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 […]

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 […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 14 – 16

Monday, October 14LMEA Auditions!arv. at AHS by 7:15 a.m. so we can load and get on the road by 7:30Bring some money for snacks.We should be back at AHS 12:30-1:00 Tuesday, October 15Kick off ABOB Breakfast Pastry Sale (butter braids + More!)Order forms and money due October 30.ABOB will not be doing a spring sale so […]

AHS Chamber Strings Wedding Gig

Bring your own music stand and your own Chamber binder. Friday, October 11:  Wedding Dress Rehearsal.  Main St. United Methodist Church.  Arv. 4:50. We’ll be in the balcony.  Dress: nice jeans and an Alton H.S. shirt or nice shirt.   We should be done 5:45ish.  Saturday, October 12:   Wedding!  Main St. UMC.  Arv. 3:30. […]

Orchestra Make a Note: Oct. 7-12

Happy Homecoming Week!  We have a busy and fun week ahead of us.  Monday, October 7Symphonic winds & brass3:30 – 4:15 Tuesday, October 8Pick up ABOB Fall Fundraiser2:30 – 5:30 & 6:00 – 7:00 in the back hallway of the AHS music suite Wednesday, October 9Chamber Strings for those playing the wedding this weekend3:25 – […]

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- […]