Band This Week 3/23

Tuesday- Booster Meeting CANCELED!

Thursday- Solo/Ensemble Form deadline

Saturday- Winter Guard Championships!

Our guard performs in prelims at 8am at South County High School.  Go support them!  You have the rest of Spring Break to sleep!

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Solo & Ensemble

Forms are now available on School Fusion.  Print and return the form to Mr. Magee by March 26th.

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Bands Rated Superior!

The Forest Park School Bands were all rated Superior at the VBODA District 9 Concert Band Assessment held at Patriot High School on March 10th.  Thank you to the students and parents for all their work in making this happen.  The Superior rating by the Wind Ensemble combined with the one earned by the Marching Bruin Band in the Fall qualifies Forest Park to be a Virginia Honor Band for the 10th time!  Congratulations one and all.

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Band Camp 2015

Because of the approved school calendar starting before Labor Day, Band Camp will start August 10, 2015.  (it’s only one day earlier than last year)  Camp will run through August 21.

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Superior!

Congratulations to the Marchinng Bruin Band on their Superior rating at the VBODA State Marching Assessment.  Thank you to all the parents and friends who helped make the day a success.

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2014 Marching Bruin Band Promo Video

We will kick off our season with a meeting for students, parents, and rising 9th grade families on May 8th at 7pm in the auditorium.  Here’s a look at our promotional video…

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2013-14 Virginia Honor Band

This past weekend the Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association named Forest Park High School a Virginia Honor Band.  This award recognizes programs who achieve Superior ratings in both the Marching Band Assessment and the Concert Band Assessment.  This is the 9th time we have been so honored.

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NBA Symposium

LayendeckerDespite some interesting logistics, the Wind Ensemble participated as a selected band at the National Band Association symposium held at George Mason University this weekend.  Pictured is the group rehearsing with Col. Dennis Layendecker (retired) Commander and Conductor of the US Air Force Band.  The band also rehearsed with Captain Brian Walden, Commander and Conductor of the US Navy Band.

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That’s right…

sometimes we just stay after school to make oboe reeds…reedmaking

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