Orchestra Make a Note: November 13-18

Monday, November 13 Final Rehearsal Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, November 14 AHS FALL ORCHESTRA CONCERT! 7:00 p.m. AHS Aud Students in formal concert attire Students should arrive 6:15 – 6:30. This is going to be a fantastic concert! Wednesday, November 15 Chamber Strings 3:25-4:15 and ABOB Dine Out at Riviera Maya 11am-9pm … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: November 6 – 11

We are gearing up for our AHS Fall Orchestra Concert, among other things! Here we goooooooooooo! Monday, November 6 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, November 7 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Wednesday, November 8 Chamber Strings-Wedding Ensembles Only 3:25 – 4:15 and Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Thursday, November 9 Orchestra … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 30 – November 4

Monday, October 30 Concert Orchestra Fall Playing Test #2 Full Symphonic Orchestra 3:30 – 4:30 Tuesday, October 31 Early Dismissal for Sudents St. Baldrick’s Event during 4th hour Please consider donating to those students who are shaving their heads for this event Wednesday, November 1 TWO OCTOBER PRACTICE FORMS DUE! Students have had PLENTY of … [Read more…]

AHS Fall Orchestra Concert!

ALTON HIGH SCHOOL  FALL ORCHESTRA CONCERT TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14,  7:00 p.m.  AHS Auditorium This date is different from the school district calendar. The kids are really working hard and I am very excited for this concert. CONCERT ATTIRE Please have your kids try on their clothes now and make sure everything fits and is ready … [Read more…]

ILMEA District 6 Senior Band & Orchestra Festival Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 FESTIVAL SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18 SIU-CARBONDALE Make sure you know ALL of the music before the festival:  March Slave by Tchaikovsky and Night on Bald Mountain by Moussorgsky.    If you can, please try to come to the following rehearsal so I can hear you and make sure you are ready:   Friday, November 10, … [Read more…]

Symphonic Orchestra Lovejoy Week Festival Info

LOVEJOY WEEK MUSIC FESTIVAL Thursday, November 2 7:00 p.m. Lovejoy Elementary School 1043 Tremont, Alton (across from the large church by Rock Springs Park and up the hill from Alton M.S.) This is a required performance. Symphonic Orchestra is to arrive by 6:30.  Meet on the stage. This concert is free.  Family and friends are welcome … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 23 – 27

Monday, October 23 Full Symphonic Orchestra 3:30 – 5:00 Orchestra Room Tuesday, October 24 National Honor Society Trunk or Treat! 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Upper Student Lot AHS Orchestra is participating this year! Dress up and bring a bag of candy We’ll decorate my van about 4:45 Wednesday, October 25 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15 … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 16 – 21

Monday, October 16 Full Symphonic Orchestra! All winds, brass, timpani, and strings 3:30 – 5:00 Orch. room Tuesday, October 17 Butter Braid order forms & money is due Please make sure the order is totalled and all money is collected Wednesday, October 17 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15 Saturday, October 21 Chamber Gig LCCC Commons … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make a Note: October 9 – 13

Monday, October 9 ILMEA Auditions! Students should arrive to the music suite (back of AHS) by 7:20 a.m. Bus leaves 7:30 a.m. Students should be back around 11:30 a.m. Good luck! Tuesday, October 10 Symphonic Orchestra winds, brass, & timpani 3:25 – 4:15 Wednesday, October 11 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15 These is not much … [Read more…]