Orchestra, Make a Note: Feb. 27 – March 3

Here comes spring and the flurry of activities that always seems to make the last 3 months of school fly by! Alton H.S. is hosting the IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest this Saturday.  We need some parents to help out in the concessions area (several are already signed up).  Please let me know if you […]

Final IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Info

FINAL INFORMATION IHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTEST SATURDAY, MARCH 3 Alton High School We need all students help right after school Friday, March 2  until about 4:30 as well as throughout the day Saturday, starting at 7:30 a.m.   Sign up on lists are posted in the band, orchestra and chorus rooms.  Report to the Contest […]

Orchestra, Make a Note: Feb. 20 – 23

All students have the Spring Playing Test #1 this week. Wednesday, February 21 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:00 Contest groups are practicing as needed after school this week. Monday, February 26 Symphonic Orchestra String Rehearsal 3:25 – 4:15 Upcoming Events: Symphonic Orchestra Spring Recital Tuesday, February 27 7:00 p.m. Calvary Baptist Church Free Featuring contest […]

Orchestra Make a Note: January 17 – 20

*We have changed the concert date for Stringsation! to Wednesday, March 28, 7:00 p.m. in the AHS Gym.  The elementary kids are PARCC testing during the week of the previous date so orchestra practices are wiped out completely.  Wednesday, January 17 ABOB Dine Out at Olga’s! 10:30 a.m. -9:00 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Present the […]

Final IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Info: ORCHESTRA

FINAL INFORMATION IHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTEST SATURDAY, MARCH 5 Alton High School Contest starts at 8:30am.  We need all students help right after school Friday  until about 4:30 as well as throughout the day Saturday, starting at 7:30 a.m.   Sign up on lists will be posted in the band, orchestra and chorus rooms.  Report […]

Orchestra, Make a Note,

Monday, February 27 Pit 3:30 – 5:00 & ABOB Meeting 7:00 p.m. AHS Orchestra Room Anyone is welcome to attend! Tuesday, February 28 Symphonic Spring Recital 7:00 p.m. Alton 1st Presbyterian Church corner of Alby & 4th streets Students should arrive around 6:30 Dress nice Bring a music stand! Wednesday, March 1 Chamber Strings 3:25 […]

Orchestra Make a Note! February 21 – 25

SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS All this week during class Auditions must by completed by Friday, February 24. Tuesday, February 21 Symphonic Strings Rehearsal 3:25 – 4:15 w/ Dr. Connor Wednesday, February 22 NO Chamber Strings Rehearsals for contest after school Thursday, February 23 Rehearsals for contest after school Saturday, February 25 Univ. of IL String & […]

Orchestra, Make a Note! January 16 – 20

Tuesday, January 17 3:25 – 4:15 Symphonic Orch. audition prep Wednesday, January 18 3:25 – 4:15 Chamber Strings AND Dine Out for ABOB McDonald’s on Homer Adams Pkwy 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. No flyer needed ABOB gets 15% of all proceeds! Friday, January 20 IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Deadline students must enter their solos […]

IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Info for AHS Orchestra

2017 IHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTEST INFORMATION SYMPHONIC SPRING RECITAL Tuesday, February 28, 7:00 p.m. Alton 1st Presbyterian Church Corner of 4th & Alby downtown Alton Required attendance of all Symphonic IHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTEST Saturday, March 4, Alton H.S. (help with set-up Friday, March 3 and with contest all day March 4) Your […]