AHS Chamber Strings Spring Rehearsals & Gig

We’ve been asked to perform at the Excellence for Education dinner on Monday, April 6 and will have some rehearsals in March and April to prepare for this. Chamber RehearsalsWednesday, March 11, 3:30 – 4:00Wednesday, March 18, 3:30 – 4:00Thursday, April 2, 3:30 – 4:00 Chamber Gig: Monday, April 6, Excellence in Education Dinner. Alton […]

AHS Orchestra – Final IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Info

FINAL INFORMATIONIHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTESTSATURDAY, MARCH 7Alton High School Contest starts at 8:30am.  We need all students’ help right after school Friday, March 6  until about 5:00 as well as throughout the day Saturday, starting at 7:30 a.m.   Sign up on lists will be posted in the band, orchestra and chorus rooms. Report […]

Symphonic Orchestra Spring Recital

Tuesday, March 37:00 p.m.Calvary Baptist Church1422 Washington Ave., Alton  Arrive by 6:30(6:00 if your ensemble wants to rehearse) Dress nice.  (NO Symphonic concert attire) * Bring a music stand from home. * Bring a pencil.  You will all critique 4 performers.  All comments are serious.  Cellos and Basses:  bring your own instruments from home; bring […]

Orchestra Make a Note: February 24 – 28

Both orchestras have playing tests due this week and Symphonic auditions for 2020-21 are wrapping.   Most of Symphonic are in contest practice mode as well.   Tuesday, February 25Symphonic Orchestra6:30 – 7:30Back door to music suite will be openSome students are staying a little after to run contest ensembles Wednesday, February 26Early dismissal for students (1:15) Looking […]

Executive Board Meeting – January 27, 2020

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Ruth Waggener – President Tonya Duke – Communications & Trivia Night Ed Gray – Financial Paula & David Fritz – Craft Fair Jill Mitchell – Vendor Fair Cindy Kirbach – Treasurer Penny Boedeker – Secretary Guests Laura Shansey TEACHERS IN ATTENDANCE: Laura Plummer, Alyssa Overmann, Luke Schafer President Waggener called the meeting […]

Executive Board Meeting Minutes – November 18, 2019

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Ruth Waggener – President Dawn Humphrey – Vice President Tonya Duke – Communications & Trivia Night Ed Gray – Financial David Fritz – Craft Fair Jill Mitchell – Vendor Fair Cindy Kirbach – Treasurer Laura Gibbs – Ways & Means Guests TEACHERS IN ATTENDANCE: Laura Plummer, Alyssa Overmann President Waggener called the […]

Band Update – 2/24/20

Happy Monday! 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! […]

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 […]