Orchestra Make a Note: October 14 – 16

Monday, October 14LMEA Auditions!arv. at AHS by 7:15 a.m. so we can load and get on the road by 7:30Bring some money for snacks.We should be back at AHS 12:30-1:00 Tuesday, October 15Kick off ABOB Breakfast Pastry Sale (butter braids + More!)Order forms and money due October 30.ABOB will not be doing a spring sale so […]

AHS Chamber Strings Wedding Gig

Bring your own music stand and your own Chamber binder. Friday, October 11:  Wedding Dress Rehearsal.  Main St. United Methodist Church.  Arv. 4:50. We’ll be in the balcony.  Dress: nice jeans and an Alton H.S. shirt or nice shirt.   We should be done 5:45ish.  Saturday, October 12:   Wedding!  Main St. UMC.  Arv. 3:30. […]

AHS Orchestra ILMEA Audition Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 AUDITIONSMONDAY, OCTOBER 14MASCOUTAH MIDDLE SCHOOL The bus leaves AHS at 7:30 a.m. from the music suite.  Plan on arriving by 7:15 a.m. Students will have access into the music suite in the morning. We are riding with band kids. Dress:  Nice school clothes.  The bus will return to AHS about 12:30.  Please make […]

Orchestra Make a Note: Oct. 7-12

Happy Homecoming Week!  We have a busy and fun week ahead of us.  Monday, October 7Symphonic winds & brass3:30 – 4:15 Tuesday, October 8Pick up ABOB Fall Fundraiser2:30 – 5:30 & 6:00 – 7:00 in the back hallway of the AHS music suite Wednesday, October 9Chamber Strings for those playing the wedding this weekend3:25 – […]

Orchestra Make a Note: September 3 – 6

A very large majority of the students turned in their first practice form today; several turned theirs in even earlier.  Woo Hoo! Chamber Strings tomorrow, Wednesday, 3:25-4:15. I could use a few parents to help out with the ABOB Trivia Night on Friday, September 20 with scoring the answer sheets,  check-in, and silent auction check […]

Orchestra Make a Note: Aug. 26-30

The kids are off to a great start in orchestra!  I think I have most of our fall concert programmed already which I don’t think has EVER happened!   Here is what is happening this week:Tuesday, August 27ABOB Fall Fundraiser kickoffChamber Strings audition:  short sight reading excerpt3:15 – 3:30&ILMEA audition prep (optional) until 4:00 Wednesday, August 28Chamber Strings3:25- […]

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 […]