ILMEA Senior Orchestra Audition Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 SENIOR ORCHESTRA FALL, 2017 AUDITION INFORMATION  The ILMEA District 6 auditions will take place Columbus Day, Monday, October 9 at Highland Middle School.  IL Central Bus Co. will provide transportation for students.  Students are required to ride the bus to and from auditions.   Buses will leave AHS at 7:30 a.m. and return … [Read more…]

Symphonic Orchestra Perform ABOB Trivia Night

ABOB Trivia Night Friday, September 15 Best Western Premier (former Atrium/Holiday Inn)   Student Workers:  if you are helping out for the night, arrive by 6:30.  We are usually done about 10:00 p.m. If performing only, arrive by 7:30.  You’ll be done about 8:30. Wear jeans and your AHS orchestra t-shirt or any other school … [Read more…]

7/8 grade supplies and info

Below is a list of supplies that are needed for 7th and 8th grade orchestra. Please have these by Wednesday of this week! (Aug 30) Materials for class: Students are expected to have all necessary materials for class each class period. Failure to do so could result in loss of participation points Instrument (cellos and … [Read more…]

AMS Coffee Concert!

Join us for the annual Coffee Concert Friday, May 12th, 2017 7:00 pm Alton High School Commons Enjoy desserts and coffee while listening to the the 5th Grade Honors Orchestra, Schumann Chamber, the Middle School Honors Choir, and Jazzios. Admission to this performance is a donation to the McKinney-Vento fund for our Alton School District … [Read more…]

Symphonic Strings – AHS Graduation Info

ALTON HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT FRIDAY, MAY 26 7:00 p.m. ALTON HIGH SCHOOL GYM  Plan to arrive no later than 6:00.  Park in back of the music suite or have your parents drop you off.  Enter through the back door of our music suite. Concert dress is very nice.    Absolutely no jeans or shorts.  Dress shoes … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: May 8 -11

Monday, May 8 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, May 9 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Wednesday, May 10 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Pizza after rehearsal Thursday, May 11 AHS Spring Orchestra Concert 7:00 p.m. AHS Auditorium Students arrive in concert dress by 6:30 Friday, May 12 AMS Coffee Concert 7:00 … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make a Note: May 1 – 4

Thank you so very much to the students in the cast, pit, and crew for their incredible performances of Les Misérables this past weekend.   This was an enormous undertaking for both cast and pit, and our production is being hailed as one of THE BEST musicals in Alton H.S.’s history.   The show demanded a massive … [Read more…]