Symphonic Orchestra In Harmony with Nature at The Nature Institute

Come out and enjoy a little “Nachtmusik” in “Autumn” with the Alton H.S. Symphonic Orchestra while enjoying the beautiful scenery of The Nature Institute. We will also be performing “Music of the Night” and “Sweet Dreams (are Made of This)” along with other fun light-classical and pop tunes. Friday, September 246:00 p.m.Students ARRIVE 5:00 p.m. […]

Elementary Band & Orchestra Recruitment Rally!

We are thrilled to offer beginning band and orchestra again this year!  Orchestra (violin, viola, cello, & bass) starts in 4th grade and Band (flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone, & percussion) starts in 5th grade. The Elementary Recruitment Rally for beginning band and orchestra students will take place this Thursday, September 2, starting at […]

2021-2022 AHS Orchestra Concerts

Performances in Bold are Required Fri., Sept. 24           6:00pm      Symphonic Orchestra performance for The Nature Institute fundraiser. $10 admission. Wed., Oct. 5                                        ILMEA District 6 Virtual Auditions due Thur., Nov. 4          7:00pm                Lovejoy Music Festival, LVJ Ele. Gym (Symph. Orch.) Fri., Nov. 12            7:00pm                ABOB Trivia Night, Best Western Premier                                                        Symphonic performs Name that Tune […]

AHS Orchestra – Make a FINAL Note!

Monday, May 3 7:00 p.m. – Concert Orchestra Final Concert!arv. 6:30 in concert black attire. Final Symphonic Rehearsal7:40 p.m. Simple Symphony:  Frolicsome Finale –  strings only7:50  Forsyth Viola Concerto – strings, winds, brass, Fletcher & Allison8:10 – 8:45  Pictures at an Exhibition –  everyone! Tuesday, May 4, 7:00 p.m.Symphonic Orchestra ConcertStudents arv. 6:15 in concert attireProgram […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 9 – 14

Congratulations to all of our orchestra kids who performed at the IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest this past Saturday!  Thank you to the many parents who came out and helped, also.  We greatly appreciate you! We start Stringsation rehearsals this week.  The AHS orchestra combine as one for two pieces at Stringsation.  We will rehearse on […]

Orchestra Make a Note: March 3 – 7

Happy March and Happy Casimir Pulaski Day! Please RSVP for the ABOB Music Matters Dinner Auction by the end of this week.  For more info or to make reservations go to abob.net:   http://abob.net/abob/abob-once-upon-a-time-music-matters-dinner-auction/   Or let Ed Gray know:  466-9230 or email edgrayrams@charter.net.  Also let me know ASAP if you have any donations or would like to […]

7/8 grade supplies and info

Below is a list of supplies that are needed for 7th and 8th grade orchestra. Please have these by Wednesday of this week! (Aug 30) Materials for class: Students are expected to have all necessary materials for class each class period. Failure to do so could result in loss of participation points Instrument (cellos and […]

Alton H.S. Musical Patron

  Alton High School Musical Patron Program Alton High School’s history of renowned educators and choir directors has produced countless productions and built a legacy of top tier quality.  Alton High School has the distinct honor of holding the longest continuously running Musical Theatre program in the State of Illinois.  This proud tradition began in […]