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 […]

AHS Orchestra – Final IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Info

FINAL INFORMATIONIHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTESTSATURDAY, MARCH 7Alton High School Contest starts at 8:30am.  We need all students’ help right after school Friday, March 6  until about 5:00 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: February 24 – 28

Both orchestras have playing tests due this week and Symphonic auditions for 2020-21 are wrapping.   Most of Symphonic are in contest practice mode as well.   Tuesday, February 25Symphonic Orchestra6:30 – 7:30Back door to music suite will be openSome students are staying a little after to run contest ensembles Wednesday, February 26Early dismissal for students (1:15) Looking […]

Orchestra Make a Note: February 10-15

$30 St. Louis Symphony ticket money is due this Friday, February 14.  Checks payable to Alton H.S. Alton H.S. is hosting the IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Saturday, March 7. We are needing parent help throughout the day in 2 hours shifts. Let me know if you are interested.  The ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction is […]

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 […]

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) […]