• 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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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.

Carnegie Performance Tickets

PARENTS:  You can purchase tickets to our Carnegie Hall performance for the day of the performance, good for the entire day.  ALL FOUR of our ensembles will perform Friday afternoon March 25, 2016.  The first group will perform at 2:30pm (probably Symphonic Band) and the last group will perform after the dinner break, at 7:30pm (probably the Symphony Orchestra).  Published info says ticket prices range from $65 - $85 per ticket.  Visit Carnegie Hall Box Office for more info or call 212-247-7800.

Carnegie Hall FINAL PAYMENT

Band Parents / Students:  PLEASE DO NOT SEND FINAL PAYMENT UNTIL YOU KNOW THE AMOUNT.   IT IS STILL DUE THIS WEEK.  

GOOD NEWS:  Due to fundraising activies there will be a reduction in price, which will in affect lower the final payment.  Please watch your email for the final payment amount.  Again, it will still be due this week, you should have an email by the end of the day (Monday).

 

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