Band Update 6/8/16

Hello! Just a couple of things for this week:

If you forgot to get these in, please bring them to next Tuesday’s rehearsal – we do need to get everything ordered!

The $50 Band Fee is also due. Feel free to pay in installments – $25 in June and $25 in July. Checks made payable to ABOB.

Here’s what the next couple of weeks look like:

  • Thursday, June 9 – Color Guard Rehearsal – 5-8pm, AHS
  • Friday, June 10 – Percussion Rehearsal – 1-5pm, AHS
  • Summer Tuesday Rehearsals – Next Tuesday, June 14 – 6-8:30pm, AHS. If your student needs to miss a rehearsal, please let us know as soon as you can.
  • Percussion to SIUE Percussion Camp – Next Tuesday, June 14. We’ll follow this schedule:
    • Friday, June 10 – 4:30pm – Load trailer
    • Tuesday, June 14  – 12:45pm – load buses, depart AHS. *Eat lunch before you arrive! Those in summer school, please bring a lunch to eat on the bus*
    • 1:15pm – Arrive SIUE, unload
    • 2pm – Attend percussion classes
    • 3pm – Alton clinic with Brett Kuhn
    • 4pm – load trailer
    • 4:45pm – Depart SIUE, stop to grab dinner in Bethalto
    • 6pm – Arrive AHS, unload, stay until 8:30pm for rehearsal
      *students will need money for dinner!*

*There will not be Full Marching 100 Rehearsals on Tuesday, June 21, or Tuesday, June 28. Percussion and Color Guard will still rehearse.

  • ABOB Dine Out Night at Firehouse Subs – Wednesday, June 15 – 4-9pm. Simply present  this flyer when ordering and ABOB receives 15%!       Firehouse dine out 6.15

Updated Calendar – please see the link for an updated summer calendar. It has the guard/percussion rehearsals on it, as well as announcing that band camp will for sure be at Alton High this year. Here’s the updated calendar  – 100 Full Calendar 2016 revis. 6.7 updated 6/7/16 – color guard schedule.

Summer Guard Rehearsals – Tuesdays, 5-8pm. Thursdays, 5-8pm. See calendar for more information. Please let Mike know if you need to miss – mpaynic@altonschools.org

Summer Percussion Rehearsals – Tuesdays, 1-5pm, Fridays, 1-5pm. See calendar for more information. Please let Coop & Ryan know if you need to miss – thecoop5000@yahoo.com and ryanhelenthalpercussion@gmail.com

Summer Jazz – Mr. Jarden is again offering Wednesday jazz band throughout the summer. Click here for more details!

Please let me know if you have any questions!