ILMEA Senior Orchestra Audition Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 SENIOR ORCHESTRA FALL, 2017 AUDITION INFORMATION  The ILMEA District 6 auditions will take place Columbus Day, Monday, October 9 at Highland Middle School.  IL Central Bus Co. will provide transportation for students.  Students are required to ride the bus to and from auditions.   Buses will leave AHS at 7:30 a.m. and return … [Read more…]

Symphonic Orchestra Perform ABOB Trivia Night

ABOB Trivia Night Friday, September 15 Best Western Premier (former Atrium/Holiday Inn)   Student Workers:  if you are helping out for the night, arrive by 6:30.  We are usually done about 10:00 p.m. If performing only, arrive by 7:30.  You’ll be done about 8:30. Wear jeans and your AHS orchestra t-shirt or any other school … [Read more…]

Symphonic Strings – AHS Graduation Info

ALTON HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT FRIDAY, MAY 26 7:00 p.m. ALTON HIGH SCHOOL GYM  Plan to arrive no later than 6:00.  Park in back of the music suite or have your parents drop you off.  Enter through the back door of our music suite. Concert dress is very nice.    Absolutely no jeans or shorts.  Dress shoes … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: May 8 -11

Monday, May 8 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, May 9 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Wednesday, May 10 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Pizza after rehearsal Thursday, May 11 AHS Spring Orchestra Concert 7:00 p.m. AHS Auditorium Students arrive in concert dress by 6:30 Friday, May 12 AMS Coffee Concert 7:00 … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make a Note: May 1 – 4

Thank you so very much to the students in the cast, pit, and crew for their incredible performances of Les Misérables this past weekend.   This was an enormous undertaking for both cast and pit, and our production is being hailed as one of THE BEST musicals in Alton H.S.’s history.   The show demanded a massive … [Read more…]

Pit Orchestra: April 18 – 22

Here we go!  We’re nearing the home stretch  . . .  Pit orchestra moves to “the pit” and joins the cast starting tomorrow (Tuesday) in the Auditorium.  Our rehearsal schedule is: Tuesday, April 18, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.  (Jazz Band:  eat dinner and come to musical rehearsal) Thursday, … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make a Note: April 10 – 13

Monday, April 10 Full Symphonic Orchestra 3:30 – 5:00 & Select Chamber Strings Perform at Excellence in Education Dinner AHS Commons 6:00 – 6:30 Tuesday, April 11 Pit 3:30 -6:00 w/ leads Pizza after rehearsal Wednesday, April 12 ABOB Dine Out at Fazoli’s! All Day! Dine In, Carry Out, or Drive Through You must present … [Read more…]