Band News!

Winter Concert Band Camp

This year, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble will all be preparing for assessment and will all attend the winter concert band camp to prepare for the critical beginning of preparing for assessment. The camp will run:

  • Friday, January 5th – 4:30 – 7:30pm
  • Saturday, January 6th – 9am – 12pm

No Jazz This Week

The 6:20 Band performed at all the lunches on Thursday before break and did a fantastic job! Jazz Ensemble will resume normal rehearsals next week, beginning Tuesday, January 9.

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

Purpose

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.