2020 ABOB Olde Alton Arts & Craft Fair Cancelled

Due to the continuing uncertainties relating to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety and well-being of our Crafters, Shoppers, Students and Volunteers, ABOB has decided to cancel the 32nd Annual Olde Alton Arts and Craft Fair. ABOB is currently looking forward to our 2021 Olde Alton Arts and Craft Fair that will be held […]

M100 Starting Up!

Good morning M100 members and staff! My name is Blake Korte and I am the new Head Band Director at Alton High School. With Illinois moving into Phase 4 this Friday, we have been given permission to begin M100 rehearsals next week! We will start with the scheduled Tuesday, June 30 rehearsal from 6-8:30pm. This rehearsal […]

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 […]