Orchestra Make a Note: October 1 – 4

Monday, October 1
First Fall Playing Test this week for both orchestras
Disney Trip orchestra rehearsal
3:25 – 4:15

Thursday, October 4
ABOB Fall Fundraiser Pick Up!
2:30 – 5:00 in the AHS music suite
Let me know if you need a later pick up time

Friday, October 5
No School for students:  teachers inservice

Monday, October 8
No School for Students:  Columbus Day
ILMEA Auditions! 
Mascoutah M.S. (for select Symphonic Orchestra)
Students auditioning should arrive to AHS music suite by 7:15 a.m.
Bus leaves at 7:30 a.m.
We should be back sometime between noon – 1:00
Students should bring money for food
Final audition info was passed out to the students the other day, is posted on the students google classroom and is posted on abob.net

Upcoming Events & Concerts
Wednesday, October 10, ABOB Dine Out at Olga’s, 10:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Dine in or carry out.  Print off the flyer or show it on your phone:  http://abob.net/abob/dine-out-for-abob-at-olgas/

Monday, October 15, 7:00 p.m.,  Disney Trip Preview Concert, The Bridge Church, 504 E. 12th St., Alton.  Free!  will be about a 20 minute concert.

Wednesday, October 17,  3:30 – 5:00,  first Full Symphonic Orchestra rehearsal:  winds, brass, percussion, and strings

Wednesday, October 17, 7:00 p.m., AHS Aud , Disney Trip Meeting! Required for all students, adults, chaperones, and parents of students going on the trip.

Monday, October 22.  AHS National Honor Society Trunk of Treat.  AHS orchestra is once again participating in this fun evening.  We set up at 4:30 p.m.  Trunk or Treat runs 5-7pm.  Dress up (FUN!  nothing too gory, please) and bring a bag of candy.

Tuesday, October 23  AHS Music Dept. Disney Trip!  Leave  after school.  

Tuesday, November 6, 7:00 p.m.  Lovejoy Week Music Festival, at Lovejoy Elementary School Gym.  Symphonic Orchestra will perform.  Free!

Tuesday, November 13, 7:00 p.m.  AHS Fall Orchestra Concert, AHS Aud.  Free!

Saturday, November 17, ILMEA District 6 Festival, select students.  Belleville West Township H.S.