Awards

2002-2003

Marching Band
VBODA State Marching Festival – AAA – Superior rating
Kecoughtan Warrior Classic – AAAA – Superior rating

Symphonic Band
District Band Festival – Superior rating grade VI
Fiesta-val Atlanta, Georgia – Superior rating, 1st place, Outstanding soloist awards, Award of Distinction, Grand Champion Concert Band, Grand Champion overall

Concert II
District Band Festival – Superior rating grade IV/V
Fiesta-val Atlanta, Georgia – Superior rating, 1st place

Jazz Band
Chantilly Jazz Festival – Excellent rating
Fiesta-val Atlanta, Georgia – Superior rating, Best Brass, 2nd place

Honor Groups
Regional Orchestra – 3
District Band – 16
All-State Band – 3

Virginia Honor Band

2003-2004

Marching Band
Mt Vernon Invitational AAAA 3rd place
Tidewater Festival of Marching Bands AAAA 1st place Marching, 1st place General Effect, 1st place overall, Grand Champion
VBODA State Marching Festival – AAAA – Superior rating

Symphonic Band
District Band Festival – Superior rating grade VI
Smokey Mountain Music Festival – 1st place AAAA, Outstanding soloist and section awards, Grand Champion.

Concert II
District Band Festival – Superior rating grade IV/V
Smokey Mountain Music Festival – Superior rating, 2nd place

Jazz Band
Chantilly Jazz Festival – Superior rating
Smokey Mountain Music Festival – Superior rating

Winter Guard
1st place McLean Mirage of Colors, Division SRA
1st place Thomas Jefferson Winter Showcase, Division SRA
1st place The show at Fairfax Division A-1
1st place Herndon Indoor Competition, Division A-1
4th place AIA Championships, Division A-1

Honor Groups
Regional Orchestra – 3
District Band – 24
All-State Band – 2

Virginia Honor Band

2004-2005

Marching Band

Oakton Classic: Superior rating, 2nd place
Sherando Invitational: Superior rating, 2nd place, 1st place guard
Beach Music Games: 2nd place Band, 1st place guard
VBODA State Marching Festival: Superior rating
Fiesta-val New York: Superior rating and 1st place in Division VI

Symphonic Band
District Band Festival – Superior rating Grade VI
Fiesta-val New York: Superior rating and 1st place in Division VI

Concert II
District Band Festival – Excellent rating
Fiesta-val New York: Excellent rating and 3rd place in Division V
Jazz Band
Chantilly Jazz Festival Superior rating
Forest Park Jazz Festival – Excellent rating
Fiesta-val New York: Superior rating, 2nd place

Winter Guard
3rd place Winterfest, West Johnson, NC, Division A-3
1st place Wakefield Division A-3
1st place Edison, Division A-3
1st place AIA Regional Championships, Division A-3

Honor Groups
Regional Orchestra – 2
District Band – 24
All-State Band – 3

Virginia Honor Band

2005-2006

Marching Band

July 4th Parade: 3rd place, $5,000
Oakton Classic: 3rd place Band, Best Guard, Best Woodwinds
Monarch Marching Invitational: Best Marching, Best Woodwinds, Best Guard, Best General
Effect, 1st place, Grand Champion VBODA State Marching Festival: Superior ratings

Honor Groups
Regional Orchestra – 2
District Band – 37
All-State Band – 5

District Band Festival:
Symphonic: Superior Rating Grade VI
Concert II: Superior Rating Grade IV/V

Chantilly Jazz Festival:
Jazz Band: Superior Rating

Winter Guard
!st place Thomas Jefferson A-2
1st place Deep Run A-1
1st place Mills E. Godwin A-1
1st place Edison, Division A-1
2nd place C.D. Hylton A-1

Spring Trip (Festival Disney)
Symphonic: Superior Rating, Best in Class, Gold Award for Best Concert Band
Concert: Superior Rating, Best in Class
Jazz: Superior Rating, Best in Class, Gold Award for Best Jazz Band
Virginia Honor Band

