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 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, […]

Orchestra, Make a Note: November 5 – 13

Our Fall Concert is almost here!  You guys are in really good shape.  Here are the final rehearsals.  We have some evening rehearsals due to meetings I have after school and I also hire in some adults to fill out the brass section and they can only make the evening practices.   Monday, November 5Inscription of Hope […]

Symphonic Orchestra Lovejoy Week Performances & Rehearsal

LOVEJOY WEEK SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCES Sunday, November 4 Lovejoy Vesper Service Alton 1st Presbyterian Church (corner of Alby and 4th streets; by The Post Commons) 4:00 p.m. Arrive by 3:40 p.m. Concert dress and tuxedo Free. Family and friends are welcome to attend. Park in the lot across the street from the church *Bring your […]

Symphonic Orchestra Lovejoy Vespers & Lovejoy Music Festival Concert Info

Sunday, November 4Lovejoy Vesper ServiceAlton 1st Presbyterian Church4:00 p.m.Arrive by 3:40 p.m.(corner of Alby and 4th streets; park in the lot across the street from the church)Free.  Family and friends are welcome to attend.*Bring your own music stand.We are performing:   Banks of Bonnie Doon                   One Hand, One Heart Monday, November 5Inscription of Hope select ensemble rehearsal with […]