Senior Spotlights: Ulaina Ahn & Bianca Harris

Ulaina Ahn (cello): Favorite memory: The Danube River cruise on the Austria trip. I loved laughing with friends, and the lights were super pretty. #besttripever What I love about LHS orchestra: Orchestra is a home for so many types of people, and I think that’s a testament to the connective power of music. It’s a …

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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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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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Senior Spotlights: Stella Mategrano & Julian Lee

Stella Mategrano (viola): Favorite memory: my very first concert with the Philharmonic Orchestra, as a sophomore, bouncing around post-dinner with a cup of sponsor coffee in hand and sporting cat ears (for the animal theme), warming up and having a good time! What I love about LHS Orchestra: I love that it caters to players …

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Senior Spotlights: Anh-Thu Pham & Kacy Lee

Anh-Thu Pham (violin): Favorite memory: I love the community. The students are friendly with shared passions, the parents are organized, and the teachers love what they do. Everyone gives their all in the activities, whether it be playing, washing cars, or fake-laughing at Doc’s jokes. What I love about LHS Orchestra: I love the people …

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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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