Band Update – 8/20/18

Happy First Day of School!!! Lots of information in this update – hang in there! Beginning of school info: We are going over this in the first couple of days, but here’s your information as well: AHS Bands Syllabus 2018-19 – this includes many important dates (due dates/performances/etc) as well as our expectations for the year. […]

Band Update – 4/9/18

Hello! Here’s our week: Monday, 4/9 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-3:45pm – only a half hour today! We start Marching 100 Percussion Clinics next week – Monday (4/16 & 23, 3:30-4:30pm) Tuesday, 4/10 – Jazz Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Wednesday, 4/11 – Marching 100 kickoff meeting, 6:30pm, AHS Auditorium We will have a broom/popsocket/beef stick […]

Band Update – 11/6/17

Hello! THANK YOU for your flexibility, understanding, and help last week. It was super hectic, but the student enthusiasm and eagerness to jump in and all the parent help made it possible! We appreciate it more than we can express – I heard nothing but good things about how awesome the band was Friday morning, […]

Band Update – 10/23/17

Hello! We’re finishing the season with a busy week: Concert Band auditions continue this week!!!! Information was distributed on the first day of school. Music can be found here: AHS Band Auditions. Students will need to be familiar with the scales and etudes. For practice purposes, the link also has audio and video files of the music! […]

Band Update – 10/31/16

Happy Halloween!  Here’s the plan for the week: I forgot to mention it at banquet, but it’s time for the annual Marching 100 ornament and photo flash drive. You can find the order form here – 2016-ornament-and-photo-order-form. Please try to have orders in by the end of this week, Friday, November 4. Email Cortney Frosch with any […]

Band Update 4/18/16

Hello! What GREAT performances we had at the IHSA Organizational Contest last Friday in O’Fallon. Wind Symphony and Jazz Band received I (Superior) ratings and Symphonic Band received a II (Excellent) rating. The bands all played for three judges (college directors/professors, Air Force musicans, etc.) for feedback and a rating. BRAVO to all students! We are so […]