Orchestra Make a Note: November 13-18

Monday, November 13 Final Rehearsal Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, November 14 AHS FALL ORCHESTRA CONCERT! 7:00 p.m. AHS Aud Students in formal concert attire Students should arrive 6:15 – 6:30. This is going to be a fantastic concert! Wednesday, November 15 Chamber Strings 3:25-4:15 and ABOB Dine Out at Riviera Maya 11am-9pm … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: November 6 – 11

We are gearing up for our AHS Fall Orchestra Concert, among other things! Here we goooooooooooo! Monday, November 6 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, November 7 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Wednesday, November 8 Chamber Strings-Wedding Ensembles Only 3:25 – 4:15 and Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Thursday, November 9 Orchestra … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 30 – November 4

Monday, October 30 Concert Orchestra Fall Playing Test #2 Full Symphonic Orchestra 3:30 – 4:30 Tuesday, October 31 Early Dismissal for Sudents St. Baldrick’s Event during 4th hour Please consider donating to those students who are shaving their heads for this event Wednesday, November 1 TWO OCTOBER PRACTICE FORMS DUE! Students have had PLENTY of … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 23 – 27

Monday, October 23 Full Symphonic Orchestra 3:30 – 5:00 Orchestra Room Tuesday, October 24 National Honor Society Trunk or Treat! 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Upper Student Lot AHS Orchestra is participating this year! Dress up and bring a bag of candy We’ll decorate my van about 4:45 Wednesday, October 25 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15 … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 16 – 21

Monday, October 16 Full Symphonic Orchestra! All winds, brass, timpani, and strings 3:30 – 5:00 Orch. room Tuesday, October 17 Butter Braid order forms & money is due Please make sure the order is totalled and all money is collected Wednesday, October 17 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15 Saturday, October 21 Chamber Gig LCCC Commons … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make a Note: October 9 – 13

Monday, October 9 ILMEA Auditions! Students should arrive to the music suite (back of AHS) by 7:20 a.m. Bus leaves 7:30 a.m. Students should be back around 11:30 a.m. Good luck! Tuesday, October 10 Symphonic Orchestra winds, brass, & timpani 3:25 – 4:15 Wednesday, October 11 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15 These is not much … [Read more…]

AHS Chamber Strings Gigs

AHS CHAMBER STRINGS GIGS BRING YOUR OWN MUSIC STAND AND YOUR OWN 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 … [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…]

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…]

Orchestra, Make a Note! March 7- 11

Tuesday, March 7 Pit rehearsal 3:30 – 5:00 Wednesday, March 8 3:30 – 4:15 Stringsation! rehearsal Concert & Symphonic orchestras & Chamber Strings gig FCCLA Charity Fashion Show 7:00 p.m. AHS Aud $5.00 adults / $3.00 students arv 6:30 p.m. orchestra room Dress:  concert attire we perform in the pit Thursday, March 9 Pit rehearsal 6:30 … [Read more…]