Elementary Band & Orchestra!

Elementary band and orchestra has started in the Alton School District! Orchestra starts in 4th grade: violin, viola, cello, and bass.Band starts in 5th grade: flute, clarinet, oboe, saxophone, trumpet, French Horn, trombone, baritone, tuba, and percussion. Contact your school’s band or orchestra teacher for more information:Ms. Lindsey Wolfford, orchestra at East Elementarylwolfford@altonschool.org, 474-2086 Mr. […]

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 […]