Orchestra Make a Note: January 15

Chamber is meeting today, 3:25-4:15 as well as some contest ensembles.   The kids have pretty much settled on contest solos and ensembles.  Contest fees are due by Wednesday, February 5.  $10.00 for solos.  $15.00 for ensembles.  Let me know if your child needs an accompanist.  There is an additional fee for that. I have posted contest […]

IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Info for AHS Orchestra

PERFORMANCESSYMPHONIC SPRING RECITALTuesday, March 3, 7:00 p.m.Calvary Baptist ChurchRequired of All Symphonic IHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTESTSaturday, March 7, Alton H.S.(help with set-up Friday, March 6 and with contest all day March 7) Your contest entry form and all entry fees are due Wednesday, February 5.   $10.00 per solo  $15.00 per ensemble (2-8 students) […]

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 […]