Welcome to the 2022-23 school year!

Dear Langley Orchestra Students and Parents, It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the Langley High School Orchestra for the 2022-23 Season!   What a difference one year of in-person instruction has made to our class culture and season plans! For those who do not know me yet, I have been directing the orchestra …

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Alumni Spotlight: Craig Hunter ’11

Craig Hunter is a Langley HS Class of 2011 alumni pianist, percussionist, and composer. Craig graduated from the University of Virginia with a double major in Computer Science and Music in 2015. After graduation, he moved back to the Northern Virginia area and took a day job as a software engineer, but continues to pursue …

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Alumni Spotlight: Brent Davis ’17

Brent Davis is a Langley HS Class of 2017 alumni cellist. Brent graduated in May 2021 from the University of Virginia, where he received a B.S. in Commerce and a B.A. in Music with a Performance Concentration. At UVA, he studied with Professor Adam Carter and performed regularly in the Charlottesville Symphony and several chamber …

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Congrats Class of 2022!

Congratulations to the Class of 2022, now officially graduates of Langley High School! The Class of 2022’s last orchestra concert, “Out of this World,” culminated in the senior slideshow (prepared by senior violinist Anh-Thu Pham) and a celebration of each senior during “City of Stars.” The Out of this World concert program can be viewed …

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Congratulations to the 2022-23 Tri-M officers!

Congratulations to the newly elected Tri-M officers for next year:

Voting and concert preparations

It’s that time of year to begin transitioning for the next school year. Tri-M will hold elections for next year’s student officers on Friday, May 13th during Langley Links. Parents or guardians of current orchestra students can vote for Langley Orchestra Society’s proposed slate by Tuesday, May 17th (11:59 pm) at this link. Proposed 2022-2023 …

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Langley Orchestra volunteers needed at feeder schools’ spring concerts

Our feeder schools are finally getting ready to have their first live orchestra concerts since the pandemic — and they would be grateful for some Langley volunteers to help with tuning and other last-minute concert prep. Tri-M members will receive hours for volunteering, so please consider signing up to help out. Churchill Elementary – Tuesday, …

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See you at the Car Wash!

Hope to see everyone at the car wash this Saturday, April 23rd at the BP in McLean (1423 Chain Bridge Road – corner of Old Dominion) from 10:00-4:00. Parents can sign up to volunteer or provide food donations here. We welcome everyone to stop by and would especially appreciate volunteers willing to contribute old towels. …

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New student auditions for 2022-23

The Langley HS Orchestra is excited to welcome all string students to the upcoming 2022-23 season. The orchestra program is comprised of five classes that rehearse separately but often combine into three orchestras for concerts, assemblies, and assessments.  There is one section for each grade level (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior) and one additional section (Philharmonic) …

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Welcome Maestro Sanz!

The orchestra is delighted to welcome Maestro Kristofer Sanz as a guest clinician on Tuesday April 12th. He is the director of the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra (“MCYO”) and recently led the All-District Honors Orchestra to an amazing District performance. He will be working with the Philharmonic, Senior, and Junior classes.