Alton School District Holiday Concerts & Events: December 2 – 8

It’s the holiday concert season in the Alton School District! Here are our concerts and events this week:Monday, December 2East Elementary 3rd Grade Program6:30 p.m.Gym Tuesday, December 3North Elementary School 2nd & 3rd Grade Program7:00 p.m.LCCC Hatheway Hall Wednesday, December 4West Elementary Band, Chorus, & Orchestra Concert9:00 a.m.Gym Thursday, December 5Gilson Brown K-1 Program 6:30 […]

AHS Chamber Strings Dec. 2-5

Tuesday, December 3 is our informal Chamber Strings Christmas performance for family and friends in the AHS orchestra room.  Park in back of the high school outside of our music suite (around the corner from the auditorium entrance.) The back entrance to our music suite will be unlocked.  Wear jeans and any red, green, or black […]

Orchestra Make a Note: November 12- 14

NO Symphonic Orchestra Rehearsal Tuesday, November 12 Wednesday, November 13Chamber Strings3:25 – 4:15&Pick Up ABOB Breakfast PastryAHS Music Suite2:30 – 5:00 and 6:00 – 7:00 Thursday, November 14Full Symphonic Orchestrastrings, winds, brass, & percussion6:30 – 8:00pm Looking ahead to next week:Monday, November 18Full Symphonic Orchestra6:30 – 8:00pm Tuesday, November 19Full Symphonic Orchestra6:30pmAND Concert Orchestra join Symphonic7:30-8:00 […]

Orchestra Make a Note: November 4 – 9

Monday, November 4Full Symphonic Orchestra3:30 – 5:00 Tuesday, November 5Full Symphonic Orchestra3:30 – 5:00 Wednesday, November 6Chamber3:25 – 4:15& “So, you want to be a music major” meeting6:30 p.m. AHS orchestra room Thursday, November 7Symphonic Orchestra performs @Lovejoy Music Festivalarv. 6:30pm Concert begins at 7:00We should be done about 8:30 Saturday, November 9ABOB Dine Out @ LuciAnna’s!7:00am-2:30pm CODAOur […]

Orchestra Make a Note: Oct. 28 – Nov. 2

Monday, October 28Full Symphonic Orchestra3:30 – 5:00&ABOB Meeting7:00 p.m.AHS Band RoomEveryone welcome Tuesday, October 29Full Symphonic Orchestra3:30 – 5:00 Wednesday, October 30Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15&ABOB Breakfast Pastry Sale order forms & money due Thursday, October 31Early Dismissal – 1:15Happy Halloween!   Saturday, November 2ILMEA District 6 FestivalSIU-CarbondaleBus leaves AHS 4:45 amJunior & Senior Orchestra Concert […]

Lovejoy Music Festival

Lovejoy Music FestivalThursday, November 77:00 p.m.Lovejoy Elementary School Gym1043 Tremont, Alton(behind and across from the large church by Rock Springs Park; up the hill from AMS) Arrive by 6:30.  Meet on the stage. This concert is free.  Family and friends are welcome to attend. We stay for the entire concert.  No one leaves early. Concert […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 21 – 25

We had 11 kids make the ILMEA Senior Orchestra this year! ILMEA Festival information will be coming out soon. The ABOB Breakfast Pastry Sale is still going on. Place your orders now for Thanksgiving, Christmas, & Easter. Order forms and money are due October 30. Monday, October 21Symphonic Orchestra winds, brass, & percussion3:30 – 4:15&AHS […]

AHS Orchestra Concert Attire

Our first orchestra concert is Thursday, November 21. It’s time to start assembling your concert attire. Concert OrchestraWomen:   Solid black dress blouse with sleeves.  Solid black dress pants or long black skirt, like a black maxi skirt.  Skirts should come to at least mid-calf.  No jeans, leggings, jeggings and no miniskirts. Black dress shoes; […]