6:30 Thursday, April 19 Pit […]

Band Update – 4/9/18

Hello! Here’s our week: Monday, 4/9 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-3:45pm – only a half hour today! We start Marching 100 Percussion Clinics next week – Monday (4/16 & 23, 3:30-4:30pm) Tuesday, 4/10 – Jazz Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Wednesday, 4/11 – Marching 100 kickoff meeting, 6:30pm, AHS Auditorium We will have a broom/popsocket/beef stick […]

Orchestra Make a Note: April 9 – 13

For those kids in the musical (pit, cast, crew):  $10 for a musical t-shirt is due this Friday, April 13.  If paying by check, make payable to Alton H.S. Monday, April 9 Chamber Gig Excellence in Education Dinner AHS Commons arv. 5:45 Done 6:30 & Pit 6:30 – 8:00 (students in chamber and pit:  dinner […]

AHS Chamber Strings Gigs

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

Band Update – 4/3/18

Happy Tuesday! We’re starting the slide to the end! Here’s what we’ve got this week: Tuesday, 4/3 – Jazz Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Wednesday, 4/4 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30pm Broom, Popsocket, & Beefstick check out – 6pm, AHS Percussion Ensemble Concert with SIUE Steel Band – 7pm, AHS Auditorium. Percussion students arrive at […]