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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Welcome to the 2021-22 school year!

Dear Langley Orchestra students and parents, It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the Langley High School Orchestra for the 2021-22 Season! For those who do not know me yet, I have been directing the orchestra program at Langley High School for the past 20 years.  Originally from the Great and Powerful nation …

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Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

Congratulations to Langley Orchestra’s fabulous Class of 2021. In spite of the many challenges this past year, you came together for one final fantastic concert 2 weeks ago at Wolf Trap, demonstrating that music will always endure. The senior song “I Will Survive” was perhaps the most fitting conclusion to all of the concerts this …

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Langley Orchestra makes the front cover of the McLean Connection!

Congratulations to Erika Li for her fantastic article in this week’s Connection newspapers, titled “Orchestral Greetings and Farewells.” Erika’s article details the May 15th performance at Wolf Trap’s Meadow Pavilion and can be viewed in the excerpts below. In addition, Langley Orchestra’s Concertmaster Alyssa Kim is featured in a separate article for winning the Great …

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“Sounds of Hope” at Wolf Trap!

Langley Orchestra reveled in a picture-perfect day on Saturday, with comfortable temperatures, bright skies, and few cicadas for its first in-person group performance in 14 months. Special thanks to the Wolf Trap Foundation for partnering with us and hosting us Saturday May 15th on the Meadow Pavilion stage for a socially-distanced performance. Our “Sounds of …

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Parking details for Wolf Trap Event

For those students and families attending the Wolf Trap Event on Saturday, May 15th, please see the map shown below for parking details. We have been assigned Lot 1, behind the Filene Center (main stage), and if necessary, overflow parking in lot 4 (top of the map). Directions: Turn into Wolf Trap’s main entrance at …

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Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Tri-M Officers!

Congratulations to our newly-elected Tri-M officers for 2021-22!

Congratulations to our All-Virginia Saxons!!

Langley Orchestra is proud to announce that two Saxon string players were selected to represent us this year.  They completed a highly competitive video audition process, and now will participate in the virtual event that will be held during the last weekend of April: Otto Janke (senior) will play in the viola section for the first time this year. Alyssa …

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New Student Auditions for 2021-2022

The Langley HS Orchestra is excited to welcome all string students to the 2021-22 season for what promises to be a much brighter year for music and performance. 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 …

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JMU’s Spring String Thing (Free!)

James Madison University is offering a free virtual Spring String Thing (SST) on Saturday, April 10th from 12-6 pm for middle and high school students. Students choose which sessions to attend, with the event culminating in a concert by the JMU Symphony Orchestra. (This is the orchestra LHS hosted for a side-by-side concert in Fall …

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