AHS 2019-20 Orchestra Schedule

Performances in Bold are Required Fri., Sept. 20         7:00pm     ABOB Trivia Night, Best Western Premier (Symphonic performs) Tues., Sept. 24                        ILMEA Pre-Auditions Mon., Oct. 14                          ILMEA District 6 Auditions, Mascoutah Sat., Nov. 2                             ILMEA District 6 Festival, SIU-Carbondale Thur., Nov. 7         7:00pm     Lovejoy Music […]

Pit Orchestra-Final Week!

Sunday, April 28:  12:45 until about 5:30.  Several kids have talked to me about church commitments and that’s is fine. Get them fed and send them in.   Kids in Encounter need to bring their Encounter concert attire to change into.   Please note earlier start times for this next week.  The kids need to get […]

Orchestra Make a Note: April 15-18

Spring Break is ALMOST HERE! Symphonic performed really well at the IHSA Organization Contest this past Friday.  The judges had really good comments for the group and enjoyed their performance.   Here is what is happening this week:Monday, April 15Pit 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, April 16Full Symphonic Orchestrawinds, brass, percussion, & strings3:30 – 5:00 Wednesday, April […]

AHS Chamber Strings Gig – AYS 50th Anniversary Reception

AHS CHAMBER STRINGS GIGBRING YOUR OWN MUSIC STANDANDBRING YOUR OWN CHAMBER BINDER Concert Dress:   Please, stay with these colors only.Ladies:  Solid black dress pants or a long black skirt.  Solid black, white, or red dress blouse on top. Shirts must have sleeves.  No shorts, miniskirts, black jeans, jeggings or leggings with miniskirts. Black dress shoes. […]

Hairspray Ticket Info

Alton H.S. Spring Musical:  Hairspray!Thursday, May 2, 7:00 p.m.Friday, May 3, 7:00 p.m.Saturday, May 4, 7:00 p.m.Sunday, May 5, 2:00 p.m.AHS Auditorium$10 adult/$5 studentTo purchase your reserved seats go to: brownpapertickets.comor contact:  aovermann@altonschools.org / 474-6966Tickets may also be purchased at the door.For info on the Musical Patron Program go to:http://www.altonschools.org/index.cfm?page=6181Donations can be made on-line at […]

Symphonic Orchestra IHSA Organization Contest Info

Symphonic OrchestraIHSA Organization Contest Thursday, April 11: Symphonic Strings rehearsal after school3:25 – 4:15.Girl with the Flaxen Hair, DebussySimple Symphony: Boisterous Bourree & Playful Pizzicato Friday, April 12. Excused 3rd-6th hours. Lunch (TBD) and change into dresses/tuxedos during 3rd hour Leave AHS 11:30 Warm up 1:00 Perform 1:30 Leave O’Fallon: 2:00.Return to AHS approx. 3:00.Change […]

Stringsation! Final Concert Info

Stringsation! ConcertThursday, March 287:00 p.m. AHS GymFree Admission. Students wear concert attire. AHS students park in back of AHS music suite. The back doors to the music suite will be unlocked.  Cellos: can some of you bring in your home cello?  5:30: help with setup. (= practice form) Students can change in full concert dress in […]