Symphonic Orchestra-Choir Concert Info

Symphonic Orchestra:  Final Info for March 21 Choir Concert Wednesday, March 20 3:30 – 4:00 Symphonic Orchestra strings rehearsal; Kyrie, Schubert’s Mass in G with Treble & Bass choirs. In the Aud. 6:30 – 8:00 Full Symphonic Orchestra; Mozart’s Mass in C with Chamber Singers and Bel Canto. In the Aud. Thursday, March 21 Concert […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 18-22

Thanks to the Symphonic Orchestra who performed at the ABOB Dinner Auction last night.  The kids played VERY well and received many compliments.  The kids who stayed to the end and helped were greatly appreciated.  Thank you! Here is what’s going on this week: Monday, March 18 PIt 6:30-8:00 Tuesday, March 19 Stringsation! practice 3:25 – […]

Symphonic Orch. -ABOB Dinner Auction Info

ABOB Dinner Auction!Saturday, March 16 9:15 am-11:00ish am: unload and set up in LCCC Commons (BAGELS!) (5:30 pm: those of you helping Dr. Bemis) 6:30 pm: Symphonic Orchestra arrive with: instrument, Chamber binder, Girl with Flaxen Hair, & Aladdin.  Pizza at 6:30. Bring your own drink. DRESS VERY NICE!Absolutely NO JEANS and NO TENNIS SHOES!  […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 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, […]