Symphonic Orchestra In Harmony with Nature at The Nature Institute

Come out and enjoy a little “Nachtmusik” in “Autumn” with the Alton H.S. Symphonic Orchestra while enjoying the beautiful scenery of The Nature Institute. We will also be performing “Music of the Night” and “Sweet Dreams (are Made of This)” along with other fun light-classical and pop tunes. Friday, September 246:00 p.m.Students ARRIVE 5:00 p.m. […]

AHS Orchestra – Make a FINAL Note!

Monday, May 3 7:00 p.m. – Concert Orchestra Final Concert!arv. 6:30 in concert black attire. Final Symphonic Rehearsal7:40 p.m. Simple Symphony:  Frolicsome Finale –  strings only7:50  Forsyth Viola Concerto – strings, winds, brass, Fletcher & Allison8:10 – 8:45  Pictures at an Exhibition –  everyone! Tuesday, May 4, 7:00 p.m.Symphonic Orchestra ConcertStudents arv. 6:15 in concert attireProgram […]

Symphonic Spring Full Orchestra Rehearsals

SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA SPRING FULL ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS(Revised 4-23-21)  Tues., April 27 6:30 – 8:00 Full Symphonic – in the AudWed., April 28 1:15 – 3:00 Full SymphonicThur., April 29 6:00 – 6:30 Concert Orchestra – in the Aud 6:45 – 8:30 Full Symphonic       Mon., May 3        7:00         […]

Alton H.S. Symphonic Orchestra March Recording & Concert

Tuesday, March 2Record Brandenburg #6 for IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest (beginning and stop m. 45, count 4.)Students arrive 6:00 p.m.Enter at the aud/gym entrance and scan temperature at the kiosks.Enter the aud through the orchestra room.Dress:  all black and masks.No audience. Tuesday, March 9, 7:00 p.m. (7:40 if 2nd concert is needed)Perform all of […]

Symphonic Orchestra Winter, 2021 Rehearsals

Tuesday, February 2 , 6:00 – 7:00 Tuesday, February 9, 6:00 – 7:00 Tuesday, February 16, 6:00 – 7:00 Tuesday, February 23, 6:00 – 7:00 Tuesday, March 2, 6:00 – 7:00   Tuesday, March 9, 6:00 – 7:00 Students who opt not to come to rehearsal should participate synchronously via Zoom. Join us via the Weekly […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 13 – 15

Fall Playing Test #1 is due NOW!   Tuesday, October 13Symphonic Honors ILMEA playing test is due.You can use your ILMEA audition recording for your playing test.ANDILMEA Audition video is due by 8:00 p.m.Upload as an unlisted YouTube video and email it to me.  Wednesday, October 14Juniors PSAT & Seniors SAT testing at AHS.I am proctoring […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 5 – 9

ILMEA $8.00 audition fee is due for those of you doing the audition this year.  Cash or checks payable to Alton H.S. ILMEA Audition recording is due next Tuesday, October 13.  Practice forms are due NOW! Monday, October 5NO ILMEA Practice today. Concert Orchestra rehearsal7:00 – 8:00 Wednesday, October 7ILMEA individual practice – scheduled w/ LP […]

AHS Symphonic Orchestra Rehearsals

Symphonic Orchestra Weekly Rehearsals Fall, 2020(Revised 9-24-20) *Please bring the signed waiver form to the first rehearsal.*Parents must submit a health verification form for each rehearsal. Check your email for the link to the Google Form. Wednesday, September 30   6:00 – 6:45 violins                        […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 9 – 14

Congratulations to all of our orchestra kids who performed at the IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest this past Saturday!  Thank you to the many parents who came out and helped, also.  We greatly appreciate you! We start Stringsation rehearsals this week.  The AHS orchestra combine as one for two pieces at Stringsation.  We will rehearse on […]