Alton Band and Orchestra Builders Executive Board Meeting Agenda May 19, 2014 7:00 p.m. AHS Music Suite (usually the Orchestra room) Everyone is welcome to attend! 1. Open/Additions to Agenda/Introductions 2. Meeting Minutes 3. Treasurer’s Report 4. Teachers Reports a. HS Orchestra b. HS Band c. AMS Report 5. Committee Reports: a. Communications b. … [Read more…]
Symphonic Band is the younger band offered at Alton High. It is comprised of both non-marching and Marching 100 students. The band performs a variety of literature throughout the Spring semester. The Symphonic Band performs at Alton High band concerts and at IHSA Organizational Contest each year. For more information about Symphonic Band, email Ms. … [Read more…]
Wind Symphony is the top concert band offered at Alton High School. Students audition into this group each fall, and perform a variety of literature throughout the Spring semester. The Wind Symphony breaks into small ensembles to participate in IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest in March, and performs at IHSA Organizational Contest every year. Junior … [Read more…]
Redbird Rhythm is the basketball pep band at Alton High boys and girls basketball games. All students are assigned to either the Red or Gray pep band and they are given 5 or 6 basketball games to play at throughout the season. Basketball season typically runs from November – February with games on Tuesdays, Fridays, … [Read more…]
The AHS Jazz Band, under the direction of Tim Jarden, rehearses on Wednesdays throughout the school year from 3:30-5pm in the AHS Band Room. All students in the band program are eligible to participate. The Jazz Band performs at AHS band concerts, various school functions (ABOB dinner auction, retirement dinners, etc.), and consistently receives I … [Read more…]
After your child has signed up for 5th grade band, this handbook has lots of valuable information for the beginning instrumentalist. Please read it, sign the band handbook agreement, and return it to school with your child. 5th grade Band Handbook
To find information about joining 5th grade band, please read the letter below, print the information sheet, and return it to school with your child. 5th Grade Recruitment Letter If you have any questions, feel free to contact your child’s band director: Lovejoy & East Elementaries Mr. Gary Banks firstname.lastname@example.org Lewis & Clark Elementary Ms. Alyssa … [Read more…]
Please join (or request to join) the Facebook group “Alton HS Color Guard” as we communicate last minute reminders that way!
Please join the following to stay up to date on all information/activities: Twitter: @M100Alton @abob_music Facebook: Marching 100 Parents Marching 100 Disney Fundraisers Remind 101 (Text reminders): Text @marching1 to 618-465-2407 If it replies asking for your name, you’re good to go!