Stringsation! Elementary Strings Information

ABOB Stringsation! District Orchestra Festival Wednesday, March 28 7:00pm Alton H.S. Gym Follow the signs for the Auditorium.  Left/South side of AHS; entrance across from the baseball/softball fields. Arrive around 6:15. Dress Nice. Bring a portable/folding music stand if you have one. Make sure your name is on it! Unpack in the gym behind the […]

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       […]

My Fair Lady Pit Orchestra Schedule

Pit Orchestra, 2018 My Fair Lady Wed., March 7            3:30 – 5:00 Mon., March 12          6:30 – 8:00 Wed., March 14          3:30 – 5:00 Mon., March 19          6:30 – 8:00 Wed., March 21          3:30 – 5:00 Mon., March 26          6:30 – 8:00 Thur., March 29          3:30 – 5:00 (for non-Jazz Band) Wed., April 4               3:30 […]

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 […]

Final IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest Info

FINAL INFORMATION IHSA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTEST SATURDAY, MARCH 3 Alton High School We need all students help right after school Friday, March 2  until about 4:30 as well as throughout the day Saturday, starting at 7:30 a.m.   Sign up on lists are posted in the band, orchestra and chorus rooms.  Report to the Contest […]

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 […]