There is a winter guard clinic being held at McKendree University this Saturday, June 20. Registration begins at 8:30am at the main gym building, called the Melvin Price Convocation Center. Classes will start at 9am and the day will end around 5pm. There are usually 4 blocks of classes with three different ranges: beginner, intermediate, […]
Hi! The Brett Kuhn clinic is next week – Tuesday, June 9, on the SIUE Campus. Here’s the plan: 1:00pm – Arrive AHS, load drumline and pit into trailer 2:00pm – Depart AHS 2:30pm – Arrive SIUE, unload/set up 3:15 – 4:15pm – Drumline clinic with Brett Kuhn 4:30 – 5:30pm – World Percussion clinic […]
Good Evening! If you’re signed up to work, please check your email. Just wanted to post here as well! Just wanted to give a rain plan for tomorrow: If it is not raining during your shift: Continue as planned! Meet at Alton High a half hour before your shift (first shift meet at 6:30am) in the […]
Here’s the schedule for the summer jazz groups at Alton High: Summer jazz will begin on Wednesday, June 3 and will be every Wednesday until July 22. Schedule: 11:30am – 12:30pm – AHS Jazz Combo (select students) 12:30pm – 2:00pm – AHS Jazz Band (all are invited!) 2:00pm – 3:00pm – AHS Improvisation class (all […]
Just wanted to give you some dates for M100 Auditions. High school students have been auditioning/setting a line for Memorial Day/clinicing for drumline and pit this week from 3-5pm on Monday & Wednesday. We will have a final day this Friday, May 1 from 3-5pm. 8th grade members – you are more than welcome to […]
Who: Alton High Percussion What: Pantera’s Pizza!!!! When: Orders must be in by Friday, May 1. Pizzas will be delivered on Saturday, May 9 Further information can be found on this flyer – Fundraiser Letter An order form can be found here! fundraiser order for Please make checks out to ABOB – you can turn in orders to your […]
Would you like to be a member of the award winning Marching 100, but you don’t play an instrument? How about being a member of the Marching 100 Color Guard??? Tryouts are the week of April 20 – 23, 2015 Monday, April 20 – informational meeting at 3:30pm Tuesday, April 21 – Thursday, April 23 […]
Dates: Monday April 27, Wednesday April 29, Friday May 1 – After School until 5pm. Be Prepared to play ALL of the following in the packet: Drumline (on the instrument you are auditioning for): Check Patterns – Duple Check Patterns – Triple “The Shuffle” 8 on a hand – page 6 Chicken and a Roll – page […]
6th Grade music enrollment forms are being distributed in class the next couple of weeks. The form, if you need it can be found here: Letter to 5th Grade. Please fill out the form and return it to your child’s music teacher by February 20. Feel free to contact their music teacher with any questions.
Need some help remembering how to put your instrument together at home? How to read the notes? Getting out a good sound? Check out www.beginningbandbootcamp.com for youtube videos that can help!