Band Update – 12/10/18

Hello! It’s concert week!!! Here’s the info: Today, Monday, December 10 – Percussion – 3:15-4:30pm Jazz Band – 3:15-5pm Wednesday, December 12 – Alton Bands Concert – 7pm, AHS Gym. (grades 6-12) All high school concert bands (Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Symphony) play at this concert! Dress: Wind Symphony wears dresses/tuxes – gentlemen do need […]

Band Update – 12/3/18

Hello!  WOW! What an incredible weekend! Thank you, Thank you, THANK YOU to all who helped out at the 30th annual ABOB Olde Alton Arts & Crafts fair. We heard nothing but compliments about your student helpers, and the positivity and love for our instrumental program was certainly felt. Thank you to ALL who were […]

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 – 2/12/18

Hello! Here’s our week: Tuesday, 2/13 – Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Dine out for ABOB – Dairy Queen – 5-9pm. You can find the flyer here – Dine out – Dairy Queen Thursday, 2/15 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30pm Friday, 2/16 – Gray Pep Band – 6:45pm We will have a Broom check out this evening as well – 7-8pm near the uniform […]

Band Update – 1/29/18

Hello! Information on the ABOB ISYM (Illinois School Youth Music) Scholarship was handed out last week – students can win half or full scholarships to attend a camp this summer. It’s a wonderful opportunity for our students – the applications to audition are due on January 31. If your student is interested and didn’t get […]

Band Update – 1/22/18

Hello! Information on the ABOB ISYM (Illinois School Youth Music) Scholarship was handed out last week – students can win half or full scholarships to attend a camp this summer. It’s a wonderful opportunity for our students – the applications to audition are due on January 31. If your student is interested and didn’t get […]

Band Update – 1/3/18

Welcome back! Here’s our schedule: Thursday, 1/4 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30 Friday, 1/5 – Broom Distribution – 6-8pm. Meet at the semi trailer. An adult must sign for the brooms – students cannot check them out.  Gray Pep Band Game – 6:45pm Monday, 1/8 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:15 Dinner Auction Meeting – 7pm, Ed […]