Band Update – 2/26/18

Hello! This weekend! Please check your calendar for Saturday, March 3 – we are hosting the IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest here at AHS. If your student is in 6th hour, they will be performing, and we need your help! We need help with parking (morning), concessions, and room monitors. If you’re available, please shoot me an email […]

Band Update 11/7/16

Hello! Here’s the plan for the week: Note: I will be out quite a bit this week with meetings/presentations throughout the state. If you have any questions/need anything, please copy Mr. James (sjames@altonschools.org) in on the email – he will be able to help you quicker! We’ve had a marching shoe mix up after the […]

Band Update – 3/21/16

Hello! Here’s the week: Tonight, 7:30pm in the AHS Auditorium – ABOB Meeting. Please note the time/location changes! A shameless plug: Tuesday, March 22, the St. Louis Brass Band (I play in it, as does Justin Duvall and Ryan Helenthal) will be playing with Karin Bliznik (Principal Trumpet of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra) at the Sheldon. […]

Band Update! 3/8/16

Hello! Here we go!!! ABOB Spring Butter Braid orders are due this week! Please get them in ASAP. Click here for more information. This Week: Marching 100 Kick-Off Meeting – TONIGHT!!! Tuesday, March 8 – 6:30pm – Alton High Auditorium  – We will kick off the 2016-2017 trip, discuss the calendar, and reveal the show!!! Please try to send […]

Band Update 10/26/15

Happy Monday! Here’s our week: Today, Monday 10/26 – Bandquet RSVP’s DUE. The caterer needs a number today – Please at least get Ms. Davis a number of who is attending ASAP – you can send it in with a check or email her at mdavis@altonschools.org with your number. THANKS for the quick help! Auditions begin today […]

Band Update 10/5/15

Hello! Here’s what our week looks like: Our first quarter playing test is THIS WEEK! Students will need to know the Concert Bb, Db, G Scales and Bb Chromatic from memory. All can be found in the blue “Foundations for Superior Performance” book. Students will also be asked to play a selection from Gotham (also […]