M100 Starting Up!

Good morning M100 members and staff! My name is Blake Korte and I am the new Head Band Director at Alton High School. With Illinois moving into Phase 4 this Friday, we have been given permission to begin M100 rehearsals next week! We will start with the scheduled Tuesday, June 30 rehearsal from 6-8:30pm. This rehearsal […]

Band Update – 6/1/20

Hi!Welcome to June! If you have another email you’d like on this list, or if someone mentions that they didn’t get the email, please just have them touch base with us. Here’s what we know (or don’t know): We will be having a Dine Out for ABOB at Olga’s on Wednesday, June 17. They donate […]

Spring “Concert” & New Directors!!!!

Hi band family! We’ve got lots of exciting things to share: Videos: We had the opportunity to video our spring concert – featuring Arion Award winner Aslyn Keith, playing Mozart’s Flute Concerto in G Major. She ROCKED it, and we’re so proud to show her off. At the end of the video, Mr. Jarden, Ms. […]

Band Update – 5/4/20

Happy Monday! We do have a couple of things coming up with the school year finishing: With the turn in dates coming up for Alton High:Seniors 5/15Juniors 5/18Sophomores 5/19Freshmen 5/20 We will be at school! We’d love to see familiar faces and we’ll need some things:1. School instrument if you are not continuing with band […]

Band Update – 4/20/20

Happy Monday! Hope you all are doing well and can get outside a bit – the weather has been beautiful!!! I’ve been getting lots of questions about our events: concert, graduation, Memorial Day parade, M100 starting up, etc. The short answer is nothing is happening right now. We don’t have many answers – sorry we […]