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 10/10/17

Hello! What a great weekend! Late, late night, but well worth it! We had two great performances Saturday, and several folks stopped us to tell us how they’re connected to Alton and know and love the tradition of the Marching 100 – it’s a small world! They did have a photographer taking pictures on Saturday […]

Band Update – Homecoming Week!

Happy Homecoming Week! Here’s what we’ve got: Full Marching 100 Rehearsal – Tuesday, 9/19 – 6-8:30pm. Guard will begin at 5:30pm Full Marching 100 Rehearsal – Thursday, 9/21 – 6-8:30pm. Guard will begin at 5:30pm Homecoming Football v. Edwardsville – meet at West at 5:45pm. Please note that parking will be a problem due to the […]

Band Update 10/3/16

Hello! Here’s what’s going on: Assignments – we do have some assignments coming up! All details are on Google Classroom – that is where they will be turned in as well: First Quarter Playing Test is due this Thursday, October 6! Concert Band Auditions will be at the end of this month (begins Oct. 24). […]

Band Update 10/5/15

Hello! Here’s what our week looks like: Our first quarter playing test is THIS WEEK! Students will need to know the Concert Bb, Db, G Scales and Bb Chromatic from memory. All can be found in the blue “Foundations for Superior Performance” book. Students will also be asked to play a selection from Gotham (also […]