ABOB Fall Breakfast Pastry Fundraiser

ABOB kicked off their annual Fall Breakfast Pastry sale today, October 14. We are selling the Perfect Pastries fundraiser which has the Pastry Puffins, PuffCrust Pizza, Butter Hearts, and Kansas Maid Braids. This year they have also added Fannie May Chocolates and Pastries Choice Coffee.  All orders are placed and paid online.  Students will deliver […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 13 – 15

Fall Playing Test #1 is due NOW!   Tuesday, October 13Symphonic Honors ILMEA playing test is due.You can use your ILMEA audition recording for your playing test.ANDILMEA Audition video is due by 8:00 p.m.Upload as an unlisted YouTube video and email it to me.  Wednesday, October 14Juniors PSAT & Seniors SAT testing at AHS.I am proctoring […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 5 – 9

ILMEA $8.00 audition fee is due for those of you doing the audition this year.  Cash or checks payable to Alton H.S. ILMEA Audition recording is due next Tuesday, October 13.  Practice forms are due NOW! Monday, October 5NO ILMEA Practice today. Concert Orchestra rehearsal7:00 – 8:00 Wednesday, October 7ILMEA individual practice – scheduled w/ LP […]

AHS Orchestra ILMEA Practices

I am going to have optional ILMEA practices in person in the AHS orchestra room.1:30 violas2:00 violins2:30 cellos and bass Monday, September 28 Monday, October 5Wednesday, October 7 *Auditions must be recorded by Tuesday, October 13. Please bring your $8.00 audition fee.  Checks should be made payable to Alton H.S. Students will enter at the back […]

ABOB Online Pampered Chef Fundraiser

The holidays are just around the corner so place your order for Pampered Chef kitchen tools, cookware, and/or bakeware to help make your prep and cooking easier, all the while supporting our awesome kids in the Marching 100 and the Alton School District Band & Orchestra program.   Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/674094566791496/ to place your order by this Monday, […]

AHS Symphonic Orchestra Rehearsals

Symphonic Orchestra Weekly Rehearsals Fall, 2020(Revised 9-24-20) *Please bring the signed waiver form to the first rehearsal.*Parents must submit a health verification form for each rehearsal. Check your email for the link to the Google Form. Wednesday, September 30   6:00 – 6:45 violins                        […]

AHS Concert Orchestra Rehearsals

Concert Orchestra Weekly Rehearsals, Fall, 2020. Please bring the signed waiver form to the first rehearsal. Parents must submit a health verification form for each rehearsal. Check your email for the link to the Google Form. Monday, September 21         6:00 – 6:45 violins and violas 7:00 – 7:45 cellos and bass Monday, October 5                7:00 […]

Shop Amazon AND Support ABOB!

If you do any online shopping with Amazon please consider shopping through smile.amazon.com.  Login to your Amazon account, select “Alton Band & Orchestra Builders in Alton, IL” and shop away! Amazon will donate up to 5% of your purchase back to ABOB.  There are no extra fees or hidden charges.  Thank you for supporting ALL […]

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 […]