Orchestra Make a Note: April 15-18

Spring Break is ALMOST HERE! Symphonic performed really well at the IHSA Organization Contest this past Friday.  The judges had really good comments for the group and enjoyed their performance.   Here is what is happening this week:Monday, April 15Pit 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, April 16Full Symphonic Orchestrawinds, brass, percussion, & strings3:30 – 5:00 Wednesday, April […]

AHS Chamber Strings Gig – AYS 50th Anniversary Reception

AHS CHAMBER STRINGS GIGBRING YOUR OWN MUSIC STANDANDBRING YOUR OWN CHAMBER BINDER Concert Dress:   Please, stay with these colors only.Ladies:  Solid black dress pants or a long black skirt.  Solid black, white, or red dress blouse on top. Shirts must have sleeves.  No shorts, miniskirts, black jeans, jeggings or leggings with miniskirts. Black dress shoes. […]

Hairspray Ticket Info

Alton H.S. Spring Musical:  Hairspray!Thursday, May 2, 7:00 p.m.Friday, May 3, 7:00 p.m.Saturday, May 4, 7:00 p.m.Sunday, May 5, 2:00 p.m.AHS Auditorium$10 adult/$5 studentTo purchase your reserved seats go to: brownpapertickets.comor contact:  aovermann@altonschools.org / 474-6966Tickets may also be purchased at the door.For info on the Musical Patron Program go to:http://www.altonschools.org/index.cfm?page=6181Donations can be made on-line at […]

Symphonic Orchestra IHSA Organization Contest Info

Symphonic OrchestraIHSA Organization Contest Thursday, April 11: Symphonic Strings rehearsal after school3:25 – 4:15.Girl with the Flaxen Hair, DebussySimple Symphony: Boisterous Bourree & Playful Pizzicato Friday, April 12. Excused 3rd-6th hours. Lunch (TBD) and change into dresses/tuxedos during 3rd hour Leave AHS 11:30 Warm up 1:00 Perform 1:30 Leave O’Fallon: 2:00.Return to AHS approx. 3:00.Change […]

Stringsation! Final Concert Info

Stringsation! ConcertThursday, March 287:00 p.m. AHS GymFree Admission. Students wear concert attire. AHS students park in back of AHS music suite. The back doors to the music suite will be unlocked.  Cellos: can some of you bring in your home cello?  5:30: help with setup. (= practice form) Students can change in full concert dress in […]

Symphonic Orchestra-Choir Concert Info

Symphonic Orchestra:  Final Info for March 21 Choir Concert Wednesday, March 20 3:30 – 4:00 Symphonic Orchestra strings rehearsal; Kyrie, Schubert’s Mass in G with Treble & Bass choirs. In the Aud. 6:30 – 8:00 Full Symphonic Orchestra; Mozart’s Mass in C with Chamber Singers and Bel Canto. In the Aud. Thursday, March 21 Concert […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 18-22

Thanks to the Symphonic Orchestra who performed at the ABOB Dinner Auction last night.  The kids played VERY well and received many compliments.  The kids who stayed to the end and helped were greatly appreciated.  Thank you! Here is what’s going on this week: Monday, March 18 PIt 6:30-8:00 Tuesday, March 19 Stringsation! practice 3:25 – […]

Symphonic Orch. -ABOB Dinner Auction Info

ABOB Dinner Auction!Saturday, March 16 9:15 am-11:00ish am: unload and set up in LCCC Commons (BAGELS!) (5:30 pm: those of you helping Dr. Bemis) 6:30 pm: Symphonic Orchestra arrive with: instrument, Chamber binder, Girl with Flaxen Hair, & Aladdin.  Pizza at 6:30. Bring your own drink. DRESS VERY NICE!Absolutely NO JEANS and NO TENNIS SHOES!  […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 11-16

This Saturday This Saturday is the ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction.  You can still purchase tickets at www.abob.net.  We are starting Stringsation! practices this week.  Both AHS orchestras combine together to perform at Stringsation! (March 28).  We will have after school rehearsals starting this Tuesday, 3:25 – 4:00.  I have activity bus passes for any students […]

AHS Chamber Strings: Gigs

AHS CHAMBER STRINGS GIGSBRING YOUR OWN MUSIC STANDANDBRING YOUR OWN CHAMBER BINDER Concert Dress:   Please, stay with these colors only.Ladies:  Solid black dress pants or a long black skirt.  Solid black, white, or red dress blouse on top. Shirts must have sleeves.  No shorts, miniskirts, black jeans, jeggings or leggings with miniskirts. Black dress shoes. […]