2006-2007

Marching Band

July 4th Parade
2nd Place – $6000
North Stafford Invitational
1st Place Drum Major, 1st Place Color Guard, 1st Place Percussion, Best General Effect, Best Marching, Best Music, 1st Place Class AAAAA
Spotsylvania H.S. Marching Band Invitational
2nd Place Drum Major, 1st Place Color Guard, 1st Place Percussion, Best Music, 1st Place Class AAAA, Grand Champion
Hanover Hawk Marching Invitational
2nd Place Drum Major, 1st Place Color Guard, 2nd Place Percussion, Best General Effect, Best Music, Superior Rating, 1st Place Class AAAAA, Grand Champion
VBODA State Marching Band Festival
Superior Rating

District Band Festival:
Symphonic: Superior Rating Grade VI
Concert II: Superior Rating Grade IV/V

Chantilly Jazz Festival:
Jazz Band: Superior Rating

Honor Groups
Regional Orchestra – 2
District Band – 26
All-State Band – 6

Winter Guard
1st place Potomac Falls
2nd place Deep Run Division A-2
2nd place Mills E. Godwin Division A-2
1st place C.D. Hylton H.S., Division A-2
2nd place AIA Regional Championships, Raleigh, NC Division A-2

Spring Trip Fiesta-val Atlanta
Symphonic: Superior Rating, 1st Place, Grand Champion, Award of Distinction
Concert: Superior Rating, 2nd Place
Jazz: Superior Rating, 2nd Place

Virginia Honor Band

2007-2008

Marching Band

Fairfax July 4th parade – 1st place
USSBA Herndon AAAA 2nd place
Spotsylvania AAAAA – 2nd place, Best Percussion, Best Drum Majors
Mid-Atlantic Regionals Chesapeake AAAA 1st place Music, 2nd place
VBODA State Marching Festival – AAAAA – Superior rating

Symphonic Band
District Band Festival – Excellent rating
Festivals of Music – Chicago – Superior rating, 1st place in class, 1st place overall

Concert II
District Band Festival – Superior rating
Festivals of Music – Chicago – Superior rating, 1st place in class

Jazz Band
Chantilly Jazz Festival – Excellent rating
Festivals of Music – Chicago –Excellent rating, 2nd place in class

Honor Groups
Regional Orchestra – 2
District Band – 31/2 alternates
All-State Band – 7/1 Alternate

2008-2009

Marching Band

Fairfax July 4th parade – 1st place
North Stafford Invitational – 2nd place AAAA – Best Marching, Best Percussion, Best Guard
Spotsylvania AAAA – 1st place AAAA, Best Music, Best Marching, Best General Effect, Best Guard, Best Percussion, Best Drum Majors
Cavalier Classic – Princess Anne AAAA – Best Music, 1st Place, Grand Champion
VBODA State Marching Festival – AAAA – Superior rating

Symphonic Band
District Band Festival – Superior Rating
Festivals of Music – NYC – Superior rating, 2nd place

Concert II
District Band Festival –Superior rating
Festivals of Music – NYC – Excellent rating, 1st place

Virginia Honor Band 2009

2009-2010

Marching Band

Fairfax July 4th Parade – 1st Place
Manassas Park Fall Classic: 2nd place Drum Major, 2nd Place Music, Best Percussion, Best Color guard, Best General Effect, Best Marching, 1st Place in Class 5A, Superior rating, Highest score of the competition/Grand Champion.
Oakton Classic – Best Guard, Best Brass, Best Woodwinds, First place Class 4A
VBODA State Marching Festival – Superior Rating

Symphonic Band
Performance at the 2009 Virginia Music Educator’s Association Conference at the Homestead in Hotsprings, Virginia
Performance at the U.S.C. Band Clinic
District Band Festival
Festival Disney

Concert II
District Band Festival
Festival Disney

Honor Groups
Regional Orchestra – 2
District Band –
All-State Band –

Virginia Honor Band


2018-2019

Marching Band (Show titled “Mirror Mirror” VIDEO of show)

VMBC NOVA Regional, Herndon – 4th Place Group 5
VBODA State Marching Assessment:   Superior Rating

