Category: Orchestra Updates

Congratulations to Langley’s DHO Representatives!

Congratulations to Langley’s representatives to the District XII Honors Orchestra. Students auditioned amongst hundreds of students on Tuesday, November 15th. DHO students will participate in the District Orchestra Event and Concert on Friday-Saturday January 13-14, 2023 hosted here at Langley High School! Congratulations to the following students:

Preconcert dinner orders due Wednesday 11/23!

Students wishing to partake in our special preconcert “Winter is Coming” dinner on Tuesday, December 6th — make sure you are signed up by Wednesday, November 23rd! Sign up and pay $15 (plus convenience fee) at CheddarUp. We will feast on IKEA’s world-renowned Swedish meatball (or plantball) dinner plate to coordinate with our Scandinavian “Winter …

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Bravo to Langley’s SRO representatives!

Congratulations to Langley’s Senior Regional Orchestra representatives, who participated in Virginia’s Northern Regional event Thursday, November 10 – Saturday, November 12 at West Potomac High School in Alexandria. The event culminated in a fabulous concert on Saturday afternoon. These students will be eligible to audition in February for the All-VA event.

A glorious Gaelic Gala

On Tuesday, October 18th, Dr. Scott McCormick and the Langley Orchestra presented its Gaelic Gala concert, featuring a variety of Celtic music and stunning dances from the O’Neill-James School of Irish Dancing. Prior to the concert, orchestra students enjoyed a baked potato bar and enjoyed Celtic-themed treats in Langley Hall. Highlights of the concert included …

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Thanks for a great car wash!!

Thanks to all of the student and parent volunteers who volunteered at the car wash on a beautiful Saturday. Kudos to our Car Wash Parents Becky Fulton & Lalitha Ketineni and Tri-M Car Wash Coordinator Maya Velgot for hosting an astoundingly successful fundraiser and fun event for our orchestra community on a picture-perfect day. And …

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Congrats to Langley’s SRO representatives!

Congratulations to the following students who were selected among hundreds of students who auditioned on Monday, October 3rd for the Northern Virginia Senior Regional Orchestra: Audrey Goodner, concertmaster Jasmine Alcorn, violin Connor Chun, violin Finn Fitzgerald, viola Edward Park, cello These students will participate in the Northern Virginia Senior Regional Orchestra event November 10-12, 2022 …

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Preparations for the fall concert

Our first concert of the year – “Gaelic Gala” – will take place at 7 pm on Tuesday, October 18 in the Langley auditorium. The concert is free and will be video recorded.  Note that all students are required to wear the black Langley Orchestra polo shirt and black pants or skirts. Doc should have Spiritwear orders to …

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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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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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