Orchestra Make a Note: September 3 – 6

A very large majority of the students turned in their first practice form today; several turned theirs in even earlier.  Woo Hoo! Chamber Strings tomorrow, Wednesday, 3:25-4:15. I could use a few parents to help out with the ABOB Trivia Night on Friday, September 20 with scoring the answer sheets,  check-in, and silent auction check […]

Orchestra Make a Note: Aug. 26-30

The kids are off to a great start in orchestra!  I think I have most of our fall concert programmed already which I don’t think has EVER happened!   Here is what is happening this week:Tuesday, August 27ABOB Fall Fundraiser kickoffChamber Strings audition:  short sight reading excerpt3:15 – 3:30&ILMEA audition prep (optional) until 4:00 Wednesday, August 28Chamber Strings3:25- […]

AHS 2019-20 Orchestra Schedule

Performances in Bold are Required Fri., Sept. 20         7:00pm     ABOB Trivia Night, Best Western Premier (Symphonic performs) Tues., Sept. 24                        ILMEA Pre-Auditions Mon., Oct. 14                          ILMEA District 6 Auditions, Mascoutah Sat., Nov. 2                             ILMEA District 6 Festival, SIU-Carbondale Thur., Nov. 7         7:00pm     Lovejoy Music […]

Pit Orchestra-Final Week!

Sunday, April 28:  12:45 until about 5:30.  Several kids have talked to me about church commitments and that’s is fine. Get them fed and send them in.   Kids in Encounter need to bring their Encounter concert attire to change into.   Please note earlier start times for this next week.  The kids need to get […]

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. […]