Band News!

End of Season Party

The end of season party for the Marching Atoms will be held at AMF Annandale Lanes on Saturday, November 18 from 3 – 5 p.m. Information was distributed to students in class last week. Turn in your form and payment to the red box.

Jazz Ensemble Starting!

If you are interested in Jazz Ensemble come to rehearsal Tuesday, even if you haven’t signed up for the class yet. It meets after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15 – 4:45 p.m. We are currently in need of the following players: trumpet, trombone, drum set, guitar, bass, and piano.

All-District Band Auditions

Fill out this form: and turn in the $10 fee. All-District Band auditions are on December 9th at West Potomac H.S. All District Band event is February 1-3 at Hayfield S.S. Students who are members of Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band are strongly encouraged to audition!

The Different Bands

Wind Ensemble

Wind Ensemble membership is drawn from the most advanced performers in the band program. Students are selected through auditions held in the spring by the Director of Bands or his designee(s).

Symphonic Band

Symphonic Band is open to all students through auditions held in the spring by the Director of Bands or his designee(s). The Symphonic Band presents a balanced study of literature at the highest level and quality attainable by the ensemble.

Concert Band

Concert Band is open to all students through auditions held in the spring by the Director of Bands or his designee(s), or by successful completion of Beginning Band, or by the recommendation of a rising ninth grade student’s middle school band instructor.

Beginning Band

Beginning Band is open to all students.

Marching Band

The Marching Atoms, Annandale High School's Marching Band, is a co-curricular ensemble activity comprised of members from the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, and Color Guard.

Booster Information


The Band Boosters of Annandale High School fill the gap left for the band programs between what is needed and what the county provides.

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Officers & Volunteers

The Boosters are made up of band and color guard parents just like you. Everyone is welcome. There is always more that can be done.

Parent Handbook

A booster produced book that tells parents everything they need to know about the AHS Band Program.

CHARMS Handbook

CHARMS is the communication system used by the boosters and FCPS for communicating with students in the various programs.

Tri-M is a music honor society under the sponsorship and supervision of The National Association for Music Education (NAfME). The purpose of this organization is to inspire music participation, create enthusiasm for scholarship, stimulate a desire to render service, and promote leadership in the music students of secondary schools.