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 Orchestra ILMEA Practices

I am going to have optional ILMEA practices in person in the AHS orchestra room.1:30 violas2:00 violins2:30 cellos and bass Monday, September 28 Monday, October 5Wednesday, October 7 *Auditions must be recorded by Tuesday, October 13. Please bring your $8.00 audition fee.  Checks should be made payable to Alton H.S. Students will enter at the back […]

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 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 Orchestra ILMEA Audition Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 AUDITIONSMONDAY, OCTOBER 14MASCOUTAH MIDDLE SCHOOL The bus leaves AHS at 7:30 a.m. from the music suite.  Plan on arriving by 7:15 a.m. Students will have access into the music suite in the morning. We are riding with band kids. Dress:  Nice school clothes.  The bus will return to AHS about 12:30.  Please make […]

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- […]