Symphonic Orchestra Perform ABOB Trivia Night

ABOB Trivia Night Friday, September 15 Best Western Premier (former Atrium/Holiday Inn)   Student Workers:  if you are helping out for the night, arrive by 6:30.  We are usually done about 10:00 p.m. If performing only, arrive by 7:30.  You’ll be done about 8:30. Wear jeans and your AHS orchestra t-shirt or any other school … [Read more…]

Symphonic Strings – AHS Graduation Info

ALTON HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT FRIDAY, MAY 26 7:00 p.m. ALTON HIGH SCHOOL GYM  Plan to arrive no later than 6:00.  Park in back of the music suite or have your parents drop you off.  Enter through the back door of our music suite. Concert dress is very nice.    Absolutely no jeans or shorts.  Dress shoes … [Read more…]

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 … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make a Note: May 1 – 4

Thank you so very much to the students in the cast, pit, and crew for their incredible performances of Les Misérables this past weekend.   This was an enormous undertaking for both cast and pit, and our production is being hailed as one of THE BEST musicals in Alton H.S.’s history.   The show demanded a massive … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make a Note: April 10 – 13

Monday, April 10 Full Symphonic Orchestra 3:30 – 5:00 & Select Chamber Strings Perform at Excellence in Education Dinner AHS Commons 6:00 – 6:30 Tuesday, April 11 Pit 3:30 -6:00 w/ leads Pizza after rehearsal Wednesday, April 12 ABOB Dine Out at Fazoli’s! All Day! Dine In, Carry Out, or Drive Through You must present … [Read more…]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 20 – 25

Monday, March 20 Pit 3:30 – 5:00 Tuesday, March 21 Symphonic Orch. Winds & Brass 3:25 – 4:15 Wednesday, March 22 Stringsation! rehearsal both orchestras 3:25 – 3:45 Thursday, March 23 Stringsation! Concert starts at 7:00 p.m. AHS Gym Concert attire students helping with set up should arrive by 5:30 p.m. If not helping with … [Read more…]

Symphonic Orchestra Performance @ ABOB Dinner Auction

ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction Saturday, March 11 Alton H.S. Commons  Arrive by 6:30 p.m. Park in back; outside orch room entrance.  Door will be unlocked. Dress nice. Perform 6:45-7:30ish Pizza 6:30 in Teacher’s Lunchroom Throw your trash away $1.50 for soda. This is a major fundraiser for our band and orchestra program.  You are … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make a Note! March 7- 11

Tuesday, March 7 Pit rehearsal 3:30 – 5:00 Wednesday, March 8 3:30 – 4:15 Stringsation! rehearsal Concert & Symphonic orchestras & Chamber Strings gig FCCLA Charity Fashion Show 7:00 p.m. AHS Aud $5.00 adults / $3.00 students arv 6:30 p.m. orchestra room Dress:  concert attire we perform in the pit Thursday, March 9 Pit rehearsal 6:30 … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make a Note,

Monday, February 27 Pit 3:30 – 5:00 & ABOB Meeting 7:00 p.m. AHS Orchestra Room Anyone is welcome to attend! Tuesday, February 28 Symphonic Spring Recital 7:00 p.m. Alton 1st Presbyterian Church corner of Alby & 4th streets Students should arrive around 6:30 Dress nice Bring a music stand! Wednesday, March 1 Chamber Strings 3:25 … [Read more…]

AHS Symphonic Spring Recital

Symphonic Orchestra Spring Recital Tuesday, February 28 7:00 p.m. Alton 1st Presbyterian Church Limestone church corner of Alby and 4th St., catty-corner from the old Miller’s Mutual building. Park in lot left of the church across Alby or on the street. Arrive by 6:30. Dress nice. * Bring a music stand from home. * Bring … [Read more…]