Battle of the Bands

The Bruin Band will host this event for student musicians on June 4th at 7pm.  Interested bands should contact Mr. Magee at mageede@pwcs.edu

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2014 Marching Bruin Band

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.

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Marching Band Leadership

Students interested in leadership positions should attend Leadership Week, April 28-May 2 after school.

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Senior Art Show

Members of the Bruin Band will provide chamber music for this event on May 1st in the commons, enclosed cafeteria, and the courtyard.

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Solo and Ensemble Festival

Members of the Bruin Band will perform at the District 9 Festival on April 26th at Stonewall Jackson High School.

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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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Blue Ribbon!

This past weekend our Consort Orchestra and Concert Choir both received Superior ratings at Assessment.  These results combined with the Wind Ensemble Superior rating qualify Forest Park as a VMEA Blue Ribbon School.

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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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