Orchestra, Make a Note: November 5 – 13

Our Fall Concert is almost here!  You guys are in really good shape.  Here are the final rehearsals.  We have some evening rehearsals due to meetings I have after school and I also hire in some adults to fill out the brass section and they can only make the evening practices.   Monday, November 5Inscription of Hope […]

Symphonic Orchestra Lovejoy Week Performances & Rehearsal

LOVEJOY WEEK SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCES Sunday, November 4 Lovejoy Vesper Service Alton 1st Presbyterian Church (corner of Alby and 4th streets; by The Post Commons) 4:00 p.m. Arrive by 3:40 p.m. Concert dress and tuxedo Free. Family and friends are welcome to attend. Park in the lot across the street from the church *Bring your […]

ILMEA District 6 Senior Orchestra Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 FESTIVALSATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17Belleville West Township H.S.4063 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville Make sure you know ALL of the music before the festival:  Ma Vlast (My Fatherland) No. 2:  The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana  Roman Carnival Overture by Hector Berlioz . Please try to come to the following rehearsals so I can hear […]

Symphonic Orchestra Lovejoy Vespers & Lovejoy Music Festival Concert Info

Sunday, November 4Lovejoy Vesper ServiceAlton 1st Presbyterian Church4:00 p.m.Arrive by 3:40 p.m.(corner of Alby and 4th streets; park in the lot across the street from the church)Free.  Family and friends are welcome to attend.*Bring your own music stand.We are performing:   Banks of Bonnie Doon                   One Hand, One Heart Monday, November 5Inscription of Hope select ensemble rehearsal with […]

Orchestra Make a Note: Oct. 15 – 18

One week until the Disney Trip!  Here we goooooooooo! Monday, October 15Disney Preview Concert7:00 p.m.The Bridge ChurchFree!  Anyone can attend.  It will be short and sweet (15-20 min)Students performing should bring their instrument, music, and their own music stand. Tuesday, October 16Butter braid order forms and money duepick up will be Wed., Nov. 7, 2:30 – […]

Disney Orchestra Concert Info

Disney Orchestra Preview Concert:  Monday, October 157:00 p.m., The Bridge Church (504 E. 4th St. in Alton)Arrive 6:30 p.m.FreeBring your own music stand and your Disney musicParents, family, & friends welcome Concert Dress for Disney Preview Concert, Monday October 15 (and our Disney Springs performance): Ladies:  Symphonic Orchestra dress, black shoes (flats or heels). Shoes must […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 1 – 4

Monday, October 1First Fall Playing Test this week for both orchestrasAndDisney Trip orchestra rehearsal3:25 – 4:15Thursday, October 4ABOB Fall Fundraiser Pick Up!2:30 – 5:00 in the AHS music suiteLet me know if you need a later pick up time Friday, October 5No School for students:  teachers inservice Monday, October 8No School for Students:  Columbus DayAndILMEA […]

ILMEA Senior Orchestra Audition Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 SENIOR ORCHESTRA AUDITIONSMONDAY, OCTOBER 8Mascoutah, Middle School The bus leaves AHS at 7:30 a.m. from the music suite.  Plan on arriving by 7:15 a.m. Students will have access into the music suite in the morning. Dress:  Nice school clothes. The bus will return to AHS sometime around noon.  Please make sure you […]

Orchestra Make a Note: Sept. 10 –

Monday, September 10 Disney Orchestra rehearsal 3:15 – 4:00 Tuesday, September 11 ABOB Fall Fundraiser order form and money due. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday ILMEA audition help after school until about 4:00 Please send in donation for the orchestra snack basket for the ABOB Trivia Night. Sign up for student workers for the ABOB Trivia is […]