Concert Band/Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble

All three bands received Superior Ratings from all Judges at District Band Assessments

Winter Guard
6th place Woodbridge High School, Division CGSRA2
2nd place Forest Park High School, Division CGSRA2
1st place Woodgrove High School, Division CGSRA2
6th place AIA North Guard Championships, Division CGSRA2


2019-2020

Marching Band (Show titled “The Path I Take” VIDEO of show)

Big Blue Invitational, North Stafford – xxx
Loudoun Invitational, Dominion HS – 1st Place VISUAL , 3rd Place Group 4
VBODA State Marching Assessment:   Superior Rating

Concert Band/Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble

All three bands received Superior Ratings from all Judges at District Band Assessments

Winter Guard
1st place Woodbridge High School, Division CGSRA2
2nd place Forest Park High School, Division CGSRA2
4th place Woodgrove High School, Division CGSRA2
7th place AIA North Guard Championships, Division CGSRA2

Virginia Honor Band 19/20


2021-2022

Marching Band (Show titled “Warrior Queen” VIDEO of show)

Fairfax July 4th Parade – 1st Place ($4,000)
Big Blue Invitational, North Stafford – 1st Place Class 4A, 1st Place Division (3A and 4A)
South County Invitational, South County HS – 1st Place MUSIC , 4th Place Class 4A
Shenandoah Valley Marching Invitational – PRELIMs 1st Place COLOR GUARD, Percussion, General Effect, & Music. 1st Place Group V – advanced to finals FINALS – 1st Place Color Guard, Percussion & Music, Grand Champions!!!
VBODA State Marching Assessment:   Superior Rating

Concert Band/Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble

All three bands received Superior Ratings from all Judges at District Band Assessments

Winter Guard
9th place Woodgrove High School, Division CGSRA2
4th place Potomac High School, Division CGSRA2

Virginia Honor Band 21/22


2022-2023

Marching Band (Show titled “Contact” VIDEO of Show)

Herndon Showcase of Bands, Herndon HS – 3rd Place overall Group 5
Loudon Invitational, Dominion HS – 1st Place Music, 3rd Place Overall Group 5
VBODA State Marching Assessment, Patriot HS – Superior Rating
Freedom Showcase, Freedom HS – 4th Place Overall Group 5
JMU Parade of Champions, James Madison University – 1st Place General Effect, 3rd Place Overall Group 6

Concert Band/Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble
All three bands, Superior Ratings

Winter Guard (Show titled “Surely as the Sun”)
1st place Forest Park High School, Division CGSRA2
2nd place Patriot High School, Division CGSRA2
1st place Woodgrove High School, Division CGSRA2 – Promoted to Division CGSRA1!
1st place Potomac High School, Division CGSRA1
1st place South County High School, Division CGSRA1

Honor Groups
Regional Orchestra – x
District Band – 50
All-State Band – 7

Virginia Honor Band 22/23


2023-2024

Marching Band (Show titled “Faberge” VIDEO of Show)

South County Invitational, South County HS – CANCELED due to TS Ophelia
JMU Parade of Champions, James Madison University – 2nd Place overall, Group 5A
Woodson Cavalier Showcase, Woodson HS – CANCELED due to Rain
Bands of America Mid-Atlantic Championships, UMD, College Park MD – PRELIMs 1st Place Class 4A, Best Music and General Effect (5th overall in prelims)- advanced to finals. FINALS 4th Place overall.
VBODA State Marching Assessment, Virtual Submission – Superior Rating

Concert Band/Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble
Wind Ensemble – Superior Rating
Symphonic Band – Good Rating
Concert Band – Excellent Rating

Winter Guard (Show titled “Loveology”)
4th place Forest Park High School, Division CGSRA1
5th place Mount Vernon High School, Division CGSRA1
4th place Potomac High School, Division CGSRA1
xx  place South County High School, Division CGSRA1
xx  place AIA North Championships, Hampton Virginia, Division CGSRA1

Honor Groups
Regional Orchestra – 7
District Band – 43, 6 first chair!
All-State Band – 10