Alton H.S. Concert Orchestra March Performance

Thursday, March 18, 7:00 p.m. Perform Toss the Feathers and Under the Sea. Students arrive by 6:30 in concert dress black attire and masks. Students performing from home will join us via Zoom and also record their performance in their concert black attire. Parents only are allowed to attend.  We are allowed up to 50 audience […]

AHS Concert Orchestra Winter, 2021 Rehearsals

Monday, February 8, 6:00 – 6:45  Monday, February 22, 6:00 – 6:45  Monday, March 8, 6:00 – 6:45 Thursday, March 11, 6:00 final rehearsal and 6:45 Concert (audience TBD) Students who opt not to come to rehearsal should participate synchronously via Zoom. Join us via the daily Concert Orchestra Zoom link.  Please communicate with me […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 13 – 15

Fall Playing Test #1 is due NOW!   Tuesday, October 13Symphonic Honors ILMEA playing test is due.You can use your ILMEA audition recording for your playing test.ANDILMEA Audition video is due by 8:00 p.m.Upload as an unlisted YouTube video and email it to me.  Wednesday, October 14Juniors PSAT & Seniors SAT testing at AHS.I am proctoring […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 5 – 9

ILMEA $8.00 audition fee is due for those of you doing the audition this year.  Cash or checks payable to Alton H.S. ILMEA Audition recording is due next Tuesday, October 13.  Practice forms are due NOW! Monday, October 5NO ILMEA Practice today. Concert Orchestra rehearsal7:00 – 8:00 Wednesday, October 7ILMEA individual practice – scheduled w/ LP […]

AHS Concert Orchestra Rehearsals

Concert Orchestra Weekly Rehearsals, Fall, 2020. Please bring the signed waiver form to the first rehearsal. Parents must submit a health verification form for each rehearsal. Check your email for the link to the Google Form. Monday, September 21         6:00 – 6:45 violins and violas 7:00 – 7:45 cellos and bass Monday, October 5                7:00 […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 3 – 7

Happy March and Happy Casimir Pulaski Day! Please RSVP for the ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction by the end of this week.  For more info or to make reservations go to abob.net:   http://abob.net/abob/abob-once-upon-a-time-music-matters-dinner-auction/   Or let Ed Gray know:  466-9230 or email edgrayrams@charter.net.  Also let me know ASAP if you have any donations or would like to […]

Orchestra Make a Note February 2 – 7

Solo and Ensemble contest fees are due this week.  Checks payable to Alton H.S. Contest info is posted on abob.net. http://abob.net/orchestra/high-school-orchestra/ihsa-solo-ensemble-contest-info-for-ahs-orchestra/ $30.00 for orchestra field trip to see the St. Louis Symphony is due by Friday, February 14.  Checks payable to Alton H.S. We’ll be attending their Friday, March 27 concert, leaving AHS at 8:15 a.m. so […]

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 […]