Category: Orchestra Updates

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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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.

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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