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 […]

Symphonic Spring Full Orchestra Rehearsals

SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA SPRING FULL ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS(Revised 4-23-21)  Tues., April 27 6:30 – 8:00 Full Symphonic – in the AudWed., April 28 1:15 – 3:00 Full SymphonicThur., April 29 6:00 – 6:30 Concert Orchestra – in the Aud 6:45 – 8:30 Full Symphonic       Mon., May 3        7:00         […]

ABOB Spring Breakfast Pastry Sale

ABOB’s popular Breakfast Pastry sale is back just in time for Easter. Like this past fall, ordering is entirely on-line. We are once again using Perfect Pastries: Pastry Puffins, PuffCrust Pizza, Butter Hearts, Kansas Maid Braids, Fannie May Chocolates, cookie dough, and coffee. Set up the on-line fundraiser dashboard for your band or orchestra student […]

Alton H.S. Concert Orchestra March Performance

Thursday, March 18, 7:00 p.m. Perform Toss the Feathers and Under the Sea. Students arrive by 6:30 in concert dress black attire and masks. Students performing from home will join us via Zoom and also record their performance in their concert black attire. Parents only are allowed to attend.  We are allowed up to 50 audience […]

Alton H.S. Symphonic Orchestra March Recording & Concert

Tuesday, March 2Record Brandenburg #6 for IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest (beginning and stop m. 45, count 4.)Students arrive 6:00 p.m.Enter at the aud/gym entrance and scan temperature at the kiosks.Enter the aud through the orchestra room.Dress:  all black and masks.No audience. Tuesday, March 9, 7:00 p.m. (7:40 if 2nd concert is needed)Perform all of […]