Alton H.S. SupportMusic Merit Award!

Alton H.S. has received the SupportMusic Merit Award from The NAMM (National Assoc. of Music Merchants) Foundation! 148 schools nationwide received this award which recognizes schools that work hard to ensure all students have an opportunity to learn and grow with music. Thanks to ABOB and our awesome parents who help us out throughout the […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 9 – 14

Congratulations to all of our orchestra kids who performed at the IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest this past Saturday!  Thank you to the many parents who came out and helped, also.  We greatly appreciate you! We start Stringsation rehearsals this week.  The AHS orchestra combine as one for two pieces at Stringsation.  We will rehearse on […]

Symphonic Orchestra Perform at ABOB Dinner Auction

Saturday, March 14The Hatheway Gallery at Lewis & Clark Community College Arrive by 6:30 p.m.Unpack in the green room (on the left as you walk to Hatheway Hall auditorium.) Bring your instrument, chamber binder & Symphonic Orchestra music, and your own music stand. Dress nice. Perform 6:45ish – 7:40ish.You’ll be done about 7:45. Pizza 6:30 […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 3 – 7

Happy March and Happy Casimir Pulaski Day! Please RSVP for the ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction by the end of this week.  For more info or to make reservations go to abob.net:   http://abob.net/abob/abob-once-upon-a-time-music-matters-dinner-auction/   Or let Ed Gray know:  466-9230 or email edgrayrams@charter.net.  Also let me know ASAP if you have any donations or would like to […]

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 […]