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 – 4/30/18

Hello! Please check grades!!! We’re reaching the time of year where we can’t do much to help those who have fallen behind. We have lots of grades coming due at the last minute – please be sure your child gets it in! Just a reminder, if a student fails band, they must sit out one […]

Band Update – 4/23/18

Hello! One month to go! Please check grades!!! We’re reaching the time of year where we can’t do much to help those who have fallen behind. We have lots of grades coming due at the last minute – please be sure your child gets it in! Just a reminder, if a student fails band, they […]

Band Update – 4/3/18

Happy Tuesday! We’re starting the slide to the end! Here’s what we’ve got this week: Tuesday, 4/3 – Jazz Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Wednesday, 4/4 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30pm Broom, Popsocket, & Beefstick check out – 6pm, AHS Percussion Ensemble Concert with SIUE Steel Band – 7pm, AHS Auditorium. Percussion students arrive at […]

Band Update – 3/26/18

Hello! Thank you to all who helped with the Vendor Fair or ate pancakes Saturday morning! The kids were PHENOMENAL and all had fun! Thank you thank you! Here’s our week! Monday, 3/26 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30pm ABOB Meeting – 7pm – AHS Tuesday, 3/27 – Jazz Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Thursday, 3/29 – […]

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 […]

Band Update – 2/20/18

Hello! Please check your calendar for next 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’ll need help with parking (morning), concessions, and room monitors. If you’re available, please shoot me […]