Shop Amazon Prime Day for ABOB!

Shop Amazon Prime Day for ABOB! Hello ABOB supporters!  I’m sure you’ve heard, today is the beginning of Amazon Prime Day!  As many of you know, ABOB has a great referral program with Amazon.  Every time we refer a shopper making a purchase to Amazon, we get a percentage of that sale (at no additional cost to the shopper!!!!!)   All … [Read more…]

AMS Coffee Concert!

Join us for the annual Coffee Concert Friday, May 12th, 2017 7:00 pm Alton High School Commons Enjoy desserts and coffee while listening to the the 5th Grade Honors Orchestra, Schumann Chamber, the Middle School Honors Choir, and Jazzios. Admission to this performance is a donation to the McKinney-Vento fund for our Alton School District … [Read more…]

Symphonic Strings – AHS Graduation Info

ALTON HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT FRIDAY, MAY 26 7:00 p.m. ALTON HIGH SCHOOL GYM  Plan to arrive no later than 6:00.  Park in back of the music suite or have your parents drop you off.  Enter through the back door of our music suite. Concert dress is very nice.    Absolutely no jeans or shorts.  Dress shoes … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: May 8 -11

Monday, May 8 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, May 9 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Wednesday, May 10 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Pizza after rehearsal Thursday, May 11 AHS Spring Orchestra Concert 7:00 p.m. AHS Auditorium Students arrive in concert dress by 6:30 Friday, May 12 AMS Coffee Concert 7:00 … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make a Note: May 1 – 4

Thank you so very much to the students in the cast, pit, and crew for their incredible performances of Les Misérables this past weekend.   This was an enormous undertaking for both cast and pit, and our production is being hailed as one of THE BEST musicals in Alton H.S.’s history.   The show demanded a massive … [Read more…]

Pit Orchestra: April 18 – 22

Here we go!  We’re nearing the home stretch  . . .  Pit orchestra moves to “the pit” and joins the cast starting tomorrow (Tuesday) in the Auditorium.  Our rehearsal schedule is: Tuesday, April 18, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.  (Jazz Band:  eat dinner and come to musical rehearsal) Thursday, … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make a Note: April 10 – 13

Monday, April 10 Full Symphonic Orchestra 3:30 – 5:00 & Select Chamber Strings Perform at Excellence in Education Dinner AHS Commons 6:00 – 6:30 Tuesday, April 11 Pit 3:30 -6:00 w/ leads Pizza after rehearsal Wednesday, April 12 ABOB Dine Out at Fazoli’s! All Day! Dine In, Carry Out, or Drive Through You must present … [Read more…]