Category: Orchestra Updates

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.

Congratulations to Langley & Cooper’s DHO participants!

Congratulations to all of the participants from Langley HS and Cooper MS who earned spots in this year’s District XII Honors Orchestra event that took place Friday, February 18 – Saturday, February 19 at Washington-Liberty HS in Arlington. Congratulations to the following Langley Orchestra students: Audrey Goodner, concertmaster Kevin Sun, violin Sumrath Pahwa, violin Jasmine …

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Preparing for Assessments…

Congratulations to all three Langley Orchestras as well as Cooper’s Symphonic Orchestra for a fabulous concert Tuesday evening. Bridging Cooper and Langley Orchestras, the concert served as a “dress rehearsal” of sorts for the upcoming Assessments taking place on March 5th (Langley) and March 12th (Cooper). Special thanks to all of the volunteers, both parents …

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Preparations for the Concert & Assessments

Our Pre-Assessment Concert is around the corner, set for Tuesday, February 15th. A few reminders. First, students are required to stay after school for rehearsal. The rehearsal schedule is as follows: 3:00-4:00 Philharmonic Orchestra 4:00-4:30 Symphonic Orchestra 4:30-5:00 Concert Orchestra 5:00-6:00 Optional Dinner (sign up and pay for Dominos/Listranis dinner here by Friday 2/11) 6:00-6:45 …

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Whisked away to Russia!

On Tuesday, December 7th, Dr. Scott McCormick and the Langley Orchestra presented its Russian Winter Dreams concert. Prior to the concert, students dined on potato and beef pirozhkis and enjoyed Russian-themed treats in Langley Hall. Highlights of the concert included performances of music of famous Russian composers including Tchaikovksy, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Shostakovich, introductions by students …

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