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Car Wash RESCHEDULED to Sat, Oct 15

Due to the impending heavy rains this weekend, we have rescheduled our Car Wash Fundraiser to Saturday, October 15th. Students can sign up or revise prior signups in the orchestra room. Parents, please consider signing up to help out by bringing snacks or drinks to fuel our musicians, or volunteer to help out at the …

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Senior Spotlights: Ben Tran & Ella Kassis

Ben Tran (violin & piano): Favorite memory: My favorite memory from Langley Orchestra was the car wash from my freshman year (2019). This was one of the first community activities offered by the orchestra during my time, and I will never forget it because the car wash served as a gateway for freshman just like …

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Senior Spotlights: Katie Dzwonczyk & Luke Terry

Katie Dzwonczyk (violin): Favorite memory: My favorite memory was actually a few months before I joined the Langley Orchestra during the Pyramid concert when I was in 8th grade. Before the concert began, a few Cooper students and a few Langley students gathered around the piano and sang together. It was so fun and made …

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Countdown to Carnegie!

Thank you to all of the parents who attended our Trip Meeting on Wednesday evening, August 31. A huge thank you to our Trip Coordinator Karen DeFilipps for the countless hours of work she has already put into planning this exciting trip. Doc is planning an exciting repertoire that will be sure to impress! Students …

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Orchestra kickoff

Thanks to everyone who made it out Sunday to our Potluck Picnic in spite of the intermittent downpours. Welcome to the Class of 2026! We hope everyone got the chance to meet someone new and maybe tried a new dish as well. Special thanks to our Hospitality Chair Kim McPherson for putting on such an …

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Picnic Sunday and links/reminders

Picnic. Please join us at the Welcome Back Potluck Picnic this Sunday, August 21st, from 5:00-7:00 pm at the McLean Central Park Gazebo. Sign up to bring a dish to share at this SignUpGenius and bring a blanket or lawn chair. We look forward to gathering informally to kick off the school year. Students can …

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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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