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 […]

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 […]

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: November 13-18

Monday, November 13 Final Rehearsal Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, November 14 AHS FALL ORCHESTRA CONCERT! 7:00 p.m. AHS Aud Students in formal concert attire Students should arrive 6:15 – 6:30. This is going to be a fantastic concert! Wednesday, November 15 Chamber Strings 3:25-4:15 and ABOB Dine Out at Riviera Maya 11am-9pm […]