Lovejoy Music Festival

Thursday, November 47:00 p.m.Alton H.S. Gym Performing EnsemblesAlton M.S. 7th & 8th Grade Honor ChoirAlton H.S. Symphonic OrchestraAlton H.S. Chamber SingersAlton H.S. Jazz Band AHS students: Please help with setup after school Thursday (3:15 – 4:00) as well as help with tear down after the concert.   This concert is free.  Family and friends are welcome […]

Symphonic Orchestra In Harmony with Nature at The Nature Institute

Come out and enjoy a little “Nachtmusik” in “Autumn” with the Alton H.S. Symphonic Orchestra while enjoying the beautiful scenery of The Nature Institute. We will also be performing “Music of the Night” and “Sweet Dreams (are Made of This)” along with other fun light-classical and pop tunes. Friday, September 246:00 p.m.Students ARRIVE 5:00 p.m. […]

Elementary Band & Orchestra Recruitment Rally!

We are thrilled to offer beginning band and orchestra again this year!  Orchestra (violin, viola, cello, & bass) starts in 4th grade and Band (flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone, & percussion) starts in 5th grade. The Elementary Recruitment Rally for beginning band and orchestra students will take place this Thursday, September 2, starting at […]

2021-2022 AHS Orchestra Concerts

Performances in Bold are Required Fri., Sept. 24           6:00pm      Symphonic Orchestra performance for The Nature Institute fundraiser. $10 admission. Wed., Oct. 5                                        ILMEA District 6 Virtual Auditions due Thur., Nov. 4          7:00pm                Lovejoy Music Festival, LVJ Ele. Gym (Symph. Orch.) Fri., Nov. 12            7:00pm                ABOB Trivia Night, Best Western Premier                                                        Symphonic performs Name that Tune […]

ILMEA District 6 Senior Orchestra Audition Info

FALL, 2021 AUDITION INFORMATION The ILMEA District 6 auditions will take place virtually.  You will record your audition again this year. *Pre-Audition:  Thursday, September 23All students auditioning must do the pre-audition to make sure you are on track for auditions.  All Symphonic Orchestra (H) students are required to do the pre-audition for your honors grade. Excerpts […]

AHS Orchestra – Make a FINAL Note!

Monday, May 3 7:00 p.m. – Concert Orchestra Final Concert!arv. 6:30 in concert black attire. Final Symphonic Rehearsal7:40 p.m. Simple Symphony:  Frolicsome Finale –  strings only7:50  Forsyth Viola Concerto – strings, winds, brass, Fletcher & Allison8:10 – 8:45  Pictures at an Exhibition –  everyone! Tuesday, May 4, 7:00 p.m.Symphonic Orchestra ConcertStudents arv. 6:15 in concert attireProgram […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 9 – 14

Congratulations to all of our orchestra kids who performed at the IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest this past Saturday!  Thank you to the many parents who came out and helped, also.  We greatly appreciate you! We start Stringsation rehearsals this week.  The AHS orchestra combine as one for two pieces at Stringsation.  We will rehearse on […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 3 – 7

Happy March and Happy Casimir Pulaski Day! Please RSVP for the ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction by the end of this week.  For more info or to make reservations go to abob.net:   http://abob.net/abob/abob-once-upon-a-time-music-matters-dinner-auction/   Or let Ed Gray know:  466-9230 or email edgrayrams@charter.net.  Also let me know ASAP if you have any donations or would like to […]