Orchestra, Make a Note: November 5 – 13

Our Fall Concert is almost here!  You guys are in really good shape.  Here are the final rehearsals.  We have some evening rehearsals due to meetings I have after school and I also hire in some adults to fill out the brass section and they can only make the evening practices.   Monday, November 5Inscription of Hope […]

Symphonic Orchestra Lovejoy Week Performances & Rehearsal

LOVEJOY WEEK SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCES Sunday, November 4 Lovejoy Vesper Service Alton 1st Presbyterian Church (corner of Alby and 4th streets; by The Post Commons) 4:00 p.m. Arrive by 3:40 p.m. Concert dress and tuxedo Free. Family and friends are welcome to attend. Park in the lot across the street from the church *Bring your […]

ILMEA District 6 Senior Orchestra Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 FESTIVALSATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17Belleville West Township H.S.4063 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville Make sure you know ALL of the music before the festival:  Ma Vlast (My Fatherland) No. 2:  The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana  Roman Carnival Overture by Hector Berlioz . Please try to come to the following rehearsals so I can hear […]

Rain Plan – 10/12

Good Afternoon!  After talking to administration and looking at the radar (showers not moving out until 8:15ish), here’s our rain plan: Meet at West at 6:00pm – wear your marching shoes, jeans (layer underneath!), and something Marching 100 on top (jacket, fleece, hoodie, show shirt with layers underneath, etc).  We will play pregame on the […]

Band Update – 10/8/18

Last week of the competitive season – can you believe it??? Please encourage your student to pay attention to the weather this week – it’s going to change fast! They should be prepared for a warm rehearsal Tuesday, cooler Thursday, chilly game Friday, and everything Saturday! Thanks!  Please don’t forget about the Disney Photo Orders – we […]

Band Update – 10/1/18

It’s still warm out! (Second Summer? Fake Fall?) Please remind your kiddo to dress appropriately for rehearsals (tshirt/shorts/hat), and to bring water! We’re in the final countdown – two more weeks of competition season! Please don’t forget about the Disney Photo Orders – we cannot take any new orders, but please send in payment! Checks can be […]