Band Update – 11/5/18

Hello! We’re finally slowing down a bit! Time to sit down and work on… Christmas music!!!  On Friday, students had the opportunity to try out some “step up instruments” during class. These are intermediate or professional instruments meant to help students as they grow – in high school if a student is pretty serious about […]

Band Update – 4/17/18

Hello! Here’s our week: Tuesday, 4/17 – Marching 100 Color Guard Auditions – 3:45-6pm, AHS Wednesday, 4/18 – Trip Fundraiser – Coffee – Orders Due. If you need a last minute order form, you can find it here: Bunkhouse Joe Coffee Order Form Concert Jazz Band – 3:30 – 4:30pm M100 Percussion Audition Clinic – 3:30-4:30pm Marching […]

Band Update – 4/3/18

Happy Tuesday! We’re starting the slide to the end! Here’s what we’ve got this week: Tuesday, 4/3 – Jazz Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Wednesday, 4/4 – Concert Jazz Band – 3:15-4:30pm Broom, Popsocket, & Beefstick check out – 6pm, AHS Percussion Ensemble Concert with SIUE Steel Band – 7pm, AHS Auditorium. Percussion students arrive at […]

Band Update – 3/26/18

Hello! Thank you to all who helped with the Vendor Fair or ate pancakes Saturday morning! The kids were PHENOMENAL and all had fun! Thank you thank you! Here’s our week! Monday, 3/26 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30pm ABOB Meeting – 7pm – AHS Tuesday, 3/27 – Jazz Lab Band – 3:15-4:30pm Thursday, 3/29 – […]

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 – 1/29/18

Hello! Information on the ABOB ISYM (Illinois School Youth Music) Scholarship was handed out last week – students can win half or full scholarships to attend a camp this summer. It’s a wonderful opportunity for our students – the applications to audition are due on January 31. If your student is interested and didn’t get […]

Band Update – 1/22/18

Hello! Information on the ABOB ISYM (Illinois School Youth Music) Scholarship was handed out last week – students can win half or full scholarships to attend a camp this summer. It’s a wonderful opportunity for our students – the applications to audition are due on January 31. If your student is interested and didn’t get […]

Band Update 1/8/18

Hello! Don’t Forget! – Cardinals Games – we have decided to go ahead and work some games at Busch Stadium to fundraise for the trip! Please fill out this form to officially get signed up/help pick dates. Please have the form filled out by this Friday, January 12. Cardinals Games Sign Up We’ve got a relatively light […]

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 […]