Band Update – 12/9/19

Happy Monday! What a GREAT weekend! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU to all who helped this weekend. The Craft Fair is a HUGE undertaking, and everyone lending a hand makes it work – THANK YOU!Also, we’ve heard nothing but great compliments about the kids – thank you for letting us borrow them for the […]

Band Update – 11/12/19

Happy Snow Day! Ms. Edwards and I didn’t get a chance to say it at bandquet, but THANK YOU parents for all of your help, work, and encouragement throughout the marching season. We could not do it without you! Thank you all! Now we look ahead: The 31st annual Olde Alton Arts & Crafts Fair is just […]

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 – 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 – 2/25/19

Happy Solo & Ensemble week!!! Today, Monday, 2/25 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30 Jazz Band – 3:30-5:30pm ABOB Meeting – 7pm The Exercise Project continues this week – all forms must be in to participate. We’ll go from 3:30-4:30pm Tuesday and Friday this week. Friday, March 1 – 3rd Quarter Scale Recordings due – this is a 100 point grade! Info. is […]

Band Update – 1/14/19

Hello! We’ve got a light week: Monday, 1/14 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30pm Jazz Band – 3:15-5pm If you ordered an ornament – they’re here! All ornaments that were paid for have been delivered. If you still owe, please send in the $10 and we’ll send home yours! Thanks! Looking ahead: Tuesday, 1/22 – Make […]

Band Update – 12/17/18

Hi! Hard to believe it’s the final week of the semester isn’t it?!?! Here’s our week: Monday, December 17 – Percussion – 3:15-4:30pm NO Jazz Band – 3:15-5pm Friday, December 21 – Band Final Exam – We do have a written exam! It’s nothing to be super stressed over, but please look over the study guide– Fall 2018 Band […]

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 […]