ABOB Executive Board Meeting Minutes Monday, August 23, 2021

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCERuth Waggener – PresidentJeanna Hasty – Vice PresidentEd Gray – Financial SecretaryRoger Waggener – ABOB.netDave & Paula Fritz – Craft Fair TEACHERS IN ATTENDANCELaura PlummerBlake KorteJulianna SwansonLindsey Wolfford GuestsBrad Donoho President Waggener called the meeting to order at 7:10 pm.  Minutes from our June meeting are posted abob.net.  ABOB did not meet in […]

Symphonic Orchestra In Harmony with Nature at The Nature Institute

Come out and enjoy a little “Nachtmusik” in “Autumn” with the Alton H.S. Symphonic Orchestra while enjoying the beautiful scenery of The Nature Institute. We will also be performing “Music of the Night” and “Sweet Dreams (are Made of This)” along with other fun light-classical and pop tunes. Friday, September 246:00 p.m.Students ARRIVE 5:00 p.m. […]

Elementary Band & Orchestra Recruitment Rally!

We are thrilled to offer beginning band and orchestra again this year!  Orchestra (violin, viola, cello, & bass) starts in 4th grade and Band (flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone, & percussion) starts in 5th grade. The Elementary Recruitment Rally for beginning band and orchestra students will take place this Thursday, September 2, starting at […]

ABOB Fall Fundraiser

We recently kicked off the annual Alton Band & Orchestra Builders (ABOB) Fall Fundraiser with the Alton M.S. and Alton H.S. band and orchestra students and the Marching 100. ABOB’s Fall Fundraiser ends Tuesday, September 14. Pick up will be Tuesday, October 5 from 2:00- 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the music […]

2021-2022 AHS Orchestra Concerts

Performances in Bold are Required Fri., Sept. 24           6:00pm      Symphonic Orchestra performance for The Nature Institute fundraiser. $10 admission. Wed., Oct. 5                                        ILMEA District 6 Virtual Auditions due Thur., Nov. 4          7:00pm                Lovejoy Music Festival, LVJ Ele. Gym (Symph. Orch.) Fri., Nov. 12            7:00pm                ABOB Trivia Night, Best Western Premier                                                        Symphonic performs Name that Tune […]

ABOB Executive Board Meeting Minutes – June 28, 2021

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCERuth Waggener – PresidentJeanna Hasty – Vice PresidentDawn Humphrey – TreasurerEd Gray – Financial SecretaryRoger Waggener – ABOB.net TEACHERS IN ATTENDANCELaura Plummer President Waggener called the meeting to order at 7:09 pm.  Minutes from past meetings are posted abob.net. The financial report was reviewed by Treasurer Dawn Humphrey. Most funds this past month […]

ILMEA District 6 Senior Orchestra Audition Info

FALL, 2021 AUDITION INFORMATION The ILMEA District 6 auditions will take place virtually.  You will record your audition again this year. *Pre-Audition:  Thursday, September 23All students auditioning must do the pre-audition to make sure you are on track for auditions.  All Symphonic Orchestra (H) students are required to do the pre-audition for your honors grade. Excerpts […]

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING – APRIL 26, 2021

ABOB Executive Board Meeting MinutesMonday, April 26, 2021AHS Orchestra Room MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:Ruth Waggener – PresidentJeanna Hasty – Vice PresidentCindy Kirbach – TreasurerDawn Humphrey – Treasurer ElectEd Gray – Financial SecretaryLaura Gibbs – Ways & MeansRoger Waggener – ABOB.netTonya Duke –Trivia NightJill Mitchell – Vendor Fair GUESTSJulianna Swanson, M100 Color Guard Assistant TEACHERS IN ATTENDANCELaura […]

AHS Orchestra – Make a FINAL Note!

Monday, May 3 7:00 p.m. – Concert Orchestra Final Concert!arv. 6:30 in concert black attire. Final Symphonic Rehearsal7:40 p.m. Simple Symphony:  Frolicsome Finale –  strings only7:50  Forsyth Viola Concerto – strings, winds, brass, Fletcher & Allison8:10 – 8:45  Pictures at an Exhibition –  everyone! Tuesday, May 4, 7:00 p.m.Symphonic Orchestra ConcertStudents arv. 6:15 in concert attireProgram […]