Band This Week 9/2

Tuesday- First day of school.  Students will need their instruments.  MBB 2-4

Wednesday- MBB 2-5

Thursday- MBB 2-5, Back To School Night

Friday- MBB will stay through for the game.  We will rehearse and take pictures in uniform.  Dinner will be provided by the Band Boosters.  Football v. Battlefield.

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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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