Orchestra Make a Note January 27-February 1

Solo and Ensemble contest fees are due Wednesday, February 5.  Checks payable to Alton H.S. Contest info is posted on abob.net. http://abob.net/orchestra/high-school-orchestra/ihsa-solo-ensemble-contest-info-for-ahs-orchestra/ $30.00 for orchestra field trip to see the St. Louis Symphony is due by Friday, February 14.  Checks payable to Alton H.S. We’ll be attending their Friday, March 27 concert, leaving AHS at 8:15 a.m. […]

Orchestra Make a Note: January 15

Chamber is meeting today, 3:25-4:15 as well as some contest ensembles.   The kids have pretty much settled on contest solos and ensembles.  Contest fees are due by Wednesday, February 5.  $10.00 for solos.  $15.00 for ensembles.  Let me know if your child needs an accompanist.  There is an additional fee for that. I have posted contest […]

IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Info for AHS Orchestra

PERFORMANCESSYMPHONIC SPRING RECITALTuesday, March 3, 7:00 p.m.Calvary Baptist ChurchRequired of All Symphonic IHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTESTSaturday, March 7, Alton H.S.(help with set-up Friday, March 6 and with contest all day March 7) Your contest entry form and all entry fees are due Wednesday, February 5.   $10.00 per solo  $15.00 per ensemble (2-8 students) […]

Alton School District Holiday Concerts & Events: December 2 – 8

It’s the holiday concert season in the Alton School District! Here are our concerts and events this week:Monday, December 2East Elementary 3rd Grade Program6:30 p.m.Gym Tuesday, December 3North Elementary School 2nd & 3rd Grade Program7:00 p.m.LCCC Hatheway Hall Wednesday, December 4West Elementary Band, Chorus, & Orchestra Concert9:00 a.m.Gym Thursday, December 5Gilson Brown K-1 Program 6:30 […]

AHS Chamber Strings Dec. 2-5

Tuesday, December 3 is our informal Chamber Strings Christmas performance for family and friends in the AHS orchestra room.  Park in back of the high school outside of our music suite (around the corner from the auditorium entrance.) The back entrance to our music suite will be unlocked.  Wear jeans and any red, green, or black […]

ABOB Craft Fair Volunteers & Donations

The largest shopping weekend of the year, the 31st annual ABOB Olde Alton Arts & Craft Fair, is THIS WEEKEND:  Saturday, December 7, 9am-4pm, and Sunday, December 8, 10am-3pm. Craft Fair is a HUGE event for ABOB and for our district band and orchestra programs and the Marching 100.  We are seeking parent/adult help all […]

Orchestra Make a Note: November 12- 14

NO Symphonic Orchestra Rehearsal Tuesday, November 12 Wednesday, November 13Chamber Strings3:25 – 4:15&Pick Up ABOB Breakfast PastryAHS Music Suite2:30 – 5:00 and 6:00 – 7:00 Thursday, November 14Full Symphonic Orchestrastrings, winds, brass, & percussion6:30 – 8:00pm Looking ahead to next week:Monday, November 18Full Symphonic Orchestra6:30 – 8:00pm Tuesday, November 19Full Symphonic Orchestra6:30pmAND Concert Orchestra join Symphonic7:30-8:00 […]