Orchestra Make a Note: September 3 – 6

A very large majority of the students turned in their first practice form today; several turned theirs in even earlier.  Woo Hoo! Chamber Strings tomorrow, Wednesday, 3:25-4:15. I could use a few parents to help out with the ABOB Trivia Night on Friday, September 20 with scoring the answer sheets,  check-in, and silent auction check […]

Orchestra Make a Note: Aug. 26-30

The kids are off to a great start in orchestra!  I think I have most of our fall concert programmed already which I don’t think has EVER happened!   Here is what is happening this week:Tuesday, August 27ABOB Fall Fundraiser kickoffChamber Strings audition:  short sight reading excerpt3:15 – 3:30&ILMEA audition prep (optional) until 4:00 Wednesday, August 28Chamber Strings3:25- […]

AHS 2019-20 Orchestra Schedule

Performances in Bold are Required Fri., Sept. 20         7:00pm     ABOB Trivia Night, Best Western Premier (Symphonic performs) Tues., Sept. 24                        ILMEA Pre-Auditions Mon., Oct. 14                          ILMEA District 6 Auditions, Mascoutah Sat., Nov. 2                             ILMEA District 6 Festival, SIU-Carbondale Thur., Nov. 7         7:00pm     Lovejoy Music […]

Orchestra Make a Note: April 15-18

Spring Break is ALMOST HERE! Symphonic performed really well at the IHSA Organization Contest this past Friday.  The judges had really good comments for the group and enjoyed their performance.   Here is what is happening this week:Monday, April 15Pit 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, April 16Full Symphonic Orchestrawinds, brass, percussion, & strings3:30 – 5:00 Wednesday, April […]

Symphonic Orchestra IHSA Organization Contest Info

Symphonic OrchestraIHSA Organization Contest Thursday, April 11: Symphonic Strings rehearsal after school3:25 – 4:15.Girl with the Flaxen Hair, DebussySimple Symphony: Boisterous Bourree & Playful Pizzicato Friday, April 12. Excused 3rd-6th hours. Lunch (TBD) and change into dresses/tuxedos during 3rd hour Leave AHS 11:30 Warm up 1:00 Perform 1:30 Leave O’Fallon: 2:00.Return to AHS approx. 3:00.Change […]

Stringsation! Final Concert Info

Stringsation! ConcertThursday, March 287:00 p.m. AHS GymFree Admission. Students wear concert attire. AHS students park in back of AHS music suite. The back doors to the music suite will be unlocked.  Cellos: can some of you bring in your home cello?  5:30: help with setup. (= practice form) Students can change in full concert dress in […]

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 […]