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THE LATEST NEWS
5/19/23 update: Make sure to download Mr. Martin's one-page calendar for next year, linked above! Note - NO changes to the August Marching Band Camp schedule (shown below in the Feb 6 update)
4/20/23 update: Hope to see everyone at LHS for the Bands on the Run 5K this Sunday, April 23!
On-site registration opens at 7:15 am; race starts at 8 am! See our race webpage for details.
2/7/23 update: Here are the dates for Wednesday after-school rehearsals this semester:
Wind Symphony (6:30-8:30 pm): February 8, 15, 22; March 1, 8, 15; May 3, 10, 17, 24.
Wind Ensemble (3:10-4:40 pm): February 22; March 8, 15; May 3, 17 and maybe 24.
Symphonic Band (3:10-4:40 pm): February 8, 15; March 1 and maybe 15; May 10, 24.
2/6/23 update: Mark your calendars for August marching band camp!
Mon, July 31: Percussion and color guard rehearsals begin
Wed, Aug 2: Student leaders begin
Thur, Aug 3: New marchers begin
Mon, Aug 7: Full marching band rehearsals begin, and continue each day through Fri, Aug 18
Mon, Aug 21: School starts, and marching band rehearsals switch to Tuesdays and Thursdays after school (until Tues, Oct 17 and Thurs, Oct 19)
1/3/23 update: The Langley High School band program congratulates Mr. Antonucci, who is moving on as the new Director of Bands at West Potomac High School, and welcomes Mr. Kai Smith as Langley's new Assistant Director of Bands. Best wishes Mr. Antonucci and welcome Mr. Smith! View Mr. Smith's bio on our staff page.
9/15/22 update: A giant thank you to the parents who signed up to volunteer on Tag Day, and to ALL our students for clearing the day in your schedules! Hail Saxons!
Also, note that Wednesday 3-5 pm marching band rehearsals start Sept 21 (thru Oct 19).
9/13/22 update: Tag Day is this Saturday, Sept 17! Parent drivers, you'll spend the day in the air-conditioned comfort of your car with an easy-to-follow map. Students will hop out at the top of a street and you'll slowly cruise to the end, where they'll hop back in as you head to another street. You'll hear funny stories from students and have an impactful, memorable and easy day. Thank you for signing up!
8/30/22 update: The Langley Band Spirit Wear Shop closed at noon on Thurs, Sept 8. Thank you to those who ordered, and enjoy! We have great items (and sizes) for both students and parents, however the band doesn't buy extras and we haven't determined if we'll have another store this year, so stock up now on winter items AND ALSO items for the spring, summer and next year's band camp.
8/20/22 update: Print Mr. Martin's calendar, posted above, for a great one-page reference of the entire year!
Marching band rehearsals after school are from 3:15-5:45 pm on Tuesdays (thru Oct 18) and Thursdays (thru Oct 20).
Below is a summary of the Marching Saxons' fall performances. Families, come out for Friday nights under the lights, and plan to watch some of the Saturday competitions! It's great to hear many bands on one day. Note that football games and Saturday competitions have a small cash admission fee for spectators.
MB Performances at
Friday Night Football Games
8/26: Home Game vs Yorktown HS
9/2: Home Game vs Fairfax HS (pep band in stands only -- no half-time show)
9/9: Home Game vs Oakton HS (Homecoming)
10/7: Home Game vs Washington-Liberty HS (8th Grade Night)
10/21: Home Game vs Marshall HS (Senior Night)
11/4: Away game vs McLean HS (performing at McLean HS)
Performances on Saturdays
9/24: Competition at 25th Annual VA Showcase of Bands at Herndon HS (Herndon, VA)
10/1: Competition at Marine Corps Invitational at The Navy/Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (Annapolis, MD)
10/15: Competition at Loudoun Invitational at Dominion HS (Sterling, VA)
10/22: Assessment at VBODA Festival at Patriot HS (Nokesville, VA)
8/19/22 update: THANK YOU!! to all the students who attended marching band camp! Join the band's private Facebook group "Langley HS Band Association" for videos and photos, and check out our permanent photo archive on the band's Shutterfly page. Read the instructions on our Photo Gallery page to post or download photos on the Shutterfly page.
8/18/22 update: Please remember to pay for the marching band merchandise that you picked up! You can pay via Venmo here: