Band Update – 4/23/18

Hello! One month to go! Please check grades!!! We’re reaching the time of year where we can’t do much to help those who have fallen behind. We have lots of grades coming due at the last minute – please be sure your child gets it in! Just a reminder, if a student fails band, they […]

Band Update – 3/19/18

Hello! Thank you to all who donated, helped with, or attended the ABOB Dinner Auction Saturday night! What a wonderful evening! Here’s our week! Monday, 3/19 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30pm Tuesday, 3/20 – Jazz Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Thursday, 3/22 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30pm Saturday, 3/24 – ABOB Vendor Fair/Trip Fundraiser – Pancake […]

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 – 2/12/18

Hello! Here’s our week: Tuesday, 2/13 – Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Dine out for ABOB – Dairy Queen – 5-9pm. You can find the flyer here – Dine out – Dairy Queen Thursday, 2/15 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30pm Friday, 2/16 – Gray Pep Band – 6:45pm We will have a Broom check out this evening as well – 7-8pm near the uniform […]

Band Update – 12/4

Hello! It’s concert week! There is a separate post with all kinds of trip information – how to get registered, pricing, fundraising, etc. You can find it here! AHS Music Department Disney Trip 2018. Trip Fundraising: – Popsockets are scheduled to be in tomorrow (Tuesday, 12/5). Our plan is to have our first “Check In” at […]

Band Update – 11/27/17

Welcome back! There is a separate post with all kinds of trip information – how to get registered, pricing, fundraising, etc. You can find it here! AHS Music Department Disney Trip 2018 Here’s our week: Monday, November 27 – Jazz on a Fall Evening – 7:30pm – Ahlemeyer Atrium (ATC Building at LCCC). Jazz band folks will […]

Band Update – 5/1/17

Hello!!! Is anyone else wondering how it’s all ready May??? Here’s what we’ve got this week: AHS Spring Band Concert – Thursday, May 4, 7pm, AHS Auditorium. Here’s the plan: Concert Band – Wear all black (look nice! No jeans/tennis shoes) – Arrive at 6:15pm Symphonic Band – Wear all black (look nice! No jeans/tennis […]

Band Update – 5/2/16

Hello! Here’s what the week is looking like: 4th Quarter Playing Tests will finish up this week. Here’s some information: Playing Test Info Marching 100 Drumline/Pit Rehearsal/Auditions – Today! Monday, May 2 – 6-8pm. This was discussed at the previous audition night. Nashville Trip – Tumbler Fundraiser – orders are due Wednesday, May 4. Spring Band Concert […]

Band Update – 4/4/16

Hello! We do have some new dates for you. Here’s what April looks like: Thursday, April 7 – Jazz on a Spring Evening – 7pm. Alton Middle School Annex Cafeteria. Both the high school and middle school jazz bands will play! Next Week: Tuesday, April 12 – Symphonic Band After School Rehearsal – 3:15 – 4pm. There […]