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…]

Orchestra Make a Note! February 21 – 25

SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS All this week during class Auditions must by completed by Friday, February 24. Tuesday, February 21 Symphonic Strings Rehearsal 3:25 – 4:15 w/ Dr. Connor Wednesday, February 22 NO Chamber Strings Rehearsals for contest after school Thursday, February 23 Rehearsals for contest after school Saturday, February 25 Univ. of IL String & … [Read more…]

Orchestra, Make A Note February 13 – 17

Monday, February 13 PIT BEGINS! 3:30 – 5:00 Band Rm ABOB Dinner Auction Meeting 7:00 p.m. Ed & Cathy Gray’s house Wednesday, February 15 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15 Thursday February 16 Symphonic Auditions for Incoming 9th Grade Upcoming Events February 21 – 24 Symphonic Auditions for current AHS students during orchestra classes Saturday, February … [Read more…]

Symphonic Orchestra Univ. of IL Itinerary

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS STRING AND ORCHESTRA CLINIC SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25 6:15 a.m.         Arrive at AHS with your instrument, music and Symphonic attire 6:30                 Leave AHS 9:30                 Arrive U of I; change into concert dress 10:30               Warm-Up 11:00               Performance in The Krannert Center Great Hall 11:30               Clinic w/ Dr. Bergonzi Change immediately after clinic … [Read more…]

Symphonic Orchestra Spring Rehearsal Schedule

SPRING FULL SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS Tues., March 14          3:25 – 4:15            Symphonic Woodwinds and Brass, Orch. Room Tues., March 21          3:25 – 4:15            Symphonic Woodwinds and Brass Tues., March 28          3:30 – 4:30           Symphonic Winds, Brass and Percussion Mon., April 3           3:30 – 5:00         Full Symphonic Orchestra:  Strings, Winds       … [Read more…]

IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Info for AHS Orchestra

2017 IHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTEST INFORMATION SYMPHONIC SPRING RECITAL Tuesday, February 28, 7:00 p.m. Alton 1st Presbyterian Church Corner of 4th & Alby downtown Alton Required attendance of all Symphonic IHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTEST Saturday, March 4, Alton H.S. (help with set-up Friday, March 3 and with contest all day March 4) Your … [Read more…]

2017 – 18 AHS Symphonic Orchestra Auditions

The 2017-18 Symphonic Orchestra audition information has been shared with current AHS orchestra students via their google classroom (on 11/27/16).  Students must print off and turn in the signed Audition Contract Agreement to receive their audition materials. Auditions will take place February 21-24.  Students will record all components of their audition during their orchestra class … [Read more…]