Battle of the Bands Tonight!

Come join us for the Batlle of the Bands tonight, 1/30,  at 7pm in the auditorium.  Tickets are $5 at the door.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday afternoon CB/SB rehearsals have begun!

WE Wednesday night rehearsals start 1/28

Battle of the Bands 1/30

District Band 2/5-7

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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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All District Band

congratulations to the following students who were selected by audition to the All District Band:  Taylor Mann, piccolo, Erica ODonnel, flute, Julie Siberts, oboe, Emily Stenman, oboe, Jonathan Dries, oboe, Nigel Brooks, bassoon, James Martin, clarinet, Alex Howell, clarinet, Josh Baptist, clarinet, Isabella Lowe, trumpet, Ramon Navorio, trumpet, Taylor Jack, trumpet, Nathan Treat, trombone, Jonah Tyson, trombone, Bronson Rodriguez, percussion.

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Congratulations All County Band Members!

The following students were selected by audition to the 2015 All County Band:  Erica O’Donnel, flute; Julie Siberts, oboe; Jonathan Dries, oboe; James Martin, clarinet; Josh Baptist, clarinet; Alex Howell, clarinet; Natasha White, clarinet; Isabella Lowe, trumpet; Taylor Jack, trumpet; Jonah Tyson, trombone; Nathan Treat, trombone; Bronson Rodriguez, percussion.  They will perform in concert at Osbourn Park High School on January 10, 2015.

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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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