Band Update – 4/15/19

Happy Monday! Monday, 4/15 – Jazz Band – 3:30-5pm – rehearsal and playing at Excellence in Education dinner (6-6:30pm, dress – nice). Wednesday, 4/17 – M100 Drumline Clinic – 3:30-4:30pm. AHS Band room (just for those interested in auditioning for drumline). Marching 100 Kick Off Meeting – 6:30pm, AHS Auditorium Looking ahead: Tuesday, 4/23 – M100 Color Guard […]

Band Update – 3/25/19

Hello! Here’s our week: Today, Monday, 3/25 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30 Jazz Band – 3:30-4:30pm ABOB Meeting – 7pm The Exercise Project continues this week – We’ll go from 3:30-4:30pm Tuesday and Friday this week. Friday, 3/29 – Winterguards to MCCGA Championships – Springfield, MO Saturday, 3/30 – ABOB Spring Vendor Fair – AHS – we will need student and parent help! […]

Band Update – 2/25/19

Happy Solo & Ensemble week!!! Today, Monday, 2/25 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30 Jazz Band – 3:30-5:30pm ABOB Meeting – 7pm The Exercise Project continues this week – all forms must be in to participate. We’ll go from 3:30-4:30pm Tuesday and Friday this week. Friday, March 1 – 3rd Quarter Scale Recordings due – this is a 100 point grade! Info. is […]

Band Update – 1/14/19

Hello! We’ve got a light week: Monday, 1/14 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30pm Jazz Band – 3:15-5pm If you ordered an ornament – they’re here! All ornaments that were paid for have been delivered. If you still owe, please send in the $10 and we’ll send home yours! Thanks! Looking ahead: Tuesday, 1/22 – Make […]

Band Update – 6/18/18

Hello! An important note: I (Alyssa Overmann, along with several Alton students!) leave on Sunday for the Illinois Ambassadors of Music European tour. I will be gone from June 24 – July 9, and will have little to no access to email during that time. For any questions/concerns/absence notifications during that time frame please send […]

Band Update – 5/28/18

Hello! Happy Memorial Day! We’ve added a Disney Trip Fundraiser (Alton Steel Fundraiser) – please see below! We only have 9 spots left!!! We’ve updated the calendar to include Percussion & Guard rehearsals – 2018 Calendar (1) Percussionists! SIUE offers a great camp next week! Check it out! Link here – SIUE Percussion Institute Here’s our week (super light!): Saturday, […]

Band Update – 3/19/18

Hello! Thank you to all who donated, helped with, or attended the ABOB Dinner Auction Saturday night! What a wonderful evening! Here’s our week! Monday, 3/19 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30pm Tuesday, 3/20 – Jazz Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Thursday, 3/22 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30pm Saturday, 3/24 – ABOB Vendor Fair/Trip Fundraiser – Pancake […]

Band Update – 2/26/18

Hello! This weekend! Please check your calendar for Saturday, March 3 – we are hosting the IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest here at AHS. If your student is in 6th hour, they will be performing, and we need your help! We need help with parking (morning), concessions, and room monitors. If you’re available, please shoot me an email […]