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 – 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 – 12/11/17

Hello! 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 an ongoing fundraiser! We will have a check in today (Monday, 12/11) and next Monday (12/18) – please send in money with […]

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 – 11/20/17

Hello! A short week: Thanks to those who attended the Disney Trip Meeting Thursday night! It’s going to be a wonderful trip, and we’re excited that choir and orchestra gets to come along too. I’ll send out a separate trip information email with everything covered at the meeting soon – waiting on a couple forms from […]

Band Update – 11/13/17

Hello! Here’s our week: Don’t forget about the M100 ornament/photo flash drive orders! We can take them through Wednesday. Checks made payable to ABOB. We have order forms here, or you can just send a note with student name and order! Photo flash drive $12, Ornament $10. Monday, November 13  – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30pm. […]