Winners of the crowd selected Spirit Award and the Leroy Kirsch Crowd Appeal Award as well as 4th place in our Division at Belleville East Competition September 13th. The Marching 100 is a much larger band this year and a much younger band. 33% of the band are Freshmen with another 33% of the band … [Read more…]
Congratulations to the Marching 100 percussionists who participated in the 25th Annual Mozingo Percussion Competition on Saturday, September 6th at Francis Howell North High School. The Marching 100 Percussion received Best Cymbal Line and placed 5th in their class! Good work percussion!
Instrument, in good working order AMS Music polo All AMS orchestra members received an Orchestra handbook last week. The last page was a parent info page and shirt order form. This page needs to be turned in (with shirt money, if applicable) by Friday, August 29. Book: 8th-Essential Elements 2000, book 3 (“Green” Book) 7th-Essential … [Read more…]
Alton Band and Orchestra Builders Minutes of Meeting May 19, 2014 VOTING MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Amy Hillery – President Vickie Schilling – Vice President Ed Gray – Financial Secretary Cindy Kirbach – Treasurer Mike Haynes – Communication Dave Fritz – Hospitality Cortney Frosch – Ways & Means TEACHERS IN ATTENDANCE: Laura Plummer Alyssa Cudney GUESTS: … [Read more…]
Alton Band and Orchestra Builders Executive Board Meeting Agenda (all are welcome!) June 23, 2014 7:00 p.m. Alton High School Music Suite (usually the Orchestra room) 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. Website … [Read more…]
Good Afternoon! Coop has set up a Remind101 text number for just percussion. Text @altonm to 314-667-4621. You can save that number as Coop – he’ll be sending texts to that number. Both parents and kids should join!
ALTON BAND AND ORCHESTRA BUILDERS Minutes of the Meeting – April 28, 2014 VOTING MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Amy Hillery-President Vickie Schilling-Vice President Ed Gray-Financial Sec. Greg Cash-Secretary Cindy Kirbach-Treasurer Mike Haynes-Communications Rose Lammers-Craft/Vendor Fairs Dave & Paula Fritz-Hospitality Cortney Frosch-Ways & Means TEACHERS IN ATTENDANCE: Alyssa Cudney GUESTS: Tom Pullen President Hillery called the meeting … [Read more…]
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…]