Band Update – 5/13/19

Happy Monday! Can you believe it’s the final week? ***We need a couple of parents to organize pizza/salad/cookies for the kids in between rehearsal/graduation on Friday, May 24. If you’re available to help, please let me know! Thank you!!! ***Please check grades! We always see them slip at the end of the year. We had […]

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 – 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 […]