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 – 4/8/19

Hello! Here’s our week: Today, Monday, 4/8 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30 Jazz Band – 3:30-5:00pm Friday, 4/12 – IHSA Organizational Contest – O’Fallon High School (Milburn Campus). ALL BANDS perform at contest! Schedule for the day depends on the group they’re in: IHSA Contest Itinerary. Looking ahead: Monday, 4/15 – Jazz Band – rehearsal and playing at Excellence in Education dinner […]

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 – 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 – 1/7/19

Welcome Back! We’ve all ready got quite a bit going on this week: Today, Monday, 1/7 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15 – 4:30pm Jazz Band – 3:15-5pm ABOB Dinner Auction Meeting – 7pm, Ed & Cathy Gray’s house. We need folks to help plan this year’s dinner auction! If you’re interested in donating, seeking donations, […]

Band Update – 12/17/18

Hi! Hard to believe it’s the final week of the semester isn’t it?!?! Here’s our week: Monday, December 17 – Percussion – 3:15-4:30pm NO Jazz Band – 3:15-5pm Friday, December 21 – Band Final Exam – We do have a written exam! It’s nothing to be super stressed over, but please look over the study guide– Fall 2018 Band […]

Band Update – 11/19/18

Hello! We’ve got a really light week: It’s the last couple of days!!! Tom Evans (ABOB Fall Fundraiser – Cheese & Sausage) is offering ABOB 50% profit on online sales through November! Please see the link for more information: Online Fundraiser Today, Monday, November 19 – Jazz Band – 3:30-5pm ABOB Meeting – 7pm, AHS CRAFT FAIR HELP: I know we’re all […]

Band Update – 11/5/18

Hello! We’re finally slowing down a bit! Time to sit down and work on… Christmas music!!!  On Friday, students had the opportunity to try out some “step up instruments” during class. These are intermediate or professional instruments meant to help students as they grow – in high school if a student is pretty serious about […]

Band Update – 9/17/18

Hello! As you know, it’s still HOT out! Please encourage your student to treat our after school rehearsals like band camp – bring a water bottle, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, light weight t-shirt/shorts to change into. We’ve got to keep pushing ahead – it’s way easier when they’re prepared! The band room is open every […]