Marching Band Summer 2014

7/23. Full Band 1-3pm

7/30. Full Band 1-3pm

8/6. Full Band 1-3pm

Band Camp

8/11-13  8am-12pm

8/14-15. 8am-2pm

8/18-22. 8am-6pm

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Exams complete!

All Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band students have completed their exams.  Students are reminded that if they are in school this week they are required to be in the band room during the appropriate periods.

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2014 Marching Band Leadership

Congratulations to Drum Major Julie Siberts, Assistant Drum Majors Katie Deal and Natasha White, Brass Captain Tim Johnson, and Woodwind Captain James Martin.  The complete list of leaders will be posted on the Marching Band page in the coming weeks.

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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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