Orchestra Make a Note: April 9 – 13

For those kids in the musical (pit, cast, crew):  $10 for a musical t-shirt is due this Friday, April 13.  If paying by check, make payable to Alton H.S. Monday, April 9 Chamber Gig Excellence in Education Dinner AHS Commons arv. 5:45 Done 6:30 & Pit 6:30 – 8:00 (students in chamber and pit:  dinner […]

IHSA Organization Contest-Symphonic Orchestra

IHSA ORGANIZATION CONTEST Info for Symphonic Orchestra FRIDAY, APRIL 13 Jersey Community H.S. This is an IHSA state sanctioned competition and a required performance. Bring your entire Symphonic concert attire to school with you including black dress shoes. Excused 4-D through 6th hours. Make sure you have all music, bows, rockstops, and rosin. 4-D    […]

Orchestra Make a Note: April 3 – 6

Tuesday, April 3 Full Symphonic Orchestra winds, brass, percussion, & strings 3:30 – 5:00 in the orch. room Wednesday, April 4 Pit 3:30 – 5:00 Thursday, April 5 Chamber 3:25 – 4:00 This is our last rehearsal for the school year Friday, April 6 Pit 3:30 – 5:00 & Disney Trip Trivia Night (Sold Out) […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 26 – 29

Monday, March 26 Stringsation! practice right after school & Pit orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, March 27 Symphonic winds, brass, & percussion 3:25 – 4:30 Wednesday, March 28 Stringsation! Concert starts at 7:00 AHS Gym Formal concert attire students helping out should arrive at 5:30 Everyone else arv. 6:30 Help with set and/or tear down […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 19 – 24

THANK YOU to all who donated items, helped out, and/or attended the ABOB Dinner Auction last night.  We had an awesome time!  The Symphonic Orchestra sounded great and the kids were a tremendous help! We have the ABOB Spring Vendor Fair and Chris Cakes Pancake Breakfast this Saturday,March 24, which is THE LAST of the ABOB […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 12 – 17

The ABOB Dinner Auction is this Saturday in the Commons at LCCC.  You can still reserve your spot.  $30 per person.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m..  Dinner at 7:00.  Shoot me an email or RSVP at abob.net. The absolute last day to turn in butter braid order forms is this Tuesday! Delivery will be Wednesday, March 21 […]

Symphonic Orchestra: ABOB Dinner Auction Performance

ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction Saturday, March 17 Lewis & Clark Community College Commons Arrive by 6:30 p.m. Make sure to bring your instrument, Chamber Strings binder & Symphonic Orchestra music, and a music stand! Unpack in the lobby-study area Dress nice. Perform 6:45-7:30ish Pizza 7:45 out in lobby-study area IF you are staying to help […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 6 – 9

Thank you to the parents and students who helped out with IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest this past Saturday.  Everything went so well and we were done pretty much by 3:30. Chamber Strings is going to shift a bit due to pit orchestra starting up.  Here we go! Butter Braid order forms are due this […]

Spring, 2018 Symphonic Orchestra Rehearsals

SPRING FULL SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS Tues., March 13          3:25 – 4:15            Symphonic Woodwinds and Brass, Orch. Room Tues., March 20          3:25 – 4:15            Symphonic Woodwinds and Brass Tues., March 27          3:25 – 4:30            Symphonic Winds, Brass and Percussion Tues., April 3              3:30 – 5:00         Full Symphonic Orchestra:  Strings, Winds       […]

Orchestra, Make a Note: Feb. 27 – March 3

Here comes spring and the flurry of activities that always seems to make the last 3 months of school fly by! Alton H.S. is hosting the IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest this Saturday.  We need some parents to help out in the concessions area (several are already signed up).  Please let me know if you […]