Elementary Band & Orchestra!

Elementary band and orchestra has started in the Alton School District! Orchestra starts in 4th grade: violin, viola, cello, and bass.Band starts in 5th grade: flute, clarinet, oboe, saxophone, trumpet, French Horn, trombone, baritone, tuba, and percussion. Contact your school’s band or orchestra teacher for more information:Ms. Lindsey Wolfford, orchestra at East Elementarylwolfford@altonschool.org, 474-2086 Mr. […]

2020 ABOB Olde Alton Arts & Craft Fair Cancelled

Due to the continuing uncertainties relating to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety and well-being of our Crafters, shoppers, students and volunteers, ABOB has decided to cancel the 32nd Annual Olde Alton Arts and Craft Fair. ABOB is currently looking forward to our 2021 Olde Alton Arts and Craft Fair that will be held […]

IHSA Phase 4/Music Camp Info

Good afternoon! The IHSA has moved to Phase 4 of their Return to Play Guidelines. I have included the link to the guidelines below for you all to read through.https://www.ihsa.org/documents/Phase4RTP.pdf The music camp will take place for all M100 members Wed-Fri from 10-2 as was indicated on the schedule which was sent. Students will still […]

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. […]

Alton H.S. SupportMusic Merit Award!

Alton H.S. has received the SupportMusic Merit Award from The NAMM (National Assoc. of Music Merchants) Foundation! 148 schools nationwide received this award which recognizes schools that work hard to ensure all students have an opportunity to learn and grow with music. Thanks to ABOB and our awesome parents who help us out throughout the […]