Band Update – 2/4/19

Hello! Here’s what we’ve got going on this week: Today, Monday, 2/4 – NO Percussion Ensemble – It is cancelled for today. Jazz Band – 3:15-5pm Wednesday, 2/6 – Jazz Band – 3:15-5:00pm Thursday, 2/7 – Jazz Band to Essentially Ellington at UMSL – Essentially Ellington Itinerary Saturday, 2/9 – Winterguard “Quarterless Auction” – Alton Sports Tap – Tickets are $5 in advance/$10 at the door. Doors will open at 5:30. To […]

Band Update – 1/22/19

Hello! Tonight, Tuesday, 1/22 – Make up Red Pep Band Game – 6:45pm, AHS Drumline will also be performing at this game, with the steppers! Drumline folks need to arrive at 7:10pm. Wear black athletic pants and red AHS Spiritwear. If you don’t have black pants, dark jeans will work! Wednesday, 1/23 – Saturday, 1/26 – ILMEA All-State […]

Band Update – 1/14/19

Hello! We’ve got a light week: Monday, 1/14 – Percussion Ensemble – 3:15-4:30pm Jazz Band – 3:15-5pm If you ordered an ornament – they’re here! All ornaments that were paid for have been delivered. If you still owe, please send in the $10 and we’ll send home yours! Thanks! Looking ahead: Tuesday, 1/22 – Make […]

Band Update – 12/17/18

Hi! Hard to believe it’s the final week of the semester isn’t it?!?! Here’s our week: Monday, December 17 – Percussion – 3:15-4:30pm NO Jazz Band – 3:15-5pm Friday, December 21 – Band Final Exam – We do have a written exam! It’s nothing to be super stressed over, but please look over the study guide– Fall 2018 Band […]

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 […]