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 […]

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       […]

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 […]

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 […]

2017 – 18 Symphonic Orchestra Audition Information

See your orchestra director for audition excerpts. Symphonic Orchestra audition information for current AHS students: symphonic-audition-info-for-current-ahs-students (this has been shared with students via their google classroom) Symphonic Orchestra audition information for incoming freshmen: symphonic-audition-for-incoming-freshmen  

Orchestra, Make a Note! November 28 – December 4

Please send in $5.00 for Christmas for Our Kids donation. CONGRATULATIONS to Sam Tillman!  He won 2nd place in the Alton Symphony Concerto Competition and will be performing the first movement of Haydn’s Cello Concerto with the symphony on their Saturday, December 10 Holiday Pops Concert at 7:00 p.m. in Hatheway Hall. Students are free! […]

Orchestra, Make a Note! November 14 – 17

IT’S CONCERT WEEK! Monday, November 14 Full Symphonic 6:30- 8:00 strings 7:15-8:00 winds, brass & timpani Tuesday, November 15 Full Symphonic 6:30- 8:00 strings 7:15-8:00 winds, brass & timpani Wednesday, November 16 Chamber 3:25 – 4:15 & Full Symphonic 6:30- 8:00 strings 7:15-8:00 winds, brass & timpani Thursday, November 17 AHS Fall Orchestra Concert 7:00 […]

AHS Fall Orchestra Concert

Concert Orchestra: Carrickfergus, Traditional Irish Folk Song, arr. Patrick Rozell Scherzo for String Orchestra by Barry Milner Symphonic Orchestra Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, I. Allegro by J.S. Bach featuring the Senior Class of 2017 Ose Shalom by John Leavitt Let’s Dance by David Bowie, arr. John Reed Symphony No. 5, I.  Allegro con brio by […]

Symphonic Orchestra Final Rehearsals Schedule

Here is the Symphonic Full Orchestra rehearsal schedule for the next two weeks: Mon, Nov. 7, 6:30 – 8:00 (winds, brass, & timpani rehearse 6:30 until about 7:15) *Thur., Nov. 10, 3:50 – 5:00  (note time change!) Mon., Nov. 14   6:30 – 8:00  (winds, brass, & timpani rehearse 7:15-8:00) Tues, Nov. 15   6:30 […]