Band Update – 4/8/19

Hello! Here’s our week: Today, Monday, 4/8 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30 Jazz Band – 3:30-5:00pm Friday, 4/12 – IHSA Organizational Contest – O’Fallon High School (Milburn Campus). ALL BANDS perform at contest! Schedule for the day depends on the group they’re in: IHSA Contest Itinerary. Looking ahead: Monday, 4/15 – Jazz Band – rehearsal and playing at Excellence in Education dinner […]

Band Update – 10/8/18

Last week of the competitive season – can you believe it??? Please encourage your student to pay attention to the weather this week – it’s going to change fast! They should be prepared for a warm rehearsal Tuesday, cooler Thursday, chilly game Friday, and everything Saturday! Thanks!  Please don’t forget about the Disney Photo Orders – we […]

Band Update – 9/17/18

Hello! As you know, it’s still HOT out! Please encourage your student to treat our after school rehearsals like band camp – bring a water bottle, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, light weight t-shirt/shorts to change into. We’ve got to keep pushing ahead – it’s way easier when they’re prepared! The band room is open every […]

Band Update – 8/29/17

Hello! Thank you to all who helped with both the Car Wash and Button Days! Both were highly successful and fun! We appreciate your help and support! Here’s our week: Full M100 Rehearsal – tonight, Tuesday, 8/29 – 6-8:30pm. Guard will begin at 5:30pm Today, Tuesday, 8/29 is also the second check in (sell 12 items) […]

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 […]

Band Update – 4/11/16

Hello! Tuesday, April 12 – Symphonic Band After School Rehearsal – 3:15 – 4pm. There is an activity bus students can ride home if need be. Please communicate any questions/absences to Ms. Davis – mdavis@altonschools.org Wednesday, April 13 – Dine out at Olga’s – all day. Simply present this flyer when paying and ABOB gets some credit! Good […]