Category: Orchestra Updates

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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Upcoming Russian Winter Dreams concert

A few reminders as we prepare for our winter concert next Tuesday, December 7th. First, all students are required to stay after school on concert day to attend rehearsal. The rehearsal schedule (on stage) is as follows: 3:00-3:45 Concert Orchestra (Freshman & Sophomore classes) 3:45-4:30 Symphonic Orchestra (Junior & Senior classes) 4:30-5:15 Philharmonic Orchestra 5:30-6:15 …

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Congratulations to Langley’s DHO representatives!

Congratulations to Langley’s representatives to the District XII Honors Orchestra. Students auditioned amongst hundreds of students on Friday, November 5th. DHO students will participate in the District Orchestra Event and Concert on Friday-Saturday January 14-15, 2022 at Washington-Liberty High School. Congratulations to the following students: Audrey Goodner, concertmaster Kevin Sun, violin Sumrath Pahwa, violin Jasmine …

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Heroes Concert Success

Congratulations to Doc and all three orchestras for great performances Tuesday evening at our Heroes concert! After rehearsals, students who opted into the preconcert dinner enjoyed “heroes” and time mingling with friends. Thanks to Hospitality Co-Chairs Amy Prewett & Nina Chee, and to all the volunteers who donated their time and food. For those who …

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Spreading the word: Heroes concert

With only a few days left before the Heroes Concert, this week’s Connection newspapers included an article by Erika Li announcing the upcoming concert featuring music by Brian Balmages and Richard Meyer. Special thanks to Susan McQuade, alumni parent, for continuing to serve as the orchestra’s publicity liaison. The full newspapers can be accessed at …

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Countdown to our fall concert!

A few reminders as we prepare for our fall concert next Tuesday, October 19th. First, all students are required to stay after school on concert day to attend rehearsal. The rehearsal schedule (on stage) is as follows: 3:00-3:45 Concert Orchestra (Freshman & Sophomore classes) 3:45-4:30 Symphonic Orchestra (Junior & Senior classes) 4:30-5:15 Philharmonic Orchestra 5:30-6:15 …

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Coffee Orders Due This Week!

Don’t forget to turn in your coffee orders this week – due Thursday, September 30. Have your orchestra student bring it to school and put it in the red box in Doc’s room. There are 4 types of special roasts made only for the Langley Orchestra Fundraiser. Please see the order form below. If you …

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See you at the Car Wash!

Hope to see everyone at the car wash on Saturday, September 25th 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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Thanks for a great picnic!

It was great to see all the families who came out to the Orchestra’s Kick-off Potluck Picnic yesterday at McLean Central Park. Special thanks to our Hospitality Chairs Amy Prewett and Nina Chee, and for the many volunteers who helped to set up, keep things moving smoothly, and clean up afterwards. What a wonderful and …

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Final preparations for the new school year…

The “Heroes” music has been copied, the orchestra room is set up, and Doc is excited to greet his first class, Period 1 Freshmen, on Monday morning. Thanks to all the families who attended Freshman/New Student Orientation – we hope it was helpful. A few quick reminders, especially to those of you new to Langley …

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