• The Alpharetta Raider Band was Formed in 2004
  • The Alpharetta Raider Band has over 225 members
  • Enjoy this seasons production "Elements of the Universe"
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LGPE Results

On Tuesday March 1st all three Alpharetta High School Concert Bands performed at the annual GMEA Large Group Performance Evaluation held at Northview High School.  Symphonic Band 2 received an overall Excellent rating with a Superior in sight reading. Symphonic Band 1 and Wind Ensemble earned straight Superior ratings from all judges.  

A special thanks to Northview HS Director Kelly Dickerson and her students for serving as host school.

Mr. Walsh and Mr. Jenkins are very proud of all of our band students and their amazing performances.  Carnegie Hall is next!!!

Winter Guard finishes STRONG in WGI Tampa Regional

The AHS Winter Guard (JV and Varsity) traveled to Tampa, FL this past Saturday to compete in the WGI Tampa Regional.  In the Preliminary Round our Varsity finished first in their class (Scholastic Regional A) and the JV finished fourth, qualifying both groups for finals that evening.  In the final round our Varsity Guard improved their score by almost 3 points to finish FIRST in class, and the JV finished fourth.  

CONGRATULATIONS to both squads!  And many thanks to instructors Mr. Jenkins,  Kaleigh Winter and Lizzy Fowler for their hard work, dedication and commitment to our team!  

WE ARE PROUD OF ALL OF YOU !!!

2016-17 Placement Auditions are Ready!

Placement etudes for 2016-17 are now available on our music page.  They are also on Smartmusic.  Go into your Smartmusic acount and enroll in "2016 AHS Audition Etudes."  The final date for auditions is April 1, 2016, so prepare NOW.  In addition to the etude, every AHS Band member should prepare their 12 major scales.  See This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions. 

Are you currently in Middle School headed to Alpharetta next year?  You can also enroll in the same class through your SM account (teacher is Jenkins) and have the benefit of Smartmusic to help you learn the etude.  See your band director for other details as your audition is slightly different from the corrent high school band members.

Good luck!

NYC Trip Schedule Available Now!

The schedule of events (itinerary) is available for download HERE.  It is almost 100% accurate, but changes are still possible.  Check back regularly as the most up-to-date schedule will be uploaded as it changes.  We are 6-weeks away - EXCITING!!

Final payment will be anounced this week.  PLEASE pay attention to CHARMS email notifications.

Finally, meals on the trip will be on you.  So the best way to figure is $6.00 for breakfasts X 4 ($24), $10 for lunches ($40) and $15 for dinner ($60) - roughly $125.00 for all meals.  This also really depends on your eating habits.  "Noshing" is part of the "experience!"

GMEA Symphony Recording Available

The Symphony concert in Athens was a smashing success!  Congrats to all wind and percussion students who performed at the classic center!

A recording from that State Convention performance is now available for purchase. Simply CLICK HERE, print the form and follow the instructions.

QUESTIONS?  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. direct.

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