AHS Fall Orchestra Concert!

ALTON HIGH SCHOOL  FALL ORCHESTRA CONCERT TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14,  7:00 p.m.  AHS Auditorium This date is different from the school district calendar. The kids are really working hard and I am very excited for this concert. CONCERT ATTIRE Please have your kids try on their clothes now and make sure everything fits and is ready […]

ILMEA District 6 Senior Band & Orchestra Festival Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 FESTIVAL SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18 SIU-CARBONDALE Make sure you know ALL of the music before the festival:  March Slave by Tchaikovsky and Night on Bald Mountain by Moussorgsky.    If you can, please try to come to the following rehearsal so I can hear you and make sure you are ready:   Friday, November 10, […]

Symphonic Orchestra Lovejoy Week Festival Info

LOVEJOY WEEK MUSIC FESTIVAL Thursday, November 2 7:00 p.m. Lovejoy Elementary School 1043 Tremont, Alton (across from the large church by Rock Springs Park and up the hill from Alton M.S.) This is a required performance. Symphonic Orchestra is to arrive by 6:30.  Meet on the stage. This concert is free.  Family and friends are welcome […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 23 – 27

Monday, October 23 Full Symphonic Orchestra 3:30 – 5:00 Orchestra Room Tuesday, October 24 National Honor Society Trunk or Treat! 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Upper Student Lot AHS Orchestra is participating this year! Dress up and bring a bag of candy We’ll decorate my van about 4:45 Wednesday, October 25 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15 […]

Orchestra Make a Note: October 16 – 21

Monday, October 16 Full Symphonic Orchestra! All winds, brass, timpani, and strings 3:30 – 5:00 Orch. room Tuesday, October 17 Butter Braid order forms & money is due Please make sure the order is totalled and all money is collected Wednesday, October 17 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15 Saturday, October 21 Chamber Gig LCCC Commons […]

Orchestra, Make a Note: October 9 – 13

Monday, October 9 ILMEA Auditions! Students should arrive to the music suite (back of AHS) by 7:20 a.m. Bus leaves 7:30 a.m. Students should be back around 11:30 a.m. Good luck! Tuesday, October 10 Symphonic Orchestra winds, brass, & timpani 3:25 – 4:15 Wednesday, October 11 Chamber Strings 3:25 – 4:15 These is not much […]

AHS Chamber Strings Gigs

AHS CHAMBER STRINGS GIGS BRING YOUR OWN MUSIC STAND AND YOUR OWN BINDER Concert Dress:   Please, stay with these colors only. Ladies:  Solid black dress pants or a long black skirt.  Solid black, white, or red dress blouse on top. Shirts must have sleeves.  No shorts, miniskirts, black jeans, jeggings or leggings with miniskirts.  Black […]

Final Audition Information for ILMEA Senior Orchestra

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 AUDITIONS MONDAY, OCTOBER 9 HIGHLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL The bus leaves AHS at 7:30 a.m. from the music suite.  Plan on arriving by 7:15 a.m. Students will have access into the music suite in the morning. Dress:  Nice school clothes. The bus will return to AHS sometime around noon.  Please make sure you […]

AHS Fall Symphonic Orchestra After School Rehearsals

FULL SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS FALL, 2017 Mon., Sept. 18         3:25 – 4:15          Woodwinds  (Orch Rm B-130) Mon., Sept. 25         3:25 – 4:15          Winds & Brass Mon., Oct. 2             3:25 – 4:15          Winds & Brass Tues., Oct. 10          3:25 – 4:15           Winds, Brass and Percussion Mon., Oct. 16          3:30 – 5:00          […]

ILMEA Senior Orchestra Audition Info

ILMEA DISTRICT 6 SENIOR ORCHESTRA FALL, 2017 AUDITION INFORMATION  The ILMEA District 6 auditions will take place Columbus Day, Monday, October 9 at Highland Middle School.  IL Central Bus Co. will provide transportation for students.  Students are required to ride the bus to and from auditions.   Buses will leave AHS at 7:30 a.m. and return […]