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 – 4/23/19

Happy Tuesday! We’re all ready in the race to the end of the year! Here’s what we’ve got this week: Tuesday, 4/23 – M100 Color Guard Auditions – 3:30-6pm, AHS multipurpose room. Auditions will take place all week (4/23 – 4/26). Wednesday, 4/24 – M100 Drumline Clinic – 3:30-4:30pm. AHS Band room (just for those interested in auditioning for […]

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 – 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 […]