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 – 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 – 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 […]

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 – 12/4

Hello! It’s concert week! There is a separate post with all kinds of trip information – how to get registered, pricing, fundraising, etc. You can find it here! AHS Music Department Disney Trip 2018. Trip Fundraising: – Popsockets are scheduled to be in tomorrow (Tuesday, 12/5). Our plan is to have our first “Check In” at […]

Band Update – 11/27/17

Welcome back! There is a separate post with all kinds of trip information – how to get registered, pricing, fundraising, etc. You can find it here! AHS Music Department Disney Trip 2018 Here’s our week: Monday, November 27 – Jazz on a Fall Evening – 7:30pm – Ahlemeyer Atrium (ATC Building at LCCC). Jazz band folks will […]

Band Update – 11/20/17

Hello! A short week: Thanks to those who attended the Disney Trip Meeting Thursday night! It’s going to be a wonderful trip, and we’re excited that choir and orchestra gets to come along too. I’ll send out a separate trip information email with everything covered at the meeting soon – waiting on a couple forms from […]