Saturday Schedule 10/25

9:00am  Rehearse on the parking lot.

10:00am  Eat/Dress (Have something substantial to fuel your body.  We won’t have food at the show)

11:00am  Depart FPHS

12:30  Warm up at Patriot HS

1:30  Perform the Best Show of the Year!

2:15  Announcement of ratings

3:30  Approximate return to FPHS

 

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Band This Week 10/20

Monday- MBB homecoming video and Celebration sectionals

Tuesday- MBB 2-5

Wednesday- MBB 2-5

Thursday- MBB 2-5

Friday- Football @ Gar-Field (drumline only)

Saturday- VBODA @Patriot.  Rehearse 9am

The forecast for the entire week is for chilly weather.  Dress in layers.

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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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