Orchestra Make a Note: October 13 – 15

Fall Playing Test #1 is due NOW!   Tuesday, October 13Symphonic Honors ILMEA playing test is due.You can use your ILMEA audition recording for your playing test.ANDILMEA Audition video is due by 8:00 p.m.Upload as an unlisted YouTube video and email it to me.  Wednesday, October 14Juniors PSAT & Seniors SAT testing at AHS.I am proctoring […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 5 – 9

ILMEA $8.00 audition fee is due for those of you doing the audition this year.  Cash or checks payable to Alton H.S. ILMEA Audition recording is due next Tuesday, October 13.  Practice forms are due NOW! Monday, October 5NO ILMEA Practice today. Concert Orchestra rehearsal7:00 – 8:00 Wednesday, October 7ILMEA individual practice – scheduled w/ LP […]

AHS Orchestra ILMEA Practices

I am going to have optional ILMEA practices in person in the AHS orchestra room.1:30 violas2:00 violins2:30 cellos and bass Monday, September 28 Monday, October 5Wednesday, October 7 *Auditions must be recorded by Tuesday, October 13. Please bring your $8.00 audition fee.  Checks should be made payable to Alton H.S. Students will enter at the back […]

AHS Symphonic Orchestra Rehearsals

Symphonic Orchestra Weekly Rehearsals Fall, 2020(Revised 9-24-20) *Please bring the signed waiver form to the first rehearsal.*Parents must submit a health verification form for each rehearsal. Check your email for the link to the Google Form. Wednesday, September 30   6:00 – 6:45 violins                        […]

AHS Concert Orchestra Rehearsals

Concert Orchestra Weekly Rehearsals, Fall, 2020. Please bring the signed waiver form to the first rehearsal. Parents must submit a health verification form for each rehearsal. Check your email for the link to the Google Form. Monday, September 21         6:00 – 6:45 violins and violas 7:00 – 7:45 cellos and bass Monday, October 5                7:00 […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 9 – 14

Congratulations to all of our orchestra kids who performed at the IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest this past Saturday!  Thank you to the many parents who came out and helped, also.  We greatly appreciate you! We start Stringsation rehearsals this week.  The AHS orchestra combine as one for two pieces at Stringsation.  We will rehearse on […]

Symphonic Orchestra Perform at ABOB Dinner Auction

Saturday, March 14The Hatheway Gallery at Lewis & Clark Community College Arrive by 6:30 p.m.Unpack in the green room (on the left as you walk to Hatheway Hall auditorium.) Bring your instrument, chamber binder & Symphonic Orchestra music, and your own music stand. Dress nice. Perform 6:45ish – 7:40ish.You’ll be done about 7:45. Pizza 6:30 […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 3 – 7

Happy March and Happy Casimir Pulaski Day! Please RSVP for the ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction by the end of this week.  For more info or to make reservations go to abob.net:   http://abob.net/abob/abob-once-upon-a-time-music-matters-dinner-auction/   Or let Ed Gray know:  466-9230 or email edgrayrams@charter.net.  Also let me know ASAP if you have any donations or would like to […]

AHS Chamber Strings Spring Rehearsals & Gig

We’ve been asked to perform at the Excellence for Education dinner on Monday, April 6 and will have some rehearsals in March and April to prepare for this. Chamber RehearsalsWednesday, March 11, 3:30 – 4:00Wednesday, March 18, 3:30 – 4:00Thursday, April 2, 3:30 – 4:00 Chamber Gig: Monday, April 6, Excellence in Education Dinner. Alton […]