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 […]

Alton H.S. Stringsation! After School Rehearsals & Concert Info

ABOB STRINGSATION! Stringsation! Rehearsals: Monday, March 12                3:25 – 4:00 Monday, March 19                3:25 – 3:45 Monday, March 26                3:25 – 3:45 I will have activity bus passes. Cellos:  can some of you bring in home cellos on practice days and the concert? Stringsation! Concert Wednesday, March 28 7:00 p.m. AHS Gym Free Admission. Wear […]

Symphonic Orchestra Spring Recital

Symphonic Orchestra Spring Recital Tuesday, February 27 7:00 p.m. Calvary Baptist Church 1422 Washington Ave., Alton Arrive by 6:30 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; […]

Orchestra, Make a Note: Feb. 20 – 23

All students have the Spring Playing Test #1 this week. Wednesday, February 21 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:00 Contest groups are practicing as needed after school this week. Monday, February 26 Symphonic Orchestra String Rehearsal 3:25 – 4:15 Upcoming Events: Symphonic Orchestra Spring Recital Tuesday, February 27 7:00 p.m. Calvary Baptist Church Free Featuring contest […]

Orchestra Make a Note: November 13-18

Monday, November 13 Final Rehearsal Full Symphonic Orchestra 6:30 – 8:00 Tuesday, November 14 AHS FALL ORCHESTRA CONCERT! 7:00 p.m. AHS Aud Students in formal concert attire Students should arrive 6:15 – 6:30. This is going to be a fantastic concert! Wednesday, November 15 Chamber Strings 3:25-4:15 and ABOB Dine Out at Riviera Maya 11am-9pm […]