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 […]

Orchestra Make a Note: November 6 – 11

We are gearing up for our AHS Fall Orchestra Concert, among other things! Here we goooooooooooo! Monday, November 6 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, November 7 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Wednesday, November 8 Chamber Strings-Wedding Ensembles Only 3:25 – 4:15 and Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Thursday, November 9 Orchestra […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 30 – November 4

Monday, October 30 Concert Orchestra Fall Playing Test #2 Full Symphonic Orchestra 3:30 – 4:30 Tuesday, October 31 Early Dismissal for Sudents St. Baldrick’s Event during 4th hour Please consider donating to those students who are shaving their heads for this event Wednesday, November 1 TWO OCTOBER PRACTICE FORMS DUE! Students have had PLENTY of […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 23 – 27

Monday, October 23 Full Symphonic Orchestra 3:30 – 5:00 Orchestra Room Tuesday, October 24 National Honor Society Trunk or Treat! 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Upper Student Lot AHS Orchestra is participating this year! Dress up and bring a bag of candy We’ll decorate my van about 4:45 Wednesday, October 25 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15 […]

Orchestra Make a Note: May 8 -11

Monday, May 8 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, May 9 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Wednesday, May 10 Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Pizza after rehearsal Thursday, May 11 AHS Spring Orchestra Concert 7:00 p.m. AHS Auditorium Students arrive in concert dress by 6:30 Friday, May 12 AMS Coffee Concert 7:00 […]