Symphonic Orchestra-ABOB Dinner Auction Performance

ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction Saturday, March 16 Lewis & Clark Community College Commons Symphonic Orchestra Arrive by 6:30 p.m. Unpack in the hallway-lounge area Bring your instrument, chamber binder & Symphonic Orchestra music, and your own music stand Dress nice. Perform 7:00 – 7:45 Pizza 6:30 out in hallway-lounge area IF you are staying […]

SPRING FULL SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS

Tues., March 26          4:00 – 5:00            Symphonic Winds & Brass Tues., April 2  3:30 – 4:30      Symphonic Winds & Brass Tues., April 9              3:30 – 4:30            Symphonic Winds, Brass, & Perc. Thur., April 11            6:30 – 7:30      Symphonic Orchestra Strings rehearsalFri., April 12                TBA                   Symphonic Strings to IHSA Organization Contest Tues., April 16            3:30 – 5:00      Full Symphonic Orchestra (Off for 2 weeks […]

Stringsation! Rehearsals & Concert Information

Stringsation! Rehearsals:Tuesday, March 12                 3:25 – 4:00 Tuesday, March 19 3:25 – 4:00 Tuesday, March 26 3:25 – 3:45 Stringsation! ConcertThursday, March 287:00 p.m.AHS GymFree AdmissionWear concert attire Night of concert:AHS students park in back of music suite.Help with set up (time TBA) and clean up.All AHS orchestra students stay in the orchestra room until call for […]

Symphonic Orchestra Spring Recital

Tuesday, February 267:00 p.m.Calvary Baptist Church1422 Washington Ave., Alton Arrive by 6:30(6:00 if your ensemble wants to rehearse) Dress nice.  (no Symphonic concert attire) * Bring a music stand from home. * Bring a pencil.  You will all critique 3 performers.  All comments are serious.  Cellos and Basses:  bring your own instruments from home; bring […]

Pit Orchestra – Hairspray

Wed., March 6            3:30-5:00 Fri., March 8               3:30-5:00 Mon., March 11          6:30 – 8:00Wed., March 13          3:30 – 5:00 Mon., March 18          6:30 – 8:00Fri., March 22             3:30 – 5:00 Mon., March 25          6:30 – 8:00Fri., March 29             3:30 – 5:00 Mon., April 1              6:30 – 8:00Wed., April 3              3:30 – 5:00 Mon, April 8               […]

AHS Symphonic Orchestra – Choir Rehearsals & Concert

AHS Orchestra-Choir Concert Mozart’s Coronation Mass in C Major We are performing all movements of Mozart’s Mass in C Major, except the Credo, which is cut. Tuesday, February 19           3:30 – 4:30       Winds, Brass & Timpani, in orch. rm Wednesday, February 27      1:15-2:00       Wind, Brass, & Timpani Tuesday, March 5                 3:30 – 5:00       Full Symphonic Thursday, […]

Orchestra, Make a Note: December 3 – 7

Thank you all so very much for donating, volunteering, and coming out to shop at the 30th annual Olde Alton Arts & Craft Fair.  It was a HUGE success!  We had about 2,000 people come through to shop on Saturday and we have the most crafters EVER lined up to come back for next year’s […]

Alton H.S. 2019-20 Symphonic Auditions for Incoming Freshman

ALTON HIGH SCHOOLSYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA AUDITIONSFOR INCOMING FRESHMEN PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS:  JANUARY 8 or 9, 2019AUDITIONS:  FEBRUARY 19 – 21, 2019 Contact Mrs.Plummer to schedule an audition time.474-6967lplummer@altonschools.org Prospective Symphonic Orchestra students must first pass the preliminary audition. All scales will be performed at once and must be completed January 8 or 9. Pending results of the preliminary auditions, […]

Orchestra Make a Note: Happy Thanksgiving!

I was very pleased with how well the kids performed last Tuesday!  ILMEA went very well Saturday.  It’s about time for a break! This week I’m going to help prep students who are doing the preliminary Symphonic audition.  Their scales video recording is due by Friday, December 7.  This info was passed out to them […]

Orchestra, Make a Note: November 12 – 17

Monday, November 12Final Full Symphonic Orchestra Rehearsal6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, November 13AHS Fall Orchestra Concert!Students arv. 6:15 in concert attireConcert starts at 7:00 The kids have worked hard and sound great! Wednesday, November 14Chamber Strings!3:25 – 4:15Audition during class for non-membersStudents must attend all weekly rehearsals and all gigs. ILMEA Senior Orchestra prep during class Wednesday, Thursday, […]