Music Department News - 10/13/17

Post date: Oct 13, 2017 1:40:43 PM

Happy Friday the 13th! Here's what's happening in the ATHS Music Department:

The results are in!

The following students have been accepted into the Illinois Music Education Association's District 9 Festival Ensembles:


Gianna Caruso(Tenor Sax)


Nicolas Montgomery(Bass I)

Connor White (Tenor II)

Jazz Ensemble

Kenneth Bartkiewicz (Trumpet)

Alejandro Salazar (Drum set)


Kevin Marroquin (Violin)

Congratulations to these students and all of the students who auditioned!


A big thank you to all of the music boosters and Tri-M Music Honors Students for their help with ILMEA Auditions last week. The boosters raised over $3000 that will go towards funding private lessons, scholarships, and special projects.

Cheese Cake Fundraiser

Even though it is not a trip year, students can begin raising funds for next year's trip. The next fundraiser is the Cheese Cake Sale.

There will be samples for the students during class along with the brochures to take home on Friday, October 20th. Sale starts immediately.

All orders are due back on Thursday, November 2nd.

Cheesecakes will be delivered for sorting and pick up on Wednesday, November 15th. Pick up will be 3-5 pm outside the main gym.

Upcoming Events

11/2 - Fall Band Concert 7:30(Aud)

11/6 - Music Booster Meeting 7:30(Blazer Room)

11/9 - Honors Recital: Band 7:30(Studio Theater)

11/14 - Honors Recital: Orchestra and Chorus 7:30 (Studio Theater)

11/16 - Jazz Concert 7:30 (Studio Theater)

11/19 - Jazz Performance 5:30 (Fitzgerald's in Berwyn)