The Latest News:  Archive


5/13/21 update: Download/print the '21-22 calendar -- it's updated with next year's concert dates and assessment weekends. The Google calendar below has been updated.  


2/18/21 update: The LHS bands debut their first all-virtual concert of 2021, featuring a selection performed by each of the three bands and a performance by the Percussion Ensemble. Click the image to hear a few words of introduction from Director of Bands Doug Martin and to view the performances. Enjoy!

1/22/21 update: 2021 All District Band results are out! Click here.

1/21/21 update: Click here for the tentative 2021-22 schedule! All dates have been added to the Google calendar below. Note these dates for Marching Band Camp:

  • Aug 2: Percussion & Color Guard start

  • Aug 4: Student Leaders start

  • Aug 5: New Marchers start

  • Aug 9: Full Band starts (through Aug 20)

  • Aug 23: First Day of School

  • After school Marching Band rehearsals:

    • Tuesdays, 3:15-5:45 (through Oct 19)

    • Thursdays, 3:15-5:45 (through Oct 21)

12/4/20 update: District Band audition info is out! Sign up by Dec 7 at noon to audition. Click here for the audition etudes. Click here for more info.  The audition window is Jan 7-9.

12/2/20 update: Congrats to Melanie Chuh, Muriel Wallach and Amanda Yo for being chosen for Senior Regional Orchestra!  Kudos to them and all who auditioned.


29 families still have not paid their band class fees! Please go to MySchoolBucks today to pay.

11/25/20 update: Thank you to those who donated to the Virtual Tag Day campaign! Your support during this year of distance learning is especially appreciated.  Click the image below to hear again the video message from Mr. Martin and the band's first video project, the LHS fight song.

11/09/20 update: Don't forget to order your LHS band spirit wear! There is a great selection of hoodies, sweatshirts, long-sleeved T's, fleeces, joggers and flannel pants. The store closes at midnight on Sun, Nov 15.  Click here to order!

10/18/20 update: Donate to Tag Day!  Help us meet our $30,000 goal! If each family donates $100 per student we'll be half-way there. Please share the campaign with your family and friends. The Battle of the Bands is on -- the band with the highest participation rate wins prizes! Donations are tax-deductible and easy -- use the website's Paypal Donate buttons. Need to donate by check? Mail to LHS Band Association, PO Box 7741, McLean, VA  22101. Please email so we know your check is coming. Thank you for supporting your students in the LHS band program!

10/9/20 update: Parents, please go to MySchoolBucks to pay for your student's FCPS band course fee. Thank you!

8/17/20 update: Parents, please check your email for a note this afternoon with a survey link to vote for this year's LHSBA slate of officers. Please pay your $25 annual LHSBA dues, using the Donate link on the website, before voting. Voting closes on Fri, 8/21 at 5 pm. Thank you for your dues and your vote!

8/14/20 update: Click here to print the schedule and information for Langley's 2020 Virtual Band camp, starting Wednesday (Aug 19) and running on Monday, Wednesday and Friday through Sept 4.


Langley's Virtual Band Camp is for ALL BAND STUDENTS (not just marching band). Please mark your calendars and see you there!


8/3/20 update:  Please pay your $25 annual LHSBA dues using the Paypal "Donate" button! Add "2020-21 dues" on the "Write a note" line. Thank you!


Keep an eye out for emails from Mr. Martin and from the LHS Band Association President for the latest regarding band in the 2020-2021 season given the move to Virtual Learning.

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