Orchestra Make a Note: Oct. 15 – 18

One week until the Disney Trip!  Here we goooooooooo! Monday, October 15Disney Preview Concert7:00 p.m.The Bridge ChurchFree!  Anyone can attend.  It will be short and sweet (15-20 min)Students performing should bring their instrument, music, and their own music stand.Tuesday, October 16Butter braid order forms and money duepick up will be Wed., Nov. 7, 2:30 – 5pm […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 1 – 4

Monday, October 1First Fall Playing Test this week for both orchestrasAndDisney Trip orchestra rehearsal3:25 – 4:15Thursday, October 4ABOB Fall Fundraiser Pick Up!2:30 – 5:00 in the AHS music suiteLet me know if you need a later pick up time Friday, October 5No School for students:  teachers inserviceMonday, October 8No School for Students:  Columbus DayAndILMEA Auditions! Mascoutah […]

AHS Spring Orchestra Concert Week!

AHS SPRING ORCHESTRA CONCERT THURSDAY, MAY 10 7:00 p.m. AHS Auditorium FREE! Concert attire:  formal concert black Both orchestras sound awesome and are ready to perform! Monday, May 7 Full Symphonic 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, May 8 Full Symphonic 6:30 – 8:00 Wednesday, May 9 Full Symphonic 6:30 – 8:00 Thursday, May 10 Seniors:  please come […]

Orchestra Make a Note: April 16 – 22

Congratulations to Symphonic Orchestra on receiving straight I’s from all three judges at IHSA Organization Contest this past Friday!  They all were very complimentary of your performance.  I’m so very proud of you!  Thanks to the parents who came up to Jerseyville to watch us perform! Full throttle ahead!  .  .  . Monday, April 16 […]

Orchestra Make a Note: April 9 – 13

For those kids in the musical (pit, cast, crew):  $10 for a musical t-shirt is due this Friday, April 13.  If paying by check, make payable to Alton H.S. Monday, April 9 Chamber Gig Excellence in Education Dinner AHS Commons arv. 5:45 Done 6:30 & Pit 6:30 – 8:00 (students in chamber and pit:  dinner […]

Orchestra Make a Note: April 3 – 6

Tuesday, April 3 Full Symphonic Orchestra winds, brass, percussion, & strings 3:30 – 5:00 in the orch. room Wednesday, April 4 Pit 3:30 – 5:00 Thursday, April 5 Chamber 3:25 – 4:00 This is our last rehearsal for the school year Friday, April 6 Pit 3:30 – 5:00 & Disney Trip Trivia Night (Sold Out) […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 26 – 29

Monday, March 26 Stringsation! practice right after school & Pit orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, March 27 Symphonic winds, brass, & percussion 3:25 – 4:30 Wednesday, March 28 Stringsation! Concert starts at 7:00 AHS Gym Formal concert attire students helping out should arrive at 5:30 Everyone else arv. 6:30 Help with set and/or tear down […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 19 – 24

THANK YOU to all who donated items, helped out, and/or attended the ABOB Dinner Auction last night.  We had an awesome time!  The Symphonic Orchestra sounded great and the kids were a tremendous help! We have the ABOB Spring Vendor Fair and Chris Cakes Pancake Breakfast this Saturday,March 24, which is THE LAST of the ABOB […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 12 – 17

The ABOB Dinner Auction is this Saturday in the Commons at LCCC.  You can still reserve your spot.  $30 per person.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m..  Dinner at 7:00.  Shoot me an email or RSVP at abob.net. The absolute last day to turn in butter braid order forms is this Tuesday! Delivery will be Wednesday, March 21 […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 6 – 9

Thank you to the parents and students who helped out with IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest this past Saturday.  Everything went so well and we were done pretty much by 3:30. Chamber Strings is going to shift a bit due to pit orchestra starting up.  Here we go! Butter Braid order forms are due this […]